SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For many, many years, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has provided this community with recreational activities, sports programs, special events and much more that has brought the department and this community statewide acclaim. The quality of service that we provide is unrivaled. We care about our customers and we care about our community. However, we cannot provide many of our programs without the support of companies like you. You will find all of our sponsorship opportunities below. These opportunities are designed to benefit both our department as well as your company in regards to marketing. Please take these opportunities into consideration as your new budget year arises.

Sponsorship Booklet (download)

Once you know what you want to sponsor, simply download the Committment Form, complete and return by email, fax (912-764-2425) or mail (P O Box 408, Statesboro 30459)!

Thank you in advance for your support.

Please let us know of any questions you may have by calling (912) 764-5637 or by email.

                          Quicklinks to sponsorship types: Teams  |  Tournaments  | Special Events  | Splash in the Boro  | Misc

 

Teams

Youth Baseball or Softball Team
Statesboro-Bulloch County youth make up more than 90 baseball/softball teams each season.  By sponsoring a team, you are supporting our youth AND promoting your company!
Cost: $300 per team per season
BenefitsMajor League replica jerseys with your company name on the jersey back
Team name listed on www.bullochrec.com
Recognition at the Spring Sports Season Opener
Team Photograph for you to display at your business
Team name included in all score reports in the Statesboro Herald

Youth Soccer Team
Recreational soccer leagues are available for sponsoring in the spring and the fall seasons.
Cost: $250 per team per season–OR $400 for both spring and fall seasons for one year
BenefitsCompany name on jerseys
Team name listed on www.bullochrec.com
Recognition at the Spring Sports Season Opener and/or Fall Sports Season Opener
Team Photograph for you to display at your business
Team name included in all score reports in the Statesboro Herald

Youth Basketball Team
Over 50 basketball teams in the recreational leagues each year need your support!
Cost: $250 per team per season
BenefitsCompany name on NBA replica jerseys
Team name listed on www.bullochrec.com
Team Photograph for you to display at your business
Team name included in all score reports in the Statesboro Herald

Youth Football Bowl Game
Each year, teams compete in bowl games to end out the recreational football season. Your company name could be the title of one of these bowl games!
Cost: $250 per bowl game
Benefits: Company name on the title of the Bowl Game
                    Company name on Bowl game tshirts given to each team in that bowl
Team name listed on www.bullochrec.com
Team name included in all score reports in the Statesboro Herald

***Preferences: For these teams and bowl games listed above, we ask that you choose a team location (area), and list the name(s) and birthdate(s) of your child(ren) playing baseball or softball that you wish to be on your company’s team (one team…one child—unless they are siblings and are playing in the same league). The child must be your child or grandchild (or one of the company’s employees child or grandchild) to be placed on your team.

 

Tournaments

Youth/Adult Baseball/Softball Tournament OR Adult Basketball Tournament
SBCPRD hosts more than 50 adult and youth baseball/softball tournaments every year over a span of 22 weekends. Teams and fans from across Georgia, South Carolina and Florida come to participate! This provides an excellent opportunity to promote your business and products to thousands.
Cost: $500 for baseball/softball tournament
$250 for basketball pre- or post-season tournament
BenefitsTitle Sponsorship of Tournament (i.e., Loco’s Final Fling)
Access to setup displays/booths during your tournament
Signage space during tournament
Logo/name of business on tournament that is mailed to thousands each year (Baseball/Softball only)
Name of business/tournament on tournament awards

Junior Open Tennis Tournament
Several levels of sponsorship make up this exciting tournament that is held annually at the Mill Creek Tennis Complex.
Title Sponsor Cost: $500
Benefits: Company name in tournament title
Premier logo recognition in all marketing materials
Placement of company logo banner at court during tournament (company provides banner)
Logo placement on website at www.bullochrec.com
Access to setup booth with signage and giveaway products during tournament
Banner Sponsor Cost: $100 (sponsor must provide own banner)
Benefits: Recognition in all marketing materials
Placement of company logo banner at court during tournament (company provides banner)
Tennis Ball Sponsor Cost: $50
Benefits: Recognition in all marketing materials
Company logo on tubes of tennis balls supplied to players

Special Events

ArtsFest

ArtFest is an annual event that provides a free and fun day for families to celebrate the importance of performance and visual arts by creating their own artwork, experiencing cultural performances and treating their taste buds to culinary delights. By becoming a sponsor, your company will demonstrate its investment in the local community and its youth.

For detailed sponsorship on this event held at Georgia Southern University, please click here

Firecracker Fest – July 4 Celebration 

Firecracker Fest and 4th of July Celebration, held at Mill Creek Park, annually attracts more than 15,000 regional and local visitors. This celebration is known as having the biggest fireworks display in southeast Georgia! With new events added each year, this venue continues to grow. With it’s longstanding tradition and free, family fun, sponsorship of this event is considered prestigious!  There are five levels of sponsorship—Title, Fireworks, Flag, Stars, and Stripes.

Cost:  $10,000 for Title Sponsorship
$5,000 for Fireworks Sponsorship
$2,500 for Flag Sponsorship
$1,000 for Stars Sponsorship
$500 for Stripes Sponsorship

Benefits: VIP Hospitality Passes (25 for Title; 15 for Fireworks; 12 for Flag; 8 for Stars and 6 for Stripes)
VIP Parking Passes (5 for Title; 5 for Fireworks; 4 for Flag; 3 for Stars and 2 for Stripes)
Event Tshirts (25 for Title; 20 for Fireworks; 12 for Flag; 8 for Stars and 6 for Stripes)

Title Sponsor receives their company name/logo in ALL marketing collaterals including the title of the event and many                         other benefits.

Fireworks Sponsors receive their company name/logo: on the www.bullochrec.com website; in event emails; sponsor                           signage during event; in Rec Report on ESPN 850; in news releases; booth space at the event; in radio and television and                     print advertisements; in posters of event; and mentioned during introduction of Fireworks Display.

                     Flag Sponsors receive their company name/logo: on the www.bullochrec.com website; in event emails; sponsor signage                        during event; in news releases; booth space at the event; and in radio, television and print advertisements.

                     Stars Sponsors receive their company name/logo: on the www.bullochrec.com website; in event emails; sponsor signage                      during event; in news releases; booth space at the event; and in radio advertisements.

Stripes Sponsors receive their company name/logo: on the www.bullochrec.com website; in event emails; sponsor                                 signage during event;  and in news releases.

Trick or Treat at Mill Creek Park 

Trick or Treat at Mill Creek Regional Park is a free, fun family event filled with games, activities, inflatables and a candy trail.   There are three levels of sponsorship—Title, Inflatable Sponsor, and Candy Trail Sponsor.

Cost:  $1500 for Title Sponsorship
$350 for Inflatables Sponsorship
$Cost of candy for Candy Trail Sponsor
Benefits:     Title Sponsor receives their company name/logo in ALL marketing collaterals including the title of the event.

                         Inflatables Sponsors receive their company name/logo in the radio/tv and print advertisements, as well as, a sign in
front of the inflatables.

                         Candy Trail Sponsors receive their company name/logo in the radio/tv and print advertisements, as well as, a sign in
front of the their candy table.

Candy Trail Sponsorship: Cost of Candy (Company hosts a table in the Candy Trail and must provide the candy that is
given to participants.) This is a great chance for you to promote your business while having a great time! No selling is
allowed, but business cards/flyers may be given with candy to participants.

Local Track Meet

The Local Track Meet is held in the Spring each year for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 who wish to participate in track and field events. It is a one day event where competition is fierce for the first or second place for advancement to the district track meet. Being a Track Meet sponsor is great exposure…especially if you are marketing to young families. It is a very diverse group of individuals who participate in Track and, since the event is only one day, it becomes a very targeted group.
Cost:  $800 for Title Sponsorship
Benefits: Title Sponsor receives their company name/logo in ALL marketing collaterals including the title of the event (print,
television, radio, website, social media, etc).
Title sponsor logo will be on the back of the participant tshirts.
Sponsor is allowed to hang company banner(s) at the track on the day of the event.

Splash in the Boro Waterpark

Splashy’s Youth Triathlon
This endurance-showcasing competition is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 15 where they swim, bike and run based on age groups. The age groups equalize the field while distances are adjusted to create a more safe and fun-filled experience for every participant.
Cost: $100
Benefits: T-shirt Spot: Company provides logo to be placed on participants and volunteer tshirts. Approximately 100+ shirts.
Banner Spot: Company provides logo to be placed on banner that will be displayed at the event as the backdrop to the
Awards Ceremony.

**In kind donations: Companies may provide items that can be used as door prizes or as a benefit to the event (such as apparel or other goody bag items for the participants). Company logo will be placed on either the tshirt, banner or both depending on the value of the donation(s).

Splash in the Boro Advertising Spots

Splash in the Boro is pleased to present a unique advertising opportunity to your business for the summer season. The upcoming season is shaping up to be our biggest and best yet at Splash in the Boro, and we believe your business can benefit greatly by advertising on our exciting Splash Radio! Your business will be able to gain valuable exposure to the 150,000+ area residents
who will spend time at Splash in the Boro this summer. Splash Radio is an in-park entertainment system that sounds just like a real radio station – with DJ’s, great music and commercials for businesses like yours (only commercials sold through our sponsorships are allowed on this station). Splash Radio has a great mix of upbeat, family-friendly music and can be clearly heard throughout our park. Best of all, our visitors are guaranteed to hear your commercials because they can’t change the channel!

Commercial on Splash Radio: 250 spots from May through August plus 10 single day entry tickets to the waterpark! All commercials must be pre-produced.

Cost:   ONLY $1,000 for the entire Summer Season!

 

Splash in the Boro FlowRider Flags

Splash in the Boro is home to the only double FlowRider in South Georgia! This makes this attraction home to many children and adults each season! We have guests who spend their entire day at the park on this ride alone! On each side of the FlowRider, Splash in the Boro has feather flags waving park guests towards the attraction. Your logo can be on this flag as sponsor of the FlowRider attraction.

Cost: $1000 for one season

Splash in the Boro Inner Tubes

Over 140,000 guests each year enjoy cruising around the Lazy River at Splash in the Boro! What if your company logo/name were on those tubes? Can you imagine the type of marketing exposure you would receive!?

Cost: $1500 for the season

Splash in the Boro Lifeguard Umbrellas

Let’s face it. It’s HOT in south Georgia in the Summer time! Our lifeguards are focused on you and your children and we want to help shade them from that burning sun and keep the sun from blinding them so they can keep you safe. Splash in the Boro offers umbrellas for each of the lifeguard stands. Wouldn’t it be a great opportunity to see your business logo on that lifeguard umbrella?

Cost: $3000 for the season

Splash in the Boro Admission Tickets

Print your advertisement on the back of Splash in the Boro tickets with an offer to entice people to your business!

Cost: $3000 for Daily Admission Ticket (Average of 100,000 sold each year)

Cost: $500 for Raincheck Tickets

Misc. Opportunities

T-Shirt Ad Spots
These t-shirts have a long life span and are viewed by a variety of demographic groups; therefore, they can provide your company with great exposure.

Cost:  $250 for Tournament Tshirts; $500 for the Title Spot on Tournament Tshirts
$200 for Track Tshirts
$200 for Junior Open Tennis Tournament Tshirts

Benefits:  Tournament Tshirt: Company’s logo included on tournament tshirts given to more than 800 players who come to play                          in baseball/softball tournaments most spring weekends at Mill Creek Park.

                     Local Track Meet Tshirt: Company’s logo included on Track Meet tshirt given to the first 250 participants at the local                            meet planned in early Spring.

                     Junior Open Tennis Tournament Tshirt: Company’s logo included on Junior Open Tennis Tournament tshirt given to
all participants. Recognition at the tournament and in all marketing materials.

Banner Spot

The banner spot provides visibility for your business throughout the year. Only one banner per field provides exclusive exposure. There are many baseball/softball fields to choose from throughout the county.

Cost:  $500 (banner not included—company must provide banner)
Benefits: Banner spots provide an incredible amount of exposure for sponsors. The banner remains in the park during the entire year, which includes park special events, youth and adult practices/games seven days a week and tournaments during the weekends.

Scoreboard Ad

Cost: $1000 (includes artwork made for scoreboard)
Benefits:  Only one scoreboard per field provides exclusive exposure.
10 fields available at Mill Creek Park and many others throughout Bulloch County including Portal, Stilson, Nevils and                         Brooklet.

DISC GOLF COURSE

Disc Golf has quickly become one of the most popular sports in this area and across the nation. Disc Golf is a lot like regular golf, but instead of clubs, you use flying disc (like frisbees) and instead of a hole, you throw the frisbee into a basket on the hole. SBCPRD has a new Disc Golf 18-hole intermediate/advanced course, as well as, a 9-hole beginner course. Free play and tournaments will utilize this facility. Because this is a new facility, we look to get great media exposure. Be one of the first sponsors to put your name on our course!
Cost:   $500 for Tee Sponsorship – 6”x9” rectangle sign with company logo/name on tee box sign
$500 for Hole Sponsorship – 6”x9” oval sign with company logo/name on basket
Benefits:  Tee and Hole Sponsors will be included on the Information Kiosk at the entry of the course for one year.
Sponsors will be included on the Disc Golf webpage on  www.bullochrec.com for one year.

THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING

“Stirrup Some Fun” offers children with disabilities and special needs a “fun” way to learn and develop horsemanship skills. It offers these children a new physical and visual perspective of the world that lets them experience the many benefits of riding. With this program. riders with physical disabilities often show improvement in flexibility, balance, and muscle strength. Additionally, the unique bond formed between students and horses can lead to increased confidence, patience, and self-esteem.

Cost: $300
Adopt-A-Horse: All of our programs have one thing in common—upkeep. Donations will help feed, shoe and provide routine medical care for the horse of your choice. Sponsors receive an adoption certificate, t-shirt, plaque on the stall of your horse, photo of your horse, and an ad/mention on website.

Cost: $80 per session
Student Scholarship: Our commitment is focused on those in the community with disabilities and those from disadvantaged backgrounds. For our students who cannot afford to participate, corporate and individual donations enable us to offer them scholarships with the chance to live a dream. Sponsors receive an ad/mention on website.

Cost: $100
Program Development and Endowment: We want to operate an excellent program for years to come. Please help us continue to grow our therapeutic program. Sponsors receive their logo/company name on side of barn and an ad/mention on website.