We have created an app that is available for download on Apple and Android devices. It is available free of charge and can be found by searching “swfl buckeyes” in the App Store or the Play Store. The following is a “users guide” that will help you navigate the app and take advantage of it’s functions and content. You must download the app on your phone, enable notifications and alerts in order to take full advantage of the apps and to participate in the contest.
Connect – This allow’s fans to connect through Facebook & Twitter. We encourage you to “connect” the first time that you log in to the app in order to get the full benefit of the app. You only need to “connect” through one of your social media accounts.
Events – This tab will list events for SWFL BUCKEYES and recurring events. Events will be posted and updated as needed. Once in the “events” tab you can go further in to the event by tapping on each individual event. This will have a description of the event as well as the location. If you scroll the page, there will be a detailed description of the event.
OSU Links – This tab will list OSU Links (Websites). From within the app you can browse the club website, get a membership application, find a game watch location when traveling, visit the OSU homepage, visit the OSUAA homepage, visit the OSU athletics webpage, access more Buckeye links, visit the Eleven Warriors blog, and connect to Conrads and Buckeye Corner within the app.
Schedules – Access the schedules for the Ohio State football and men’s basketball teams, as well as get live updated scores from across college football. Once you tap on the selected schedule tab, you can get further game information by tapping on the date or opponent.
Game Watch – Get information and directions to our game watch location, Shoeless Joe’s, in Fort Myers. Once in the Game Watch tab, tap on the red marker icon and this will “pop up” a banner with Shoeless Joe’s address, as well as your distance from Shoeless Joe’s. If you tap that banner, you will go further in to the tab. At the bottom of the page you will notice that you can call SJ’s, get directions to SJ’s, or access the SJ’s website. The email function is not live and you cannot email SJ’s from the app.
Contest – Each week during the season the club will post a trivia question. Simply fill in you first and last name, email address, and then answer the question in the box provided. “Submit” your answer via the box at the bottom of the page and the club will receive your answer. If you correctly submit an answer, you will get a notification of “success”. This simply means that we have received your vote. It does NOT mean that you answered the question correctly. Each correct answer will receive 5 complimentary tickets for that week’s World famous Halftime Raffle. Correct answers are only good for the week the question is asked. You cannot carry over a correct answer and receive tickets in future weeks.
Subscribe – Fill in your first and last name, plus email address and you will be added to our club eblast list.
Photo Gallery – This will be connected to SWFL BUCKEYES Instagram, as well as displaying photos posted by the club.
Social Media – This connects you to all SWFL BUCKEYES Facebook, Twitter and Instagram links, as well as the Ohio State football YouTube channel.
BUCKEYES Cam – This is an interactive tool for fans to share pictures with the club.
Share Our App – This allows you to share the app with others/ friends/ fans.
Tip Calculator – This is a simple tool to help you out (just in case you’ve had a few beers perhaps) and was required by Apple for the approval process.
Alerts! – This will show the Push Notifications (This is messages sent out to people that have the club’s app app).