The Pascack Pi-oneers Team is a great example of high school students who are committed to meeting a goal. We are supported by an extraordinary group of teachers and mentors who help make it happen. In our 2005 rookie year, we, the Pi-Oneers, earned an entry to the FIRST World Championship in Atlanta, Georgia. We continue to build on our foundations, earning multiple awards and recognitions, which are listed here. Participation in FIRST is not only demanding, invigorating and fun, but financially challenging as well.
Part of the FIRST mission is to forge ties within the community by having teams cover their operating budgets through corporate sponsorships. In order to have the funding to purchase the robot parts, compete in regional tournaments, and (hopefully) go to the Championships, we need approximately $40,000-$50,000. Corporate sponsors are respectfully asked to donate $5,000 and more; however anything you can contribute will make a difference towards reaching our financial goal. Recognition and acknowledgement of corporate sponsors are well publicized at the regional and championship events, on the team website and uniform, and at other activities run by the team. At the end of the year, our team publishes an advertisement in the local newspaper thanking who gave financial support. Additionally, our sponsors are listed on a page of our team’s website, located here.
We would appreciate any support you can give us. We would be happy to demonstrate last year’s robot or give you an opportunity to speak with Dr. Aarti Mallya, the Regional District Supervisor of Instruction for Science and Technology Education. Please let us know if you require additional information to support our request.
Pascack Pi-oneers Sponsorship Opportunities
Choose the level of sponsorship that is right for you. In addition to knowing that you have helped good kids doing great things, the Pascack Pi-oneers will show their appreciation in the following ways:
Platinum-$5,000 and Above
Sponsor’s logo is displayed on our robot and the team uniform*, you will get an official team T-shirt, and public recognition on our team’s website that can link to your corporate site
Gold-$1,000 to $4,999
Sponsor’s name is added to the team uniform*, you will get an official team T-shirt, and public recognition on our team’s website that can link to your corporate site
Silver-$500 to $999
Bronze + Public recognition on our team’s website that can link to your corporate site
Bronze-$100 to $499
All sponsors contributing $100 or more will receive:
1. An official acknowledgement from the team suitable for display
*Deadline for Inclusion in the 2013 Pi-oneer uniform is January 31, 2013
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