Club and Competition Sustainability


The events of recent years have had a significant impact on sporting organisations and clubs, with critical pressures now requiring an urgent reset of strategic direction for many sporting groups.

The Australian Sports Foundation recently published a report highlighting the unprecedented challenges that sporting organisations are currently experiencing with some of the key findings being:

  • An estimated 9000 clubs around Australia are at the risk of going under. Many more clubs simultaneously face reduced revenue and increased running costs, threatening financial stability
  • 43% of clubs reported reduced participation, most prominent among younger Australians. Both keeping members engaged and finding new members were significant challenges
  • 42% of clubs lost volunteers due to increased pressures and workload related to implementing COVID-19 protocols
  • 40% of clubs reported a decline in participation among teens (aged 11-18 years). Young Australians form the lifeblood of community sport and their withdrawal from it is likely to continue to negatively impact clubs in the future

At EH Sports, we have the background working with sporting organisations, along with up to the minute knowledge of the environment in which you are operating.  We are perfectly placed to assist you in resetting your strategy and operational plans to meet the challenges of the new environment you are navigating.

Contact Event Horizon Sports today to discuss how we can help you adjust your plans for the immediate future and get you back on the pathway to long-term sustainability.