Sponsorship Opportunities

We are an approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and all donations to our team are tax-deductible.

Mailing Address:
Two Rivers Roller Derby
P.O.Box 20561
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0561

Bout Venue Advertising 

Our bouts are the best opportunity for our sponsors to reach out to a wide variety of skaters, their friends & family, and fans. Bouts are also heavily photographed, with the photos shared across social media.

There are two different packages available: a one-time contribution and a ‘pay per bout’ contribution.

Season Contribution – Elite Sponsor $300 

  • We will hang your business’ banner or sign (any size) on the side of the rink at every bout
  • All advertising (print and online) for the bouts will include a ‘sponsored by’ note along with your busi-ness name & logo
  • We will have a special shout-out to your business during the bout
  • You can set up a table to sell merchandise or hand out information for your business at any or all of the bouts at no additional charge

Pay-Per-Bout Contribution – $75 each 

  • You can set up a table to sell merchandise or hand out information for your business
  • Your business will be mentioned when we advertise on Facebook and our website only
  • We will have a special shout-out to your business during the bout

 

Bout Program Advertisements 

By becoming a bout sponsor, you will get advertisements in our bout programs, handed out to all of our fans as they walk in the door. Hundreds of fans receive and read our bout books every season. In addition, you will receive valuable air time from our announcers during the bout.

We have the following ad space sizes and prices (all prices are per bout, all ads are black & white):

Eighth Page (2.5” x 2”)……………………………….$20

Horizontal Quarter Page (5” x 2”)……………….$40

Vertical Quarter Page (2.5” x 4”)………………..$40

Half Page (5” x 4”)……………………………………..$60

Full Page (5” x 8”)……………………………………….$75

Inside front and inside back covers (in color)

Color Half Page……………………………………………$75

Color Full Page………………………………………….…$100

 

Non-Commercial Shout-Outs

Less Than 140 Characters………………….…………$10

 

**Contingencies for Printed Ads/Logos

All ads must be furnished via email. To ensure the highest quality print, all advertising copy and images, or sponsor-designed ads, must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Files and payment are due three weeks prior to re-lease date
  • All files must have 300 dpi or greater resolution
  • JPEG, TIFF, EPS or PDF formats only

 

Bout Advertising—Penalty Box: $75* 

*Price is per bout

Have the penalty box sponsored by your business! This is a row of six chairs (three for each team—one jammer and two blocker seats) located between the two teams’ benches where skaters go when referees call a penalty on them. It is highly visible from all audience seating. In exchange for sponsoring the penalty box:

  • We will hang a ‘sponsored by’ sign (provided by us) along with your business’ sign (provided by you) above the penalty box at a bout
  • Free eighth-page sized advertisement in the program for that bout

Bout Advertising—Jam Line: $75* 

*Price is per bout

Have the jam line sponsored by your business! This is the spot in which the skaters line up for each jam. In exchange for this sponsorship:

  • Announcer will mention your business throughout the bout as the skaters line up for the jams. Jams are a maximum two minutes long, filling in as many jams during the two 30-minute periods as possible.
  • Free eighth-page sized advertisement in all of the program for that bout

 

In-Kind Exchanges 

For those who want to subsidize a non-monetary contribution or partner with the team, we would be happy to work with your business to negotiate an in-kind exchange of goods and/or ser-vices. Some of the ideas our team can offer you include:

  • Free or discounted entrance to our hosted events
  • Setting up a free table at our events for merchandise, contributions, and/or to hand out information
  • Free or discounted team merchandise
  • Appearances at your business events
  • Volunteering to help out at your events (setup, clean-up, greeting guests, handing out information, etc)
  • Advertisements, business name, and/or link to your website on our Facebook page and team website

In exchange, some of the things your business can offer the team include:

  • Free or discounted entrance to your hosted events
  • Setting up a free table at your events for merchan-dise, contributions, and/or to hand out information
  • Free or discounted merchandise and/or services
  • Merchandise, gift certificates, coupons, etc. for our raffle prizes and gift baskets
  • Water, electrolyte-enhanced drinks, energy bars, snacks, first aid supplies, towels, tissues, etc for our practices and scrimmages
  • Signs, banners, posters, flyers, print & online adver-tisements, business cards, etc. for event advertising

We will gladly accept any non-monetary contributions , such as gift baskets, good, or gift certificates that can make up our raffle baskets. Even the contribution of water bottles and healthy snacks for our athletes allows you to contribute with ease to Two Rivers Roller Derby. Every little bit helps!

 

Website Advertising 

Our website is a supplement to our Facebook page, and is the main source of detailed information about the team, our

upcoming events, practice schedule, recruitment information, and who our sponsors are. This is also how many of our fans keep in contact with us, particularly those who are not on Face-book. We have three sponsorship levels to advertise on our website, www.tworiversrollerderby.com

 

Elite Sponsor: $100/year | This will entitle you to have an ad on the front page of our website, including a link to your own website.

Premium Sponsor: $50/year | We will place your ad on our ‘sponsor page’ section of our website, including a link to your own website.

Basic Sponsor: $10/year | We will place your business name on our ‘sponsor page’ section of our website, with no link, ad, or logo.

 

We will accept gift cards to your business in exchange for website advertising. 

 

2017 Schedule Postcards & Posters 

In exchange for a $100 donation, we will print either 1,000 postcards or 100 11 x 18 posters with our team’s 2017 bout schedule with your company’s ad on it. The posters are put up in local business storefronts through the Lehigh Valley. The postcards are available at all of our events, are handed out to the community during street team opportunities, and stacks are left at various businesses throughout the area.

Lawn Sign Advertising

In exchange for a $200 donation, we will add your business’s name with a ‘sponsored by’ line to our lawn signs (pack of 20). These are placed in various locations throughout the Lehigh Valley (similar to political signs).