Softball tournaments are great fun, and they help keep everybody active and participating in sports, but unfortunately, it’s not as easy as that. As with any sport these days, there are costs involved, and they’re not cheap, either.
Hiring umpires alone can be ridiculously expensive, as can renting venues, arranging team transport, and making sure there is ample equipment of the highest possible standard. Whether you are representing a team yourself or trying to help the combined teams get the tournament underway, a softball tournament fundraiser is the best idea to bring awareness to the need for funds and to get your supporters doing more than just cheering the players on.
Many times spectators don’t realize how much money it takes to run a softball tournament. With a little push in the right direction, though, you can help them help your team and your league to survive. Scratch card fundraisers are a great softball fundraiser, as they facilitate communication between the players and the supporters while helping bring that extra cash in.
The way scratch cards work couldn’t be more simple: you have the players or other members of your fundraising team take the cards to the supporters, who are then asked to scratch off 2 of 50 dots on the card. There are suggested donation amounts under the dots, and they pay the amount they scratch off. Many times, supporters will even round up their donation, making scratch cards a very profitable softball tournament fundraiser indeed. And the profit margins can be unbelievable – up to 90% in the best cases. This combined with free shipping, no extra product distribution issues, and the ability to carry cards around with you wherever you go, makes scratch cards a great idea as a softball tournament fundraiser that can get the job done.
Just get the players excited about it, call your softball fundraising consultant, and let us get you started today.