NFL, MLB, CFL stats

Rapids Announce 2003-2004 Soccer Calendar

January 14, 2003 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Colorado Rapids News Release

Wanted: Companies/Organizations to sponsor a monthly page in the Rapids 2003-2004 Soccer Calendar; Will be available to public starting March 12


-A 12-month calendar that runs from April 2003-March 2004 (soccer season months!) featuring Colorado Rapids players in non-soccer related activities.

-Local youth soccer players will also be featured at bottom of each page in “film strip”style.

-Important soccer dates and Rapids games will be listed on each month.

-The calendar will be geared towards soccer families. One complete calendar page will show a map of Colorado’s youth soccer fields and important youth soccer phone numbers.

-One complete page will feature coupons/ads from all 12 sponsors. -Calendar distribution: minimum of 5,000 printed. Will be sold online at, at all Rapids home games at INVESCO Field, at fundraisers through local youth soccer clubs, and at local soccer specialty stores and possibly local bookstores.

-All proceeds will benefit the Colorado Rapids Community Care Foundation, the non-profit 501c(3) Foundation of the Colorado Rapids Soccer Club. The Foundation grants money to local non-profit organizations that support sports and educational programs.

-The Rapids will hold a calendar launch party on Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at Mynt Lounge in Lodo.


-Pose a Rapids player at your company/establishment doing an activity that relates to your business!

-You decide what the photo will look like! Work with the Rapids to select props, setting, and design of your photo shoot!

-Each sponsor gets their name and logo on their month's page!

-Each sponsor gets a description of their organization printed on their month's page!

-Each sponsor gets a coupon or advertisement on a special page at the end of the calendar!

-Each sponsor page will also feature a spotlight on kids from a local youth soccer club!

-Each sponsor gets their name and logo listed on on the calendar purchase page!

-Each sponsorship is tax-deductible!

Organizations/companies can sponsor one monthly page for only $1000! It's a great way to get your name, logo, and a photo of a Rapids player hanging out in your establishment in soccer familes' homes across Colorado!

For more information about the Rapids Calendar, and to sign on as a sponsor, please call the Rapids Foundation at (303) 299-1526! Hurry, space is limited!

Fans can also pre-order their Rapids Calender starting today by calling (303) 299-1526. An online order form will also be posted soon at

• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...

Major League Soccer Stories from January 14, 2003

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.