Transaction Supports Fast-Growing Endurance Vertical of Leading Sports Technology Provider
Dallas, TX – Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, today continues its rapid growth, announcing its latest acquisition, RegattaCentral. RegattaCentral is the global leader in software solutions for the rowing community. The transaction further expands the Blue Star Sports footprint in the endurance sports vertical representing its fifth acquisition in the space and 20th acquisition overall.
RegattaCentral, based in Columbus, Ohio, works directly with hundreds of rowing events annually and enjoys partnerships with several national and international governing bodies. RegattaCentral continues to expand on the Blue Star Sports endurance sports platform, which began with the purchase of RaceWire, a national leader in electronic timing and registration software late last year. RegattaCentral will continue its long-standing commitment to the rowing community while leveraging Blue Star resources to continue to grow and improve. The acquisition joins previous acquisitions such as On The Mark Sports, Amazing Race Timing and Rogue Multisport
“RegattaCentral adds a very unique element to our endurance sports footprint at Blue Star Sports. RegattaCentral has a long history of providing best-in-class software and service solutions to their valued customers. Given the global reach and scale of Blue Star Sports, we plan to expand the platform and continue to improve on their tremendous track record.” said Ryan Henry, President of Endurance Sports at Blue Star.
“We are excited to be a part of Blue Star Sports. Since our launch in 1999, we have taken pride in focusing our services and platform exclusively on the unique needs of the rowing market. I know that joining the Blue Star Sports family will allow us to build on that scope of service dramatically. I am certain this will take our operation to the next level.” said Steve Lopez, Founder of RegattaCentral.
About Blue Star Sports
With over 45 million users in 32 countries, Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the global leader in youth sports management providing a complete innovative technology platform for national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. Companies under the Blue Star Sports platform include Bonzi, Pointstreak, Goalline, PrimeTime Sports, SDI Camps, LeagueLineup, RaceWire, Bigfoot Hoops, Groupnet Solutions, Krossover, CaptainU, Student Sports, GlobalApptitude, SportsTG, STACK, On The Mark Sports, Amazing Race Timing and Rogue Multisport. Blue Star Sports is headquartered in Frisco, Texas and backed by Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, Providence Equity and Genstar Capital. To learn more about how Blue Star Sports is revolutionizing youth sports management, please visit http://www.bluestarsports.com.