For Immediate Release, Monday, December 1, 2014
The Atlantic Coast Conference and Raycom Sports Announce Launch of New ACC Gameday App for Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship
New Mobile App Will Inform and Enhance Experience for Fans
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and Raycom Sports today announced the launch of the official ACC Championship App for the 2014 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game. Developed in partnership with SportsLabs, the free mobile application is an in-depth event resource for fans in town for the game or watching from home.
The ACC Championship App consists of a variety of extensive content designed to enhance the game-day experience by delivering:
- Event weekend guide with activity times and locations, and other need-to-know information including stadium maps and parking
- Live game audio from ESPN Radio broadcast
- Information on the ACC Legends Class of 2014
- Live game score and stats
- Real-time social stream with Instagram and Twitter feeds from the teams, media, and the ACC
- Location based maps for fans attending the events
- Alerts for weather updates, pre-game events, game scoring and more
The Official ACC Gameday App can be found as a free download in both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores.
The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 62nd year of competition and 15 members strong, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. ACC members Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest continue to build upon the cornerstones on which the league was founded in 1953 with a consistent balance of academics, athletics and integrity. For more information, visit theACC.com and follow @theACC on Twitter and on facebook.com/theACC.
Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom is the current syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts through 2027. Raycom’s parent company Raycom Media is located in Montgomery, Alabama, and owns and operates 53 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states. In a partnership with the ACC, Raycom operates the ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television broadcasting, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website.
SportsLabs is the official digital sports platform provider for schools, conferences, teams, rights holders and content producers. Using its proprietary Advanced Media Platform for Sports, it develops new ways for fans to engage with sports through digital products and experiences. Based in Boulder, Colo., SportsLabs is part of Silver Chalice Ventures, which builds and operates a portfolio of high-value digital media businesses.
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