Fiskars is Official Net-Cutting Scissors of NCAA® Championships

the World’s #1 Scissors Brand™, has joined with the National Collegiate
Athletic Association (NCAA) for the eighth consecutive year to be the
official net-cutting scissors during the 2016 NCAA Men’s and Women’s
Basketball Championships.

The iconic orange-handled scissors will be used by winning teams in the
post-game net-cutting ceremonies for the NCAA Division I Men’s and
Women’s Regional Championship and Final Four games, as well as the NCAA
Division II and III Men’s and Women’s Championship games. The special
edition scissors have serrated, gold titanium blades that are specially
etched with the NCAA logo.

Following the championship games, each of the winning institutions will
keep one pair of the commemorative scissors for permanent display on

“For nearly 50 years, Fiskars orange-handled scissors have helped people
create moments they can be proud of in their homes. In March, that
feeling extends to the basketball court as teams commemorate a
hard-fought win by cutting down the nets,” said Fiskars Americas
President Paul Tonnesen. “We’re once again honored that the
orange-handled scissors that find their place in millions of homes
across the world can be part of this great tradition, celebrating a
team’s success as it works toward that one shining moment.”

Introduced in 1967, Fiskars’ flagship Original
Orange-Handled Scissors™
have become an iconic design classic with
over one billion pairs sold worldwide.


Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products
for the home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled
scissors are a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group
has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands including Fiskars
(the World’s #1 Scissors Brand), Iittala and Gerber. Additionally the
Fiskars Americas portfolio includes Gilmour, Nelson and Gingher. Founded
in 1649, Fiskars has more than 365 years of product quality excellence
and is Finland’s oldest company. Please visit


The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and
universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to
create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes
each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond
for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA
sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of
intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year.
Visit and for more details about the Association and
the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its


Amanda Weibel, 608-294-4730