Chicago Bound: AFP to follow UVA to Sweet 16

march madness final four 2016Top seed UVA is headed to Chicago for the Sweet 16 – and Augusta Free Press is on the Road to the Final Four with the Cavaliers!

Virginia (28-7) will play #4 seed Iowa State (23-11) Friday night at 7:10 p.m. at the United Center in Chicago. The ‘Hoos are two wins away from their first Final Four since 1984.

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham and staff writer Scott German have been courtside with UVA basketball all season long – from Charlottesville to the ACC Tournament in Washington, D.C., to the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament in Raleigh this past weekend.

The AFP team is on a mission to Chicago this week, and you can be along for the ride.

Your sponsorship package with us runs March 24 – 30, 2016.

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$500 – Sweet 16 Top Sponsor (1 available)

  • Leaderboard ad at top of desktop site; link to your website; March 24-30
  • Top ad spot on mobile website, 300 x 250; March 24 – 30
  • Top ad spot on desktop website, righthand column, 300×250; March 24-30
  • 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
  • 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


$250 – Sweet 16 Half Court Sponsor (5 available)

  • Right column ad on desktop site; top 6 placement; link to your website;March 24 – 30
  • Ad spot on mobile website, 300×250; March 24-30
  • 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

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