12th Annual Cougar Saltwater Open Fishing Tournament

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About the Event

As proud UH Cougars, we are hoping you can support students pursuing a career in the Communication field by helping them receive the funds they need to complete their studies at the University of Houston.

 

The Valenti School of Communication Alumni Association will hold its 12th Annual Fishing Tournament – The UH Cougar Saltwater Open,  on Saturday August 17th , This event funds scholarships for students currently pursuing studies in Communication at the University of Houston.

 

We are proud to share that over the past twelve years we have given $70,000 in scholarships to over 40 students pursuing a degree in the Communication field.  One hundred percent of the funds raised from this event go directly to scholarships.  We are extremely grateful to the current and future sponsors of this event for its continued success.  We would be honored to have you or your organization join us in our efforts to provide much needed support for UH students.

Here’s how you can help support these students, plus receive benefits for your business:

  • Become a corporate sponsor. Benefits are below.
  • Donate a raffle item. You’ll be listed as a donor on signage at the event for your donated item(s).
  • Attend the event on August 17th. An awards dinner will be held that evening, recognizing the tournament winners scholarship recipients. Tickets are only $25 each, so please let us know if we should include you by indicating your attendance on the enclosed form.

The Valenti School of Communication Alumni Association is a member of the University of Houston Alumni Association and is comprised of alumni in the fields of Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Radio and Television and other affiliated fields.

Tournament is open to UH students, alumni and the public.

We encourage full family participation.

Cougar Saltwater Open shall be an inshore tournament. There will be a boat and kayak division for each category.

Awards will be given in the following divisions:

  • Heaviest individual redfish (20-28 inches, no oversized) boat and kayak
  • Heaviest speckled trout (16-25 in) boat and kayak
  • Heaviest flounder boat and kayak
  • Heaviest stringer (3 fish) : any combination of the following three fish-trout, flounder and

1 redfish boat and kayak

Shasta’s pick: bring your big ugly (any trash fish) and the heaviest one wins!

 Kids Division

  • Biggest Fish, Smallest Fish, Ugliest Fish, Unusual fish, etc.

                                                 Multiple prizes will be awarded in this division

Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor – $5,000.00 (FMV $520)

  • Listing as Title Sponsor on all promotional materials where the UH SOCAA maintains control i.e. press releases, signage and promotional materials. “UH Cougar Saltwater Open” presented by __________________________.”
  • Opportunity for CEO or other company representative to address audience at awards dinner, introduce scholarship winners and participate in scholarship check presentation photo opportunity.
  • Opportunity to hang up to two (2) banners on-site at the event, with option for one (1) banner to be placed on or behind podium at awards dinner that evening.
  • Opportunity to distribute company promotional items and/or literature to attendees.
  • Company logo on event t-shirt (given to all participants) and signage at event.
  • Tournament entry for eight (8) participants, including dinner.
  • Will be presented with prestigious wall plaque

 

Cougar Sponsor – $2,500 (FMV $390)

  • Opportunity to distribute company promotional items and/or literature to attendees.
  • Company logo on event t-shirt (given to all participants) and signage at event.
  • Tournament entry for six (6) participants, including dinner.
  • Opportunity to hang two (2) banners on site at the event.

 

Red Sponsor – $1,000 (FMV $260)

  • Opportunity to hang one (1) banner on site at the event.
  • Opportunity to distribute company promotional items and/or literature to attendees.
  • Company logo on event t-shirt (given to all participants) and signage at event.
  • Tournament entry for four (4) participants, including dinner.

 

White Sponsor – $500 (FMV $130)

  • Company name on event t-shirt (given to all participants) and signage at event.
  • Tournament entry for four (4) participants, including dinner

 

Tournament Entry

  • Individual – $65 (FMV $25)
  • Child (age 12 and under) – $20 (FMV $25)
  • Dinner ONLY – $25 (FMV $25)

 

For more information please email info@cougarsaltwateropen.com or call Kim 832-264-3951.

 

 

 

When
Aug 17, 2019
Where
TOPWATER GRILL
815 Ave. O
San Leon, TX 77539
Contact Information
Primary Contact
Kim Maraldo
info@cougarsaltwateropen.com
Secondary Contact
Joe Rera jfrera@uh.edu