ustaThe US Open 2013 USTA Wheelchair Championships  is set for August 27 to September 1 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center at Forest Park, St Louis. A recent news release reports that this year, the tournament is an ITF Super Series Event and has a USTA Category I Sanctioning.

The event, hosted by The Gateway Confluence Wheelchair Sports Foundation, is reportedly one of only five worldwide to hold a Super Series event. The championships also attract players nationwide, as well as Europe, Asia, and South America.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are currently available for the event. These opportunities range from Title Sponsor, which includes a full-page ad in the tournament program in color, company logo and name in all television, radio, and print advertisements, name in the title of the event, and exclusive product category. The opportunity also includes a logo on tournament T-shirts, website, and a website link, along with a 10-foot by 20-foot space for product display/sales at the Main Player Tent.

Sponsorship as a Grand Slam sponsor also offers a full-page color ad in the tournament program, banner presence on 12 additional courts, logo on tournament T-shirts and website, and a website link. A 10-foot by 10-foot tent will be provided for product display/sales at the Secondary Tent.

Center Court sponsorship provides a full-page black-and-white ad in the tournament program, banner presence on 10 courts, and name listing on tournament T-shirts and website. A website link is also provided along with a 10-foot by 10-foot space for product display/sales at the Secondary Tent.

The Overhead Smash sponsorship includes a half-page black-and-white ad in the tournament program, banner presence n 6 courts, listing on the sponsor display board at the Tournament site, and a website link. The opportunity also includes 8 foot table and chairs for product display/sales at the Secondary Tent.

An Ace sponsorship provides a ¼-page black-and-white ad in the tournament program, listing on the sponsor display board at the Tournament site, website link, and 8-foot table and chairs for product display/sales a the Secondary Tent.

The Drop Shot sponsorship features a 1/8-page black-and-white ad, listing on the sponsor display board at the Tournament site, and website link.

Tie Breakers sponsorships include a listing in the tournament program and listing on the sponsor display board at the Tournament site.

For additional information about sponsorship, contact [email protected]

The release notes that the event is also seeking partnership opportunities of offset the costs of a range of components, such as communications, floral and decorating, tents and rentals, celebrity exhibition, meals, and promotional items.

To secure sponsorship or for additional information, contact [email protected]

[Source: The Gateway Confluence Wheelchair Sports Foundation]