American Amateur Baseball Congress signs deal with Pointstreak
Jul 05, 2009
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak.com Inc. is pleased to announce that they have entered into a one year agreement with the American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC). The agreement will see Pointstreak.com Inc. provide real-time statistical and league administrative services to the AABC. The AABC American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC) is the largest amateur baseball organization in the United States for players above junior baseball age and the only amateur baseball program, which provides progressive and continuous organized competition - sub teens through adults. It is coordinated with other programs through USA Baseball and the American Baseball Coaches Association.
Founded in 1935, AABC is now composed of seven (7) different age divisions in the states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Play is also conducted in four (4) single age divisions; 9's, 11,s, 13's and 15's.
The American Amateur Baseball Congress operates under a league concept as opposed to an all star concept. A league is composed of at least four (4) teams playing a minimum of six (6) league games. The winner of each league advances on to state tournament play. The winner from the state tournament advances on to regional play and from there to the world series.
“Pointstreak is proud to have been chosen as the official real-time scoring and statistics provider for AABC. To have the ability to deliver real-time scoring and official statistics to their fans and media partners is truly exciting and brings the AABC to the forefront of baseball statistical technology”, said Paul Pettipiece, Vice President of Baseball Operations of Pointstreak.com Inc.
Pointstreak Stats’ baseball platform will streamline the process of capturing and delivering game statistics for the AABC and deliver those game events to the league and team websites 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.
Richard Neely, President of the AABC commented, “We are very pleased to partner with Pointstreak, a team that will make all of our World Series available for every parent, grand parent and fan from anywhere in the world. With 12 world series from under 8 to adults, this is a program for the AABC!”
About Pointstreak.com Inc.:
Pointstreak provides technology driven sports management 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 baseball league statistics, online registration and website design and hosting. More information about Pointstreak's baseball statistics software can be found on Pointstreak’s website at www.pointstreaksolutions.com or www.pointstreak.com.
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