Team IP announced today that it has been selected as the exclusive provider of custom merchandise, branded apparel and digital services including e-commerce for a multi-year arrangement beginning in 2018 for the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl in Shreveport, Louisiana.

The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl is the 11th oldest bowl game in college football and attracts tens-of-thousands of out of market visitors each year who join local fans in generating a significant economic impact on the local economy.

 “We are very excited to welcome Team IP CEO and President Randy Sparks and Team IP as the official provider of Walk-On’s Independence Bowl merchandise,” said Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Chairman Trey Giglio. “Team IP brings a great level of experience, especially in the college football bowl world, and we are excited to work with them to improve the merchandising options of the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl.”

 “Our team is honored to once again serve the college gridiron championship landscape celebrating this year’s 43rd Independence Bowl with title sponsor Walk-On’s, the citizens of the Shreveport-Bossier City and the dedicated fans of the ACC an SEC conferences respectively,” stated Team IP CEO and President Randy Sparks.  “NCAA College football bowl games on ESPN represent maximum excitement and community support in the USA.”

About the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl: 

The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl is the 11th-oldest bowl game, set to play the 43rd edition of the game on December 27, 2018 at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl enjoys primary conference agreements with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and Southeastern Conference (SEC), as well as backup agreements with the American Athletic Conference (AAC) and Conference USA (C-USA). The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl and Independence Bowl Foundation are prevalent in the Shreveport-Bossier City area throughout the year, hosting events to help enhance the economic impact and growth of our community. For more information, visit or follow the bowl on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @IndyBowl. 

About Team IP:

Recognized as the No. 1 Souvenir Merchandiser for amateur sports in the U.S., Team IP provides decorated apparel and branded promotional products for its three divisions; Events, Digital and Corporate. Founded in 1992, the company has grown exponentially, currently servicing more than 1,700 events annually while serving clients for over 25 years. Team IP is the exclusive provider of merchandise for major championship events, including 10 Disney owned ESPN College Football Bowl games, the Outback Bowl and various U.S. Olympic national championships, Junior Olympics, and Olympic Trials. Team IP is a five-time recipient of the INC 500/5000 Award presented to the fastest growing companies in the nation. For more information visit or follow on social media.