2015 Pigskin Party KAL– Call for Sponsors

We are looking for a total 10 headline sponsors for the 2015 Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party KAL! If you didn’t hear about this fantastic contest last year, please see below for an overview of the event. Last year was a huge success and we hope to make it bigger and better every year.

A Headline Sponsor is primary participant in the Pigskin Party KAL! For a reasonable prize and monetary donation, Headline Sponsors will receive advertising via Podcast and Instagram and KAL participants will be encouraged to use your products.

Requirements
  • Must donate:
    • 1 prize/prize pack for grand prize (at least a $40 value)
    • $15 paypal donation to podcast to cover shipping and other associated cost
    • Must mail item to Jen Lassonde by September 30 or agree to mail to winner directly in February 2016 (after winners are announced)
  • Optional: donate smaller prize for participation and random giveaways during season.
  • Optional: discount code to get people ready in August
  • Headline Sponsors must commit by September 1st. The first 10 who commit are guaranteed a spot! Don’t wait! Spots are filling up quickly!

What you can expect

  • Headline Sponsors will be mentioned on every episode of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast between start and end of football season
    • Last year that was 12 episodes with an average of 3300 listeners per episode (note: there is no guarantee on the number of episodes that will be recorded in 2015).
  • All sponsors, prize details and photos will be listed in the Prize Thread in the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group
  • All sponsors will be featured at least once on BostonJen’s Instagram account
  • Discount codes will be listed in a thread in the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group
  • Participants will be granted twice the number of Special Teams Points (8 instead of 4) for using a product from a Headline Sponsor which should encourage them to buy, use and share your products!

What I need from you:

  • Please email me at 2lifeinfocus @ gmail. com with:
  • Your name
  • Your business name
  • Ravelry User Name
  • Your preferred method of communication (email or Ravelry PM)
  • Name/description of the prize(s)
    • Good quality photo of the prize to use for promotion
    • Details on whether you’re planning to send the prize to me or if you would prefer to ship directly to the winner
    • If mailing to me, please email me to ask for mailing address
  • If you choose: details about smaller prizes you’d like to contribute for other giveaways during the season (please be sure to note which these are versus the grand prize you’re contributing)
  • If you choose: A promo code that can be used wherever you sell (your site, Ravelry, Etsy), the dates for which the promo code can be used, and what the code entitles the user to (discount off product, free shipping etc)
  • Please send $15 via PayPal to the PayPal account I instruct you to.

Not ready to be a headline sponsor? That’s ok too! We are also looking for sponsors for participation prizes and random interception challenges throughout season. If you’re interested, please contact me via email at 2lifeinfocus @ gmail. com and include the following information

  • Your name
  • Your business name
  • Ravelry User Name
  • Your preferred method of communication (email or Ravelry PM)
  • Name/description of the prize(s)
  • Good quality photo of the prize to use for promotion
  • If you choose: A promo code that can be used wherever you sell (your site, Ravelry, Etsy), the dates for which the promo code can be used, and what the code entitles the user to (discount off product, free shipping etc)

Note: sponsors are responsible for shipping the prize to the winner once the drawing is announced and I contact you with the details.

What you can expect:
  • Your prize & business will be mentioned at least once on the Down Cellar Studio Podcast
  • All sponsors, prize details and photos will be listed in the Prize Thread in the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group
  • All sponsors will be featured at least once on BostonJen’s Instagram account
  • Discount codes will be listed in a thread in the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group
  • Participants will be granted  4 Special Teams Points for using a product from a sponsor which should encourage them to buy, use and share your products!
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What is the Pigskin Party KAL?

  • Virtual knit-a-long that runs along the NFL football season. For any projects you complete between Sept 10 and Feb 8th, you’ll earn points that make you eligible for fantastic prizes. There are also opportunities to get more points along the way by using products from our awesome sponsors, for posting on instagram, getting others to participate in the KAL.
  • For every 100 yards completed (in your fiber craft of choice) you earn 7 points for a touchdown
    • For all partial touchdown yardage you earn 3 points (field goal) |For any small finished project (less than 100 yards) earn 3 points
  • There are also Special Teams points available for using sponsor products and fulfilling other challenges.
  • For every 100 points you earn, you’ll be entered in the drawing for one of many grand prizes graciously donated by our Headline Sponsors
  • There are also random prizes for participating by using #DCSPigskinParty2015 on Instagram and for chatting in the Monthly Huddle Thread in the DCS Ravelry Group! Come play along.
  • It’s never too late to sign up. Join anytime during the football season (you don’t even need to be a fan to play along)

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