Marketing Opportunities with Presbyterian College Athletics

 
10/27/10


CLINTON, S.C.
- The Presbyterian College athletic department is looking for individuals or groups to perform the National Anthem at men's and women's home basketball games.

For those people interested, send a sample mp3 file to John Avery at jwavery@presby.edu.



Join the Team!

 

LET US HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR MARKETING GOALS

As a Presbyterian College Blue Hose partner, you will be associated with one of the Upstate’s top college athletic programs. Partnering with Presbyterian College Athletics is an effective method to reach your customers and to gain exposure to an audience that has discretionary income and a proven willingness to spend. We look forward to working with you to share your company’s message with the thousands of fans at Presbyterian College’s sports venues.

 

PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE and BLUE HOSE ATHLETICS

Presbyterian College is an outstanding liberal arts institution located on a beautiful campus in Clinton, SC. There is easy access to the campus from Greenville, Spartanburg, Columbia, and eastern Georgia. Blue Hose Athletics is transitioning into NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and will be a member of the Big South Conference. With headquarters in Charlotte, NC, the Big South has 9 other member institutions in significant markets in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. Big South member institutions include Winthrop University, Coastal Carolina University, Charleston Southern University, UNC-Asheville, High Point University, Liberty University, Radford University, Gardner-Webb, and Virginia Military Institute. PC has 16 varsity teams: football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s cross county, men’s and women’s golf, softball, volleyball, men’s and women’s tennis.

 

OUR AUDIENCES

Recent statistics (released by the NCAA) show that attendance for Blue Hose football home games averages 4,823 fans per game*. Presbyterian College was ranked #40 nationally from among 143 Division II institutions in average attendance. Statistics also show that this average attendance ranks in the top 100 (#86) among all Division I FCS teams. The data also show that the Big South Conference is ranked in the top 10 for attendance among the 16 Division I FCS football conferences. Our football stadium capacity is 6,500 with ample overflow seating available should attendance exceed this capacity. We have begun to investigate plans to expand this capacity to 10,000 seats.

           

An average of 681 fans attended our home basketball games last season. The highest attendance for any game was 1,561; arena capacity is 2,500. Attendance at our home events will increase as we host many Division I institutions including Big South members along with Southern Conference teams such as Furman, Wofford, Western Carolina along with other regionally and nationally recognized schools.


BLUE HOSE MARKETING INVENTORY

The following is list of inventory available to advertising partners. This list is intended to give your marketing decision-makers the flexibility to choose the options that best fit your needs and budget. Partnerships can be provided for single seasons or for multiple years as desired. Should you desire other options or other pricing, we will discuss your needs in greater, more specific detail as necessary.