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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED PLAY’s Tourney Machine™ Named Official Tournament Technology Provider of Northern California Travel Baseball

TOURNEY MACHINE’s Cutting Edge Services to Upgrade Tournament Operations for NCTB Baseball

(NEW YORK, NY, October 5, 2017)—SPORTS ILLUSTRATED PLAY’s TOURNEY MACHINE—the premier tournament management platform in amateur sports—has been named the official tournament technology provider of NCTB Baseball. Under the new agreement, NCTB Baseball will use the industry-leading TOURNEY MACHINE service from Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) SPORTS ILLUSTRATED PLAY to simplify scheduling, organization and tournament management. NCTB Baseball is the largest provider of youth baseball tournaments in Northern California and is responsible for hosting over 5,000 teams annually.

As part of the new alliance, SI PLAY’s TOURNEY MACHINE platform will power all NCTB Baseball tournaments. TOURNEY MACHINE’s innovative suite of tools and services facilitate seamless registration, schedule management and results tracking all in one place for families, coaches and team and league administrators.

TOURNEY MACHINE’s team and tournament sanctioning services allow governing organizations to develop a more detailed understanding of team participation and competition data. Additionally, the use of advanced features such as real-time alerts, schedule updates and live scoring through the TOURNEY MACHINE mobile app, assist the organization in operating their events more effectively, and these services are now available to NCTB Baseball.

Adam Farb, National Director of NCTB Baseball, said, “Deciding to work with TOURNEY MACHINE and SI PLAY was one of the easiest decisions we’ve ever made. Their platform provides the best tournament technology in the industry, and we are excited about how simple registration and team management is for all of our teams and players with TOURNEY MACHINE.”

Jeff Karp, SI PLAY CEO, said, “SI PLAY is thrilled to team up with NCTB Baseball. NCTB Baseball is a premier organization in the baseball tournament community, and we’re eager to showcase the TOURNEY MACHINE platform with their organization. Our technology is certain to enrich their tournament experience and the collaboration will help further innovation on our tournament management software.”

This is the latest in a series of collaborations and innovations from SI PLAY to simplify, connect and celebrate youth sports. SI PLAY’s full roster of NGB partners is available here: SIPlay.com/Leagues. Download the free SI PLAY app on iOS and Android today.

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ABOUT SI PLAY
SI PLAY brings together industry leaders in sports software around a simple yet ambitious goal: to connect the world of youth sports. Since its launch in 2015 as part of Time Inc., SI PLAY now supports more than 17 million users across a wide range of sports, regions and age ranges through its digital products, services and mobile applications. SI PLAY serves thousands of youth sports leagues and is the official technology provider for a growing number of youth sports national governing bodies. The company provides the platform and tools to fuel the passion for sports, ensure a rewarding experience for all participants, and simplify and celebrate your sports life. For more information, please visit www.siplay.com.

ABOUT NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRAVEL BASEBALL
NCTB Baseball is the largest provider of youth baseball tournaments in Northern California, hosting over 5000 teams annually. NCTB has been running tournaments since 2005, and believes passionately that baseball is the greatest game, and that tournaments are the most fun and rewarding format.

CONTACT
Danny Leonard, SI PLAY, 212-522-0361, Danny_Leonard@Timeinc.com