College Football Playoff Expands Partnership with Teamworks to Streamline National Championship Operations
CFP communicates with and coordinates logistics for the top DI collegiate football teams in the country through Teamworks.
DURHAM, NC – [Wednesday, December 18, 2019] – Teamworks, the leading athlete engagement platform for collegiate and professional organizations, is pleased to expand its partnership with the College Football Playoff (CFP). The CFP uses Teamworks to engage with national championship game volunteers, streamline logistics and enhance the special guest experience. In addition, the CFP onboards prospective playoff teams and host staffs onto Teamworks to create efficiencies for the game operations staff.
“We’ve experienced much success by using Teamworks for the national championship game,” said Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the CFP. “With more than 100 FBS teams utilizing Teamworks throughout the year, we are pleased to expand our partnership to assist the teams as they move from the regular season into the postseason.”
With the extended partnership, the CFP will continue to use Teamworks to simplify the process for playoff teams and host staff to fill out championship game paperwork, share pertinent documents electronically and communicate efficiently.
The College Football Playoff is among more than 2,500 collegiate, professional and national teams and leagues that rely on Teamworks. The NCAA March Madness and Women’s Basketball Tournaments, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and ESPN Events leverage the platform for event management.
“The CFP upholds a level of expertise and quality that makes it a premier brand among all of collegiate events and entertainment,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “We are proud that Teamworks serves as a dependable platform for communication and operations among CFP staff. We’re excited to enhance this constancy as the CFP communicates with and manages logistics for all potential playoff teams through Teamworks.”
Teamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, empowering more than 3,000 clients around the world to better connect and collaborate by simplifying their internal processes. Based in Durham, North Carolina, and founded in 2004, Teamworks continues to invest heavily in technology and expand the team to respond to the increasing customer demand. Organizations that depend on Teamworks to create a culture of communication and accountability include more than 1,900 NCAA Division I programs including every Autonomous Conference institution; professional teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and EPL; collegiate and professional conferences; and national governing bodies. Visit www.teamworks.com for more information.
About the College Football Playoff
The College Football Playoff matches the No. 1 ranked team vs. No. 4, and No. 2 vs. No. 3 in semifinal games that rotate annually among six bowl games – the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Saturday, December 28, 2019, at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 13, 2020, at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.