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Please contact Erik Riha, Director of Marketing, at eriha@illinois.edu or call (217) 244-3415 for more information about available sponsorship and partner opportunities.

What Campus Rec Offers

Want to reach the elusive 18-24 year olds with lots of disposable income? Want thousands of 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 42,000 student users and 3,200 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!

89% 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 visits per year to our facilities (ARC, CRCE, Ice Arena)
  • 29,957 students participated in Intramurals
  • 432 personal training clients with 3,360 sessions
  • 416 facility rentals — including Business Career Fair, Health and Wellness Showcase, Illinois Marathon Packet Pick-Up and Pasta Feed, US Jr. Nationals Basketball Tournament, Justin Spring Gymnastics Showcase.

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
  • Freer Hall Pool
  • Outdoor Center Fields
  • Complex Fields
  • Illini Grove

Available Opportunities

Print Advertising

Campus Rec Guide

With 20,000 copies distributed throughout the year, this is a 32-page, full-color guide with the must-have information regarding Campus Rec; such as facility hours, programs, intramural lists, special events, etc. This is picked up at Quad Day, visitor’s center, admission events, campus rec facilities, and more!

  • ¼-page: $350
  • ½-page: $500
  • Full page: $750
  • Inside/Outside cover: $1,000
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

  • $1,500/year: 1 in ARC and 1 in CRCE
  • $175/month: 1 in ARC and 1 in CRCE
  • RSO: $20/week; $75/month

* We can print your full color poster in-house for a $25.

Digital Signage

Your Company Name is displayed on all 12 LCD digital screens (10 in ARC, 1 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 240 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, PDF, Flash, Quicktime video

Ad Dimensions: 1185 pixels wide x 885 pixels high

  • Businesses: $250/month; $2,000/year
  • University Departments: $200/month; $1,800/year
  • RSO's: $30/week; $100 month

Product Demos

Get your items directly into the audience's hands.

$200 for 2 hours

For larger product demos, facility rental charges may apply.

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, inline hockey, 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: $1,500/year
    (receive 2 dasherboards at Ice Arena and 1 dasherboard at CRCE)
  • University Departments: $1,000/year
    (receive 2 dasherboards at Ice Arena and 1 dasherboard at CRCE)
  • RSO: $500/year
    (receive 1 dasherboard 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)

$1,500/location

Program Sponsorship

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

Receive: Recieve 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: Negotiatable, depending on program and extent of brand placement.

Illinois Campus Recreation Radio Advertising

Campus Recreation has its own internal radio station playing at the ARC, CRCE, and the Ice Arena 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 all 3 facilities (ARC, CRCE, Ice Arena)

 
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 commericals per month (4 per day)

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

 

OFF-CAMPUS departments, organizations, businesses

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

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

Level 3: $1,500/year or $150/month = 75 commericals 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: $1500

  • 10'x10' booth in premium location (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • premium logo placement on 2,500 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on Daily Illini newspaper ads — new student edition and move-in edition
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
  • sponsor of one (1) entertainment stage contest
  • one (1) month of digital signage advertising with Campus Recreation
Supporting Sponsor

Cost: $1000

  • 10'x10' booth booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • logo on 2,500 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on Daily Illini newspaper ads
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
Booth Sponsor

Cost: $500

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

Location:
Activities and Recreation Center

Date:
Saturday, August 23, 2014

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

Contact:
Erik Riha, Director of Marketing
eriha@illinois.edu
(217) 244-3415

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