Forget the tons of donuts and candy, the SportsFan is a new, fun and innovative way to raise money for any booster club.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 7, 2008
FANatics Unlimited, LLC today announced a new relationship with the North American Booster Club Association (NABCA) that will enable booster clubs to raise money quickly. FANatics Unlimited creates a product called SportsFanTM, a customized fan featuring school logos and mascots that can be waved at games or used to decorate a bedroom wall. The SportsFan helps schools raise funds and school spirit and can be collected and traded. The SportsFan sells for $15 (MSRP) and offers a great return to the Booster Club.
"The North American Booster Club Association and the SportsFan are a great fit. We are excited to work with NABCA because of our mutual goals of helping booster clubs raise funds for their teams. The SportsFan, customized for the high schools, are great for fundraising and increasing school spirit," said Ned Foster, president and CEO of FANatics Unlimited. "Forget the tons of donuts and candy, the SportsFan is a new, fun and innovative way to raise money for any booster club."
NABCA is the first-of-its-kind national booster club association dedicated to providing booster clubs throughout North America with the highest level of guidance, education, training and support. NABCA is a conduit to a full catalogue of the "best of the best" business programs, tools and resources vital for helping to facilitate the application of acquired knowledge and insight into conducting club activities from year to year.
"We consider the SportsFan from FANatics Unlimited to be among the 'best of the best' and are excited about the fundraising capabilities the company's products will bring to our members," said Steve Beden, Executive Director to President, NABCA.
NABCA has become the booster club trade association for booster clubs and the parents, volunteers, school administrators, program directors, coaches and business leaders who support the extracurricular programs endorsed by booster clubs.
The FANatics Fundraising Program:
The FANatics Fundraising Program is easy. A Booster Club has three options in their fundraising efforts. They can participate with little or no-cost to the club. For example for 200 fans:
- Obtain a full sponsor, who pays $2000 for their corporate logo on the front and back of the fans (200 fans at $10/each). Booster club pays nothing and sells fans for $14.95 (MSRP). The club makes $2990 profit.
- Obtain a partial sponsor who pays $1000 for their corporate logo on the front OR back and the Booster club pays the remaining $1000. The Club sells the fans for $14.95 (MSRP) and makes $1990 profit.
- Booster Club pays $2000 for 200 fans ($10/each) and sells them for $14.95 making $5 profit a fan or $990.
FANatics Unlimited creates SportsFans for college, professional and high school sports teams. High school booster clubs can create fans to include their school colors, mascot and can be customized for any sport. SportsFans are a creative and fun way to raise money. Not only does it provide a truly unique fundraising concept, SportsFans are the perfect accessory for any real sports fan. For further information visit: http://www.imafanatic.com.
The North American Booster Club Association (NABCA) (http://www.boosterclubs.org) is the governing body and first of its kind national booster club association dedicated to providing booster clubs and their extracurricular organizations throughout North America with the highest level of Guidance, Education, Training and Support. NABCA supplies booster clubs with the most comprehensive portfolio of resources and club building tools available to help build and manage successful clubs. Booster Clubs are a key component to a successful extracurricular program as they provide funding, volunteer support, upkeep for facilities, fields and equipment, transportation and scholarships.
About FANatics Unlimited:
FANatics Unlimited manufactures and sells unique sports merchandise for FANATICS. Their top-seller the SportsFanTM is a lightweight, collapsible, hand-held fan and is the perfect accessory for any real fan. The SportsFan is already a favorite among college sports fans, high schools booster clubs and corporate sponsors. Based in Atlanta, they currently distribute an entire line of SEC sports fans, as well as Florida State University. FANatics Unlimited also creates custom fans for high school booster clubs' fundraising endeavors. In addition, FANatics Unlimited caters to corporate sponsors by creating custom (collectable) fans with company logos. SportsFans are distributed online and can be purchased at select local sporting stores. FANatics Unlimited currently offers fans for the following teams: Alabama Crimson Tide, LSU Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, Tennessee Vols, Kentucky Wildcats, Flordia State Seminoles, and more! For entire line, information regarding custom SportsFans and contact information visit: http://www.imafanatic.com.