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July 19th, 2010

Kim Mickelsen

CWS Text Alerts


When fans attend the College World Series they want to be in the know, not just about game updates but also related updates about all the surrounding special events.
We established an opt in text alert service in 2006 for fans to get info via their phones and the program has continued to grow.  In 2010 the number of subscribers grew 6 fold, a clear indication of the ever increasing demand for mobile information. Read More

December 4th, 2008

Kim Mickelsen

Short Codes Create Short Cuts for Fans


Because of the way the NCAA College World Series is set up as a double elimination, the event is fairly fluid and many fans come into Omaha without tickets hoping to get them on site.  As teams are eliminated, tickets are turned in and then available for sale.  Further, out-of-town fans are not familiar with Omaha and don’t know where to turn for information.  To make the event as simple as possible for fans to attend, Read More

December 3rd, 2008

Kim Mickelsen

CWSomaha.com is Series Central


While NCAA.com and other media sites do a tremendous job of covering the game action, the role of the College World Series site (www.cwsomaha.com) is to provide deeper information about event logistics, tickets and activities before and during the Series to those who plan to attend.
Filled with ticket and event schedule information, an FAQ section, parking and shuttle data, photo galleries, trivia polls, e-cards as well as other things to do in Omaha during the Series, Read More