Sponsorship opportunities

SEASON 2016/17 Sponsorship opportunities

Even large multinational businesses have acknowledged the great benefit to be gained from establishing an interest in small local communities, as a vehicle for representing themselves in the light of a ‘company that cares’ at a local level.

  • Your business is seen as actively supporting a community that supports you.
  • It is both a fulfilling and profitable way for your business to get involved with your local community.
  • You can develop a longer-lasting partnership than with other advertising mediums.
  • Excellent high profile publicity through our methods of sponsorship and/or advertising.
  • Create valuable goodwill.
  • Company support promoted through the Scottish rugby community.
  • Exposure to the local business community via the Club.
  • Web and social networking advertising.
  • Connect your business goals with community involvement.
  • Give your customers the opportunity of knowing that you as a local business care about supporting your local community.
  • Sponsorship can generate substantial publicity for a relatively small investment.
  • Ardrossan Academicals RFC receives national press coverage.

Sponsorship options

Strips & training kit

  • 1st XV & 2nd XV- not available season 16/17
  • 5 options
    • Front of strip             £2000
    • Back of strip             £1000
    • Sleeves of strip £500
    • Shorts             £500
    • Warm up & training top £500


  • Under 18 & Ladies team
    • Front of strip             £1000
    • Back of strip             £500
    • Sleeves of strip £250
    • Shorts             £250

*For strip options all commitments are based on a per annum figure for a 2 year period

Programme & Social Media

  • Programme only
    • £350 half page
    • £600 full page


  • Social Media marketing – Website, facebook & twitter (900+ known recipients) –
    • £150
    • Active marketing throughout season
    • Acknowledgement on Club website sponsors page
    • retweeting of sponsor offers
    • tailored members only promotions
    • sponsor of the week promotions throughout the year


  • Combined package
    • two options – £700 – full page, £450half page


Membership Card – single sponsor only

  • Introduced very successfully last year
  • Direct marketing to circa 200 members
  • High visibility and exclusivity
  • Cost – blind auction to highest bidder

Other Opportunities

  • First XV Player sponsorship £120
  • 2nd XV, Ladies & Under 18s £60
  • Sponsor match ball £50
  • Vinyl banner at pitchside on matchday £300
  • Corner flags TBC
  • Post protectors TBC

We are always open to suggestion if any potential sponsors wish to discuss other opportunities.



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