2020 OCWPC Golf Tournament, Dinner & Helicopter Ball Drop Fundraiser

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Hello, OCWPC Families!

We are thrilled to announce our 2020 club-wide Golf Tournament, Dinner & Helicopter Ball Drop Fundraiser at Tijeras Creek Golf Club on Friday, April 24th.

Why are we so excited? We haven’t had a club-wide golf tournament since 2013 and we are super amped about getting together for an adult-only club event full of golf, music, food, the chance to win up to $2,500 in the helicopter golf ball drop, fundraising for our club & kids and – maybe most importantly – the chance to hang out with all of our super OCWPC parents, coaches and all of our awesome friends!

 

DATE

Friday, April 24th, 2020

WHERE

Tijeras Creek Golf Club

29082 Tijeras Creek

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

WHEN

Golf – Shotgun Start 1:00 PM

Mix & Mingle 5:30 PM

Helicopter Drop 6:30 PM

Dinner begins at 6:30 PM

 

FUNDRAISING

While this year’s fundraising event day is an adult-only affair, it is definitely all about our kids. Proceeds from this event will benefit the club in the following areas:

  • 50% of any proceeds go directly towards your club costs – tournament fees, club dues, etc. We’ve never been able to donate back to our kids before, and we feel like this is a big win for all of us. The other 50% goes to the club for discretionary purchases (gear, pool fees, coaches).

Also – you may or may not know it, but Orange County Water Polo Club is a tax-exempt section 501(c)(3) nonprofit (ID # 26-0842452) organization and, as such, all or some of your donations may be tax deductible. Be sure to consult with your CPA; better yet, call your CPA and invite them to be one of our sponsors!

 

THE EVENT

The event allows for a maximum of 144 golfers and 250 dinner guests; we know that seems like a lot of availability, but don’t wait to sign-up – we expect it will fill up, making for an epic evening!

Golf + Dinner is $150/person and includes golf, cart, dinner, tee gift, and more!

Dinner is $40/person

Helicopter Ball Drop Fundraiser:
“What’s a helicopter ball drop”, you ask? Well, if you see any seasoned golf maniacs nearby, you can ask them or you can just get the skinny from us here – Golf balls are sold for $10 per ball; each ball is numbered & assigned to a purchaser. Just before the dinner event, a helicopter will drop all the balls onto the green and the ball which goes into the predetermined hole or closest to the pin will win up to $2500 (or a 50/50 split of what we as a club bring in on the sold golf balls up to $2500). OCWPC earns $8 for each ball sold and is the biggest source of our fundraising!

We would love to see all of our athletes participate in the fundraiser – it’s a great way to get your family and friends to learn more about your water polo athlete & support their goals. The goal for EACH player is to sell 20 golf balls but please don’t stop there – we’ve got some special prizes lined up for the kids – more info soon!

Event Sponsorships

2020-OCWPC-Golf-Tourney-Event-Sponsor-Flyer If you or someone you know wants to get their business in front of our club members, the corporate event sponsorships are a great opportunity to raise money for the team and build awareness for their business. Every OCWPC athlete will have a unique page will have a “Sponsorship” tab that will have a range of choices for the Event Sponsorship packages.

Corporate sponsors will have their logo/business emailed to the entire club before the event, have a presence at the event, be listed on the Sponsorship section on the Event page on ocwpc.com and retain a linked position on any News posts on OCWPC.com.

We’ve created a flyer that you can hand to Event Sponsors directly – click the flyer image or download the Event Sponsorship PDF here. Remember – Orange County Water Polo Club is a tax-exempt section 501(c)(3) nonprofit (ID # 26-0842452) organization and, as such, all or some of the Event Sponsorships may be tax deductible.

 

Sponsorship Categories

TITLE

$3,000

Includes eight (8) players

Eight (8) extra dinner guests (16 total)

Hole Sponsorship

Reserved seating at the banquet

GOLD

$1,500

Includes eight (4) players

Eight (4) extra dinner guests (8 total)

Hole Sponsorship

Reserved seating at the banquet

SILVER

$1,000

Includes four (4) players

Dinner for four (4)

Hole Sponsorship

BRONZE

$500

Includes one (1) player

One (1) extra dinner guest (2 total)

Hole Sponsorship

HOLE

$250

Business name on hole signage at the golf event

Logo and link on golf event page + club website recognizing sponsorship

Shout-outs on social media, club event communications & special recognition at reception

Opportunity to provide a gift, coupon or other logo items to patrons of the golf event

 

HOW TO GET STARTED

Almost all of the fundraising efforts will be done online, using an online platform called “AccelRaise”, making it super easy.

Each athlete will get a customized AccelRaise web URL where they can upload a personal photo, message and video. You will want to send that unique URL to your family, friends and sponsors where they can purchase items there (golf + dinner, just dinner, golf balls for the helicopter drop, event sponsorships, etc). Any sales made from your athlete’s link will get credited to your athlete, easy peasy!

We will send more information as soon as the athlete’s links are available.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

A big thanks to all of the planning committee members! We appreciate everything you are doing for our kids! If you have questions or want to volunteer your time or a donation, check here – someone will be able to help you!

Event Coordinators

Team Liason / Social Media

Photography

  • Jesse Brossa (Grace/16U Girl, Christian/14U Boy Blue, John/12U Boy Blue) | jbrossa@surterreproperties.com | (949) 292-9786
  • Don Thomas (Aidan/14U Boy Blue)

Swag Bag 

  • Sharon Sumich (Milan/14U Boy Blue)

Beer / Water Golf Cart – for day of event

  • Lisa Stevens (Bode/14U Boy Blue)

Fun Package – to be sold at day of event

  • Tara Hill (Sean/16U Boy Blue, Mitchell/14U Boy Blue)

Sponsorships – Corporate / Event / Hole Sponsors

  • Mira Putica (Jeremy/14U Boy Red)

Golf Ball Drop Prizes (for the players as they reach specific goals)

  • Tara Hill (Sean/16U Boy Blue, Mitchell/14U Boy Blue)

Charitable Information

 

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