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Fusesport will manage over 5,000 volunteers for the 16th annual World Police & Fire Games in Fairfax, VA

Posted by Chris Clark on Aug 7, 2015 4:11:00 PM
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Colorado Springs, CO – Fusesport®, the powerful online event management tool for multi-sport games, announced today it is partnering with The World Police & Fire Games in Fairfax, VA to manage their 5,000-person volunteer program.


The World Police & Fire Games is an international biennial sporting event offering police officers, firefighters, customs and correction officers from around the world an opportunity to showcase their athletic excellence. Previous competitions have been taken place in locations such as Melbourne, Barcelona and Stockholm.   The games will be held in Montreal, Canada in 2017 and Chengdu, China in 2019.


“The World Police and Fire Games is one of the most inspirational events in the world. To be able to work as an extension of their team and deliver efficiencies that help this important event continue to progress is incredibly satisfying,” said Ian Fitzpatrick, VP of Operations and Customer Success at fusesport.


The 2015 World Police & Fire Games will be held in Fairfax, VA from June 26-July 15, 2015.  Over 12,000 athletes from 70 countries will converge to compete in over 60 different sports.

 “fusesport has been a major partner for the Games, not only in volunteer program delivery but across the entire event,” said DJ Mackovets, Fairfax 2015 COO. “Their deep knowledge and experience has been invaluable to our team. Volunteer programs are a crucial element of any event and to know we have a partner who is working alongside us and backing us up has been tremendous.”

 The games will use fusesport to manage its massive 5,000-person strong volunteer workforce across 53 venues. The software will allow the Games to efficiently recruit, register, schedule, assign and report on their volunteers. 


To learn more about volunteering at the Fairfax Games, please visit http://fairfax2015.com/volunteer


About fusesport

fusesport is an online event management platform that makes even the most complicated events easy to manage by integrating e-marketing, online registration, runner check-in, volunteer management , an athlete database, website hosting, and an easy-to-read dashboard into one convenient platform.  

 Founded in Australia in the 1990s, fusesport relocated its headquarters to the US in 2013. Its staff of avid athletes, runners, and former event directors has worked with customers across the globe, including Special Olympics, Australia University Sport and the National Senior Games Association. Learn more about how fusesport at www.fusesport.com


About The World Police & Fire Games

In 1985, the World Police & Fire Games Federation, a non-profit organization, run by the Californian Police Athletics Federation, established the World Police & Fire Games. Today, the World Police & Fire Games are a spectacular international sporting event, offering police officers, firefighters, customs and correction officers from around the world an opportunity to showcase their athletic excellence in over 65 sporting events.  Held biennially, the 2015 games in Fairfax, Virginia, USA will feature 12,000 athletes from over 70 countries. Learn more at http://fairfax2015.com



Media contact: info@fusesport.com


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