Since 1995, Lorain County Community College has been honored each winter to host the Special Olympics Ohio North Sectional Basketball Tournament in our Ewing Activities Center. More than 600 athletes with varied developmental disabilities and delays come to our campus to compete in this annual basketball tournament to vie for their spot in the state tournament. In addition, approximately 1,500 supporters, volunteers and family members attend and assist with this event. We are asking for your support of this wonderful event!


What are Your Benefits?

  • Your business will be exposed to over 2,000 people, including athletes, family members, volunteers, coaches and officials over the span of four days.
  • Your business will be featured on approximately 400 volunteer t-shirts that are worn throughout the weekend.
  • Your business will be a contributor to one of the largest annual events held on the LCCC campus, with people from all over Northeast Ohio converging.
  • Your business will be spotlighted on all our various media platforms, including: newspaper coverage, radio and television interviews, the Internet and social media.
  • Your business will be actively promoted along with all sponsors on all our social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!


Sponsorship Levels

  • LEVEL 1 – $100:
    T-shirt or Game Sponsor*
  • LEVEL 2 – $150:
    T-shirt and 1/8-page Program Ad
  • LEVEL 3 – $200:
    T-shirt, 1/8-page Program Ad and one Game Sponsor* in both venues
  • LEVEL 4 – $500:
    T-shirt, 1/8-page Program Ad and two Game Sponsors* in both venues
  • LEVEL 5 – $700 – Team Sponsor:
    All of the above, plus
    • A Game Sponsor* for all games that one team plays for the weekend
    • your logo placed on materials given to athletes
    • banners with your logo hung in both venues
    • and a Half-Page Program Ad!
  • LEVEL 6 – $1,000 – Day Sponsor:
    All of the above, plus
    • A Game Sponsor* for all games played for one day
    • and a Full-Page Program Ad!
      (Multiple dates are open for sponsorship upon your request)
  • LEVEL 7 – $1,500 – Tournament Sponsor:
    All of the above, plus…
    • A Game Sponsor* for the entire weekend
    • and a Full-Page Program Ad!

Promotional announcements to audience will be made during breaks in the game.
For example, “this game is being brought to you by “___________,” along with a short tag line.

Advertisement placed in our event program book:

  • 1/8 Page Ad – $35
  • 1/4 Page Ad – $50
  • Half-Page Ad – $85
  • Full-Page Ad – $100


How to Become a Sponsor!

  1. Download our sponsorship packet.
  2. Choose your sponsorship level.
  3. Fill out and complete the form.
  4. Send the form, along with payment to:
    • Special Olympics Hoops at LCCC
      Lorain County Community College – PE 104
      1005 N. Abbe Rd.,
      Elyria, OH 44035
  5. Please make all checks out to Lorain County Community College.
  6. E-mail artwork for ads to
    (jpeg, tif or high-resolution PDF preferred)

2019 Sponsorship Packet