Reach tens of thousands of families up close, in person . . . .

And benefit from millions of media impressions at the same time. Simply become an event sponsor. You'll help Southern California families continue to experience the fantastic beauty and fun of world-class sand sculpture, plus incredible dimensional art from amazing artists who work in other media as well.

You can participate on many levels. Here are some examples, but we'll happily custom-design a sponsorship package to precisely meet your needs.

Participating Sponsors | Supporting Sponsors | Special Segment Sponsors | Presenting Sponsor | Title Sponsorship

Participating Sponsors are:

  • Identified on signage on-premise, in the event program, in press releases, the Union-Tribune and on our website
  • Able to use our logo in your ads and point-of-sale
  • Invited to our VIP party where you can mingle with the artists and community leaders
  • Given 50 general admission tickets for your management, employees, clients or customers

Supporting Sponsors receive the benefits granted above, plus:

  • Exhibit space to promote your products or services and/or your community initiatives
    • To sample, coupon, distribute literature or ad. specialties
    • To conduct sweepstakes or other promotions to maximize traffic
  • A ¼ page ad in the event program and a banner on our website with link to yours
  • 4 tickets to the VIP party and 100 general admission tickets

Special Segment Sponsors get even greater attention with:

  • Oversized exhibits in premium locations
  • Commercials rotating on the Jumbotron and appearances on stage
  • A ½ page ad in the event program, 8 V.I.P. and 200 general admission tickets
  • Additional benefits related to the individual segment sponsored
    • Master Sculptor Sponsors are associated with one of our featured world-class artists, with
      • Signage adjacent to the sculptor's work
      • Inclusion in the sculptor's editorial profile in the event program and on the Jumbotron
    • Kid Zone Sponsor is associated with all kids' activities on stage and off
    • V.I.P. Area Sponsor gets maximum attention from community leaders, media, even other sponsors
    • Award Ceremony Sponsor captures all eyeballs (and media attention) in prime time on Sunday afternoon
    • Entertainment Sponsor supports all performers throughout the weekend; gets enormous exposure on the Jumbotron and in media

Presenting Sponsor gets his company name in lights:

  • The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge presented by Your Name Here . . .
    prominent i.d. in
    • Press releases and publicity materials
    • Front entrance banner, event tickets, staff and volunteer t-shirts
    • Event program cover plus a full-page full-color ad inside
    • Huge exposure on the Jumbotron out front
    • An enormous exhibit inside
  • 360° marketing builds traffic at retail
    • We provide event ticket discount for your customers
    • You advertise the deal
    • Our advertising, plus long tradition of sandcastle events in market, assure demand and traffic

Title Sponsorship assures maximum on-premise visibility and media mention:

  • The Your Name Here U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
  • You join producers and sculptors at press conferences, in media interviews, on stage
  • Media value alone exceeds your sponsorship fee
    • Predecessor event got 8-10 million impressions / year in market, plus national exposure
  • You own the event on site, with dominant exhibit, huge signage, Jumbotron exposure and more
  • 360° marketing program is designed around your needs


National Sponsors:

Regional Sponsors:

Food Vendors: San Diego MTS San Diego Padres - Seaport Village - Southwest Airlines - Sparkling Ice - North County Transit - All Seasons Solar - The Inslider San Diego - Mamma Chia - Ocean Potion - San Diego Union Tribune Port of Sandiego - Sofia Hotel Edco Disposal
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