Salt Lake City, UT - SPEED Lacrosse, an innovative new action sport and organization, and RallyMe.com, the leader in sports crowdfunding, have partnered to help grow the sport and provide more opportunities for kids and adults to play and compete. “We’re excited to join SPEED Lacrosse in its mission to exponentially raise lacrosse participation across the U.S. and beyond,” said Bill Kerig, Founder and CEO of RallyMe.
“By reducing barriers, such as cost, we know more athletes will be drawn to the sport. Crowdfunding is the new normal for sports fundraising and we’re happy to take part in this innovative journey with SPEED Lacrosse,” Kerig said.
The partnership is designed to assist SPEED Lacrosse players and teams with a dedicated platform to raise money online for training, competition, equipment, and other expenses.
“RallyMe's athlete and sports-specific crowdfunding source provides SPEED Lacrosse and its athletes and associates, a wonderful way to engage followers, fans and friends in raising money online through its community funding platform,” said Rob Goulet, SPEED Lacrosse Co-Founder. “We are pleased to formulate this partnership with RallyMe.”
About SPEED Lacrosse SPEED Lacrosse ™ is a pioneering new action sport rooted in box & field lacrosse that incorporates key attributes from basketball, soccer, hockey and tennis. Founded by a team led by American lacrosse legend and 2014 MLL MVP Casey Powell, SPEED was developed to exponentially raise lacrosse participation for both men and women, significantly reduce barriers to entry and make sampling lacrosse simple. SPEED Lacrosse also improves lacrosse training and facilitates long-term player retention across all ages and skill levels. Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere.!™
About RallyMe RallyMe is the leader in online sports fundraising. RallyMe has partnered with over 21 sports National Governing Bodies and top sports organizations across the globe to help athletes, teams and organizations raise the funds they need to train and compete. In March 2015, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association athletes passed the $1 million-raised mark through RallyMe. The platform is safe, secure and provides sophisticated tools and templates to help athletes and organizations raise funds through their personal and social media networks. CNBC called RallyMe the “gold medal standard” for athlete crowdfunding. Learn more at http://rallyme.com.