Partnership Between FloWrestling, Kapwrestling Expands Market Share of Software
Austin, TX (Oct. 27, 2015) – The adoption of FloSports’ FloArena software continues to accelerate with today’s announcement that the 2015-2016 high school postseason wrestling tournaments in Massachusetts and Connecticut will be utilizing the event management software.
As part of FloWrestling’s partnership with Kapwrestling, which is the official tournament partner for wrestling with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), FloArena will be utilized to provide an unrivaled level of efficiency and clarity to the operation of the wrestling championships in each state.
In all, 16 MIAA events and five CIAC events will be run using FloArena.
“Our mission at FloSports is to grow the athletes, the events and the fans around the sports we cover, and FloArena is critical to accomplishing this,” FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani said. “We’re extremely pleased to learn that FloArena will be used in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and we know the features it offers will enhance the experience for all of the officials, wrestlers, and fans.”
FloArena is the most complete and turnkey event management software in the market, allowing wrestling tournament and dual meet organizers to offer real-time scoring updates across multiple mats simultaneously. In addition, it offers comprehensive clock support and a variety of other third-party integrations.
“FloArena makes our jobs running wrestling tournaments much easier,” Kapwrestling co-founder and CEO Desmond Kaplan said. “The team of developers at FloWrestling is amazing, and the rate at which they are cranking out features is astonishing. We have really enjoyed working closely with the developers to test and help shape FloArena. It’s exciting to see the developments in the software, as well as the direction it’s headed to become the end-to-end solution that will be the industry standard for years to come.”
FloWrestling is the leading source of wrestling news, live coverage, rankings, analysis and more across all levels of the sport. The site live streams more than 100 elite wrestling events annually.
FloSports is an innovative sports media company based in Austin, Texas, that is unlocking a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for.
Focused on three areas – live programming, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love.
Through live streaming of premiere events, original video programming, weekly studio shows, branded entertainment, and event creation and execution, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans.
FloSports owns exclusive broadcast rights to in-demand events, and broadcasts more than 25,000 hours of live sporting events each year. From a content standpoint, FloSports has 1M+ videos in their library. FloSports features the #1 webcasts per sport, high-quality, in-depth documentary series and 5M+ athletes ranked within their respective sports.
Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Bodybuilding, Gymnastics, Cheerleading and Running, including MileSplit.com.
Over the course of the last 20 years, Kapwrestling has been elevating the level of hundreds of wrestling tournaments. We at Kapwrestling during some part of our lives have been in the shoes of wrestlers, coaches, and family at wrestling events, and we know how long and confusing the days can get. Kapwrestling prides itself in looking after every detail of a wrestling tournament to make the experience as exciting as the sport itself. We pride ourselves in making every event a premier event.
For more than 10 years, together with Sikora Soft System’s paperless tournament software, Kapwrestling’s online experience pioneered the paperless tournament experience. Since 2010 we have run more than 350 paperless events in Massachusetts, Ohio, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Utah. Kapwrestling has become the tournament management partners of choice in multiple states.