Pointstreak Partners with the National Baseball Congress
Apr 15, 2010
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak.com Inc. and The National Baseball Congress (NBC) are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement which will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and administration services for the 2010 NBC World Series.
“The National Baseball Congress is very excited to partner with Pointstreak for the 2010 NBC World Series. This summer will be the 76th NBC World Series held in Wichita, KS, and though we have a historic reputation, we are now taking steps toward becoming more fan friendly on the internet across the country with our Pointstreak partnership. This will offer our fans, players and coaches one location to keep up with live stats and tournament stats throughout the 15-day tournament,” said Casey Walkup, Operations Manager at the NBC. “Pointstreak has put a lot of effort into making this system very user friendly and viewer friendly therefore we feel it’s the best program around. In the future we hope to have all of our affiliated leagues and teams on board with Pointstreak to offer one location for all regular season, regional tournament and World Series stats throughout the entire summer.”
Pointstreak's baseball stats software will streamline the process of capturing and delivering game statistics for the World Series and deliver those events to the NBC website in real-time for the benefit of players, fans and media partners. A unique feature of Pointstreak's baseball statistical solution is Game Live, a real-time flash application that streams play-by-play baseball results over a 3-D graphical image of a baseball diamond. Pointstreak Stats for baseball is also geared towards the needs of media sources, providing Associated Press (AP) formatted box scores, allowing for easy reproduction of baseball stats into print media.
“We are very proud to have been chosen as the Official Real Time Scoring and Statistics Provider for the National Baseball Congress World Series. To have the ability to deliver real-time scoring and official statistics to their fans and media partners in true real-time will be a great enhancement to the World Series’ standard operations” said Paul Pettipiece, VP of Baseball Operations for Pointstreak, “There is a storied history surrounding the NBC World Series and they have earned their spot as one of the Premier Sporting Events in North America – we are looking forward this year’s as one of the best ever ”.
About the National Baseball Congress:
The National Baseball Congress of Wichita, Kansas is an organization of 17 amateur and semi-professional baseball leagues operating in the United States and Canada. Since its founding in 1934 by Hap Dumont, it has conducted an annual North American championship tournament among its members, The National Baseball Congress World Series, held at Wichita's Lawrence-Dumont Stadium annually since 1935.
For further information contact:
Casey Walkup – NBC Operations Manager
Pointstreak provides technology driven sports software and business solutions designed to streamline operations while facilitating and enhancing the sport participant, fan and media experience. Pointstreak's product line includes solutions for professional, collegiate, and junior sports leagues as well as for amateur and recreational sports leagues. Pointstreak's technology and products are designed to save sports organizations time, money, and effort and include solutions for statistics, online registration and website design and hosting. More information can be found on Pointstreak's website at www.pointstreaksolutions.com or www.pointstreak.com.
For further information contact:
Paul Pettipiece - Vice President of Baseball Operations, Pointstreak, firstname.lastname@example.org or (905) 731-9867