SportLomo have a long-term relationship with British Columbia Rugby, commonly known as BC Rugby, the province is one of our first customers in Canada. The SportLoMo team has selected BC Rugby Website as the Team’s choice for Website of the Month (July).
SportLomo has recently developed its second website for British Columbia Rugby, BC also use SportLoMo for competitions management, game officials management, online registration and events.
The new website offers a best in user experience, the site boasts a clean design and is visually attractive for visitors. It incorporates BC Rugby’s colors and brand guidelines and is mobile friendly.
We highly recommend taking a look at this exceptional website https://bcrugby.com/
The homepage of the website displays five realtime news items, with an option to ‘view all news’ and a link to the news ‘archives’. The archive is extensive with 18 news items per page by 24 pages. Visitors can filter the news by ‘All, BC Bears, Community, National Teams, Senior, Sevens, XVs’.
Fixtures and Results
An API feed of recent results and upcoming fixtures comes direct from the SportLoMo Competitions Module and is displayed on the homepage (subject to return to play). Users can also select to view ‘All Fixtures’ / ‘All Results’ and can filter under Mens, Womens, Age Grade and Masters.
Features upcoming events and upcoming courses. Events are managed through the platform and again fed by API to the website. Each event is placed in an accordion (expands for more information) and users can click on ‘View Detail’ which links to the full event description (includes date, time, cost & category). Users are given the option to add the event to their Google calendar or ICal export.
You can share events via FB, twitter, Linkedin and email (icons). It also displays a bar code for scanning.
Sponsors logos (11) are displayed above the footer in a logo showcase carousel slider.
The end of each page has a strikingly attractive footer, containing a background image and rugby logos, contact details, land acknowledgement, quick links, resources and copyright.
A big Thanks to Rob and Madison
SportLoMo’s John, Maireád & Alex worked closely with Rob and Madison in BC Rugby on this project. Our Design & Development Team were also hugely involved from start to finish. There was enormous commitment given by everyone involved in this project and this is evident in the high quality website which has just gone live. Well done to all!
SNAPSHOT OF BC RUGBY IN NUMBERS
This is a snapshot of BC Rugby numbers displayed on their new website which was developed by SportLoMo.
British Columbia Rugby Union is one of the largest provincial rugby unions in Canada. A Not-For-Profit organisation and one of 60 Provincial Sport Organisations (PSOs) to receive funding from the Provincial Government. BC Rugby was founded in 1889 in New Westminister.
British Columbia has a rich Rugby history and is widely acknowledged for its diverse Rugby community. Rugby activities include mini-rugby, 7s, 15s, Tournaments, Touch Leagues, Masters, Provincial Championships and BC Bears.
The Province has proudly seen many of its male and female players represent Canada at International and Olympic level over the years, culminating in a bronze medal for the women’s Rugby Sevens team at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil.
BC Rugby members register via Canada Rugby Registration Portal (powered also by SportLoMo). The registration portal is linked to the BC website.
Registration is a 3 step process. Individuals select their province.
They then select their club alphabetically from a list or click on the pin on google maps
They are then brought to their club and choose the program/membership/category they wish to register for.
BEWARE THE BEAR
BC Bears are all the Representative Teams for the British Columbia Rugby Union across Senior (Men’s and Women’s) and Age-Grade (Boys and Girls) levels. While the BC Bears name was officially launched in 2009, the Province has been represented by teams for over a century.
The BC Bears teams compete at championships and tournaments which are attended by Rugby Canada Coaches and Selectors. Many players who represented BC Rugby at Provincial level have been invited to participate in Rugby Canada National Teams.
BC Rugby is proud to be part of a long tradition of developing elite Rugby players and supplying our National Men’s and Women’s Team with world-class talent.
More Information on BC BEARS