USA Rugby and SportLoMo Technology Partnership Announcement

USA Rugby and SportLoMo Technology Partnership

USA RUGBY PARTNER WITH SPORTLOMO  (February 2020)

Lafayette, Colorado and Mayo, Ireland | USA Rugby appoint SportLoMo as its new Membership software partner. Under the partnership SportLoMo will provide a membership registration and game management solution for USA Rugby and its affiliated regional organizations across the United States.   The SportLoMo software platform will support USA Rugby’s active membership of over 100,000 members, including supporting more than 45 State Rugby Organizations (SRO), Geographical Unions and Collegiates.

USA Rugby is the national governing body for the sport of rugby in America. It oversees four national teams, multiple collegiate and high school all-American sides, and an emerging Olympic development pathway for elite athletes. Additionally USA Rugby services its membership and hosts annual regional and national championships on the collegiate and club level.

SportLoMo will provide Member Registration and Competition Management for Rugby across the US. The software platform includes Referee & Match Official Management and electronic Team Rosters (integrated). USA will also use SportLoMo’s Learning Management, Child Protection and Event Management Modules (Team Registration, Donations, Tournament Registration).

The rollout of the platform has commenced. Some SROs’ are hoping to go live in February. Geographic Unions, Gold Coast Conference Intercollegiate Rugby, Capital and Texas Unions, are following close behind. SportLoMo are also currently developing a new USA Rugby website.

USA Rugby is making the Sportlomo platform available for free to their regional bodies as part of their agreement with SportLoMo. This will give each organisation affiliated to USA Rugby access to many extra modules such as managing their own membership and taking online payments for registration and events; this is a key feature of the new partnership.

Rugby organizations are one of the largest Sports users of the SportLoMo platform. Customers include Ireland Rugby, Canada Rugby, Portugal, Switzerland & Austria Rugby.

Speaking about their appointment, Seamus Kyne, CEO of SportLoMo said “We are very proud to be selected to partner with USA Rugby. We have a long history of working with Rugby, and look forward to working with one of the fastest growing sports in America”.

Seamus explains “In Canada, we have successfully implemented a fully integrated member registration, online payments and event registration platform for Rugby Canada. All Canadian provincial unions use the platform for their competition management. In Ireland, all domestic rugby games, at all levels, are managed on our competition management system”.

“This is a big step for USA Rugby as we look to develop operations both digitally and structurally,” said USA Rugby Director of IT, Aaron Ewerdt, “As we begin to empower regional organization within USA Rugby, the shift to SportLomo provides a major step towards feasibility for each affiliate.”

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About USA Rugby

Established in 1975, USA Rugby is the governing body for the sport of rugby in America and a Full Sport Member of the United States Olympic Committee. Currently headquartered in Lafayette, Colorado, USA Rugby is charged with developing the game on all levels and has more than 120,000 active members across the youth, High School, College and Senior club level. USA Rugby oversees four national teams, multiple collegiate and High School All-American sides, and an emerging Olympic development pathway for elite athletes. It also hosts more than 30 national playoff and championship events each year as a service to its members. In 2018, USA Rugby welcomed the world for Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, the first-ever Rugby World Cup hosted on American soil. With over 100,000 in attendance, the event broke various American records and has acted as a launching point for the game’s future growth. Visit www.usa.rugby for more information.

https://www.usa.rugby/

About SportLoMo

SportLoMo is a leading international sport software dedicated to helping grassroots sports. The company is committed to delivering a smart and efficient software platform to reduce workload, and increase efficiencies for administrators. The company is headquartered in Ireland and has been working with local, amateur sport, from team and club level up to National Governing body level since 2000. The platform is now used in 11 countries and 14 different sports.

Sportlomo works with national and regional bodies in Canada, USA, Ireland, UK, Europe, Emirates, NZ and Australia. The platform is used to manage thousands of competitions and games and support member and event registration. It provides an all-in-one, integrated, multi-lingual solution which removes duplication, crossover and saves time.

Sportlomo have huge experience of working with volunteers, registrars, administrators, coaches, umpires, game officials and governing bodies. The Sportlomo team pride themselves on their ability to understand the needs of grassroots clubs, players and volunteers. SportLoMo has a strong background in Rugby with the first rugby provinces (Leinster & Munster) joining in 2007.

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