Sports and Activities News - Page 5

Page 5 of Sports and Activities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



TeamSnap Survey Reveals Youth Sports Require Heavy Financial Investment and Time Commitment

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the world’s leading web and mobile team and activity management service, released research today confirming that participating in youth sports requires a major time commitment and financial investment, according to their recent user study.

Liquor Barn: Conserving Kentucky’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liquor Barn has joined forces with Rod and Rifle Bourbon and Wildlife Forever in the conservation of Kentucky’s hunting and fishing heritage. Liquor Barn is the leading chain store outlet for Rod and Rifle Bourbon and Rod and Rifle American Blended Whiskey in Kentucky. Liquor Barn’s participation allows Wildlife Forever to greatly increase the number of conservation projects for hunting and fishing enthusiasts in Kentucky.

TeamSnap Joins Forces with AAU to Promote Youth Sports

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the world’s leading web and mobile team and activity management service, announced today they are working with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), one of the largest non-profit sports organizations in the U.S., to provide AAU with promotional resources and content for advocating youth sports.

Athletes and Executives Team Up for Business Alliance – New Group Provides Up-Close Access to Sports Stars

MANASQUAN, N.J., Sept. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executives now have a unique new weapon in their marketing arsenal: The Athletes and Business Alliance. This newly-formed network enables accomplished business professionals and pro athletes to build personal relationships and discuss success strategies in a symbiotic environment which includes one-on-one meetings and lunches, conferences, and personal appearances.

TeamSnap Becomes Official Team Management Sponsor of Ripken Baseball

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the world’s No.1 web and mobile team and activity management service, today announced a partnership with Ripken Baseball, the nation’s largest youth-focused baseball and sports organization, to share resources and content for advocating youth sports.

Cinch Bucking Horse Championships to offer $70,000 in added money

KALISPELL, Mont., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 19, the Majestic Valley Arena will open its doors to the richest bucking horse event in the United States. The Cinch Bucking Horse Championships will offer $70,000 in added money and will include some of the nation’s best cowboys and roughest four and five-year-old saddle broncs.

World’s First Sand-Resistant Beach Towel Available for Order on Indiegogo

GOLD COAST, Australia, June 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world’s first sand-resistant beach towel, the Sandusa, is now available for pre-order on popular crowdfunding website, Indiegogo. Australian creator of the towel, Baz Brown, said the crowdfunding site would be a good launchpad for the innovative product to reach interested consumers around the globe.

Introducing Golf Pipeline, the new way to manage your game

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golf enthusiasts will smile at this: Introducing Golf Pipeline – a place where you can now track every aspect of your golf game in one convenient and comprehensive website! Golf Pipeline provides a place to search and book tee times, invite your friends to join in the game, track your scores as you go, and much more. Golf Pipeline is your one stop website for all of your golfing needs.

How to book a Wisconsin Athlete for a Player Appearance

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No other sport in America comes close to the popularity of football, and few athletes are revered like the giants of the gridiron. In Wisconsin, our Green Bay players along with Green Bay Coaches and Executives have become some of the most sought out keynote speakers as their experiences mixed with passion come to life on stage, according to Mayfield Sports Marketing.

Packer Fans Connect

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Ultimate Packer Fan Connection’ began as just a thought three years ago by Super Fan Wayne ‘The Ultimate Fan’ Sargent and Steve ‘The Owner’ Tate. Fans from all over the world brought them to realize there was a need to host an event reuniting unity amongst Packer Fans. With the cooperation of The Stadium View Bar and Grill ‘The Ultimate Packer Fan Connection’ was founded. This annual Event will feature a Packer Player as host to raise money for his cause or charity.

TeamSnap Named Smart 25 Award Winner for its Growth-Oriented Mobile Approach

BOULDER, Colo., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities and groups, won the SMART 25 Award in the Smartest Idea category for its online management service and mobile app. Its mission is to take the hassle out of organizing for coaches, managers and parents. As a Top 50 iTunes free sports app, TeamSnap was honored for its fast-growing and well-driven progress into the mobile space.

Last Chance to Register for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Camp Strong4Life

ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won’t be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.

Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.

TeamSnap Now Organizes Immigrant Israeli Soccer League of 18 Nationalities

BOULDER, Colo., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Olim Soccer League of Israel represents 18 nationalities and is now using TeamSnap, a mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities and groups. The league is entirely comprised of immigrants and acts as a competitive and social platform to play soccer with like-minded foreigners while integrating into Israeli society.

Trinity Financial to support NJ Harness Industry at the Meadowlands

WALL, N.J., April 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, managing member of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Co., LLC, announced that the company has committed major marketing support to the New Jersey Harness Racing Industry. As part of his support, members of the Trinity Financial Corporate Advisory Board will soon begin making appearances at the Meadowlands Race Track in an effort to provide added value to fans who patronize the races.

Boulder Panthers Basketball Club Receives Management Support from Top iTunes Sports App

BOULDER, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a fast growing online sports management service and mobile app, announced a list of local organizations using its Club and League Solution that now includes the Boulder Panthers Basketball Club of Boulder, Colo. TeamSnap climbed into iTunes’ top 40 free sports apps list this month while the club continues to use it as a tool to help grow the sport of basketball.

Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge to be Sold

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp has been exclusively appointed to sell the Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge in Colorado, a 45-room Lodge that has been lauded by Conde Nast, Expedia and Fodor’s.

New Patented Dual-Purpose Surf Sak Adjustable Clothes Changing Invention Now Available in Surf Shops

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Surf Sak (www.surfsak.com) from Seth Schiller Enterprises is the first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention made with 100 percent waterproof-nylon material that allows all who ‘towel-change’ at the beach, to do so without the need of a towel.

LiifGroup, a Minneapolis-Based Crowdfunding Firm, Announces the Launch of Two Boutique Crowdfunding Sites, Liifmed.com and Liifsport.com

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LiifGroup, LLC is the first crowdfunding platform created in Minnesota. LiifGroup believes crowdfunding is best done when it matches innovative projects tailored toward diverse marketplaces. Liifmed is an innovative crowdfunding platform geared to bring healthcare solutions to the marketplace. Liifsport is the world’s first and only crowdfunding platform centered on sports innovation and ideas to help revolutionize the sports and recreation industry.

For Parents and Families: Winter is the Time to Plan for Summer Camp

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It may be hard to believe, but the time to think about summer camp is now – especially for parents of children with special needs. Camps open registration in the winter, and space and financial assistance is limited. By March, many camps are already full. Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair.

Derrick Jones, a Former MMA Fighter, is Helping Kids Avoid Gang Violence Through a Junior MMA Tournament

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Derrick Jones, a former MMA fighter, is helping kids avoid gang violence through a Junior MMA tournament. The tournament will be held on December 9, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Focus Self Defense, 9000 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90231.

American Leg Cramp Society Founder Reveals New Leg Cramp Cure

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stop leg cramps (LC) and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) instantly, naturally – awake or asleep and even before they start! These remedies, now offered online by American Leg Cramp Society as Deveraux Thomas Techniques (DDT), and available at http://american-leg-cramp-society.org have a patent pending.

2012 Paralympics Athlete Releases Book on Her Implanted Bionic System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ (ISBN: 978-0988234208; Neurotech Press), October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.

Charleston Soccer League Adopts TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, today announced that the Charleston Soccer League (CSL) is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. Hundreds of sports clubs, leagues, and associations around the world use TeamSnap to register players, make team assignments, coordinate schedules, and much more.

Tri-City Medical named presenting sponsor of Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The third annual Bike The Coast – Taste The Coast (www.bike-the-coast.com), the unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo in Oceanside, is pleased to introduce Tri-City Medical Center as its presenting sponsor. The event, set for Saturday, Nov. 3, will be known as Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast presented by Tri-City Medical Center.

Online Team Management Goes Worldwide – TeamSnap Now in 176 Countries

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, reported that teams in virtually every country are now using its online team management tools. TeamSnap now has 100,000 teams across 176 countries, representing virtually every nation on the globe.

New Firm Set to Revolutionize Boxing Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Josh Valdez Championship Boxing, a business enterprise led by health business executive Josh Valdez and superstar trainer and former IBF Lightweight champion Roberto Garcia, has launched in order to stabilize fighter futures in and out of the ring.

West Ottawa Soccer Now Using TeamSnap to Keep 21,000 Players, Parents and Coaches in Sync

BOULDER, Colo., July 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, announced that West Ottawa Soccer is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. With over 21,000 members, West Ottawa Soccer is the second largest soccer club in Canada.

Name That Athletic Shoe!

MIAMI, Fla., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you visited an athletic shoe store or department lately? ‘I recently walked into a retail outlet for athletic footwear and was overwhelmed by the number of shoes that were on display, too many to count,’ says Emory Williams Jr., one of the founders of True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami-based name development firm.

New Eco Glamping Company Goes Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Destination Earth (www.destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of an all-inclusive luxury camping experience. This concept is the brain-child of Jud Yaski and Steve Juba, co-founders. Unlike traditional ‘glamping’ companies that are stationary, Destination Earth has created a resort that travels to the best destinations in California.

One Man’s 2,000 Mile Appalachian Trail Charity Journey turns into 12,450 Miles! Celebrating 15 Years of Walking for Sunshine!

CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What began as a solo Appalachian Trail (AT) adventure with bears, bugs, and blisters, has become an annual fundraising source for Sunshine, a home for the developmentally disabled in Maumee, Ohio. When author and speaker Jeff Alt embarked on his AT journey to raise funds for Sunshine, he didn’t know that his journey would spark the creation of an annual event.

Half of All Parents View Sports Schedules and Updates from Mobile Devices According to TeamSnap

BOULDER, Colo., July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, announced that mobile device users now generate over 50 percent of the company’s daily visits.

Waverider Auctions announces June 23, 2012 as ‘Vintage Surfboard Appraisal Day’ for Charity

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Waverider Auctions is producing the ‘2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale’ to be held on August 18, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort in ‘Surf City USA’ Huntington Beach, Calif. Public is invited to have their vintage surfboard or surf memorabilia appraised, by Gary ‘Seahag’ Sahagen at June event.

TeamSnap Introduces Public Websites for Sports Leagues and Clubs

BOULDER, Colo., June 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap today introduced Public Websites, a new web service that allows any league, club or sports organization to present a professional image while providing comprehensive information to players, coaches and parents. Until now, few sports organizations have had the money or resources to develop and manage a professional-quality website. (VIDEO)

Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort Chosen to Host The 2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday August 18, 2012 Waverider Auctions will hold one of the largest main land surf charity auction events in history. Charities benefiting from a percentage of the auction fees will be: The International Surf Museum, The Surfrider’s Foundation, Wounded Warriors Project and CHOC Hospitals, according to Seth Schiller, producer of the event.

Professional Community Management of California, Inc Joins in Support of Savannah’s Organic Ranch

LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) sponsored the Fifth Annual Savannah’s Organic Ranch Golf Tournament at the Aliso Viejo Country Club. The event supports efforts to fight pediatric cancer and promote a healthier future.

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to Benefit from 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9 at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.

TeamSnap Launches Next Generation Registration System for Sports Teams and Activities

BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap today announced the launch of its next generation registration system for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Clubs and leagues can easily register players for seasons, summer camps, skill sessions or just about any kind of event or activity.

Introducing Lane Mates – The Place Where Swimming, Networking and Shopping Meet

ENCINO, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over 1,000 swimmers on the master’s swim team located throughout the Los Angeles area – that Lane Mates founder Sharon Hollander swims with – ‘It’s amazing that we had no discounts or coupons available for swimwear or gear,’ says Hollander. So she took it upon herself to contact many of the more popular online swim suppliers to discuss group pricing, volume discounts and obtain the best prices on the net.

Black and Gold Sweeps the Gulf Coast – Showing Support for the Saints and New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just when you thought the gulf coast was settling into the long path to recovery, another devastating blow was dealt to the city of New Orleans this week, says local clothing company NOLA Shirts. ‘The nation is still stunned from the early weeks news of the unprecedented suspension of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the next season,’ says Gretchen Zito, of NOLA Shirts.