Sponsorship Info

Fast Facts

  • More than 4,000 people visited the Kelley Wilson BBQ in 2017
  • Raised over $30,000 last year alone – and over $120k since the inaugural event
  • Over 70 teams participated in our 2017 event, this year we are expecting 100 teams
  • Social Media:  Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat combining 10,000+ impressions
  • KWBBQ is a Kansas City BBQ Society Sanctioned and State Championship event

Event Sponsor: $10,000 (1 available)

  • Banner on Website
  • Main Sponsor on media: Radio, billboards, KCBS Bullsheet, emails, social media and direct mail
  • Sponsor name on KWBBQ T-Shirts
  • Headline Sponsor of event map and other print collateral
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on Grand Champion Trophy and Ribbons
  • One (1) team entry with double lot and electricity.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes
  • Meet and greet with the band
  • 10×20 space for company booth

Platinum Sponsor: $5,000 (1 available)

  • Logo on Website
  • Media: KCBS Bullsheet, emails, social media and direct mail
  • Sponsor name on KWBBQ T-Shirts
  • Logo on event map and other print collateral
  • Sponsor acknowledgement on Reserve Champion Trophy
  • One (1) team entry with double lot and electricity.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes
  • Meet and greet with the band
  • 10×20 space for company booth

Stage/Music Tent Sponsor: $3,000 (1 available)

  • Logo on Website and Event Map
  • Logo on Stage and Tent signage
  • One (1) team entry with double lot and electricity.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes
  • Meet and greet with the band
  • 10×20 space for company booth

Gold Sponsor: $2,500

  • Team entry with a double lot and electricity
  • Logo on all banners, website, t-shirt, map and mailer
  • Ten (10) additional passes
  • Ten (10) VIP meet and greet entries

Silver Sponsor: $1,000

  • Team entry with double lot and electricity
  • Logo on all banners and name on t-shirt
  • Ten (10) additional passes

Bronze: $500

  • Team entry
  • Logo on main banner and name t-shirt
  • Five (5) additional passes

Additional Sponsor Options:

Koozie Sponsor: $3,000 (1 available)

  • Company Logo on the Official KWBBQ Koozie distributed to all teams
  • One (1) team entry with double lot and electricity.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes
  • Meet and greet with band

Cup Sponsor: $3,000 (1 available)

  • Company Logo on the Official KWBBQ Cups distributed to all teams
  • One (1) team entry with double lot and electricity.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes
  • Meet and greet with band

Apron Sponsor: $3,000 (1 available)

  • Company Logo on the Official KWBBQ Apron’s distributed to all teams
  • One (1) team entry with double lot and electricity.
  • Ten (10) VIP passes
  • Meet and greet with band

SnapChat GeoFilter Sponsor: $1,500 (1 available)

  • Company Logo on Filter
  • 2016 Test Filter = 3,300 views
If you would like to be a sponsor for our event, please follow this link: www.rockhursths.edu/kwbbq

Contact: Mark Blanck at (816) 363-2036 x 538 or mblanck@rockhursths.edu