Author: Andreas Michaelas
Publish date: 02 Sept 2020
British Wrestling has announced a partnership with Rocca Creative to develop a new wrestling competition system including various additions to support our clubs and members.
Rocca Creative is the developer of SportPAD, a market-leading product in sports fixture management. Rocca works with Table Tennis England to provide national and local competition software, as well as supporting sports activity at Sheffield, Birmingham, and Leeds Universities to name a few.
These partnerships will ensure seamless connectivity between the BWA membership platform and the competition system, resulting in a smooth experience for our members and clubs.
Funded by Sport England, the new BWA wrestling competition system will be scheduled for release in the new year of 2021. The platform will manage competitions from registration, weigh-in, pairing, bout management to streamline the experience for both event organizers and spectators alike. British Wrestling Development Manager, Andreas Michaelas and BWA Coaching Education Lead, Trevor Hoskins are leading the project.
Ahead of this, British Wrestling and Rocca will be inviting members to assist with the testing of the new system. Please watch the BWA website for further announcements in this area, or if you are interested in becoming a tester please contact Andreas Michaelas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
British Wrestling’s Chief Executive, Craig Anthony said: “It is very exciting to announce this new partnership with Rocca Creative. This continues the digital transformation of British Wrestling and it is our ambition to dramatically improve the experience for our members at competitions. I look forward to seeing the impact of this work when we Return to the Mat.”
Marc Rocca, Chief Executive of Rocca Creative, said: “We are delighted to be working with the team at British Wrestling on their new purpose-built wrestling competition system, where we will be calling on our expertise in event management through our SportPAD product to develop a leading-edge solution for its members.”