Sam's Club enters the Playing Field by "Signing" college-athletes and asking fans to help build their team
Sam's Club announced today that it plans to help studentathletes use the NCAA NIL agreement to monetize their name, image and likeness (NIL) and profit from work with brands. The warehouse retailer offers 10 athletes $10,000 each year across sports, including those often underrepresented. Sam's Club signed four athletes and is turning to the public to fill the rest of the team via TikTok.
Sam's Club offers gameday essentials, such as tailgating, seasonal collegiate gear and more. "Supporting these athletes gives us the opportunity to connect with members in a new way, support students and raise awareness for many underrepresented sports. It's a win-win.
Sam's Club says it'd like athletes to exemplify sportsmanship, passion and value teamwork, as well as Sam Walton', founder. But that'll not be the only thing these athletes must have The brand's first team includes:
- Samieryah Bradwell, Women's Track & Field, University of Central Florida, fen.
- Sam Pinckney, Football, Georgia State University, Sam, Pineckney.
- Samantha Sakti, gymnastics, Los Angeles, University of California, Irvine, Berkeley, SUNY.
- Sam Estrada, Women's Soccer, Southern Methodist University, Sam Sam-Estrada - Women-Sea-Museum, South Methodist.
Sam's Club has leveraged TikTok to launch a contest. The program helps Sam's Club reach younger people in highly engaging way. The programs give Sam Club a chance to recognize hard-working athletes while connecting to each other'' fans and fans. The Sam's Club blog can be found.
Athletes who want to become a Sam's Club Athelet have until Sept. 27 to put on their recruitment video on TikTok, pitching fans, members, and recruiters alike on why they deserve Rules and eligibility requirements can be found in Rules. I'm here.
*Non-pURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE won't INCREASE YOUR CHANGES OF WINNING. Open to NCAA athletes who are legal U.S. residents of the 50 US states or D.C., at least 18 and age of majority, and have "Sam" in their legal name. Subject Official Rules at the State of the States. Must have a valid TikTok account for entering. https://www.corporate.samsclub.com/athletecontest. All prizes are $60,000 USD. Void where prohibited by law. Sam's West, Inc. 608 West 8th Street Bentonville, AR 72712 Sponsor: Sams' West Inc, 608, W. 8Th Street, 628th St. Beardville.
About Sam's Club About a Sam and Y'all. Sam's Club, a division of Walmart, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is re-established in nearly 600 membership warehouse clubs in the United States and Puerto Rico. Sam's Club, now in its 38th year, continues to redefine warehouse shopping with its highly curated assortment of fresh food and Member'' Mark items, as well as market leading technologies and services like Scan & Go To learn more about Sam's Club, visit SamsClub.com, and interact with Sams on Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and Instagram.
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