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Sponsorships, A Great Way To Support Youth Sports News

Why A Sponsor?

LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM offers numerous ways to advertise and/or sponsor segments of our programs and contests. In the image above you’ll see our standard banner and sidebar ad sizes. Additional information and pricing is available by contacting our advertising staff at: ads@layouthsports.com

Why Affiliate Your Brand with LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM?

You gain visibility and connect with sports families, fans, neighbors and cities across the state. Our families are passionate about sports and about their children’s participation. Their lives revolve around practice, games, tournaments and community involvement and they identify with and support those partners, sponsors and brands who support their youth and the game.

Join LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM as they report on and promote the great things our youth are accomplishing on the field and in the community. Help promote healthy lifestyles and those life lessons best taught through sports. Our sponsors have a direct impact on the lives of our readers.

Connect with a passionate audience. LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM’s demographic is becoming more broad every day. Our players are increasingly from all corners of the state and from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. The graphic below showcases our target readership.

What Sponsorship Opportunities are Available

LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM provides numerous programs and contests during the calendar year. All of them present an opportunity for brand visibility and activation. Sponsorship can be limited to single program such as a specific story category, the major presenting dedicated sponsor of one or more of our youth awards programs listed below or a state-wide general partnership. Connecting our Sponsors with our Membership is a continuing multi-faceted task.

Important Note: All Sponsorship positions on LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM are contracted on a first-come-first contracted basis as long as the sponsor meets all of their responsibilities to LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM

Website Presence

We offer three distinct paths for advertising:

  1. Presenting Sponsor of the full site,
  2. Sponsorship of one of our Athlete Awards Programs,
  3. General advertising.

For Presenting Sponsors of the entire site this is a unique and powerful advertising and branding sponsorship. Your logo banners appear on the front page in three different area. One horizontal banner at the very top of the Home Page next to our Logo plus two additional vertical logo banners on each side of the home page. The two vertical placements never move and are always front and center to the public. Each week new articles are created and published and your three logo banners are always visible. It’ s a powerful, state-wide, branding opportunity for your business as your brand is constantly in the public eye creating more positive impressions of your sponsorship and business.

For Athletic Award Program Sponsors of categories such as Athlete of the Week, Academic All State and any of the other awards programs we offer (See below) you will be listed prominently as a presenting sponsor as well as placement on all dedicated program pages contained or developed in your awards program sponsorship. Each week new pages are developed and published as new selections are posted. Your sponsorship will appear on these new page thus creating more positive impressions of your sponsorship and business.

We have three Presenting Sponsorship positions available. One for North Louisiana, one for Central Louisiana and one for South Louisiana.

For General Advertisers LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM can place advertisers on rotating banners anywhere on our platform. Each page created will have a side bar were your ads can be offered. We also offer ad placements inside of stories. We are, thanks to the public, constantly creating new content as we continue to receive story submissions and publish them. This means your brand will be presented to an ever widening audience as new families, friends, neighbors and co-workers visit LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM to read the stories of their favorite youth athlete and then spread the word.


Our Most Visible Opportunities

Athlete Awards Program

Our Athlete Awards Programs are our highest profile and most sought after articles and awards program. It generates a “buzz” in the communities we cover and touches families, friends, neighbors and co-workers.

Our statewide Athlete Awards Program brings the community to our platform in support of nominees and celebrates their achievements both on the field and in the community. These awards are presented on a weekly, monthly and yearly schedule. So your brand/business is front and center each month. Sponsorship’s are available for these programs.

  • Athlete of The Week Awards For Male & Female Athletes
  • Athlete of the Month Awards For Male & Female Athletes
  • Athlete of the Year Awards For Male & Female Athletes
  • Academic All State Awards For Male & Female Athletes
  • Legion of Youth Awards
  • Top Story of the Year Awards
  • Top Photographs of the Year Awards

Yearly Sports Preview Publications

Each year LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM will present to our readers our Sports Previews. We’ll outline and promote the teams, players, coaches and schedules for the upcoming season. We cover both male and female sports and give booster clubs featured a chance to help promote their schools athletic programs.

Our digital previews cover:

Baseball/Softball

Basketball

Football

Soccer

In additions we publish smaller issues on additional sports each school participates in.

Benefits Of Our Previews

Our Sports Previews are preseason overviews of the teams, players, coaches and schedules for your favorite high school teams. They’re colorful, informative and widely read by the public.

Your sponsorship of one or more of these issues carries with it a excellent exposure of your brand and business to not only the community but statewide.

Your logo will appear on the front page of the sport you select. In addition it will appear on pages inside the issue.

Team pages will contain social media links and when these links are shared by readers your logo will be included in the page shared.


Athlete Awards Program Details

Athlete of the Week

We offer a max of four (4) Presenting Sponsor spots for AOW.

The public is encouraged to submit stories of deserving athletes for nomination for Athlete of the Week. Our panel of judges will select the winners from each age and gender division. These winners will be entered into the Athlete of the Month contest.

Your sponsorship of this program will entitle your to have your sponsor ad banners on each and every page devoted to the Athlete of the Week program including each athlete’s profile page and all promotional materials presented to the public. This translates into hundreds of opportunities of viewing and brand recognition for your business.

This is a year-long promotional program.

The divisions for male and female athletes for consideration are: ages 5-9, ages 10-13 and 15-18.

Athlete of the Month

We offer a max of four (4) Presenting Sponsor spots for AOM.

The top Athlete of the Week winners from each age and gender division will be entered into our Athlete of the Month program. Our panel of judges will select one winner from each age and gender division to advance to our Athlete of the Year program.

Your sponsorship of this program will entitle your to have your sponsor ad banners on each and every page devoted to the Athlete of the Week program including each athlete’s profile page. This translates into hundreds of opportunities of viewing and brand recognition for your business and all promotional materials presented to the public..

The divisions for male and female athletes for consideration are: ages 5-9, ages 10-13 and 15-18.

Athlete of the Year Finals

We offer a max of six (6) Presenting Sponsor spots for AOY.

The finals of our Athlete of the Year will feature the top male and female athletes from each division competing for AOY awards. Here the public will get to vote for their favorite deserving athletes.

Your sponsorship of this program will entitle your to have your sponsor ad banners on each and every page devoted to the Athlete of the Year program including each athlete’s profile page. This translates into hundreds of opportunities of viewing and brand recognition for your business and all promotional materials presented to the public..

The divisions for male and female athletes for consideration are: ages 5-9, ages 10-13 and 15-18.

Academic All State

We offer a max of four (4) Presenting Sponsor spots for AAS.

Your sponsorship of our Academic All-state program will help promote the top academic student-athletes and reward them for their hard work and dedication to both academics and athletics. Each months winners will advance to the Academic All State Awards at the end of the year. Entrants must carry a GPA of 3.4 or higher. In addition to the GPA requirements the student-athlete must be a Junior or Senior in high school.

Your sponsorship of this program will entitle your to have your sponsor ad banners on each and every page devoted to the Athlete of the Year program including each athlete’s profile page. This translates into hundreds of opportunities of viewing and brand recognition for your business and all promotional materials presented to the public.

The divisions for male and female athletes for consideration are: ages 5-9, ages 10-13 and 15-18.

Legion of Youth 

We offer a max of four (4) Presenting Sponsor spots for LOY.

Each month awards will be given for the top performing teams. Awards can be won for an entire team or just subdivisions of a team. For example: offensive linemen, defensive linemen, linebackers, basketball starters etc.

Awards for Writers/Contributors

Top Story of the Year

We offer a max of two (2) Presenting Sponsor spots for SOY.

As voted by the public as Story of the Year in our Top Stories of the Year Contest. Stories submitted to LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM will each have their own voting based on public input. The top three finalists will be selected based on the judgement of a representative of each sponsor. The top stories will be sent out on a regular basis in our E-mail Blast encouraging the public to visit our site, read the full stories and vote. For our sponsors this means increased brand/business awareness.

Awards for Photographers

Top Photographs of the Year

We offer a max of two (2) Presenting Sponsor spots for POY.

As voted on by the public in our Top Photos Contest. Photos submitted to LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM will each have their own voting based on public input. The top three finalists will be selected based on the judgement of a representative of each sponsor. The top photos will be sent out on a regular basis in our E-mail Blast encouraging the public to visit our site, review the photos and place their votes. For our sponsors this means increased brand/business awareness.

E-Newsletter

Our e-Newsletter “Outside The Lines” is published 6 times annually and has a circulation to our entire readership. It’s a platform we use to send out information, Partial story highlights and contest notifications such as Athlete of the Week finalists. It’s a vehicle to encourage the public to visit LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM and see what new stories and events are taking place. Spots are available for both advertisers and sponsorship.

SportsBlasts

LAYOUTHSPORTS will publish program or event specific SportsBlasts (Email Blasts) to our members each year. Events such as sports specific editions or special stories on our website, State Championship events and other youth sports news to send out to our readership. It contains story highlights and contest notifications such as Athlete of the Week finalists. It’s a vehicle to encourage the public to visit LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM and see what new stories and events are taking place. Spots are available for both advertisers and sponsorship.

Social Media Posts

LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM staff and it’s readership will continually post interactively on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest stories and images published online each week. These posts will bring readers back to LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM for a fuller picture of the top stories and photos. This means greater exposure for your brand/business. Spots are available for both advertisers and sponsorship.

Prohibited Ad Characteristics

LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM is unable to accept advertising proposals that contain in the following Prohibited Characteristics:

  • Promote or encourage gambling (paid, free, or gateway to paid gambling).
  • Promote drinking alcoholic beverages and/or promoting bars and clubs whose primary income and focus is the consumption of same.
  • Promote or depict tobacco use, dipping, chew or the promotion of smoking accessories such as vaping.
  • Unlawful use of prescribed drugs and/or use of illegal substance abuse.
  • Promote questionable health supplements or their use outside of normal vitamins.
  • Depicting or delivering libelous, violent, tasteless, hate, defamatory, or illegal content.
  • Any political oriented advertisements.
  • Weapons or anything related to weaponry.
  • Portray partial or complete nudity, pornography, and/or adult themes and obscene content.
  • Spawn pops, simulated clicks, contain malicious code, viruses, or executable files of any kind.
  • Delivering surveys via floating layers, pop-ups or popunders.
  • Use of or implied use of explicit language, spelling mistakes or simulated expletives (e.g., #$%!)
  • No links or any kind to any of the above Prohibited Characteristics.

Our Rate Card

Take a moment to review the best fit for your business and then drop us a line. We make it easy to request advertising by email us at: ads@layouthsports.com.

Advertising Staff
LAYOUTHSPORTS.COM
1802 N Market St,
Shreveport, La 71107