Packages

There are three options, Event Sponsor, Glass Sponsor or Programme Advert, each providing different communications benefits to the sponsor consequently each has different terms.


Event sponsor

This is LockFest’s principal sponsorship option.

It offers a substantial package of communications benefits, some of which have a year long life and enhance promotion of the sponsor beyond the LockFest weekend.

LockFest weekend

  • Sponsor’s advertising message to appear on all outgoing promotional material issued by HRUFC related to LockFest. To include:
    • Social media posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
    • Recognition on the website
    • Similar submissions to Huddersfield Hub
    • By-line in every article in HRUFC’s fortnightly newsletter to its members
  • Logo on LockFest web page within HRUFC website
  • Promotion in the event programme (A5)
    • Full colour advertisement – Sponsor to provide appropriate artwork. (Stand alone cost £225)
    • Full page PR piece – Sponsor to provide, 150 words approximately
  • All event ticketing, vouchers, signage and promotional clothing
  • 4 free entrance tickets each day of the event

Year long promotion

  • 1 x Perimeter board around 1st XV pitch at no additional cost. (Stand alone cost £600)
  • Right to host a matchday sponsor’s fundraising lunch and with your own table of 10.  Free match tickets, matchday programme and car parking for all guests.  Normally only available to advertisers and partners. Lunch and drinks to be paid for separately.
  • Opportunity to buy international match tickets. The RFU restricts sales of international tickets to selling through registered clubs and imposes a club limit on the number of tickets it can buy. HRUFC reserves the right to impose its own restrictions on the availability of tickets for anyone or all applications should there be an oversubscription.
  • First option to renew for subsequent annual LockFest events
  • Lead person becomes a patron of the club with access to the President’s Suite on
    match day. (Stand alone cost £210)
  • Complimentary week-day use of the Waterloo Suite for meetings, seminars or product launches. (Stand alone cost £200 per occasion, and subject to availability).
  • Exposure and access to all HRUFC sections

£1,250 minimum saving on stand alone costs

Sponsorship costs

  • 1 year – £4,000
  • 3 years – £9,000, if booked as one order payable in 3 annual amounts of £3,000

Glass sponsorship

Major impact is during the weekend although there will be exposure during the promotional campaign.

LockFest weekend

  • Name/logo and ‘Sponsored by’ on all specially made glasses
  • Shown in all photography, where relevant.
  • Specific PR piece on glass sponsorship issued to include
    • Social media posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
    • Similar submissions to Huddersfield Hub
    • By-line in every article in HRUFC’s fortnightly newsletter to its members
  • Logo on LockFest web page within HRUFC website
  • Promotion in the event programme (A5)
  • Full colour advertisement – Sponsor to provide appropriate artwork. (Stand alone cost £225)
  • 1/2 page PR piece – Sponsor to provide,150 words approximately
  • 2 free entrance tickets each day of the event

Year long promotion

  • Right to host a sponsor’s fundraising lunch and with your own table of 10. Free match tickets, matchday programme and car parking for all guests.  Normally only available to advertisers and partners. Lunch and drinks to be paid for separately.
  • Opportunity to buy international match tickets. The RFU restricts sales of international tickets to selling through registered clubs and imposes a club limit on the number of tickets it can buy. HRUFC reserves the right to impose its own restrictions on the availability of tickets for anyone or all applications should there be an oversubscription.
  • First option to renew for subsequent annual LockFest events
  • Lead person becomes a patron of the club with access to the President’s Suite on
    match day. (Stand alone cost £210)
  • Complimentary week-day use of the Waterloo Suite for meetings, seminars or product launches. (Stand alone cost £200 per occasion, and subject to availability)
  • Exposure and access to all HRUFC sections

Sponsorship cost

Pint glasses printed in one colour  – £1,500.


Programme Advert

Advertise your business with an advert in the festival programme which will be handed out to every attendee.

Sponsorship cost

Full page (A5) – £225
1/2 Page – £150

  • Promotion in the event programme (A5)
  • 2 free entrance tickets each day of the event

Adverts & logos should be print quality (at least 300ppi) and can be in full colour. Please supply advert or logo files as .jpeg .pdf or .tiff format and email gm@huddersfieldrugby.com

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