Stamford, Conn., November 15, 2019 – The XFL today named Champion Data its official statistics partner. Champion Data will develop, build, and maintain proprietary technology for the XFL to deliver a comprehensive data solution.
The partnership will provide the league with in-depth statistical collection and reporting, advanced research and analysis, and editorial services. Champion Data employees will work closely with the XFL’s headquarters in Connecticut and also train in-venue staff to capture data at every game.
“Champion Data is a proven innovator in sports stats and analytics and we are excited to be building an end-to-end, low-latency stats platform and API in partnership with the team,” said Jeffrey Pollack, XFL President and COO. “Our solution is designed to bring the most comprehensive game-day statistics to our fans and our partners, in real-time, across every platform that matters.”
“Champion Data is thrilled to partner with the XFL to help evolve the game of football and re-think how statistics are captured, analyzed and presented,” said Chris Hume, Champion Data Director. “At Champion Data we understand the power of statistics – the story behind the game – and we look forward to supporting all XFL stakeholders from the league through to the teams, broadcast partners, sponsors and, most importantly, the fans.”
Beyond the day-to-day relationship, the XFL and Champion Data will explore new business opportunities together and across sports data and technology.
Over the past 20 years, Champion Data has grown to become Australia’s leading provider of official live sports data and related services, including data visualization, advanced data analytics, coaching products, and athlete tracking. Champion Data is the official statistics provider to the Australian Football League (AFL), Australia’s leading professional football code featuring 18 professional teams. For more information, visit www.championdata.com.
To learn more and receive updates on XFL stats API, visit www.xfl.com/api.