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Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Corporate Sponsorship Request
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association AAYSA is the only organization of its kind in the state. It offers programs for all levels of age and development in youth soccer. Eight different programs are funded, coordinated, and run by AAYSA: Travel Program Arsenal Youth Academy Arsenal Junior Academy Reed-Lopez Scholarship Fund Summer Programs Outreach Program TOPSoccer Program Greater Washtenaw Area Soccer League
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association The new AAYSA Fields Complex is located in Pittsfield Township, on Platt Rd. between Michigan Ave. and Bemis Rd. Play there will begin in the spring of ’07. The facility will have two full size game fields and four practice fields. Although not all games will be played at the fields (in order to preserve the quality of the new facility), exposure at the new AAYSA Complex will be very extensive and of tremendous value to Saturn.
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Demographic Profile Target Age – A25-54 Medium Household Income: 75K+ Sports Enthusiast Married w/ 2 Children Two Car Household Home Value $250K+
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Travel Program Arsenal is considered one of the Premier Soccer Travel Programs in the State of Michigan Arsenal carries 37 travel teams, with participants ranging from 7-18 years of age Each team will train a minimum of 2 times per week for 1 ½ hours and play 4-6 games per season (fall outdoor and spring outdoor) at the new facility The AAYSA Complex will host a minimum of 150 games per season, which visiting teams from all over Southeast Michigan Each game will involve 20-36 participants, (depending on age of team), coaching staff for each team, referee crew, parents and other spectators – as many as one hundred people Annual Tryouts (a week in mid-June) attract well over five hundred families to Arsenal fields
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association JUNIOR/YOUTH ACADEMY Junior Academy meets weekly for 8 weeks during Fall Outdoor and Spring Outdoor (16 total weeks) Youth Academy meets weekly for 8 weeks during Fall Outdoor and Spring Outdoor Youth Academy will play 8 games per season at the AAYSA field complex
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Summer Programs Arsenal/Detroit Ignition Summer Camp (Target for 150 Participants) Arsenal Summer Camps Special Arsenal Summer Trainings U.K. International Soccer Camp
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Reed-Lopez Scholarship Fund Natalia Reed-Lopez was fatally injured while vacationing with her family in Spain. She was a wonderful person and an asset to her team, having been named Most Valuable Player in her last tournament. She was an intelligent and skilled player with a commitment to her team both on and off the field. She embodied what AAYSA stands for and what we hope every young person learns while participating in AAYSA. The Natalia Reed-Lopez Scholarship Fund allows young people an opportunity to participate in a sport that Natalia loved. Scholarship recipients will have an opportunity to make new friends, overcome challenges, dedicate themselves to achieving goals, win and lose matches, and have fun in the process. Currently, AAYSA has 12 Scholarship Participants due to Financial Need.
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association TOPSOCCER PROGRAM The TOPSoccer Program enables physically, mentally and emotionally challenged children to participate in the world’s most popular sport. The AAYSA TOPSoccer Program is the largest of its kind in Michigan. TOPSoccer will meet once weekly for 5 weeks during Fall Outdoor and Spring Outdoor Seasons
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association OUTREACH PROGRAM The Peace Neighborhood Outreach Program was implemented for socially and economically disadvantaged children. The Outreach Program meets three times each year for two consecutive weeks – Summer Session, Fall Outdoor, and Spring Outdoor.
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Greater Washtenaw Area Soccer League GWASL carries 14 teams that practice once a week Each GWASL team will play 4 games per season (Fall Outdoor and Spring Outdoor) at the AAYSA field complex AAYSA will host 90-100 GWASL games in ‘07
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Major Sponsorship Opportunities Exclusive Rights to Field Sponsorship (three years) Goal Banner (three years) Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association
Your name visible every day on signs and banners, your named field heard and spoken by every AAYSA member, and used in every report (club web site, print media): “Arsenal U11 Blue, playing on the “Your Company Here” Field, dominated a strong opponent…” “Attacking the “Your Company Here” Goal in the first half, Arsenal U9 Blue took advantage of defensive lapses to score twice…” Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Sustained Impact
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Additional Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities: ARSENAL WALL of FAME – Permanent Recognition of your commitment to the Youth of the Greater Washtenaw Area Community Suggested Minimum donation of $7,500 Corporate Logo Symbol on Arsenal Practice Jerseys for CY 2007-2008 Season Suggested Minimum donation of $ 5,000 depending on final size/location of logo Individual or Corporate Donation To the Reed-Lopez Scholarship Fund, TOPSoccer or Outreach Programs.
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Additional Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities: Each Corporate Sponsor will also be recognized on the AAYSA web-site (www.aaysa.net), which is referenced by all AAYSA players and parents on a on- going basis through-out the season. Prominent Corporate Sponsorship recognition will also occur in the bi-Annual Newsletter to our membership.
Ann Arbor Youth Soccer Association Where Champions Play and Leaders are Made