Croquet Sponsorship

St. John’s College invites you to become a sponsor of The Annapolis Cup, the annual Croquet match between St. John’s College and USNA. More than 8,000 guests show up for this sell-out event—St. John’s and USNA students and alumni, Navy officers and their families, and residents of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and the surrounding metropolitan area. Press coverage for the Croquet Match is heavy and in recent years had included the Capital Gazette, the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, WRNR, Buzzfeed, Chesapeake Living, Southern Living, and Coastal Living.

Sponsorship Levels

The amount of your sponsorship that is tax-deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of any money contributed over the fair market value of goods or services provided by St. John’s College.

Host Committee Member | $500

  • Two tickets to event
  • Name recognition on event web site (with more than 80,000 views)
  • Name recognition on sponsor banners at tournament
  • $456.50 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible (FMV of goods and services=$43.50)

Host Committee Chair | $1,000

  • Four tickets to event and access to VIP tent with complimentary food and drink
  • Name recognition on event web site (with more than 80,000 views)
  • Name recognition on sponsor banners at tournament
  • $883.50 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible (FMV of goods and services=$116.50)

Tent Sponsor | $5,000

  • Prominent name and logo recognition on event web site (with over 80,000 views) and promotional materials
  • Inclusion on sponsor banners at tournament
  • 25 tickets to event
  • 10' x 10' courtside tent with corporate name displayed and complimentary drinks in tent (beer, champagne, and water)
  • Name and logo displayed on beverage cups
  • One reserved parking space during event
  • Product featured in prominent location on campus during the match (if applicable)
  • $3,739.50 of your sponsorship is tax-deductible (FMV of goods and services=$1,260.50)

For more information, call or email: 410-626-2536 or annapolis.events(at)sjc.edu.