Athletic Sponsorship Program

Athletic Sponsorship Program

Join the Pioneer Athletics Corporate Partner Program

Pioneer athletics began the exciting journey to NCAA Division III in the 2013-2014 academic year. The college sponsors 18 intercollegiate athletic teams that not only compete in the NCAA, but also in the ECAC and the USCAA.

With your sponsorship, you will receive advertising and promotional benefits, such as visibility at athletic events, public address announcements, signage, and athletic event tickets just to name a few.

Levels of Sponsorship

Champion - $5,000

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)
  • President's Society Membership
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Football Game Sponsorship
  • Basketball Game Sponsorship
  • Golf Tournament Credit
  • Homecoming/Family Weekend Tailgate
  • Digital Signage
  • Athlete of the Week Sponsorship


Platinum - $2,500

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)
  • President's Society Membership
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Football Game Sponsorship
  • Basketball Game Sponsorship
  • Golf Tournament Credit
  • Homecoming/Family Weekend Tailgate

Gold - $1,000

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)
  • President's Society Membership
  • Parking
  • Signage

Blue - $500

  • Official Sponsor of Alfred State Athletics
  • Logo on Alfred State Athletics Website
  • Recognition in Alumni Magazine
  • Athletic Department Event Invitations
  • Football Program Ad
  • Game Day Program Logo
  • Public Address Announcements
  • Season Tickets (Football & Basketball)

Partnership Benefits

Advertising/Marketing

  • Ad in football media guide.
  • Logo placement in each sport’s game-day program.
  • A 3-by-9 sideline banner at Pioneer Stadium and Orvis Gymnasium (Champion, Platinum, and Gold only).
  • Depending on sponsorship level, corporate logo will appear on www.alfredstateathletics.com with more than 1 million hits per month or be listed as a sponsor on the website.
  • Feature public address announcements during every Pioneer athletic event.
  • Name displayed on digital sign outside Orvis Activities Center.
  • Corporate sponsor of Athlete of the Week.

Annual Golf Tournament

  • Credit toward sponsorships package/golf entries for Pioneer Golf Tournament.

Game-day Sponsorship (Champion and Platinum only)

Official partner of one home football game and/or one home basketball game, in which partner will receive:

  • Splash-page advertising during the week of your game on www.alfredstateathletics.com.
  • Corporate partner recognized in press release the week of your game.
  • Access for four people to president’s VIP box during your game (football only).
  • Recognition at beginning of game for sponsorship.
  • Presented with an autographed team ball.
  • Right to honor employees, conduct a contest, sponsor a performance, etc., at halftime.
  • Serve as honorary coach during football game (two sideline passes; Champion only).
  • 250 general admission tickets to give away for your game (if needed, more will be provided).
  • Right to distribute promotional items with corporate sponsor’s logo at the game.

Note: Champion-level partners will receive game-day sponsorship for one home football game and one home basketball game. Platinum-level partners will be a game-day sponsor for either a home football game or a home basketball game.

Game-day Perks

Season seats with free programs at all Pioneer football and basketball games.

  • Access for people to Homecoming football tailgate.
  • Reserved parking spaces at all Pioneer football games, based on availability.
  • General admission passes to remainder of Pioneer home athletic events, upon request of the corporate partner (Platinum only).

Recognition

  • Membership in the President’s Society, with an invitation to the president’s annual dinner (eight tickets for Champion, and four for Platinum and Gold).
  • Invitation to all Athletics Department special functions (Hall of Fame, End of Year Awards).
  • Recognition in Alfred State alumni magazine, Transitions.
  • Corporate partner may claim to be an official sponsor of Alfred State Athletics.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Video Stream Sponsor $1,500

Alfred State streams live video of home athletic events (football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse) for family, fans, and supporters to catch the action when they can’t be at the game. The Video Stream sponsors logo would be prominently displayed on each broadcast.

Scorer’s Table Panel $1,000

Take advantage of unique placement of your advertising for maximum exposure during all contests hosted in the Orvis Activities Center. A great way to capture fans’ attention as they catch all the Pioneer action taking place. The 3’-by-9’ backlight signs are for an entire year (corporate partner responsible for signage cost).

Website Advertisement $1,000

The Pioneer athletic website, www.alfredstateathletics.com, has unlimited opportunities to reach the world and experiences more than 1 million hits per month. Your advertisement will be on the bottom of every page of the site.

Athletic Banners/Sign $500/location

A 3’-by-9’ sideline banner at Pioneer Stadium, Orvis Gymnasium, baseball field, or softball field.

Fitness Center Signs $500

Spread your message to the more than 1,500 members of Alfred State’s two fitness centers.

Ticket Sponsors $500

Spread your message (advertisement or coupon) on the back of all Alfred State tickets for football and basketball games.

Contact Us

Danielle White, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Phone: 607-587-3930 or email: whitedm@alfredstate.edu

Kelly Higgins, Director of Athletics
Phone: 607-587-4361 or email: higginkj@alfredstate.edu

Paul Welker, Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information Director
Phone: 607-587-4563 or email: welkerpm@alfredstate.edu

Full sponsorship program brochure