Sports Organizations

Our virtual account and card program developed for Sports Organizations allows cardholders instant access to their funds from ATMs and stores where MasterCard is accepted. The program creates a user friendly environment, that gives the cardholders and administrators the ease and convenience of 24/7 access to their account in a secure, real-time environment. It removes the hassles, costs, and inconveniences that go along with having to write checks. Card pricing, features, functions, and terms and conditions are available anytime online for cardholders, along with how to use their new card and how to avoid fees.

Step 1

Official, athlete, or staff needs payment

Step 2

Organization loads value to virtual account

Step 3

Funds available immediately to cardholders

Step 4

Real-time reporting for card activity

The Problem

After a sporting event, an official would have to fill out a voucher with personal information, and return that voucher before payment would be initiated. Payment would then take between 1 to 4 weeks to get to the official. On the accounting side, this would take time in reviewing vouchers, checking for correct information, and dealing with fixing errors. Checks then had to be written and mailed. Issues of returned, lost, or incorrect checks then cost more time and money.

The Solution

Market researchers estimate the cost of issuing paper checks to be nearly $10 per check. Contrast that with the roughly $1 per transaction for electronic payments (ACH). Labor costs comprise the largest expense incurred from in-house payment operations. But there are also costs for materials like printers and envelope stuffing and sealing machines; postage; and supplies, including highly secure check stock, MICR toner, and envelopes. Businesses will also pay bank fees and incremental charges for fraud protection, such as positive pay, check reconciliation services, and retrieval of transaction history and check images.

Clark Evans – COO – Arbiter Sports

“Rapid has been willing to work with us on a number of creative options for our clients that otherwise would not be available to a company our size. We would not be able to provide the services we do without their help. Most of our clients have reported cost reduction associated with payroll of between 40% and 70%.”

Dan Martinez – PRCA

“We have eliminated costs in 2 main areas. First, we no longer need to handle and re-mail checks from the Rodeos to contestants. This has freed up staff time and eliminated repetitive mailing costs. Secondly, with the integration between Rapid and our systems, we have reduced our volume of credit card processing charges by having contestants use funds from within RodeoPay to pay their obligations.”

Stop Writing Checks!

Our card and account programs are a proven method in saving time and money.

Features

Cards Can be Loaded Right in Your Office

Able to Reverse Funds on Cards

24/7 Online Tracking of Cards

Online Monitoring of All Transactions

Eliminates Check Writing

Eliminates Trips to the Bank

Eliminates Lost or Stolen Cards

Unlimited Debit Card Loads

Benefits

Able to Track Spending on All Cards

24/7 Access to All Card Account Information

Protects Your Financial Information

Saves You Time and Money

Instant Access to Funds

Lost Cards Can be Easily Replaced

Able to Load or Reverse Funds 24/7

Eliminates Trips to Bank and Post Office

Save time and money by starting your program today!