FIVE STAR SPORTS AND SIDELINE ACCESS ANNOUNCE MERGER
FAYETTEVILLE, AR, July 13, 2016 – Sideline Access, Five Star Sports, and Great Texas Sports Promotions have merged to form Mascot Media, LLC to create the most comprehensive offering of mobile apps, ticketing, print promotions, fundraising and websites in the industry. The combined company will provide empowering technology, mission critical products, services, and fundraising opportunities that will propel high schools across the country to levels previously reached only by major colleges or professional teams. Most notably, schools of any size can join the mobile revolution by creating their own mobile sports network using the free mobile app service.
The new company will have offices in Austin, TX, Fayetteville, AR, and Springdale, AR.
With the pooled resources of each company, schools will now have a one stop shop for all their digital, print, broadcasting, and event management needs. Proven technology and industry expertise will enable schools to take control of their brand and content to benefit their school by providing better access through the school’s official and authorized network. In addition, schools will gain the ability to access a variety of advertising and fundraising sources.
ABOUT SIDELINE ACCESS
Sideline Access developed the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) National High School Sports app that is provided free of charge to every public or private middle school, junior high, and high school in the United States. In addition to the free NIAAA app, Sideline Access also provides schools with custom apps that provide the ultimate in communication, advertising, and ultimately fundraising. Both the NIAAA and custom apps enable the school to create their own FREE mobile sports network to broadcast events; no PayPer-View, No Subscriptions, just FREE access to school produced broadcasts to drive higher engagement by parents, students, and the community. With over 10 million downloads on iTunes, Sideline Access’s management boasts over two decades in the website and mobile development industries.
ABOUT FIVE STAR SPORTS AND GREAT TEXAS SPORTS PROMOTIONS
Five Star Sports is a leading national print and digital promotions company that provides schools free products and services paid for by local advertisers. Schools across the country benefit from a revenue share and reduced expenses from these free products ranging from event ticketing to schedule products and websites.