Dec 7, 2023
In an exciting development for sports enthusiasts, Curios has joined forces with the Orange County Soccer Club (OCSC), a prominent team in the USL Championship. This strategic partnership is set to redefine the landscape of fan engagement and experiences within the sports industry.
At the heart of this collaboration is a shared vision to harness the potential of Web3 technologies, including blockchain and NFTs, to forge a stronger connection between fans and sports teams, particularly OCSC. Our focus is on developing cutting-edge solutions that not only elevate the overall fan experience but also provide OCSC supporters with unparalleled access and exclusive opportunities.
A key highlight of our joint efforts is the proposed introduction of the "Owners Pass." This NFT-based membership is designed to add a new dimension to fan engagement, offering more than just a conventional fan membership. The Owners Pass aims to unlock a series of unique experiences and privileges, going beyond what fans have traditionally experienced. This initiative aligns with OCSC's recent fan ownership campaign through Republic, which has already attracted nearly a thousand new owners in just one month.
The Owners Pass is anticipated to offer a range of benefits, including access to exclusive events, behind-the-scenes content, and personalized interactions with players and staff. Each Owners Pass, being an NFT, will represent a unique digital asset, enhancing the sense of scarcity and authenticity of the fan experience.
Dan Rutstein, President of Orange County Soccer Club, highlights the club's commitment to enhancing its connection with fans. With the new community funding round, the club has welcomed new owners from both Orange County and around the world. This partnership with Curios is seen as a promising opportunity to leverage Web3 technologies to create a distinctive and rewarding experience for OCSC supporters.
The collaboration between Curios and Orange County Soccer Club is a significant step forward in the realm of fan engagement. It represents a blending of the digital and physical worlds, paving the way for a more dynamic and interactive sports experience. As this partnership unfolds, it promises to bring forth new and innovative ways for fans to engage with their favorite sports teams, setting a new standard in the industry. Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to redefine the fan experience through this exciting collaboration.
You can read the full press release here.