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OmnilertJan 12, 2012 12:43:12 PM4 min read

SportsPilot Lands Free+ Group Messaging

Integration brings free group text messaging and more to SportsPilot customers

RainedOut™, the leading provider of free event and group communication services, announced today that SportsPilot has partnered with them to integrate their FREE+ group messaging directly into SportsPilot’s league management service. The integration will provide SportsPilot’s clients the ability to instantly communicate time-sensitive information to all of their members via SMS text messaging, email, and social media. The FREE+ aspect of RainedOut will allow SportsPilot, and all of their clients, to use the system as a fundraising tool. The more messages each league sends, the more potential to raise money from local sponsorships.




“SportsPilot is pleased to be partnering with RainedOut in order to integrate their text messaging capability into our league management service,” said Wes Hoffman, vice president of SportsPilot. “This will provide a much needed and convenient way for players, coaches, officials, and parents to stay informed about important league updates and scheduling changes. Many of our customers have been requesting this feature and RainedOut’s technology was an obvious choice as we continue to improve our league registration, scheduling, and communication technology.”

“Communication among large groups of people can be challenging, especially for volunteer-based sports organizations,” said Bryan Crum, vice president of marketing for RainedOut. “Our solution quickly gives SportsPilot additional functionality without putting a strain on their cash flow or development resources. We look forward to this partnership with a leader in league management services and to further distribute our award-winning group communication service to empower America’s amateur sports community.”


About SportsPilot

SportsPilot, Inc. is an information services provider specializing in amateur sports information systems and currently serves over 400 sports organizations nationally, processing over 500,000 player and team registration transactions annually. SportsPilot also provides online registration services, league management software, and tournament scheduling to the amateur sports community. More information about SportsPilot and its services can be found online at or by contacting our sales representatives at 214-472-3410 or


About RainedOut

Used by 1,000s of organizations, award-winning RainedOut is the leading event and group communication service. This FREE+, sponsor-supported service enables non-technical people to send instant alerts to the entire community for improved communication. It is used to cancel events, change plans, send reminders, and much more. Groups can raise money with every alert sent. As a cloud-based service, messages can initiate from any net-connected computer or from the field using a standard cell phone. With one simple interface, RainedOut instantly and simultaneously broadcasts alerts to subscribers’ mobile phones (via SMS text message) and e-mail accounts, and to the organizations’ own Web pages, RainedOut Page, Facebook Page, and Twitter Account. Learn more at


About Omnilert

Omnilert, LLC develops intuitive communication technologies that keep communities safe and connected. The company’s flagship service is a Tier-1 unified mass notification system that enables a single person to communicate timely information to thousands of people anywhere, anytime, on any device or service. The award-winning company's 6,000 clients include the U.S. Army, Bayer, Mazda, Sanofi-Aventis, Arizona State University, Penn State, Marine Corps Marathon, YMCA, American Red Cross, and UNICEF. Omnilert solutions are sold under the brand names e2Campus, Amerilert, and RainedOut. The privately held company is headquartered in Leesburg, Va., and at online.