The Crusaders are proud to have the following people and businesses support us throughout the year. We owe them a great deal of gratitude in helping us continue our growth. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Team St. Louis
Team St. Louis (TSL) is organized to educate the gay, lesbian, straight, bisexual, and transgender (GLSBT) public concerning various methods of promoting general health and the benefits of participation in local, national, and international compete sports as a specific means of health promotion. Its values include providing an environment free of discrimination in any form and encouraging athletes to perform at their personal best. TSL seeks to foster a safe environment in which individuals are encouraged to express themselves freely through athletic and cultural endeavors.
The St. Louis Crusaders is a 501(c)3 nonprofit under the umbrella of Team St. Louis.
Just John nightclub
Just John is St. Louis' premier gay and lesbian nightclub. It's been consistently voted as the "Best Gay Bar in St. Louis" in magazines such as the Vital Voice, Riverfront Times, and ALIVE. They serve the best drinks at the best prices in The Grove with nightly drink specials and events. In 2016, Just John became the Crusaders home bar where all third halves and the majority of fundraisers occur.
Become a sponsor
The organization actively seeks sponsors for upcoming seasons and is happy to accept in-kind or cash sponsorships. Sponsors enjoy high visibility in the local and regional communities including rugby and LGBT audiences. There is also the possibility of international exposure when the competes in the biannual Bingham Cup. Below are the various levels of sponsorship and a contact form if you're interested in discussing further with us opportunities.
Bronze Level ($100): Logo/link on website, bracelet, invitation to third halves, signage (provided by sponsor) displayed at all home matches
Silver Level ($250): Included in media kit and PR materials, name added to shirts, listed on fundraising flyers
* includes Bronze level incentives*
Gold Level ($500): Exclusive design rights for sponsored promo materials (shirts, balls, warmups, jerseys)
* includes Bronze and Gold level incentives*
Red Package: Don't see what you're looking for? We are happy to sit down with you and work to create a custom package.
BINGHAM CUP SPONSORSHIP: This sponsorship helps send an individual of our team to the 2016 Bingham Cup hosted in Nashville, TN. The money goes towards the registration fee, housing fees, and all other travel expenses. In return, you will be mentioned next to the players name on the website as a sponsor, given a Crusaders Gear package, and promoted alongside any media attention we receive due to our participation in the tournament.