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Classic & OST Release Notes: May 2021

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Our May releases focused on the following; New Features & Improvements: 🆕     Classic Integrate Sisense Organisation Dashboard Reports -  click here for more info Other general system and security enhancements      Fixes: 👏     Classic Minor bug fixes and resolving support requests     OST Minor bug fixes and resolving support requests

Event: The Direction of Sport in the Digital Age Returns

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The Direction of Sport in the Digital Age returns in 2021 Co-hosted with our partners at Vicsport our annual event The Direction of Sport in the Digital Age returns again and will be held on Tuesday 22 June 2021 at Deakin Downtown, Melbourne. We will return to our original format an in person event. Tickets are now on sale for GameDay Community members and Vicsport members only by clicking here . Further tickets will be released to non-members from the 31st May 2021.  Thanks to My Sport Live we will be offering a Live Stream option for the event providing an opportunity for those interstate or in other countries the opportunity to attend. We will be joined by a number of keynote speakers and panelists with the final speakers announced closer to the date, we cover the following topics:  Building Revenue in your Build Attracting and retaining volunteers  Initiatives for sporting organisations post COVID  New and Exciting Australian Sports Technology Solutions  Click here to access

Media Release: GameDay And Cricket Ireland Announce New Partnership

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GameDay, the leading provider of digital solutions to international, national, grassroots and professional sporting organisations across Europe, Australia and New Zealand, has today announced an exciting new partnership with Cricket Ireland, the National Governing Body for Cricket throughout Ireland. GameDay will be providing Cricket Ireland's new junior programmes registration platform, along with an advanced programme-finder map site, supporting Cricket Ireland to deliver and grow youth participation programmes across the country. The system will directly support Cricket Ireland's strategic pillars of growing the game and leading the sport as the best-run sports organisation across the country, providing simplified registration and advanced analytics to help Cricket Ireland understand their growth. Andy Graham, GameDay's General Manager, said: "We are very excited to partner with Cricket Ireland, working to simplify their administration across all levels of the sport

In Focus: GameDay Partner With Aston Villa Foundation To Launch Online Auction

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GameDay are delighted to have supported the Aston Villa Foundation with the launch of their new online auction platform.  The platform enables the Foundation to raise additional funds through the selling of signed shirts, worn training kits and other memorabilia.  Fans can get their hands on authentic merchandise worn by many of this season's squad, including Jack Grealish, Emiliano Martinez and Ollie Watkins. The Aston Villa Foundation is a registered charity that delivers the community and social responsibility work of Aston Villa Football Club. The Foundation delivers projects, initiatives and provides opportunities to achieve its mission of 'Working Together to Enrich Lives'. The Aston Villa Foundation auction can be accessed here .

Meet the Team: Luke Hally

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It's time to introduce you to the GameDay team!  Get to know our fantastic group that little bit better. Today we'll be chatting with Head of Websites Luke Hally . When did you join the GameDay team? February 2020. What is your sport of choice as a spectator? Tennis or MotoGP. Are there any sporting activities that you like to participate in? Lawn bowls.  Who is your sporting hero and why? Rafa Nadal - he's so cool and awesome to watch play! What is your favourite sporting memory or experience? Sitting under a stadium full of umbrellas at the French Open. Describe a normal working day for you in four sentences or less… The great thing about my role is that I never know what will happen in a day. I might spend it working on longer term projects to make our websites the best club sites in the world or have legacy issues pop up to provide some extra excitement. What is your favourite way to relax? Picnic at the park with my son. Do you have any pets? No, I like to travel too

GameDay and Openpay launch Sports Community Fund

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Does your sporting organisation have an exciting initiative that will be a positive impact to your community? Do you need some help in bringing it to life? The GameDay and Openpay Sports Community Fund is on a mission to help local, grassroots and sporting organisations like yours.  GameDay and Openpay have partnered to offer access to the $50,000 Sports Community Fund, with each grant valued at $250 AUD. Learn more below or click here to submit your application:  Only succesful applicants will be notified  Terms and conditions apply. visitt www.openpay.com.au/legal for more information  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS How many grants are available? And, how will sporting organisations receive payment? There are 200 grants available, each valued at $250. Succesful recipients will receive payments in the form of one (1) prepaid Mastercard gift card. The gift card will be posted via insured and registered mail by Australia Post.   Who can apply?  Eligible sporting organisations of GameDay&#

Product Announcement: GameDay Marketplace

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GameDay Marketplace is coming! GameDay Marketplace will provide users of GameDay with a one-stop shop to find out about all of GameDay's products including any available product integrations along with partner products as part of the wider GameDay product ecosystem. This will also include access to products from  Stack Sports , in addition to other product offerings managed by GameDay to provide your organisation with access to a number of products that you may not even knew existed. Some of the initial partners that will be part of GameDay Marketplace will be the likes of TidyHQ, Teammo, Rosterfy, ECAL, etrainu and GeoSnapshot. GameDay Marketplace will launch on GameDay & GameDay Passport in July 2021!

Product Announcement: Upcoming GameDay Features

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As part of the continual evolvement of GameDay, we're excited to let you know about some exciting new features that are being planned for release over the coming months. Following on from the UI/UX update to GameDay , plus other features rolled out during April 2021 , our next set of features will focus on both membership & events with a view to evolve GameDay events to support mass-participation and sport-specific events. Below is a list of the planned feature enhancements: Address Enhancements: Address Validation using Google Map functionality wherever physical/mailing address is captured for: Members Event Participants Organisations Adding Address Line 2 when capturing  physical/mailing address Address Line 2 to be incorporated into relevant reports & dashboards ID Management: ID management for Members, Organisation and Events Ability to set-up a ID rules by setting a prefix, number & suffix Ability to manually assign IDs Ability to bulk assign IDs  ID rules can be

Product Announcement: Mobile First Online Results

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As announced in late 2020, we are progressively rolling out a  product refresh to GameDay Passport . This commenced with our new-look registration forms released in February 2021  along with our rebrand to GameDay which launched in March 2021 . The next phase of this product refresh will be the update to one of the most heavily used features; Online Results Entry. The Online Results Entry module will see the following updates: Mobile-first design of online results entry module which includes 'Pre Game', 'At Game' & 'Post Game' screens Optimising the user experience (UX) for users on mobile devices Incorporate our new GameDay brand, look and feel Provide users with an improved UX (user experience), fresh new look and improved navigation and UI (user interface) Standardise components, buttons and screens throughout the system Other related workflow improvements and feature enhancements These changes will be rolled out from mid 2021 so keep a look out for more

Meet the Team: Q&A with GameDay's Director of Strategy

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Recently, GameDay Director of Strategy Greg Sturge sat down with the Sportageous Podcast to deep dive into the organisation's hopes, ambitions and challenges. Watch the full video by taking a closer look below. Tell us a little bit about GameDay We're the market leaders delivering sports technology across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets. That means we're delivering all the functions that you need to administer and deliver sport in an effective way.  We work across a real breadth of the sporting sector - everything from international and national governing bodies right down to grassroots clubs, and everything from professional teams to charitable foundations to major event organisations to local league. It's really all-encompassing and our solutions are all tailored to each of those tiers. What does GameDay specialise in? In the sporting sector, [we have]... membership management, competition and lead management, events and tick

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