Five-Year NCAA Division III Media Rights Agreement Sees FloSports Stream 1,200 events annually
AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 13, 2023) – The Landmark Conference has announced it will become the first Division III Conference to sign a multi-year agreement with leading sports streaming service and original content provider, FloSports, beginning with the 2023-24 academic year. The Landmark is also believed to be the first conference in Division III to sign a media rights agreement of any kind, marking a significant achievement for the league.
“I am excited to officially begin our partnership with FloSports. They have proven to be a leader in the athletic streaming space and I am confident they will be a valued partner as the Landmark shifts to their platform. Even in these early stages of our partnership, they have shown a commitment to our conference and individual institutions to enhance our current streams and continue to build the Landmark brand,” expressed Landmark Conference Commissioner Katie Boldvich. “This partnership puts our institutions and student-athletes on the national stage and I am thrilled the Landmark is now a partner among several other NCAA conferences across the country.”
Under the deal, FloSports will become the digital platform provider of the Landmark Digital Network, which will see it stream all live and on-demand Landmark events, including the league’s 23 championships. The partnership will allow the Landmark to expand its exposure to a global audience while building a stronger relationship with its fans.
“FloSports is thrilled to partner with the Landmark Conference. Division III is a logical next step for FloSports as we invest in the comprehensive destination for NCAA conferences, colleges, and student-athletes,” said Kolby Paxton, Senior Manager, Global Rights Acquisition at FloSports. “Throughout the term, FloSports will not only distribute thousands of Landmark Conference games live, but curate fandom via breaking news, highlights, editorial storytelling, and analysis. Finally, NCAA properties, regardless of divisional affiliations, have a home.”
“The Landmark is excited to be the first DIII conference to enter into this media space,” said Susquehanna University President and Landmark Executive Chair, Jonathan Green. “Supporters of our programs will have enhanced coverage of our competitions and, through FloSports’s broad membership, many new sports fans will have an opportunity to see the quality of our programs and join us in cheering on our student’s athletes.”
The 10 conference members include Catholic University, Drew University, Elizabethtown College, Goucher College, Juniata College, Lycoming College, Moravian University, Susquehanna University, The University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.
The Landmark partnership furthers FloSports’ efforts to strengthen its NCAA offering with a transformative digital platform. With a portfolio that includes agreements with the BIG EAST, Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), South Atlantic Conference (SAC), Gulf South Conference (GSC), Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA), Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA), Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF), and more, FloSports is committed to enhanced fan connectivity in addition to enhanced production.
Landmark fans can watch events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on their favorite digital and streaming services – Amazon Fire TV, ROKU, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast.
Landmark fans can sign up for an annual subscription to FloSports at https://www.flosports.tv/join-now. Students who subscribe using a Landmark member institution domain (.edu) email address will be eligible for an additional discounted subscription rate.
The conference will share more information about these plans directly with students, staff, and fans.
About The Landmark
The Landmark Conference is a Division III athletics conference in the Mid-Atlantic region that was formed by institutions that share similar philosophies regarding the role of athletics as part of the overall collegiate experience. The conference sponsors 23 championships throughout the year and provides all student-athletes with high-level competition. The members of the Landmark Conference are; The Catholic University of America, Drew University, Elizabethtown College, Goucher College, Juniata College, Lycoming College, Moravian University, The University of Scranton, Susquehanna University, and Wilkes University.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sports categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ vision is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries, and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit flosports.tv.
What They Are Saying
“We are excited to partner with FloSports to bring the best level of live streaming possible to our fans at Catholic. Joining with FloSports will help put us at the cutting edge of production value in Division III athletics and we are thrilled about the possibilities this partnership will present to showcase and tell the stories of our amazing student-athletes.” – Catholic University Director of Athletics, Kevin Robinson
“The partnership with FloSports is a tremendous opportunity for the Landmark Conference and its member schools to showcase their competitiveness and commitment to athletics on their campuses to sports fans beyond their immediate communities.” – Drew University Director of Athletics, Christa Racine
“We support the Landmark Conference and FloSports partnership as the conference works to offer and deliver the best student-athlete experience possible. The benefits of the conference partnership allow us at Elizabethtown College to remain focused on ensuring our student-athletes engage in positive intercollegiate conference competitions, demonstrate the highest level of sportsmanship, and most importantly develop lifelong skills to lead purposeful and productive lives.” – Elizabethtown College President, Betty Rider
“As one of FloSports’ first Division III partners, the Landmark Conference will be in a strong position to leverage our collaboration to further shine a spotlight on the incredible student-athletes from each of our member institutions.” – Goucher College President, Kent Devereaux.
“It is an exciting opportunity for the Landmark to be pioneers as one of the first Division III conferences to partner with FloSports to offer more cohesive and robust streaming services across our 10 institutions.” – Juniata College Director of Athletic Communications, Ben Grant
“The Landmark Conference is joining forces with one of the largest OTT streaming services in the world in FloSports. To be among the more than 10,000 events streamed by FloSports every year is a unique opportunity.” – Lycoming College Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Communications, Joe Guistina
“The exciting partnership between Moravian University, the Landmark Conference, and FloSports will greatly enhance the viewing audience and experience of one of the most competitive conferences in Division III. Our student-athletes represent the best in college sports, and now a global audience who truly love the amateur spirit can watch the resilience, dedication, and excellence of our student-athletes. This is an extraordinary time for Moravian and the Landmark Conference. We are not just leveling up our game, we are redefining it.” – Moravian University President, Bryon Grigsby