Introducing the MAKEACHAMP Organization Page

We’d like to introduce MAKEACHAMP’s organization page.A nonprofit sport organization is in charge of athletes in their sport and in their region. They have a variety of jobs that they need to fulfill including helping athletes with anything from paperwork to organizing trips. However, very often these organization are under funded themselves especially for the missions that are required from them. Organizations should also be promoters of their athletes and their sport. This is by no means an easy task. Promoting an amateur sport in a region that usually neglects such sport can a very hard mission. It requires funds...

NCAA: None Can Argue Anymore, Crowdfunding is Permissible

On November 6th the NCAA dropped a bombshell of an announcement for the crowdfunding community. On the NCAAs Legislative Database a series of questions were asked about prospective students using crowdfunding a year ago and the answer seemed rather convoluted however recently the NCAA posted a new set of rules and regulations which can be summarized as followed: 1)An athlete may set up their own crowdfunding campaign as long as the funds raised are used for actual and necessary expenses related to competition and practice (for team athletes) or an event and practice immediately preceding the event (for individual athletes).2)An...

MAKEACHAMP takes you to RIO 2016

MAKEACHAMP is created by athletes for athletes. We understand that it is easy to get swept by the preparation for the Olympic Games and forget about the funding needed to get there. However, we also understand that making sure you have enough funds available to travel for the competitions is just as important as making sure you are physically ready to perform. It has happened way too often that late in the qualifying season an athlete or a team will run out of funds and will not be able to make the qualification. For example, the Canadian women's beach volleyball team...

September Community Updates: Product first!

Hey there! I’m Hannah, the MAKEACHAMP community manager, and I'm excited to tell you that we’ve been working hard this summer to come out with some hot new pages and features to make up for the lack of hot weather here in Montreal! Here’s what you can expect to see in our latest version: