Ultimate Sponsorship Thread

Discussion in 'Junior League & Tournament Talk' started by yonexman001, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. Larrysümmers

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  2. !<-_->!

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    For those of you who have elected to take Dunlop up on their offer, which racquet are you selecting?
     
  3. Jdrizzle03

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    Hey guys i was just wondering if you guys think it would be wrong just to email a company to see what they would offer and then maybe say no?
     
  4. b.termite

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    Got an offer from Dunlop, which one should I take?

    $299
    2 rackets
    1 6 pack bag
    2 Dunlop shirts
    1 reel of string
    2 Dunlop hats
    1 stencil kit

    $399
    3 rackets
    1 10 pack bag
    2 Dunlop shirts
    1 reel of string
    2 Dunlop hats
    1 stencil kit

    $619 (Not enough $ for this package, so wont get this one, just thought I would put it up so people know what the options are)
    5 rackets
    1 10 pack bag
    2 Dunlop shirts
    2 reels of string
    2 Dunlop hats
    1 stencil kit
     
  5. b.termite

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    Ehh depends on the company. And I mean if you were wanting a full sponsorship, but then they only will offer you a preferred player, then if you can't afford a preferred player/don't want one then I think it's fine to turn it down.
     
  6. scraps234

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    So mantis and vortex should be out... has neone heard from either
     
  7. Larrysümmers

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    i thought i was going to get something from vortex. great communication, then she just didnt respond one day. lol. amd hasnt replied yet
     
  8. b.termite

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    I applied to Mantis just cause I was bored. Pretty much I said: I like tennis, I play lots of tennis, Mantis strings=good (I've never used Mantis). The guy gave me a 40% off sponsorship thing. So I would just email them again
     
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  9. J.Lee42

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    Does anyone know the requirements for juniors in receiving a full sponsorship for any of the top companies? I know some of the requirements for partial, but not full. Thanks in advance.
     
  10. tennisnoob3

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    lol the top companies are probably like top 10. most others are probably 50-100
     
  11. J.Lee42

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    Top 10 in the nation? or...?
     
  12. b.termite

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    yea, pretty much. usually if they haven't asked you if you will play for them, you do not qualify for a full. if you do, they will come to you. you may still be able to get preferred player though.
     
  13. scraps234

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    Yea if I were you I would try calling and texting even works with them because they hv better sevice tht way
     
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    Ok thanks man, I was just asking because I might just want to ask to see what they offer and weigh my options because I like my racket and string now, but getting a discount is always helpful. Also, does anyone know about tecnifibre? And can you just get a string sponsorship with them?
     
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    What kind of racket do you use now? I have talked to technifibre, and they have gotten a lot stricter on their requirements. A couple years ago apparantly if you could hit the ball you would get a sponsorship from them. Technifibre now requires top 300 in the nation (US). Actually, here is the email the rep sent me.


    Thanks for your request, we greatly appreciate your inquiry for the Tecnifibre USA Team Program. Here are the details and requirements (which is a preferred player pricing sponsorship):

    Requirements: Who qualifies?

    Junior players with a top 300 USTA National ranking
    NCAA Division I, II, and III college players and coaches
    NAIA college players and coaches
    NJCAA Top 15 ranked college team members and coaches
    Adult players with a top 25 national ranking
    Adult players with a top 5 ranking in their section
    USPTA and PTR certified teaching professionals with current status
     
  16. PeterPanda

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    Yeah same here. After i told what stuff i used she never got back.
     
  17. scraps234

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    Did u try calling?
     
  18. Jdrizzle03

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    ok thanks again i currently use a Bab Pure Storm Ltd Gt, why you ask? Also i am gonna be in college by August so I might just wait then and ask companies. Last questions if you play D1 or high D2 tennis do most companies offer some kind of sponsorship/offer?
     
  19. Larrysümmers

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    no I will more towards the season, do you play with them?


    Yeah. If you play college just about everywhere will give you a deal.
     
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    Ok good to know thanks for your information. Do clothing companies think the same way or do they stop giving sponsorships when kids go to college?
     
  21. Larrysümmers

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    I'm sure they do. Just keep in mind that your school will have some kind of deal so you'll only have to worry about the off season.
     
  22. scraps234

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    No but I'm thinking about getting the new 100 when it comes out mayb if I hear good reviews... I talked to them through phone n text and one of my friends got a deal but decided to also wait
     
  23. Larrysümmers

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    hey scraps, did you talk about deals? if so, what were the packages.
     
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    Yeah my friend said it was 100 dollars 2 rackets bag and hat tshirt grips strings other things like tht and if u recruit ppl they send u some pthr stuff
     
  25. Larrysümmers

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    Maybe I should email them again, if I do, I'd totally mention your friend so he gets points for more stuff, or however it works, if he wants. Just PM me.
     
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    Thanks again, and you should wait til you get to the college before you tell them you are o the team right? It wouldnt work if you tell them you are going to play at a certain place before you go there, right?
     
  27. Larrysümmers

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    Uhm not for sure, what year are you? Have you committed yet? I think if you've committed to play tennis somewhere then its all good, but I'd wait. Ive never applied for clothes so I dont know really lol
     
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    Yeah u shld try but he already doesn't want me giving away his name but he has recruited some ppl but just other friends he knows
     
  29. Larrysümmers

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    Alright that's legit, does it create monster spin as it says on the site and youtube :-D
     
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    Im a senior right now and ive been accepted to a couple schools i could play at, but i have not decided yet so I doubt it would work. Ill wait til i choose where I am going to go, also would it be the same for rackets also you think?
     
  31. Larrysümmers

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    probably, i wouldnt see any difference.
     
  32. Larrysümmers

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    my last email sent to vortex was november 30th. i just emailed her last night. and she said she was at a tournament and that once she gets back she will look through her emails.lol.
     
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    She must be looking for players that already use vortex raquets.
     
  34. FEDERERNADAL13

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    So I searched the thread for vantage stuff, and I noticed that the last info on it was in 2009! So, does anybody know how their sponsorships work?? When will they be accepting forms?? Thanks!
     
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    Dunlop is fairly easy to get into. I teach kids voulentarily, i'm an eagle scout and even though i'm not ranked i play and good results in local non usta tourneys so they look at the whole package not just results
     
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    what are the requirements for a full sponsorship with fila/kswiss
     
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    Fila is 50 in section and K-Swiss is 25
     
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    thats for half... what about full?
     
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    Does anyone know anything about Vantage??? Thanks!
     
  40. tennisnoob3

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    LOL if you have to ask about requirements for a full...you probably wont get it. its on kswiss site, its top 30 national.
     
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    No offese but i forgot there was a company named Vantage. Just email them. There website is there no longer accepting applications is no.
     
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    I filled out the application for the D-Squad sponsorship, but the form is very basic and I don't know if I will get a reply from it.
    Does anyone have a contact email?
    I'm going to be playing for Santa Barbara City College next year...do you think I'll get it?
     
  43. PeterPanda

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    Not that this has something to do with sponsorships. What's the averageNTRP rating that juniors 14 would play in a level 6 turnament.
     
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    They'll email you back. And yea, you'll probably get it.
     
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    As long as you arent a d i c k lol but i'm sure you probably arent :)
     
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    Why are there no people on here interested in Prince?
     
  47. b.termite

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    Because Prince is the worst racket brand ever.
     
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    I've never used any of there raquets.
     
  49. b.termite

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    Consider yourself lucky. They are terrible.
     
  50. scraps234

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    What's the package for dunlop with the biometic or is it the one for 399 and does babolat come with shoes
     
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