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21-Jul-24 12:42 AM EDT

About Us

CI Fantasy Sports

Delivering the Reality of Fantasy Sports Entertainment since 1999.


In 1999, with an eye on evolving the Print and Online environments of the print publication industry, we launched an integrated Fantasy Sports solution. Bringing together these formats, we were able to bring readerships of the newspaper industry to a combined digital and print format.

CI Fantasy Sports (also known as Cornerstone International) was originally established in 1992. Our History evolved from the Concert and Sports Event industry, whereby we produced/directed or production coordinated events such as the Olympics, Pan Am Games, World Track and Field Championships, The Hip, The Rolling Stones, Shania Twain, and many more events and professional sports teams.

CI Fantasy Sports is the leading Canadian fantasy sports provider for the print publication industry. Working with Partners such as The Winnipeg Free Press, The Calgary Herald, The Victoria Times Colonist, The St. John’s Telegram, Moncton Times and Transcript, The Windsor Star and others, we have set the standard in this sector. We offer Hockey, Football, Stock Market, Auto Racing, and Golf contests to fit any needs. Further to our Newspaper offerings, in 2007, we also launched our independent ONLINE only version and contests. These direct to consumer contests are offered through CI Fantasy Sports and our parent organization Sports Business Interactive LLC. Our focus is to grow the traditional brand of Fantasy Sports….from pick’em style season long contests, to salary cap manager based contests. In 2015 we launched a separate Survivor series contest (solesurvivorpools.com)….growing the audience and reach to offer more prizing and higher payouts. Thereby offering our superior products, with industry leading prize payouts.

In 2023, we will align all platforms under one site and one umbrella….a one stop shop for all your fantasy sports choices…in NHL Hockey, NFL Football, and soon to be released NCAA Basketball. Future holds Soccer, F1 and NBA Basketball


How do I get involved? “The Consumer”

You can get involved through your local newspaper or directly through our website? Registration through the newspaper is done by mailing in the printed registration form, or the direct link on their website. To register directly with us, just click the Login-Signup link above.

I am in the Print Industry; how do I get involved? “Newspaper org.”

Are you looking at providing your readership a Contest or Promotion? We have the fantasy contest that is right for your market.

At CI Fantasy Sports we provide a turnkey operation that suits your needs. Included in our standard package is:

  • Call for entry and weekly update ad with art work.
  • Data entry and recovery.
  • Game/Player Statistical recovery, and reporting.
  • Online email and web support.
  • Customized reports and weekly output scheduling in Text and CSV formats.
  • Revenue share opportunities on extra services offered online to the contest (not applicable to all contests).
  • Custom rules and regulations
  • Admin site access to our database, for your specific contest needs.
  • Host Sponsor access to banner and tag advertising specific to your contest.

Fantasy contests provide a vehicle to retain your current subscribers, by giving them a vehicle to be interactive repetitively with your publication. Fantasy contests are also a great tool to drive single copy sales. When the contest is active, the publication publishes a weekly update ad that displays the rankings and winners of that weeks weekly prizes. These results can only be seen in the newspaper on the specific day of the publication. This drives single copy sales for that print day.

The turnkey operation allows you to concentrate on your readers and sponsors to drive the value of your contest. We work in the background to support all the needs of your contest, and provide a worry proof way to deliver the fun and excitement you are looking for.

To get more specific information on the particular contest/promotion we have, contact us through the “Contact Us” page or email us at support@cifspools.com  Be sure to include your name, address, organization you are with, and your contact info (phone/email).

Now…..“GET them in the GAME!”