Partner

The local organizing committee, Seattle Volleyball Club, and the North American Gay Volleyball Association are seeking Partners for Thirst Seattle, the 33rd Annual NAGVA Championships, held May 21 - 24 in Seattle, WA. Partnership opportunities are available for all levels of sponsorships, from individual contributions up to Exclusive Product Sponsors and Venue Partners. A full week of camaraderie, competition and events are planned, with 1,500+ athletes and fans converging on Seattle to play volleyball, and to also dine, drink, shop, sight see, and enjoy our diverse Seattle night life, all while vacationing here in our beautiful city. The week of events officially kickoff May 21st, but many of the athletes will be arriving earlier as they begin their vacations in Seattle, competition and events conclude May 24th with the Awards Banquet & Closing Party. 


After reading through the Partner & Sponsorship options below, please visit the Partner SignUp page for SignUp instructions and full list of Due Dates:  Partner SignUp Page - Click Here!


Downtown, Capitol Hill & SoDo Venue Locations
The Seattle Westin is our official host hotel, with over 900+ nights booked, and the Century Link Field Events Center is our competition venue. Adding to the Downtown and SoDo neighborhoods, Capitol Hill is serving as our Event, Host Bar, Party and Night Life destination for the week. These neighborhoods will be crawling with the athletes and fans who are Thirsty to experience Seattle while competing for the NAGVA Championship Trophy. 




Host Bars, Restaurants, Product & Vendor Space Partners 
NAGVA athletes are known for being passionate competitors, while having a great time on and off the court. Numerous opportunities are offered to partner and host athletes at your bar, restaurant or store. Become an Official Thirst Seattle Host Bar or Team Dinner Restaurant, and we include an ad in the Player Program and a Player Bag Stuffer. For partnerships $500+ we include a Named Competition Court. Thirst Seattle is currently seeking Host Bars, Team Dinner Restaurants, and Exclusive Event Venues for the week. Product Partners such as Beer, Spirits and Wine Distributors can be prominently featured during our week of social events, including a free Beer / Wine Garden on Sunday at the competition venue. Set up a Vendor Store / Space at the Competition Venue, and sell your goods to the 1500+ attendees. Vendor Space Partners will also receive a Named Court, Program Ad, and Player Promo Bag Stuffer.

Name & Labeled Competition Courts
26 competition courts will be assembled and competed on during the 3 days of volleyball competition, and every Thirst Seattle Partner has the opportunity to Name and Label a Court for their business. Select “Show Courts” are reserved for the largest contributors and will feature all Medal Round and Championship Games.

Program Ads and Official Wristband Offers
Every participant of Thirst Seattle will receive an official Thirst Seattle Wristband, identifying them as a tournament participant as they are out and about in Seattle. Your bar, restaurant, store or business is able to offer discounts, specials and promotional offers for those wearing the wristband by partnering with the tournament. The Official Player Program will be distributed digitally and available for download from the Event Website. This Program will be viewed tens of thousands of times, not only by the immediate attendees and fans in Seattle, but by the NAGVA members and fans across North America. Each athlete will receive a Player Promo Bag when they arrive, and partners have the ability to include ads, coupons, promo items and special offers as a bag stuffer.  

Partnering Details and Instructions
Complete details on our Partner Levels and all the information you need to sign on with the 2015 NAGVA Championships and Thirst Seattle are listed below. Please see the grid for pricing and included partner benefits. Note that there are program ad and player promo bag stuffer deadlines, so don’t delay in becoming a partner. If you have any further questions, please email Partner@ThirstSeattle.com .



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