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NAIA Sports Mobile App Launched

April 20, 2016
By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications and Sports Information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Wednesday the official launch of the NAIA Sports mobile app. The app is currently available for download at no cost via the Apple Store and the Google Play Store.

“The NAIA Sports app allows fans quick and easy access to the information they desire,” said NAIA President and CEO Jim Carr. “I’m excited that we’ve now taken our sports information department into the palm of people’s hands. This is a great win for the NAIA, and more importantly NAIA fans.”

The NAIA Sports app allows fans to enjoy the latest headlines from www.NAIA.org, while the scoreboard feature puts the latest results at the punch of a button. Additionally, there is hours of live and on-demand video via the NAIA Network.

App Highlights
- Scoreboard for all national championship sports and invitational sports
- Championship information
- National rankings
- News from around the NAIA
- Live and on-demand streaming via the NAIA Network

The associated worked with SIDHelp – a product of eSolution Architects – in the development of the app. The partnership allowed the national office to streamline content that was already being entered by member institutions into the easy-to-use app.

SIDHelp has developed numerous other athletic departmental apps for NAIA institutions, including mobile platforms for Faulkner (Ala.), Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), IU Southeast (Ind.) and Indiana Wesleyan to name a few.

Since 1937, the NAIA has administered programs and championships in proper balance with the overall educational experience. In 2000, the NAIA reaffirmed its purpose to enhance the character-building aspects of the sport. Through the Champions of Character program, the NAIA seeks to create an environment in which every student-athlete, coach, official and spectator is committed to the true spirit of competition through five core values: integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership. Overall, the NAIA is an association of 27 national championship sports that has student-athlete welfare as its primary focus.