SportsEngine and TeamRunner Partner to Power Sports Event Marketplace

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TeamRunner brings hotels, restaurants, fields, vendors, and rentals into a single marketplace for tournament directors and team managers

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Integrating with TeamRunner and their expansive marketplace allows us to provide additional tools to our customers.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. ― SportsEngine and TeamRunner announced today an integration to help tournament directors and team managers save money and simplify planning for everyone who organizes tournaments. Through integration with SportsEngine, TeamRunner further simplifies team managers’ jobs utilizing existing team information in SportsEngine.

“While we have long supported tournaments with schedules, scores, standings, and bracket technology, we know there are several other things that need to be done to ensure smooth operations and create a positive experience for visiting teams,” said Rick Ehrman, VP of business development at SportsEngine. “Integrating with TeamRunner and their expansive marketplace allows us to provide additional tools to our customers.”

Thousands of sports organizations have chosen SportsEngine to run their website, tournaments, leagues, online registration, and mobile apps. Through these applications over 525,000 sports teams, clubs, and leagues have been able to drastically reduce the time they spend on administration and communication, allowing them to focus on time with their athletes.

“It is great that TeamRunner and SportsEngine have teamed up to simplify life for the tournament directors and Team Managers. We both use state of the art technologies and provide significant value for sports players and their families,” said Ziad Tleimat, TeamRunner CEO. “Integrating with SportsEngine allows us to offer their customers better buying power in our marketplace and when businesses compete teams always win.”

Hundreds of tournaments have turned to TeamRunner, including the world’s largest soccer tournament with 3,500 teams in 12 cities, to create an integrated one-stop marketplace enabling the tournament directors to focus on what matters most: creating the best sporting event and a great customer experience for participating teams. Additionally, TeamRunner allows team managers to create a trip profile and invite businesses in destination cities to bid and compete for the trip. TeamRunner marketplace has simplified life for the hundreds of event directors, vendors, complexes, and thousands of team managers and members.

The integration is available today for any SportsEngine or TeamRunner customer. To learn more about the integration and schedule a demo, visit http://www.teamrunner.com/.

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About SportsEngine
Helping the world play smarter and live more, SportsEngine is an NBC Sports Group company and the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that power over 525,000 sports organizations and help them manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors. Founded in 2008, SportsEngine is based in Minneapolis, MN. For more information, please visit http://www.sportsengine.com; like the company on Facebook at Facebook.com/SportsEngine; or follow SportsEngine on Twitter at @SportsEngine.

About TeamRunner
TeamRunner, founded in 2012, is the leading integrated one-stop marketplace and collaboration platform for sport events and team trips. TeamRunner collaborative marketplace allows event directors to tap into the power of their network and ours to easily work with everyone involved in organizing a sporting event. TeamRunner organizes tasks seamlessly in one place—from hotels and restaurant RFPs to field and vendor proposals, and rentals and payments—so you can focus on what matters most: creating the best sporting event and a great customer experience. Founded is based in Redwood City, CA. For more information visit http://www.teamrunner.com; like the company on Facebook at Facebook.com/MyTeamRunner; or follow TeamRunner on Twitter at @MyTeamRunner.

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