Sponsorships
Frequently Answered Questions

 
1. How much are youth sports sponsorships?
"Corporate" Sponsorships are $2,500 each.
"League" Sponsorships are $900 each.
"Team + Banner" Sponsorships are $500 each.
"Team Only" Sponsorships are $300 each.
"Banner Only" Sponsorships are $300 each.

2. What do I get for Corporate Sponsorship?

At minimum, your business logo will appear:

 

a.) on the on the front of ALL shirts in ALL leagues of available sports in either the Beaufort or Bluffton division. Logos go on shorts for basketball.

b.) on a banner that is posted near the field or gym where appropriate.

c.) prominently on the footer of our entire website and linked to your business website or Facebook page for the season of play.

 

Corporate sponsors tend to see their logo creatively appear in email blasts, practice schedules, game schedules, social media posts, etc., when marketing time and space allows.

3. What do I get for League Sponsorship?

At minimum, your business logo will appear:

a.) on the sleeve of all shirts in ONE AGE GROUP of BOYS, GIRLS, OR COED in either the Beaufort or Bluffton division.

b.) on a banner that is posted near the field where appropriate.

c.) on the footer throughout our entire website and linked to your business website or Facebook page for the season of play.

 

Like Corporate Sponsors, League Sponsors tend to see their logo creatively appear in emails, practice schedules, game schedules, social media posts, etc., when marketing time and space allows, just less frequently (unless three or more leagues are sponsored concurrently). More than one league can be sponsored per business. League sponsorships are not available for Basketball or NFL Flag Football. 

4. What do I get for Team + Banner Sponsorship?

At minimum, your business name will appear:

a) on the back of all shirts, of one team, in available sports.

Your business logo will appear:

a.) on a banner that is posted near the field or gym where appropriate.

b.) on the game schedules page of our website and linked to your business website or Facebook page for the season of play.

Like League Sponsors, Team Sponsors tend to see their logo creatively placed when marketing time and space allows, just less frequently (unless five or more teams are sponsored concurrently). More than one team can be sponsored per business.

5. What do I get for Team Sponsorship?

At minimum, your business name will appear:

a) on the back of all shirts, of one team, in available sports.

Your business logo will appear:

a.) on the game schedules page of our website and linked to your business website or Facebook page for the season of play.

Like League Sponsors, Team Sponsors tend to see their logo creatively placed when marketing time and space allows, just less frequently (unless eight or more teams are sponsored concurrently). More than one team can be sponsored per business.

6. What do I get for Banner Sponsorship?

At minimum, your business logo will appear:

a.) on a banner that is posted near the field or gym where appropriate.

b.) on the game schedules page of our website and linked to your business website or Facebook page for the season of play.

7. Which youth sports can I sponsor?

Spring Baseball in Beaufort

Spring Softball in Beaufort

Spring Baseball in Bluffton (unavailable through Parks and Recreation - go to Bluffton Youth Sports)

Spring Softball in Bluffton (unavailable through Parks and Recreation - go to Bluffton Youth Sports)

Spring NFL Flag Football in Beaufort

Spring NFL Flag Football in Bluffton (Banner Sponsorships Only)

Spring Soccer in Beaufort

Spring Soccer in Bluffton

Spring Dixie Baseball in Beaufort

Summer Basketball in Beaufort (No "League" sponsorships available)

Summer Basketball in Bluffton (No "League" sponsorships available)

Fall Baseball in Beaufort

Fall Softball in Beaufort

Fall Baseball in Bluffton (unavailable through Parks and Recreation - go to Bluffton Youth Sports)

Fall Softball in Bluffton (unavailable through Parks and Recreation - go to Bluffton Youth Sports)

Fall NFL Flag Football in Beaufort

Fall NFL Flag Football in Bluffton (Banner Sponsorships Only)

Fall Soccer in Beaufort

Fall Soccer in Bluffton

Winter Basketball in Beaufort (No "League" sponsorships available)

Winter Basketball in Bluffton (No "League" sponsorships available)

8. What businesses benefit from sponsoring?

Any business that is looking for long-term name recognition or consumer top-of-mind awareness will benefit!

According to information collected on our website by Google Analytics, businesses who service these needs and interests (directly or indirectly) will probably benefit most in the short-term.

Affinity Categories:

Food & Dining/Cooking Enthusiasts/30 Minute Chefs

Food & Dining/Fast Food Cravers

Lifestyles & Hobbies/Pet Lovers

Shoppers/Value Shoppers

Banking & Finance/Avid Investors

Beauty & Wellness/Frequently Visits Salons

Lifestyles & Hobbies/Business Professionals

Lifestyles & Hobbies/Family-Focused

Travel/Travel Buffs

Shoppers/Bargain Hunters

In-Market Segments:

Real Estate/Residential Properties/Residential Properties (For Sale)

Real Estate/Residential Properties/Residential Properties (For Sale)/Houses (For Sale)/Preowned Houses (For Sale)

Apparel & Accessories/Women's Apparel

Home & Garden/Home Decor

Travel/Hotels & Accommodations

Autos & Vehicles/Motor Vehicles/Motor Vehicles (Used)

Real Estate/Residential Properties

Apparel & Accessories

Apparel & Accessories/Men's Apparel

Travel/Trips by Destination/Trips to North America/Trips to the US

9. What sponsorships are available right now?

Our Be a Sponsor page is regularly updated with sponsorships that are currently claimed. This will assist your business in knowing which (and how much) is still available.

10. Can I mix sponsorships to get more exposure?

Yes. It's even advisable to do so. As an example, it may be smarter to sponsor 1 league in two sports and add two teams in one sport than it is to simply purchase a Corporate sponsorship.

11. What file formats are accepted for logos?

Acceptable formats are:

.ai

.pdf 

.jpg, (high-resolution only)

.png (high-resolution only)

12. What size are banners?

Banners are 3'x5'.

13. How many banners can I get?

As many as you can stand.

14. Can I choose which age group I sponsor?

Of course. Just please be clear when you complete the sponsorship application.

15. Can I choose to sponsor boys, girls, or coed?

Yes. Just please be clear when you complete the sponsorship application.

16. Can I choose which team I sponsor?

Yes. Just be sure to give us the coach or player's name when you complete the sponsorship application.

17. What are the deadlines for sponsoring?

   

$2,500 "Corporate" Sponsorship Deadlines:

   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than January 31, 2022, for Spring Baseball in Beaufort
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than January 31, 2022, for Spring Softball in Beaufort
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than February 14, 2022, for Spring Soccer in Bluffton
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than February 14, 2022, for Spring Soccer in Bluffton
   
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than May 16, 2022, for Summer Basketball in Beaufort
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than May 16, 2022, for Summer Basketball in Bluffton

   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than August 1, 2022, for Fall Baseball in Beaufort
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than August 1. 2022, for Fall Softball in Beaufort
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than August 1, 2022, for Fall Soccer in Bluffton
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than August 1, 2022, for Fall Soccer in Bluffton
   
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than October 17, 2022, for Winter Basketball in Beaufort
   Payment & Logo Submission is due no later than October 17, 2022, for Winter Basketball in Bluffton

$900 "League" Sponsorship Deadlines:

   Application, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted January 18-31, 2022, for Spring Baseball in Beaufort
   Applications, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted January 18-31, 2022, for Spring Softball in Beaufort
   Application, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted February 1-14, 2022, for Spring Soccer in Bluffton
   Applications, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted February 1-14, 2022, for Spring Soccer in Bluffton

   Application, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted July 18 - August 1, 2022, for Fall Baseball in Beaufort
   Application, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted July 18 - August 1. 2022, for Fall Softball in Beaufort
   Application, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted July 18 - August 1, 2022, for Fall Soccer in Bluffton
   Application, Payments & Logo Submissions are accepted July 18 - August 1, 2022, for Fall Soccer in Bluffton

    

$500 "Team + Banner" Sponsorship Deadlines:

   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due January 15 - February 11, 2022, for Spring Baseball in Beaufort
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due January 15 - February 11, 2022, for Spring Softball in Beaufort
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due January 15 - February 25, 2022, for Spring Soccer in Bluffton
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due January 15 - February 25, 2022, for Spring Soccer in Bluffton
   
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due April 11 - May 27, 2022, for Summer Basketball in Beaufort
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due April 11 - May 27, 2022, for Summer Basketball in Bluffton

   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due June 15 - August 12, 2022, for Fall Baseball in Beaufort
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due June 15 - August 12, 2022, for Fall Softball in Beaufort
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due June 15 - August 12, 2022, for Fall Soccer in Bluffton
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due June 15 - August 12, 2022, for Fall Soccer in Bluffton
   
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due September 16 - October 28, 2022, for Winter Basketball in Beaufort
   Application, Payment & Logo Submission is due September 16 - October 28, 2022, for Winter Basketball in Bluffton

$300 "Team" Sponsorship Deadlines:

     The deadlines are the same, as shown above in the $500 Sponsorships. 

$300 "Banner Only" Sponsorship Deadlines:

     The deadlines are the same, as shown above in the $500 Sponsorships.