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Win up to $1,000 in the OpenMay daily cash giveaway

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GameDay customers using Openpay's 'buy now, pay smarter' solution have the chance to win up to $1,000. Through our partnership with payment provider Openpay, we are able to offer a first for community sports and event operators, allowing participants to pay annual membership/registration fees, entry into events and purchase of tickets or other items in a smart way. Organisations receive their money up front, whereas participants have the opportunity to spread payments off over a two, three or four-month period. All GameDay customers whose participants 'buy now, pay smarter' in May with Openpay go into the OpenMay daily cash giveaway.  OpenMay is only available for GameDay customers based in Australia and the United Kingdom. Does your sporting organisation or event offer 'buy now, pay smarter' payment solutions? Get in touch with our GameDay team today to find out exactly why we are the global leaders in sports management technology!

Meet the Team: Kosta Dokolas

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It's time to introduce you to the GameDay team! Get to know our fantastic group that little bit better. Next up is Sport Specialist Kosta Dokolas. When did you join the GameDay team? November 2018. What is your sport of choice as a spectator? AFL, cricket & football - into the early hours however! Are there any sporting activities that you like to participate in? Played cricket and football as a kid. Is poker a sport these days, as it's a little kinder on my ankles?! Who is your sporting hero and why? Loved watching Stephen Silvagni, #1 for the mighty Blues. Loved the passion and all-out effort he displayed. Mark Waugh was my cricket hero, so smooth and classy. What is your favourite sporting memory or experience? Greece winning the 2004 Euros was unforgettable. Longest party ever after that! Describe a normal working day for you in four sentences or less… We kick off with a short macc, promising first half start with clearing my emails and follow up items. The second hal

Passport Release Notes: April 2021

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Our April releases include some important updates and new features outlined below: New Features: Gender Identity Capability -  click here for more info Update terminology for existing Gender field to:  Assigned Gender at Birth Create a new field wherever Gender is asked with the field name  Gender Identity Where  Different Identity  has been selected, a text response field will become  available for the participant to enter this information Integrate the  Assigned Gender at Birth  &  Gender Identity  fields into applicable field configuration, registration forms, member lists, member profile screens, reports & dashboards For detailed support article -  click here

GameDay Release Notes: April 2021

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Our April releases include some important updates and new features outlined below: New Features: Gender Identity Capability - click here for more info Update terminology for existing Gender field to:  Assigned Gender at Birth Create a new field wherever Gender is asked with the field name to be:  Gender Identity Where Different Identity has been selected, a text response field will become available for the participant to enter this information Integrate the Assigned Gender at Birth & Gender Identity fields into applicable registration forms, member lists, member profile screens, reports & dashboards Support Article - click here Full CSV data export for all data collected via form registrations Membership form data export -  click here for support articles Event form data export - click here for support articles NSW Government Active Kids Voucher integration Ability for organisations to accept NSW Active Kids vouchers via registration forms  Voucher value processing fee inclu

In Focus: Hong Kong Rugby Union

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Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) is the governing body for rugby union played in the country. Founded in 1952, HKRU have been an affiliate of World Rugby (formerly the International Rugby Board) since 1988.  The union organises the world-renowned Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, as well as its own domestic leagues across all age groups, genders and standards of play. GameDay supports the organisation with its online ecosystem. Recently, HKRU's youth competitions returned after a COVID-enforced absence, with all players registered with the GameDay platform to ensure they remained safe upon their return to action.  We caught up with HKRU Chief Community Officer Rocky Chow, who oversees all domestic rugby within Hong Kong. "We went through the process and GameDay was the software of choice, so we went from there," he said. "I think one of the key reasons is that it combines the membership management component as well as the tournament event component.  "Whoever is

Sports Tech Insider: The age of 4K, innovation at the Tokyo Olympics & concussion technology

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It's time for our round-up of the latest happenings from the world of sports technology. The age of 4K content Global Media organisation MediaKind have teamed up with New Digital Technology to enable the delivery of high-quality recorded 4K content for Beijing Radio & Television's (BTV) winter sporting events channel. The entire project, which was carried out and on-air in less than three months, is the first 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) channel broadcast on satellite in China.  Japan spending big on technology for absent Olympics fans The Independent have reported that Japan's top telecommunications company will receive around $67 million in taxpayer money to design mobile tracking software to curb the spread of coronavirus infections during the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The move has drawn some criticism, given the recent announcement that overseas fans will be unable to travel due to the "challenging" COVID-19 situation in the country. Growth of the mark

Meet the Team: Greg Ward

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It's time to introduce you to the GameDay team!  Get to know our fantastic group that little bit better. Up next is Financial Controller Greg Ward. When did you join the GameDay team? April 2019. What is your sport of choice as a spectator? Tennis, athletics, AFL and cricket. Are there any sporting activities that you like to participate in? Tennis. Who is your sporting hero and why? Steve Waugh as he is super cool under pressure. What is your favourite sporting memory or experience? The Sydney 2000 Olympics. Describe a normal working day for you in four sentences or less… A normal working day is challenging, interesting, unpredictable and rewarding. What is your favourite way to relax? Watching Star Trek on Netflix (the original series). Do you have any pets? No pets but there is a possum living in my roof. Favourite band/musician? Dire Straits.  What is something you want to achieve in 2021? See the Collingwood Magpies win the 2021 AFL Premiership.

General Update: GameDay Social Media Handles

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We are pleased to announce that GameDay's social media channels have undergone a realignment process to support uniformity across all platforms. From this point, GameDay's Facebook , Twitter and Instagram platforms can all be found using the handle @GameDayStack.  This social realignment is part of our wider rebranding from SportsTG to GameDay, which was announced at the beginning of March .  The overall rebrand has enabled GameDay to refresh and align multiple product offerings under the same banner. We are committed to bringing our customers and clients the latest news, information and partner insights across all digital platforms.  Follow GameDay on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

In Focus: Australian Underwater Federation

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The Australian Underwater Federation (AUF) is the governing body for underwater sports and amateur diving in Australia.  An accredited member of Sport Australia, they act as the umbrella organisation for a number of different disciplines and recreations, including underwater hockey, spearfishing, fin swimming and underwater rugby. AUF recently moved to GameDay's latest membership and events platform, where all registrations are now managed . Graham Henderson, President of the Australian Underwater Federation, said: "The Australian Underwater Federation has recently upgraded to the GameDay Platform.  "This platform offers our organisation greater flexibility to deal with members' needs. It gives us the ability to spot membership trends and a greater flexibility in forecasting and reporting.  "We now have an easy way of communicating with individual members and member groups.  "As we are a multi-sport organisation, the platform allows us to offer a diverse ran

Passport Release Notes: March 2021

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Our March releases related to the following: New features: New and updated design for Schedula, Passport and Registration forms Ability for organisations to choose their own colours for their registration forms Added additional ways for members to purchase products when registering; Apple Pay, Google Pay and Open Pay. Functionality changes: Organisation team sheet changes Sport specific registration form changes Resolved issues: Multiple transactions were being generated when some members registered using the NSW Active Kids Vouchers  Form colours set at a higher level were disappearing when forms were edited at lower levels. Unlimited Conditional Fields (UCFs) were not able to be used when setting conditional fields on registration forms. School search within registration forms were returning unable to be searched properly