Sponsorship

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The 2017 Pioneer Valley Invitational is pleased to announce that Spin Ultimate will be our exclusive merchandise sponsor!

Spin Ultimate is well-known for their strong and fun designs, high quality gear at affordable prices and adding fun and games to the merchandise tent experience!

Exclusive PVI Offer:
As a part of our partnership, Spin has agreed to offer attending teams some truly fantastic uniform deals:

– Short Sleeve Jersey (includes 1c logo and numbers): $20
– Short Sleeve Jersey (includes spot sub logo and numbers): $25
– Shorts: $19
– Full Sub (includes names and/or numbers): $58

Free Sample Jersey!
They are also offering a Free Sample Jersey to all PVI2017 Teams!

Contact Michelle (Michelle@SpinUltimate.com) or fill out this survey for an obligation-free estimate and a FREE sample jersey!  “We’d love to get to know your team better!”

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Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

We also offer the following additional sponsorship opportunities:

Water Sponsor (1 at $500):

(In 2016, Valley Solar was out Water Sponsor, and Bay State Health sponsored 2014 and 2015)
The Water Sponsor provides the vital service of hydration to the athletes. The sponsor will:

  • Have a recognition sign at each field‘s (12) water station
  • Logo and recognition at the Tournament Central water station
  • ½ page program add
  • Advertisement on the PVI Sponsors web page

Athletic Trainer Sponsor (1 at $500):
(2015 and 2016 Trainer Sponsor was Valley Medical Group, and 2014 was NIKE Ultimate Camps)
The Trainer Sponsor provides the crucial athletic trainer service. This sponsor will get:

  • Banner at the Trainer’s tent
  • Opportunity to provide trainers and marketing information at the trainer’s tent
  • ½ page program add
  • Advertisement on the PVI Sponsors web page

Parking Sponsor (1 at $500):
This sponsor will get:

  • Up to 4 parking yard signs featuring their business logo
  • Opportunity to have parking volunteers wear the business logo
  • Opportunity to showcase a new model, efficient vehicle
  • ½ page program add
  • Advertisement on the PVI Sponsors web page

Scoreboard Sponsor (1 at $300)
This sponsor will get:

  • Each of the 12 fields has scoreboard
  • Sponsor logo will be the cover for each board
  • 1/4 page program add
  • Advertisement on the PVI Sponsors web page

Field Sponsors (12 at $100):


(Past field sponsors included Major League Ultimate, National Ultimate Training Camp, Stone Soup Concrete, Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Black Sheep Deli, and more)

These sponsor support high quality fields and field lining. Each will get:

  • Logo and recognition at their sponsored field
  • Listing or 1/4 page program add
  • Advertisement on the PVI Sponsors web page

Team Box Sponsors (40 at $50):
(2014 team box sponsors included Serios Market, State Street Deli, Friction Gloves, Tandem Bagels, and more)

These sponsors support team boxes for each team. Each will get:

  • Logo and recognition on the sponsored team box
  • Listing or 1/8 page program add
  • Opportunity to place coupons or other marketing material in their sponsored team box
  • Listing on the Tournament’s sponsor web page

Questions and Submission to:

Paul Jahnige, Sponsorship Coordinator
Pioneer Valley Invitational
P.O. Box 226
Williamsburg, MA 01096
pjahnige@aya.yale.edu
413-658-8810

Ideas for In-Kind Contributions
The tournament organizers encourage potential sponsors to creatively offer direct and indirect contributions to this tournament.  The tournament is specifically seeking contributions of:

  • Event staff
  • Team housing
  • Bagels
  • Fruit
  • Peanut butter, jelly, bread and pretzels
  • Sports drink mixes
  • Event tents
  • Tournament discs
  • Event Signage
  • Porto-potties
  • Program printing
  • 2015 Design services
  • Trophies and prizes
  • Other items we might not know we need

Additional Marketing Opportunities
Let’s be creative, in addition to the specific opportunities detailed above, the Pioneer Valley Invitational provides many other marketing opportunities including but not limited to:

Electronic and Print Material Promotion: The event offers advertising and promotional opportunities on PVInvite.Org, our Facebook page, Twitter feed and via printed tournament programs that are distributed to each team and available free to all.

Tournament Prizes: The tournament will offer trophies and may offer sponsored prizes to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams in the Open A, Open B and Girls divisions.  The tournament will also provide a Spirit Award in each division.

Social Event: The tournament will host a dinner and dance party on Saturday night at Northampton High School.  Hosting this event provides additional marketing opportunities.

Official Event Keepsake: Tournament organizers will consider proposals to provide an official “keepsake item” to all participants again providing an opportunity for prominent branding and exposure.

Volunteer T-Shirt Display: Each tournament volunteer may be provided a t-shirt to wear over the weekend that will prominently display your logo. This will be a group of at least 30 volunteers at the event location and at the event party.

Doing Good while Having Fun
20% of the Pioneer Valley Invitational proceeds will be donated to Ultimate Peace, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that seeks to build bridges of understanding and friendship between youth who live in communities divided by conflict, using the character building sport of Ultimate Frisbee as our tool.

10% of proceeds will also be donated to Ultimate Good, an organization devoted to using the popularity and marketing power of Ultimate to raise funds for local charities.

Remainder of the proceeds will support the growth of the Pioneer Valley Invitational as an Ultimate Event, and the Northampton High School Boys and Girls Ultimate Programs.