Bring your business courtside (almost) to 2016 ACC Tournament

2016 acc tournamentAugusta Free Press will once again be courtside at the ACC Tournament – this year coming to the nation’s capital March 8-12.

And your business can be a part of the exciting weeklong coverage that AFP will deliver – with your ad and logo included on our desktop and mobile platforms, as well as videos, podcasts and social media.

AFP editor Chris Graham will be on hand at the Verizon Center for all 13 tournament games and postgame interviews with the stars of the show – UVA coach Tony Bennett, UNC coach Roy Williams, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, Virginia Tech’s Buzz Williams, ACC player of the year candidates Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige, Brandon Ingram and many more.

This will be the fourth year that AFP will be represented on media row at the biggest conference basketball tournament in the nation – and you can be there with us through our live game blogs, podcasts, videos, game recaps and behind-the-scenes columns.

Fans of Virginia, Duke, North Carolina, Virginia Tech and more will be glued to the TV during their games and tune into AFP for live blogs and conversation as well as previews, recaps, videos, insight and more.

With your ACC Tournament sponsorship, you will also have the first opportunity to sponsor AFP as we continue to follow UVA on the Road to the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament.

Design assistance is available at no extra cost. Sponsorship runs March 8-12, 2016, unless otherwise noted. AFP will be sure you get quality promotion for your sponsorship – even above and beyond what we guarantee.



Traffic to normally doubles during the ACC Tournament week as AFP is among the top news sources for UVA and VT athletics in the state.

Here’s a look at the numbers for through 11 AMMonday, Feb. 8.

Today Visit: 40,289
Week Visit: 1,045,258
Month Visit: 4,112,782
Year Visit: 43,181,198



Crystal Abbe Graham
(540) 949-6574


$1000 – ACC Champion Sponsor (1 available)

  • Leaderboard ad at top of desktop site; link to your website; now through March 12
  • Top ad spot on mobile website, 300 x 250; now through 3/12
  • Your logo or name included in our logo to promote tournament on website and Facebook
  • Your logo included in all ACC eblasts before and during tournament to readers
  • Your ad included in all ACC eblasts before and during tournament to readers
  • Social media push for your business on our platforms – 110,000+ fans
  • Your ad will appear in all ACC Tournament videos produced by AFP
  • Verbal thank you to your business as presenting sponsor for all ACC podcasts

$500 – ACC Slam Dunk Sponsor (3 available)

  • Right column ad on desktop site; top 3 placement; link to your website; now through 3/12
  • Ad spot on mobile website, 300×250; now through 3/12
  • Your name included in all ACC eblasts before and during tournament to readers
  • Verbal thank you for sponsorship in all ACC videos and podcasts
  • Social media mentions and thank yous – 110,000+ fans

$250 – ACC Rebound Sponsor

  • Cube ad (300×250) in righthand column of desktop site; now through 3/12
  • Ad spot on mobile website, 300×250

Prepayment is preferred by check or credit card.

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