Ultimate Sponsorship Thread

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

  1. PeterPanda

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    The babolat one includes shoes, last time i heard anyways.
     
  2. roddick_rulz

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    What companies offer sponsorships to college players?
    I know adidas does, but who else?
     
  3. scraps234

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    can someone post the email they use for dunlop
     
  4. TennisCanada1

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    I qualified for the k-team half sponsorship k swiss thing, but they said it applications will be open online near the end of the month. Right now, it says applications closed. Does anybody know when it will launch exactly?
     
  5. tennis_enthusiast

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    Anybody know who to email about a Prince sponsorship? I play college tennis at a D3 school and was curious if Prince does sponsorship for that. I couldn't really find anything using search.
     
  6. PeterPanda

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    It's on there website.
     
  7. bobby101

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    does anyone have head contact info(email of person in charge) for junior player package
     
  8. tennisnoob3

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    check the website.

    ffs why is that so hard? two posts in a row where they ask for emails for companies that ACTUALLY have sponsorship details and contact info on their page to fill out
     
  9. PeterPanda

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    That's what i thought. I think i might create a list with all the links and email info.
     
  10. bobby101

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    yea thing is head doesnt have email to contact them directly on their website(much quicker) i use to have but its no longer in use
     
  11. tennisnoob3

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    ....

    http://www.head.com/elite/join.php

    this is how it should be done.
     
  12. FEDERERNADAL13

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    Does anyone know anything about Vantage??
     
  13. bobby101

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    does anyone know whats in the head 2011 player pack or have the form
     
  14. tennisnoob3

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    ^apply and find out. its probably 2,3, or 5 racquets, a monstercombi, some strings, a shirt, and a stencil. other people have posted the past ones, so search for it

    pretty sure vantage doesnt do sponsorships
     
  15. roddick_rulz

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    What companies offer sponsorships to college players?
     
  16. tennisnoob3

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    all of them
     
  17. tennis_enthusiast

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    How hard is it to get sponsored from brands like Prince and Head? I know all you have to do is be on a college team for Babolat, but are Prince and Head very strict for college players?
     
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    i was actually able to get HEAD pretty easy. Probably because i am attractive and have a 6 pack, chicks dig it.
     
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    So can anybody with real experience with applying for a Prince or Head sponsorship shine some light on this situation? What were you ranked, what college do you go to, etc..
     
  20. tennisnoob3

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    read the list. if you play college tennis, you get it, no questions asked(aside from documentation)
     
  21. tennis_enthusiast

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    point me towards this list?
     
  22. tennisnoob3

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    1st post.....how do you not even read the first post?
     
  23. tennis_enthusiast

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    Yes but on that list it doesn't say anything about college players, but now that you mention that all of them get it without any questions asked I understand
     
  24. PeterPanda

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    Just apply and i find out when i wa stupid and applyied they both got back to me in 5 minutes.
     
  25. FedererBestTennis

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    I am sponsored by Wilson and am not top 75 in the country...
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    I am my harshest critic, but also my number one fan.
     
  26. FEDERERNADAL13

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    Full or partial?
     
  27. tennisnoob3

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    cool story bro. i doubt it if you dont have a high ranking. getting a deal thru your coach doesnt really count
     
  28. FEDERERNADAL13

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    3rd time I'm asking :( Does anyone know anything? I sent them an email, but didn't get a response.
     
  29. tennisnoob3

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    i responded, didnt i? no, they dont unless theres a link on their website. they're a custom racquet company which appeals to a niche market.
     
  30. PeterPanda

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    I heard somewhere else maybe on one of the raquet threads there trying to get the elderly population. Useing something like the raquet company you used when you were a kid. :neutral: something like that. Search vantage there was something said in a thread about Vantage.
     
  31. PeterPanda

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    Clothing Sponsorship list requirements:
    Solfire: none
    Fila: 50 in a section
    ADNA:40 in a section
    Adiplayer: 25 in a section
    Nike: JUST GIVE UP!

    If there's anything else i should add to this lsit please say. A raquet string company list will also be posted.
     
  32. dantesinferno18

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    What do you get from fila and ADNA is it a percentage off of a package? And if I had a ranking of like 45 could I get ADNA
     
  33. mcutilize

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    Fila is 40% off anything on their website, but everything is jacked up almost 20 bucks.

    For ADNA your year end ranking had to be in the top 40.
     
  34. PeterPanda

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    The only good deals are in there sale selection.
     
  35. tennisnoob3

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    fwiw, fila never responds and doesnt look remotely worth it due to the small line.

    whats the % off for adna? looks like overpriced basic poly shirts
     
  36. PeterPanda

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    I thought ADNA was a package.
     
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    lol. i got 40% off fila, and i never played usta in my life. i just said that i play HS ball, and that i am a quick start coach. 40% off. although everything is too $$ for me, i will stick with my Target, and Wal-mart sponsorship ;)
     
  38. PeterPanda

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    It's worth it if you go in their sale section.:) a sweatshirt for like $10 with the 40% well not exactly.
     
  39. Larrysümmers

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    lol idk if i even have the member username and password anymore. lol. i might have deleted in when i cleaned out my inbox
     
  40. PeterPanda

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    someone in the clothing section a week ago said he had qualified for fila and was like 30 in his section. Im playing my first tourny April 8-10. what should i expect? Will i miss school because of it or do they have the matches that night.
     
  41. FEDERERNADAL13

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    Nice list man! Will you be putting up a racket list? how about strings?
     
  42. PeterPanda

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    Raquets and strings are like the same thing they'll be put into one list. The list should be published today after i pick my high school clases and by report.
     
  43. FEDERERNADAL13

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    So I contacted Wilson, and they told me a few things:

    1. They will almost always offer you a preferred package, if you have had good high school success or play USTA (I got an offer).:twisted:

    2. There are 2 types of preferred packages:

    P1: $300

    -2 rackets
    -6 sets of strings
    -1 super six bag
    -a stencil and ink

    P2: $400

    -3 rackets
    -12 sets of strings
    -1 super six bag
    -a stencil and ink

    3. Chances of getting a full sponsorship, not very good. (My rep told me you need to be around top 15 nationally in the US, and top 10 in Canada.)

    Any other questions? I'll answer if I can.
     
  44. FEDERERNADAL13

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    Awesome!!!
     
  45. PeterPanda

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    So i can just email them telling them that im baout to start playing usta and get a preferd player package? this wiered because most people say you have to be 100 nationally or better. Did you get this deal through your coach because that's different? Do they have a prefered player package for their clothing too?
     
  46. FEDERERNADAL13

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    I emailed them through their website, and told them that I had won my high school regional title, and planned on playing USTA. The guy offered me the preferred package, but said that a full sponsorship was unlikely. Maybe mention that you'd promote Wilson well, and that you help out younger kids (kinda like coaching). Also, if you wanna go all out, you can say that you can't afford new equipment to further your development, and that this would really help.
     
  47. PeterPanda

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    Thanks i'll defintly include what you siad in the list.
     
  48. FEDERERNADAL13

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    No problem
     
  49. dantesinferno18

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    do you guys even need new equipment or do you just like spending money on stuff?
     
  50. PeterPanda

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    i got 1 raquet. got a little four pack yonex bag. a addidas shirts. do i need more raquets no. Would it be nice yes. Im not going to email wilson asking for one because i don't need it. I'll take a clothing sponsor though.:|
     

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