USA Hockey’s “Try Hockey for Free” Event Opens in 500+ Rinks on Saturday, November 3
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. — November 2, 2012 — ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV), the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ (APM), and USA Hockey kick off annual “Try Hockey For Free Day” on Saturday, November 3 to help expand youth participation in the sport. For nearly a decade, ACTIVE Network has managed USA Hockey’s membership registration system, mobile app and custom website.
“We chose ACTIVE because, as a well-established name in the industry, we knew we could rely on its robust, stable technology to provide a streamlined and user-friendly online membership registration system for our membership of 600,000,” said Rae Briggle, assistant executive director at USA Hockey. For nearly a decade, ACTIVE Network has managed USA Hockey’s membership registration system, mobile app and custom website.
“Try Hockey For Free Day” is a USA Hockey program designed to introduce new kids, ages four to nine, to the sport. USA Hockey is the National Governing Body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States. Its mission is to promote the growth of hockey in America and provide the best possible experience for all participants by encouraging, developing, advancing and administering the sport.
“Our technology has powered USA Hockey for the past eight years,” said Eric McCue, general manager of Sports at ACTIVE Network. “We facilitate and develop technology for National Governing Bodies, like USA Hockey, that helps allow them to engage more meaningfully with their constituents and membership base. We look forward to continuing to work together with USA Hockey to provide more opportunities to get kids active in the sport of hockey.”
For those interested in registering for the event, full details and local participating ice rinks can be found at TryHockeyForFree.com.
ACTIVE Network helps team sports leagues get more participants, manage administrative tasks and build their race brand. ACTIVE Network powers customers of all sizes—including team sports leagues, National Governing Bodies, endurance events, Mob events and swim meets. The Company’s activity and participant management technology solutions make it easier for all kinds of organizations to automate and streamline their operations while help making it easier and more enjoyable for people to lead enriched, active lives. From online registration and secure payment processing, to social media integration, volunteer recruitment and targeted marketing services, ACTIVE Network helps organizers operate smarter and engage more effectively with their participants.
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ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV) is on a mission to make the world a more active place. With deep expertise in Activity and Participant Management™ (APM), our ACTIVE Works® cloud technology helps organizations transform and grow their businesses. We do this through technology solutions that power the world’s activities and through online destinations such as ACTIVE.com® that connect people with the things they love to do. Serving over 50,000 global business customers and driving over 80 million transactions annually, we help organizations get participants, manage their events and build communities. ACTIVE Network is headquartered in San Diego, California and has over 30 offices worldwide. Learn more at ACTIVENetwork.com or ACTIVE.com and engage with us on Twitter @ACTIVEnetwork, @ACTIVE and on Facebook.
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