The Western Washington University Athletics text message (SMS) notification system for final scores and results is designed to keep WWU fans up to date with the latest results for all WWU NCAA Division II sports. Fans can subscribe to the service free of charge by texting Follow WWUScores to 40404. Please note, standard text message rates may apply, depending on your wireless carrier and service plan.
A Twitter account is not necessary to subscribe and receive SMS text alerts. However, if you have a Twitter account that has a mobile phone number associated with your Twitter account, you have the option to retweet the most recent @WWUScores tweet by sending RT WWUScores to 40404. You can also favorite the most recent tweet sent by @WWUScores by sending Fave WWUScores to 40404. You also have the option to reply to the most recent tweet sent by @WWUScores by texting @WWUScores followed by a message to 40404 (ex. @WWUScores Awesome win! Go Vikings!).
If you do not want to receive text (SMS) alerts but you would still like to follow @WWUScores on Twitter, you can follow @WWUScores at www.twitter.com/WWUScores. Please note, @WWUAthletics is the primary WWU Athletics Twitter account for news, in-game updates and insights while @WWUScores will only share final scores and results for the primary purpose of updating WWU fans with results when contests are finished.
Frequently Asked Questions About SMS Alerts via Twitter
How does the text (SMS) notification system work? Text alerts, also known as Short Message Service (SMS), are generated from tweets and sent from Twitter to your phone as a text message. @WWUScores will tweet final scores and results for all of the WWU Athletics NCAA Division II sports to keep you updated.
Is it necessary to have a Twitter account for this service? No, it is not necessary to have a Twitter account. Any fan with a U.S.-based wireless carrier and/or Google Voice number with text messaging capabilities can sign up for the text alerts.
How do I know I am subscribed to receive the alerts? Soon after texting Follow WWUScores to 40404, you will receive an automated text message that says "You're now following @WWUScores. Their tweets will be sent to you."
Are there any fees for this service? Signing up for the service is free, although standard text messages rates may apply, depending on your wireless carrier and service plan.
How many texts will I receive? Alerts are sent out at the conclusion of athletic contests. You will receive one text per WWU competition with a final score or result summary.
How do I cancel the text message alerts? At any time if you would like to cancel the text message alerts, simply text OFF WWUScores to 40404. If you can to subscribe again, simply text Follow WWUScores to 40404.
Can I choose to receive texts from specific sports only? Unfortunately, no. The service does not have sport-specific capabilities. However, you can subscribe or unsubscribe from the service at any time. So, if you desire to follow a specific sport but not others, you can subscribe to the service during the season in which your desired sport competes and then cancel the service when the season is over.
Subscription and cancellation for the service is as simple as texting Follow WWUScores to 40404, then canceling the service by sending OFF WWUScores to 40404. You can turn the service on or off as many times as desired.
How quickly are the updates sent after each contest? You will receive alerts as soon as possible following the conclusion of an event, typically within five minutes of the conclusion of the contest.
Vikings Dominate All-GNAC Volleyball Team with ...
Abby Phelps named GNAC Player of the Year to lead five WWU selections to All-GNAC team
WWU Women's Soccer Named United Soccer Coaches ...
WWU coaching staff recognized by United Soccer Coaches as West Region Staff of the Year
WWU Set to Host Lynda Goodrich Classic
The Vikings face Valdosta State on Friday and Academy of Art on Saturday
Men's Hoops Hosts Chuck Randall Classic
Vikings take on UC San Diego and Capilano in Carver Gym during Thanksgiving holiday tournament
Five Vikings Earn D2CCA All-West Region Honors
Vikings place four players on First Team, one player on Second Team
Pair of Thanksgiving Tournaments Hosted in...
WWU will host the Chuck Randall Classic and Lynda Goodrich Classic in Carver Gym
Vikings Announced as No. 2 Seed in NCAA II...
WWU will take 18-match winning streak up against GNAC rival Alaska Anchorage in the first round...
Phelps and Hall Sweep GNAC Volleyball Awards
Abby Phelps named GNAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week and Michaela Hall earns defensive award
Carver Memories -- Nov. 3, 1979
Locker first to reach 4,000 career rushing yards
Winning Streak Reaches 18 Straight for the Vikings
WWU ends regular season with 3-0 sweep over Central Washington on Senior Night
Vikings Fall 84-68 to Azusa Pacific at West...
Hannah Stipanovich scores 20 points, Anna Schwecke and Gracie Castaneda add 13 apiece
Vikings Edged 2-0 by UCSD in West Regional Final
WWU finishes season 18-2-0 while making sixth consecutive NCAA Championships appearance
WWU Falls 56-49 Against UC San Diego at West...
Hannah Stipanovich scores 13 points, grabs career-high 14 rebounds for Vikings
Vikings Clinch GNAC Championship with Sweep...
Vikings clinch eighth GNAC title with 25-22, 25-21, 25-19 victory over No. 13 Northwest Nazarene
WWU Athletics Honored For Academic Excellence
WWU Athletics records a 90% Academic Success Rate to rank among top 32 Division II programs in...