To Sponsor or not to Sponsor?

Sports Sponsorship is an enormous business and no team or sportsman seems to be complete without a sponsor of some kind. Not only this but businesses are now being judged by customers on their sponsorship profile and their overall impact on society and the environment. It is important therefore for a business to get the right profile of Sponsorship, involved with the right sport in the right way and hockey offers an opportunity to get involved with a growing, youth oriented sport that has a growing profile and key involvement in the Olympic Games 

Hockey in the UK

Hockey is a major sport at every Olympics. It is a clean, disciplined, fast and skilful game, popular with men, women and juniors. It is played across the world and in the UK is growing with over over 120,000 players and 3,000 clubs in the UK, with national coverage including new extensive TV coverage on BT Sport

Team Bath Buccaneers Profile

Team Bath Buccaneers is the West’s largest and most successful club and is partnered with the University of Bath Sports Development Department and the University of Bath Hockey Club with world class facilities that regularly hosts many high profile sports events and training camps for many national governing bodies. The Men’s 1st XI play in the England Men’s Hockey League Division One South. and the Women’s 1st XI  play in the Investec West Conference. There are a further 7 men’s teams in The Verde Recreo Hockey League and 5 women’s teams in the West Women’s League, plus a very successful junior academy with sides from U8 to U18 with over 400 young members playing each week.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We offer a range of different sponsorship packages to suit different budgets and audiences. If you are intersted please contact our Commercial Manager Sarah Cottle or download the Sponsorship Opportunities Presentation.

Full Club Sonsorship

  • Length of Contract: Minimum three years
  • Logo on all playing Kit and Merchandise
  • Logo on letterheads
  • Logo and hyperlink on website header for every page
  • Logo used for other activities (by agreement)
  • Pitch side advertisement
  • Website Advertisement with link to sponsors website
  • Two free programmes for all Home EHL and EH Cup matches
  • Four free tickets to annual club dinner dance
  • Link on our Facebook, Twitter and You Tube Channel.
  • Cost circa £12,000 PA

Junior Academy Sponsorship

The Academy provides the opportunity for youngsters to be introduced to the game of Hockey and be guided to maximize their potential and ease their integration into the adult game. The academy is the largest and one of the most successful in the West of England. It includes U8 to U12 mini hockey on Sundays with teams in local and League and Cup competitions, and U14 to U18 squads training midweek with Avon League and England Hockey Championship matches on Sundays .

  • Length of Contract: Minimum two years
  • Logo on junior academy shirts
  • Logo and hyperlink on website home page
  • Logo and link on all junior website pages.
  • Logo used for other junior activities (by agreement)
  • Pitch side advertisement
  • High profile on Facebook, Twitter etc.
  • Cost circa £3000 PA

Team Sponsorship

Support 1 or more teams playing in National, Regional or local leagues.

  • Length of Contract: Minimum one year
  • Logo on playing kit
  • Logo and hyperlink on website
  • Logo used for other activities (by agreement)
  • Pitch side advertisement (additional cost)
  • Website Advertisement with link to sponsors website
  • High Profile on Facebook, Twitter etc
  • Cost 1st Teams circa £5,000, others circa £1,000 PA
Team Sponsorship

Player Sponsorship

Sponsor an individual player from national legaues to aspiring juniors. Sponsorship is split 50:50 with the player to assist in particiaption costs.

  • Potential to sponsor monthly player awards
  • Length of Contract: Minimum one year
  • Logo on sleeve of  players shirt.
  • If they are a First Team Player they will also have logo on all EHL/EH Cup programmes.
  • Player support of other activities (by agreement)
  • Pitch side advertisement (additional cost)
  • Website link and social media potential
  • Cost 1st team circa £500, others £250

Website Sonsorship

The website is a fundamental part of the club. It manages club membership, results, match reports and team selections.It receives over 300 unique hits per week and has a Google Page Rank of 2.

  • Length of Contract: Minimum two years
  • Customised Website landing page
  • Logo and link in the links section
  • Web Advertisement and link on homepage
  • Social media potential
  • Pitch side advertisement (additional cost)
  • Cost circa £2,000 PA

Indoor Festival Sponsorship

The club organsies an Indoor Hockey fetival in December for regional teams.

  • Length of Contract: Minimum one year
  • Logo adopted in Festival name
  • Logo on letterheads and entry forms
  • Logo on flyers, fixture list and league tables
  • Indoor pitch side advertisement
  • Outdoor pitch side advertising (at extra cost) 
  • Logo on trophies 
  • Cost circa £500
Indoor Sponsorship

Club Dinner Sponsorship

The annual club dinner is a popular event with annual player awards. and high profile guests.

  • Length of Contract: Minimum one year
  • Branding included in event name
  • Branding on tickets and menus
  • 4 Free tickets
  • Speech opportunity
  • Sponsorship of club awards
  • Cost circa £1000