Category: Blue Sombrero News


Enhancement to the Affinity/DICK’S Team ...

DICK’S Team Sports HQ is excited to announce that new enhancements just made registration even easier for Affinity organizations. In 2018, we shared that all mandated questions for Affinity state and NGB associations would automatically populate within our […]

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Preparing your teams for the season

Your program’s registration period has come to a close and you have already managed orders and transferred the necessary players to their appropriate divisions. Now what? With the season start date quickly approaching, preparing for game day can […]

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Support Playbook June 2019 Edition

Support Playbook June 2019 Edition If you have not seen our past Support Playbook editions, we highly recommend taking a few minutes at the end of each month to browse these emails. They contain a recap of the month’s […]

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Partner Website Series: Rotator Images fea...

Partner Website Series: Best Practices for Rotator Images When you are searching the Internet, the first thing you are likely to notice when you visit a website is the imagery. If the website isn’t visually appealing, you may […]

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Roster Integration Updates for Your State ...

We have launched updates around our team & roster sync, following last month’s improvement around the integration of player and volunteer data between your DICK’S Team Sports HQ and your State Association, powered by Affinity Sports.   Spring […]

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Partner Website Series: Bethel Park Girls ...

Create an emotional connection, starting with your website. The best ways to retain and grow your customer base is having a streamlined connection from an interested parent to customer, starting with your league’s first impression, your website. Check […]

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Updates to Your State Association Integrat...

Does your soccer club fall into any of the following categories? Offer both recreational and competitive programs Offer competitive program2 with multiple levels of play Host in-person picture days and/or in-person birth certificate verification days We have launched some […]

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USING SOCIAL MEDIA LIKE A BUSINESS

Content coming from your youth sports league is always an advantage. It gives your organization a relevant online presence; plus, fresher online content helps your SEO ranking.   If you’re looking for some SEO best practices, check out […]

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Marketing 101: Take a Digital Approach

80% of consumers use search engines to find local information. (Think with Google, 2014) Focusing on a digital footprint for youth sports leagues is vital to growing your business and creating awareness. We all use some form of […]

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How to Maximize Fan Wear Sales

Give back to your league. Start maximizing your Fan Wear sales.   A trend we’ve noticed is that high performing Fan Wear stores all have one thing in common: The league has done a great job creating awareness […]

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