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University Fancards Announces Partnerships with 5 Additional Collegiate Athletics Programs

Feb 26, 2019 11:58:00 AM / by Freddie Fandom

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- University Fancards, the nation's leading provider of collegiately-licensed prepaid cards, announced partnership agreements with five additional Collegiate Athletics programs, effective immediately. The partnerships include: the Army Black Knights, Auburn Tigers, North Carolina Tar Heels, Virginia Tech Hokies, and University of Southern California Trojans.

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"These Schools possess the qualities that make collegiate athletics great: passionate fan bases, prestige, and respect that goes beyond what you see on the field or court on any given day," said Fancards Co-founder and CEO Lynn Boggs. "All five of these schools exceed those criteria, and we are tremendously honored to continue to grow our partnerships within college athletics."

University Fancards released the Fancard Prepaid Mastercard® for the Army Black Knights, Auburn Tigers, North Carolina Tar Heels, Virginia Tech Hokies, and USC Trojans. These new Reloadable Fancards, and any of Fancards' other 20 teams are available now. They can be found at or through the Fancards Mobile App on the App Store or Google Play Store. Fancard Gift Cards for these schools will be available soon in retailers nationwide.

"These additions demonstrate our mission of bringing Fancards to fans everywhere, from California to the Carolinas and everywhere in-between, enabling them to pay with pride and purchase with a passion," Boggs said. "We continue to be fueled by fandom and eagerly look forward to partnering with several additional new teams in the near future."

About Fancards

Fancards is the nation's only provider of collegiately licensed prepaid reloadable cards and gift cards. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, our mission is to bring fans nationwide a new way to show their fandom everywhere they go. We are fueled by fandom and united with our community of cardholders through our passion for our teams. We are proud to partner with twenty-five universities, including the Alabama Crimson Tide, Arizona Wildcats, Army Black Knights, Auburn Tigers, Boise State Broncos, Cal Golden Bears, Florida Gators, Florida State Seminoles, Houston Cougars, Louisville Cardinals, Miami Hurricanes, Michigan State Spartans, Michigan Wolverines, Mississippi State Bulldogs, North Carolina Tar Heels, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Ole Miss Rebels, South Carolina Gamecocks, Tennessee Vols, Texas A&M Aggies, Texas Longhorns, Texas Tech Red Raiders, USC Trojans, Virginia Tech Hokies and West Virginia Mountaineers. By connecting your team to your wallet, we are changing the game for fans everywhere and providing the Ultimate Card for Ultimate Fans. For more information, visit our website at, follow us on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedInYoutube, or contact us at

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The Fancard Prepaid Mastercard is issued by Sunrise Banks N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. This card may be used everywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Use of this card constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in the Cardholder Agreement.

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USIO, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), a leading integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid, and ACH payment processing platforms to deliver convenient, world-class payment solutions and services to their clients. The strength of the Company lies in its ability to provide tailored solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance, and bill payments as well as its unique technology in the prepaid sector. USIO is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has offices in Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville.

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