St Mary School of Milford has been hosting a basketball tournament for the past 43 years. This year’s St. Mary School, 44th Annual Invitational Basketball Tournament gets underway on Friday February 23rd with Family Fun Night which features games between the students & their parents & alumni. Traditionally this event enjoys coverage from the local print media. We will finish on Sunday March 11th with our Championship Day where participants in the finals are recognized for their achievements.
During the past 43 years the tournament has grown to the point where it now includes 50 teams from 14 towns throughout New Haven & Fairfield Counties. During the 17 days of the tournament over 600 players ages 8-13 participate in front of their neighbors, friends & families.
We are currently soliciting sponsorships for our tournament; who will be prominently displayed in our tournament program, tee-shirts, website & gymnasium signage. Our six -bracket, double-elimination format allows for a minimum of two & maximum of six games worth of exposure to our participants & spectators.
A contribution of $2,000 includes top billing in our program book, tee-shirts, banner prominently displayed,$25.00 food voucher for the kitchen, primary rotation of your ad on our website and family tournament pass.
A contribution of $1,500 includes top billing in our program book, tee-shirts, your banner prominently displayed in our gym and, primary rotation of your ad on our website and family tournament pass.
A contribution of $1,00 includes premier billing in our program book, tee-shirts, your sign prominently displayed in our gym, premium rotation of your ad on our website and family tournament pass.
FAST BREAK SPONSOR
A contribution of $500 includes a FREE FAMILY PASS. Also includes considerable billing in our program book & your sign displayed in our gym and extensive rotation of your ad on our website.
FREE THROW SPONSOR
A contribution of $250 ncludes billing in our program book, your ad displayed in rotation on our website. Free Family pass included for admission during the tournament.
Since its inception the tournament has provided a safe wholesome environment for children & their families to have fun while learning lessons of fair play & sportsmanship. All our proceeds from the tournament help us to defray the ever-increasing cost of providing a quality education for our students. And I will of course provide you with information of our non-profit status.
You can register and pay online above or fill out the sponsorship form below and return to the school with a check payable to St. Mary HSA-Sponsorship.
Thank you for supporting our school, your contribution is greatly appreciated!
PROGRAM AD BOOK CONTEST
The goal for our 44rd Annual Tournament is 100% participation. Every student should try their best to obtain at least one page Ad or one Business/Patron Ad. This is a great and easy way to earn your fundraising dollars!! 50% of the value of your ads will be applied to your fundraising obligation!!
Contact the businesses in your neighborhood or anywhere you have contacts. Be sure to tell them that this is a two-week tournament, with over 50 teams from many towns around Connecticut! It’s not just a donation, its good business!
Most Ads Sold:
- 1st place - $50 gift card
- 2nd place - $25 gift card
- Full page Ad - $50
- Half page Ad - $30
- NEW Booster Ad - $10
- Tournament Web page Ad-$75
AD CONTEST DETAILS AND RULES
- Page Ads and Business Ads must be sent via e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Payment and a copy of the ad should be sent in to school in an envelope marked “Tournament Ad, c/o Meg Hayes. Please make checks payable to St. Mary HSA.
- All ads must be received by Feb 12th in order to be included in the booklet.
- Web ads are easy!! Information on how to provide a web page ad is available on-line at: www.eteamz.com/smsbasketballmilford/
Remember – All profits from the Basketball Tournament go to the HSA, which works to improve our school and reduce our tuition…It’s a WIN WIN!! Go Jaguars!!