What is Sportsground/Sporty?
Sporty is the digital platform officially chosen by Netball NZ for member and competition management for the community game of netball nationally. Sporty.co.nz is supplied by Sportsground Ltd, and is the largest web software platform for managing sport in New Zealand. Netball NZ is now meeting the costs of Sporty under a centralised enterprise agreement.
Why did Netball NZ choose Sporty?
The Sporty platform was chosen by Netball NZ after a formal process that included an extensive review of competing technology. The Sporty platform continues to be continuously developed to support the evolving needs of Netball Centres across New Zealand.
What does this mean for Netball Centres?
The Netball NZ agreement means that for 8 years from 1 December 2022 Netball NZ will meet the costs for a comprehensive suite of solutions from Sporty for all Centres nationally.
Which solutions from Sporty are included under the Netball NZ agreement?
Netball NZ is meeting the costs for all Centres to receive the following solutions from Sporty:
What other solutions might Centres still wish to pay Sporty for separately?
Where does the data go when people register online?
When people register online, each record automatically updates to an online member database that is provided for each club and school in New Zealand. All records automatically become visible to the Centre and upwards to the Zone and Netball NZ. Data can only be used at each level for the purpose it was provided. Netball NZ will be providing guidance on data privacy and obligations under the Privacy Act 2020 and the Incorporated Societies Act 2022.
Sporty.co.nz is part of the Sportsground.com group
Key info for Netball Centres using the Sporty platform for 2023 is right here.
If your Centre needs human support during office hours, please call Freephone 0800 777 876 (PIN required) for Sporty helpdesk.
If you don't know your PIN, email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is comprehensive online support on all Sporty solutions here in the Support Centre.