Fundraising & Sponsorship Information

 Rugby is a fun and engaging sport for athletes of all ages and backgrounds.

While we strive to keep costs as low as possible, the reality of a regional travel schedule with national championship tournaments is often challenging for our athletes.

Budd Bay RFC routinely seeks fundraising and sponsorship opportunities for our players to help offset some of the costs so they can concentrate on playing the game.

Fundraising Information               Sponsorship Information


Sponsorship Information


Budd Bay RFC is a great place to promote your business in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area! The club is composed of seven teams - the Buffaloes (adult men), Bandits (adult women), Barbarians (U-19 boys), U-17 Barbarians (U-17 boys), Steelheads (U-19 girls), a co-ed 7/8th grade team, and a co-ed 1st-6th grade team. Each team typically has 20 active players, plus a number of coaches, coordinators, and alumni.

Our travel schedule has the teams regularly covering all of Washington State, as well as league matches in as far away as Bend, Eugene, and Boise. In addition, each of our teams have traveled to national tournaments, taking them to exotic locales such as Southern California, Texas and Arizona.

We support a wide range of sponsorship opportunities, from a large Premier option, to smaller packages designed to meet your specific needs. All sponsorship packages include listing on our website, which all players must visit to register. In fact, our website has had stats counter hits since July 1st, 2011!

Please review the listed Sponsorship Packages, and let us know if one works for you. If not, we will work with you to find a solution that meets your needs! You may also review our Marketing Guide for further information. When you're ready, email sponsors@buddbayrugby to get your name out to the rugby community!

Premiere - $3,000+

  • Logo on team jersey
  • Ad on website and in club literature, including newsletters, team programs and/or club "annual"
  • Logo on all team-purchased gear
  • Field advertisement, such as banner or a-frame sign, at team home matches
  • Framed team picture


Open Season - $500+

This package is up to you. Let's talk about options, including:

  • Ads on website and in club literature, including newsletters, team programs and/or club "annual"
  • Logos on team-purchased gear
  • Field advertisements, such as banner or a-frame sign, at team home matches
  • Other special promotions or ideas
  • Framed team picture


Gold - $350

  • Ad on club website
  • Ad in team program
  • Logo on team t-shirt
  • Team picture


Blue - $175

  • Ad on club website
  • Team picture

Sponsorship incentives and packages may be refined to meet your marketing needs.

Fundraising Information


Players are encouraged to participate in any of our fundraising programs, including:

  • coffee sales
  • Car Washes: Sell tickets for car washes in our local area or put together your own event. See link for more details.
  • "Rent-a-Rugger" program, designed to provide service to a requesting party by the team, or a umber of the members. Discuss this option with your Team Manager.
  • team gear sales (shirts, wristbands, etc)

Some of these options (such as coffee sales) are year round efforts, while others (such as t-shirts) may involve a concentrated push by a specific team.

If you are proposing a tshirt, or other team-specific gear item, please discuss the proposal with your team manager. The club also has relationships with local vendors to help with screen printing, embroidery or any gear needs. Please ask us *before* soliciting a new vendor.

100% of team fundraiser monies are reserved for the team raising the funds and are used to offset the travel and other operational needs of the teams (field rentals, equiptment, jerseys, etc).

Budd Bay RFC is a 501c3 organization, meaning many of our fundraising efforts may be tax deductable.

Budd Bay RFC Coffee

Sell 4 exciting flavors of coffee to your family, friends, coworkers, neighbors - just about anyone that likes good coffee. Roasted by Olympic Crest Coffee Roasters, the 3/4 lb. bags of coffee arrive in custom Budd Bay RFC bags complete with the club logo!

Flavors (Ground or Whole Bean):

  • Rugger's Blend
  • Columbian
  • French Roast
  • Decaf

Forms:

Not a rugger - just looking to buy some coffee? You can do so today in our online store.

If you have any questions, or to arrange for delivery and pick up, send an email to: fundraising@buddbayrugby.com

Do you have a fundraising opportunity?

Budd Bay is always looking for fun, new and innovative ways to raise money for our teams. If you are aware of an opportunity, send an email to: fundraising@buddbayrugby.com.

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