Raising Money? Check Out These Creative Football Fundraising Ideas

Posted by Brooke Tomasetti on Thu, Oct 08, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

We’re all familiar with the annual bake sales and car washes that football teams put on each year. And sadly, sometimes all we see are these same old fundraisers over and overBoring is not the word you want to describe your fundraiser. You want people to feel lucky to be able to give money to something really beneficial for the community. Or who genuinely feel that whatever is being sold is worth what they’re paying. That’s the reaction that you want to get from your fundraisers – people who are not only willing, but happy to fund your football team – and this article is all about creative ideas to do just that. 

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Tags: Fundraising, team sports fundraising, Football

Maximize Athletic Apparel Spending: 3 Benefits of All-School Programs

Posted by Todd Grant on Thu, May 29, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

In today's economy, getting this most value on team gear purchases is more important than ever.  This includes SAVING MONEY on all apparel purchases as well as maximizing the incentives received from the apparel brand, like Under Armour or Adidas, as well from the Team Dealer.   If you're an Administrator or Finance Manager for a high school, college or university league or perhaps for an entire school district, you're probably considering ways to maximize value back to your organization when purchasing athletic apparel.   

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Tags: Fundraising, Under Armour, Advice, team sports fundraising, Sport-Tek

The Top 10 Things Your Team Dealer Should Practice Everytime

Posted by Erin Philbrick on Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 08:48 AM

Have you ever wanted to purchase top brand gear for your team, but can't seem to find it for a good price from a local vendor?  Perhaps you aren't happy with the service that your current dealer provides, or want to create a new logo and aren't sure where to start.  There are many reasons to switch to a team dealer, but those reasons aren't always clearly defined.  Let's focus on the top 10 things your team dealer should nail every time, and discuss the benefits of these best practices.

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Tags: Online Fan Shops, Fundraising, Team Values, Advice, team sports fundraising, Choosing a Team Dealer, custom team uniforms, team sports apparel, team gear delivery time, Uniform Design

How to Find the Best Ice Hockey Team Uniforms for Less

Posted by Gary Goldberg on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Hockey is a difficult sport for athletic programs to fund for several reasons. First, facilities and ice time are expensive. Second, equipment is relatively more expensive than other sports, and each player comes with his or her own equipment costs. Lastly, unlike sports such as basketball and soccer, hockey isn’t played by as many schools, so teams generally need to travel further throughout the course of a season in order to play a full schedule of games. These additional travel expenses are yet another cost that your athletic department must accommodate.

Despite hockey being an expensive sport, your school shouldn’t overlook outfitting your team in the very best gear available. After all, there are numerous ways that your school can save on hockey uniforms and gear without overextending itself financially. Here are a few ways that you can buy the best hockey team uniforms for less.

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Tags: Ice Hockey, Online Fan Shops, Fundraising, Advice, team sports fundraising, Choosing a Team Dealer