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ActiveUSA.com Breaks Into Tennis With New Tournament Director Services

LA JOLLA, Calif. - March 6, 2000 - Tournament management just got easier for tennis tournament directors across the country with ActiveUSA.com's entry today into tennis. The La Jolla-based company - the industry's largest and most comprehensive Internet site for recreational sports- today announced the launch of its Tournament Director Services. Designed specifically for tennis, ActiveUSA.com's full line of online registration and data management services integrates seamlessly with tournament directors' existing software.

Tournament directors will gain the front-end ability to register their participants via ActiveUSA.com's Web site - avoiding last-minute registration headaches while saving time and reducing paperwork and administrative costs. ActiveUSA.com features one of the most advanced online registration databases in the industry, offering tournament directors and their participants 24-hour registration access with a quick and easy transaction process through a secure server. Tournament directors can now handle multiple transactions, process credit card payments in seconds and offer their participants instant confirmation, customizing their registration process.

"Our entry into tennis introduces multiple benefits to tournament directors," said Rob Klingensmith, director of business development, ActiveUSA.com. "For the first time, they will have access to online registration capabilities for their participants. This not only represents a first in tennis, but will help transform tournament management across the country."

With its user-friendly search engine feature, ActiveUSA.com helps tournament directors develop the best draw for every tournament. Tournament directors can select events and choose players, view player demographics and quickly access event information. Tournament directors can also broaden their reach with ActiveUSA.com's database management resources. Through exclusive affiliations with partners such as Yahoo and USA Today, ActiveUSA.com's content is delivered to local and national newspapers and online distributors daily - tournament directors can leverage ActiveUSA.com's reach to increase participation and media coverage for their tournaments. The company also provides online promotion services to further increase visibility.

ActiveUSA.com is the largest and most comprehensive Internet site for participatory sports, providing athletes, event and tournament directors, league administrators and sports participants worldwide a range of Web-based resources and services. The La Jolla-based company was started by athletes in search of a better way to handle the search and registration process for participating in sporting events. ActiveUSA.com features the world's largest online database of participatory sports events in as many as 60 sports, providing access to more than 50 million recreational athletes. Services include online event search and registration, event management resources, participatory sports calendars, community features, training tools and more. For additional information on ActiveUSA.com and its services, visit www.activeusa.com.

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