FiberMax Continues as Title Sponsor for Nation’s Largest High School Basketball Tourney

Nearly 90 top high school basketball teams from across Texas will hoop it up December 26-28 at the 55th Annual FiberMax Caprock Classic in Lubbock, Texas.

The Caprock Classic is the largest high school basketball tournament in the country, and annually showcases some of the nation’s top boys and girls high school basketball players. 2013 is the sixth consecutive year that FiberMax cotton has been the title sponsor for the event.

The tournament is hosted by the Caprock Chapter of the American Business Clubs (AMBUCS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating independence and mobility for people with disabilities in the Lubbock area. Net proceeds from the tournament help Caprock AMBUCS donate therapeutic tricycles, build wheelchair ramps and provide scholarships to therapists.

“At FiberMax and Bayer CropScience, our values run deep, as does our sense of responsibility and commitment to making our world a better place one community at a time,” said Jeff Brehmer, U.S. product manager for FiberMax and Stoneville. “We demonstrate this commitment every day through community partnerships with organizations such as Caprock AMBUCS, which share our vision and hopes for the future.”

Lubbock serves as the headquarters of global cotton operations for Bayer CropScience and is home to more than 100 Bayer employees. The Bayer CropScience team has long been active and visible in the Lubbock community, providing financial, human and other resources to fuel positive community organizations and activities in the West Texas region, explained Brehmer.

“The people in West Texas have been highly supportive of FiberMax since it was introduced in 1998,” said Brehmer. “Our support for the Caprock Classic is just one of the ways Bayer CropScience can give back to the community and hopefully help the great folks in West Texas enjoy the good life.”

More information about the FiberMax Caprock Classic – including teams and tournament brackets – is available online, as is company and product information from FiberMax and Bayer CropScience.

Source: Bayer CropScience

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