Exclusive sponsorship of the ECB's youngest and fastest growing school cricket competition, c.1000 schools participated in 2011.
This national schools competition is only 5 years old but already circa 1000 schools are expected to participate in 2011. An average of 25 state and independent schools in each of the 39 counties participated in 2010 across the North, Midlands, South & West, London & East, Wales regions - with the National Finals Day at the picturesque Arundel Cricket Ground in Sussex. Exclusive sponsorship of the National Schools U15 Twenty20 Cup is currently on offer.
Build awareness of your brand with access to all the participating schools through official communication, appropriate mention in ECB Press Releases, National and Regional press coverage and competition updates on bespoke webpage.
The sponsor will receive title accreditation for the event "Official Sponsor of the National Schools U15 Twenty20 Cup". The sponsor will be entitled to appoint representative to present medals and trophies at County, Regional &
National Finals Day and will benefit from bespoke branding, a link from dedicated competition webpage on ecb.co.uk to sponsor's website plus
1 x sponsor ad spot in ECB TwelfthMan Extra p.a. (e-news with 230k reach). There is also the potential for England player appearances.
The Daily Telegraph were the inaugural sponsor from 2006-08.
Benefits include: Exclusive sponsorship - Access to more than 1000 schools - Corporate Social Responsibility - National & Regional exposure - Association with a property that provides a healthy and active lifestyle - The competition forms part of the ECB player pathway - from Playground to Test Arena - Association with the development of the next generation of young cricketers.