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Please contact Melissa Waller at mwaller@illinois.edu or call (217) 300-1872 for more information about available sponsorship and partner opportunities.

What Campus Rec Offers

Want to reach the elusive 18-24 year olds? Want thousands of active Illini to see your message daily? Want the best bang for your buck? Want to make sure your company's message is seen?

Connect your company to our potential 36,500 student users, 8,100 graduate student users, and 2,900 faculty/staff members! Your name and message are seen repeatedly on a daily basis unlike traditional advertising where it is usually a one-day, one-shot deal. Campus Recreation facilities are open 16 hours a day 360 days a year!

94% of Illinois students use Campus Rec facilities or programs!

  • 91% of all College of Business undergrads used Campus Rec on average 12 times each semester
  • 89% of all Applied Health Science undergrads used Campus Rec on average 19 times each semester
  • 86% of all College of Education undergrads used Campus Rec on average 16 times each semester
  • 83% of all College of Engineering undergrads used Campus Rec on average 14 times each semester
  • 82% of all College of ACES undergrads used Campus Rec on average 14 times each semester
  • 1.6 million student and member visits per year to our facilities (ARC, CRCE, Ice Arena)
  • 51,000 unique card swipes
  • 10,500 students participated in Intramurals
  • 466 personal training clients with 7,600 sessions
  • 3,600 group fitness passes sold
  • 416 facility rentals — including multiple Career Fairs, Illinois Marathon Packet Pick-Up and Pasta Feed, USA Volleyball Tournaments, LEGO Engineering Competition, Wheelchair Basketball Tournaments, 4-H Robotics, Post Proms, and many more.
  • The Ice Arena has a variety of community and campus patrons including learn to skate, kineseology classes, public and freestyle skate sessions, stick and puck, and rat hockey.

Web Stats

  • 1.7 million pageviews
  • 499,654 visits
  • 200,000 unique visitors in just one year!

Facilities

  • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)
  • Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)
  • Ice Arena
  • Outdoor Center Fields
  • Complex Fields
  • Illini Grove

Available Opportunities

Posters

Have your name be the first thing a person sees when going into the locker rooms, heading upstairs, etc. These full-color large graphic poster locations are in the main lobbies and walkways. It is a great way to be seen.

Poster Dimensions: 22" wide x 28" high

  • $1,800/year: 1 in ARC and 1 in CRCE
  • $200/month: 1 in ARC and 1 in CRCE
  • RSO: $20/week; $75/month

* We can print your full color poster in-house for $25 each 22x28" poster.

Digital Signage

Your Company Name is displayed on all 13 LCD digital screens (10 in ARC, 2 in CRCE, 1 in Ice Arena) strategically placed for maximum exposure. Your ad rotates every 15 seconds on each screen for up to 16 hours a day, 7 days a week, 360 days a year. You receive approximately 10-15 ad rotations per hour per screen!

The best part — you can change your ad as often as you want! Promote a special for 1 week then something else the next. It's easy!

Ad Formats: JPEG

Ad Dimensions: 1185 pixels wide x 885 pixels high

  • Businesses: $275/month; $2,500/year
  • University Departments: $200/month; $1,800/year
  • RSO's: $30/week; $100 month

Product Demos & Tablings

Get your items directly into the audience's hands.

$250 for 2 hours - 10'x10' booth (1 table, 2 chairs)

For larger product demos, facility rental charges may apply.

Program Sponsorship

Be the title sponsor for Group Fitness, Intramurals, Adventure Recreation, Personal Training, Learn-to-Swim, or Learn-to-Skate.

Receive: Logo recognition on posters, web link, guide advertisement, product giveaways, and more!

Reach: Your brand will directly reach thousands of participants. This helps you reach very specific audiences.

Price: Dependent on program and extent of brand placement.

Dasherboards

These are the most visible option that will get your brand noticed to the thousands of skaters and spectators at the Ice Arena and the CRCE MAC Gym (indoor soccer, dodgeball, etc.) These panels are a prime way to create a positive impression to a wide spectrum of players, families, and spectators.

Dasherboard Dimensions: 8 feet long x 3 feet high

  • Businesses: $1,800/year
    (receive 2 dasherboards at Ice Arena and 1 dasherboard at CRCE)
  • University Departments: $1,200/year
    (receive 2 dasherboards at Ice Arena and 1 dasherboard at CRCE)

All production is included.

Zamboni Advertising

Put your name on the coolest machine on campus! The Ice Arena has 2 zambonies that your name/logo will go on. The crowds always go crazy when the zamboni hits the ice.

3 locations available (can be 1, 2, or all 3 locations)

$1,800/location

Illinois Campus Recreation Radio Advertising

Campus Recreation has its own internal radio station playing at the ARC and CRCE during all operating hours. We manage the music and ads played. Put your message out to our patrons.

Ad Length: 30 seconds
Locations: Your ad plays in ARC and CRCE facilities.

 
PRICING

ON-CAMPUS departments, organizations, businesses

Level 1: $2,000/ year or $200/month = 200 commercials per month (7 per day)

Level 2: $1,500/year or $150/month = 125 commercials per month (4 per day)

Level 3: $1,000/year or $100/month = 75 commercials per month (2 per day)

 

OFF-CAMPUS departments, organizations, businesses

Level 1: $3,000/year or $300/month = 200 commercials per month (7 per day)

Level 2: $2,000/year or $200/month = 125 commercials per month (4 per day)

Level 3: $1,500/year or $150/month = 75 commercials per month (2 per day)

 

Rock the Block Party!

Get your business front and center to the 7,000 new Illini at the Campus Recreation Welcome Week event (Block Party!). This is a great way to introduce yourself to the newest CU residents.

Presenting Sponsor

Cost: $1800

  • 10'x10' booth in premium location (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • premium logo placement on 2,000 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
  • two (2) months of digital signage advertising with Campus Recreation
Supporting Sponsor

Cost: $1200

  • 10'x10' booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • logo on 2,000 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
Booth Sponsor

Cost: $600

  • 10'x10' booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
Event Details

Location:
Activities and Recreation Center

Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Time:
8-11 pm (set-up starting at 5 pm)

Contact:
Melissa Waller
mwaller@illinois.edu
(217) 300-1872

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