England Hockey announces appointment of SportLoMo

Following a recent tender process, England Hockey is delighted to confirm the appointment of SportLoMo as the provider of its Competitions Management SystemView official announcement on England Hockey website.

It is an exciting time for England Hockey competitions as the outcome of recent reviews will see a redeveloped adult and junior competitions programme, designed to meet the needs of players and organizers.

This is both in terms of depth, with tiered competitions to cater for increased numbers of young players of different abilities, and enhanced adult competitions activity offering different ways to play the game and at different times of the year; further details of which will be announced in March.

The Competition Management System will consolidate and drive all elements and stages of the England Hockey competition programme including entries, registration, management, delivery and results. It will also be embedded within our social media platforms to provide an engaging experience for our players, officials, competition deliverers and fans. The system will be introduced for the 2017-18 season.

SportLoMo is based in Ireland and is a leading provider of software to sports bodies with particular understanding of grass roots sports. They work with national and regional bodies in Ireland and other countries for numerous sports including hockey, basketball, rugby and Gaelic sports. They pride themselves on their ability to understand the needs of clubs, players and administrators in particular

Speaking about their appointment, Seamus Kyne, CEO of SportLoMo said

“We are very proud to be selected to partner with one of England’s most prestigious and high-profile sports. Our work with sports both at regional and national level gives us a terrific insight into the technology needs of sports and we very much look forward to working with England Hockey.”

Commenting on the news, Stephen Barlow, Competitions Manager at England Hockey said

“We are very pleased to be working with SportLoMo. We have analysed the future requirements for our Competition Management System in detail and followed a robust process to ensure that potential providers could understand what will meet our needs. We were impressed with the enthusiasm and expertise of SportLoMo and the competition management systems they already have in place. We look forwards to working with them”

England Hockey has partnered with Fixtures Live to deliver its competitions programme since 2001 and this decision brings to an end 16 years of working together on this. England Hockey wishes to place on record its thanks to David Lloyd Williams and his colleagues at Fixtures Live for their support during this time.

Regional and County leagues who use the Fixtures Live platform may of course remain with them although opportunities to work with the new Competition Management System will exist too.

View England Hockey Official Announcement.

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SportLoMo Announces Online Club Membership

Club Members Register and Pay Club Membership Online

Key Features

Manage your registration the way you want!

 

Clubs, Leagues and Governing bodies have very different and often complex needs so we designed our Membership to be simple and extremely flexible this allows our sports to manage their registration the way they want!Set your own fees and membership type.  All under the control of the club administrator.

View National Governing Body and League Membership here

No software to install

Our platform works over the Internet using any Internet browser, tablet, phone or PC.

Transparent Fees

Payment using Stripe (Online Payment Facilitator).  Stripe power 100,000+ businesses in 100+ countries.€200 annual Fee. Transaction Fees – 4% + €0.50 per Transaction. This fee includes all credit card fees and Stripe Fees.

Club decides who pays fees

Club decides who pays the fees – Example  (a) Club pays (Fees are deducted from Membership) or (b) Fees are added to Membership and paid by member.

Secure Payments

Payment will be processed using Stripe, one of the world’s leading payment processors.  Stripe handles billions of dollars every year for businesses around the world.

Club has FULL control over own funds

Stripe account is in the Club name, and the Club has full control over funds.No Funds other than the Transaction fees (less card fees) are passed to SportLoMo /SportsManager.

No delay receiving fees

The club can draw down the funds collected once the payment has cleared in Stripe.  No delay / waiting period.

Setup your Stripe Payment account from SportLomo

Setting up a Stripe Club account can be done easily from within Sportlomo.  You are linked directly to the relevant Stripe page.The Club simply records the club bank account details (where the money will be lodged to by Stripe).Then click on a button to register your Stripe account with SportLoMo.  As Stripe is fully integrated with SportLoMo no further action is required.

I already have a Stripe Account

Register this existing account with SportLoMo by simply clicking a button in our Admin panel and linking your Stripe account to the SportLomo Club Membership.

Bank Account details are not disclosed.

No financial information (bank details, credit card information etc) is held by SportLomo.Clubs do not see bank accounts/bank details of members.

Members can register and pay fees on their phone

Our Membership system is Mobile Phone and Tablet Responsive –  Makes it easy for your members to register and pay directly from their Mobile phone.

Run an ‘Approval Process’ before accepting members

Option for Administrators to review online payments and approve members / or decline membership.

Make refunds easily

Make refunds easily, with full traceability / audit trail.

Accepts cash, cheque, direct debit

Members who pay by cash /cheque /debit can be directly inputted by administrators.  The system will record the user name issuing the refund, method of payment, the date and time.Clear distinction  between Online payments and Cash payments in reports.

Add your own Membership Types / Create Membership Bundles / Set your own fees

SportLoMo will assist in initial set up, but the club can….·         Add membership types (Adult / Underage / Family / Social Member etc).·         Create Membership Bundles (Family memberships etc.)·         Edit Club Fees.·         Set ‘From’ and ‘To’ date – when Membership will close automatically.·         Specify what data is required from members (e.g. Club may set DOB as a required field for underage players, but it may be optional for Adult players (Club Decides!).

Ex-Pats can purchase membership and support the club.

Overseas / Expat Members can purchase membership and support the club.Fees can be accepted in different currencies via stripe.

Existing Sportlomo/ Sports Manager Users (Clubs)

Existing UsersWhere clubs have an existing website with SportLoMo / Sports Manager – we will add a Membership advert/link to your existing website.  All membership registration will be managed from your existing club admin panel.New UsersClubs will be given a link which can be added to your club website, or sent to your members by email to allow them to register.

Electronic Teamsheets

Where clubs user SportLoMo’s electronic TeamSheet Module, clubs can make members available for selection on eTeam sheets.

Offer Discounts, Early Bird Offers & Incentives

Ability to offer special offers / Discounts / Early Bird.

Club Management Reports

A wide selection of Reports available.

SPECIFIC FEATURES FOR GAA AND RUGBY

 

Import / Export Members

All Clubs can import and export existing Membership Data into SportLomo.Clubs can export membership into MS Excel whenever they wish.

National GAA Membership Registration

GAA Clubs can opt to import last year’s Membership from GAA Registration system, which will allow SportLoMo to identify your existing Members.·         SportLoMo will check for potential duplicates·         SportLoMo will allow easy update of new information for existing members (Change of email / Telephone / Address etc.)Afterwards, Clubs can export data to a file specifically formatted for direct import to GAA Database.Also export file for “New Members” for import to Database.

National Rugby Membership

We will provide reports that allow your club to Import from your National Governing body registration system and, you can also export formatted reports for import back into your National Membership System. 

 

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