Maine Roller Derby (MRD) is Maine’s premier women’s flat track roller derby league. Our league is a proud member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) and has embraced the quickly-growing sport of roller derby as it is skated on a flat track.
Maine Roller Derby is a women run non-profit corporation. Our mission is to deliver a STRONG, positive, athletic image to the Southern Maine COMMUNITY and to be positive role models for girls and women. As a sponsor, your company will be featured alongside and affiliated with our GRASSROOTS, positive, athletic image.
This Maine Roller Derby 2015 season boast some exciting changes! MRD introduces Home Teams, which are made up entirely of Maine Roller Derby skaters who compete against each other at home rather than traveling or playing opponents from other leagues. Home Teams have allowed Maine Roller Derby to take a talented pool of skaters and provide more opportunities for them to compete in front of our local fans. In short, more roller derby! The 2015 Home Team season will feature the Calamity Janes and the R.I.P. Tides as equal adversaries. The team rosters have been set, the logos have been revitalized, and the atmosphere is going to be electric when these teams hit the track this season! Join us for what’s sure to be a historic year in Maine Roller Derby history.
The Port Authorities are MRD’s WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association) ranked all-star travel team. Our travel team competes at home and away against other internationally-ranked all-star teams in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.
MRD has a vast loyal fan following and is gaining new fans of roller derby at rapid speeds. Roller derby is not an average sport, therefore neither are our fans. Our demographic is incredibly broad and diverse. Ages range from children to adults at Maine Roller Derby bouts; our bouts capture the attention of everyone. Roller Derby has become one of the fastest growing female-dominated sports in history. It is athletic, it is strong, it is derby. One thing is certain our fans are dedicated, returning over and over, and love roller derby with a ferocity. We are family friendly and are involved in community charitable causes reaching many different demographics.
A demographic survey conducted by WFTDA in 2012 resulted in the following responses from fans:
MRD’s Facebook page has over 7,000 fans and interacts with them daily. In 2013 Maine Roller Derby unveiled a new professionally designed website which is powered by WordPress and is Search Engine Optimized, making it highly visible to the world. Additionally, MRD is listed on the Maine travel and tourism website, reaching out of town visiting fans of roller derby. MRD has partnered with Brown Paper Tickets, providing a platform which feeds directly into social media outlets with endless expansion possibilities.
* Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, pricing, terms and conditions relating to sponsorship options.
If your business would like to partner with MRD for a cross promotional fundraiser contact email@example.com with information about your fundraiser and to discuss your ideas of collaborating with MRD for your event.
MRD is available to co-host your event and cross promote your event. If you require promotional appearances please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for terms, availability and costs.
Expo Booth Rental: $50
Happy Wheels Booth Rental: $50
Subject to venue restrictions. Please email email@example.com for more information.
* Sponsor may provide verbiage for announcer, Facebook and Twitter mentions.
If you prefer to do an a la carte of any of the packages please let us know, we will be happy to customize the package to suit your business needs.
Mail a check with your name, address and phone number to:
Maine Roller Derby
PO BOX 8413
Portland, ME 04104-8413
Send payment to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading: 2013 Sponsorship.
Please include your name, address and phone number.
Ad submission deadline: 2 weeks prior to bout
|Ad Type||Ad sizes||Full Season Price|
|Full page*||5.5″ x 8.5||$200|
|Half page||5.125″ x 4″||$100|
|Quarter page (vertical)||2.5″ x 4″||$50|
|Quarter page (horizontal)||5.125″ x 2″||$50|
|1/8 page||2.5″ x 2″||$25|
* Keep important elements such as text at least 1/4″ from the edge of your full page ad to prevent them from being cut off.
Press Quality PDF, TIFF, JPEG, or PNG (300dpi or higher only) All files should be high resolution.
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