Sponsorship

Partner with MWR aboard Navy Region Southwest San Diego and reach the military market that contributes $38.7 billion to the local economy! According to the San Diego Military Advisory Council military economic impact study, in 2015, $24.8 billion national security dollars were spent in the San Diego area causing a ripple effect of $38.7 billion benefiting the local economy.

Promote your company through Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) advertising opportunities and be recognized for your commanding position as a market and community leader in support of the military. When you support our military with your advertising messages, you are building awareness and desirability for your company, product or service to San Diego’s 500,000+ military member community. MWR advertising is placed in high-traffic zones located in more than 108 facilities on six Navy installations in San Diego County: Naval Air Station North Island, Naval Amphibious Base, Naval Base Point Loma­ – Harbor Drive Annex, Naval Base Point Loma­ – Main Base, Naval Base San Diego and Naval Medical Center San Diego.

Get your share of the military market now! Contact us today for information on how you can reserve your preferred advertising in our Wave~winds magazine, digital signage, theaters, banners, posters, counter-top signs or our MWR vehicles. Start building your brand awareness with San Diego’s military consumers.

For advertising opportunities contact MWR Sponsorship by calling 619-532-2935 or via sponsorship@navylifesw.com.

  • Demographics

    WHO WE SERVE
    • Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)
    • Naval Amphibious Base, Coronado (NAB)
    • Naval Base San Diego (NBSD)
    • Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL)
    • Naval Base Point Loma, Harbor Drive Annex
    • Naval Medical Center San Diego (Balboa Hospital)
    FACTS ABOUT SAN DIEGO NAVAL BASES
    Sponsorship with MWR puts you in direct contact with over 500,000 military community members in their workplaces, their homes and online in San Diego County.

    • $38.7 Billion ripple effect of defense dollars
    • $24.8 Billion flows directly into the local economy via the military
    • $8.4 Billion salaries and other compensation for active duty reservist and civilian employees
    • $4.3 Billion in retirement and Veteran benefits
    MILITARY DEMOGRAPHICS
    • 100% MWR patrons shop at off-base department or specialty stores; averaging 4.3 visits per month
    • 95% Plan on furthering their education and can receive up to $3,500 in tuition assistance
    • 73% Active duty male, average age is 26 and average length of service is 10.2 years
    • 73% Active duty live off base
    • 61% Plan on buying a new vehicle within twelve months
    • 55% Are married
    • 15% Are officers

    Source: San Diego Military Advisory Council, Military Economic Impact Study - San Diego Region 2015

  • Advertising Opportunities

    Get your Military Market Share... GET ON BOARD TODAY! Partnering with MWR puts you in direct contact with the 500,000 strong military market in their workplaces, homes and online. Advertise your business in:

    Wave~Winds Magazine


    Wave~WindsMWR produces 30,000 bi-monthly magazines featuring activities at San Diego MWR facilities and events for the military family! Wave~winds is distributed to more than 108 San Diego MWR facilities and is included in welcome aboard packets given to new arrivals. Wave~winds is also directly mailed to 10,000 military residences and available online at www.navylifesw.com.

    FULL COLOR 6X 3X 1X
    Full-page
    (7½"w x 10"h)
    $1,913 $2,025 $2,250
    Half-page
    (7½"w x 4 3/4"h)
    $1,275 $1,350 $1,500
    Quarter-page
    (3½"w x 4-3/4"h)
    $1,063 $1,125 $1,250
    COVERS FULL COLOR* 6X 3X 1X
    Inside Front or Back Cover
    (7½"w x 10"h)
    $3,188 $3,375 $3,750
    Half-page Inside Front or Back Cover
    (7½"w x 4 3/4"h)
    $2,125 $2,250 $2,500

    Rates per bi-monthly issue, reduced with frequency. Accepted file formats include JPG, TIFF, PDF at 300 DPI in CMYK color.

    ^Dependent on available space

    "Navy Life This Week" E-Newsletter

    Navy Life This Week is a weekly electronic newsletter produced for military members, their families, DoD employees and retirees. It is emailed to San Diego Navy computers, MWR patrons and individual subscribers and is available online at www.navylifesw.com. Feature your business in a 4-week half-page or full-page ad or create a readers’ trivia contest. Four weeks will reach an estimated 52,000 readers. For the contest, you provide the trivia questions and answers about your business and a prize worth $50 or more; we place the contest in the newsletter with your ad and direct readers to your website for the answers. What could be easier?

    Full-page (7½"w x 10"h) $550
    Half-page (7½"w x 5"h) $400
    MWR's Trivia Contest Advertisement Fee
    4 week contest with sponsor-provided prizes worth $50 or more (name/logo will appear next to contest questions).
    Full-Page (7½"w x 10"h) $575
    Half-Page (7½"w x 5"h) $450

    Movie Theater Schedule


    Movie ScheduleMovie theater schedule brochures are printed twice a month with an average printing of 5,000 each issue (10,000 copies monthly) and available online at www.navylifesw.com.

    Advertiser-provided black & white ads, (2 issues-4 weeks).
    PDF, TIFF, JPEG and CMYK formats; 300 dpi
    Full-panel (2⅞"w x 7⅞"h) $700
    Half-panel (2⅞"w x 31316) $500
    One-third panel (2⅞"w x 2½"h) $350

    Digital Signage


    Digital Signage

    Maximize your advertising exposure in MWR facilities with digital signage located in high-traffic areas aboard six San Diego Naval installations. Vibrant, full-color slide advertisements are shown on large digital displays for 20 seconds and silent videos are run for 15 seconds or 30 seconds at over 70 locations with monthly exposures of 274,914. Due to limited amount of air time, space will be contracted on a first come, first serve basis.

    Monthly Slide Rate (PER MONTH)
    JPEG format: 1920x1080 pixels at 72 ppi
    20 sec $2,500
    MONTHLY SILENT VIDEO RATE
    Windows Media Video (*.wmv) in HD or normal quality and wide or full screen
    30 sec $2,950
    20 sec $2,500

    Movie Theater Slides and Videos


    Movie SlideMWR provides FREE, first-run movies for Sailors and families daily at three San Diego Navy base movie theaters. Include your ad in our pre-feature program of movie slides and video advertising. These vibrant, full-color advertisements are shown on full-size movie screens for 15 to 30 seconds. Advertising presentations run on a loop for 30-45 minutes prior to each movie. Average monthly attendance is 27,480 with 329,758 annual attendees.

    MONTHLY SLIDE RATE
    JPEG format: 1920x1080 pixels at 72 ppi
    Three Theaters (NBSD, NASNI & NAB) $1,250
    Two Theaters (NBSD & NASNI) $1,100
    One Theater $600
    MONTHLY VIDEO RATE
    MPEG-4; 1920x1080 in HD or normal quality, wide or full screen
    Three Theaters (NBSD, NASNI & NAB) 30 sec - $2,500
    20 sec - $1,750
    Two Theaters (NBSD & NASNI) 30 sec - $2,400
    20 sec - $1,650
    One Theater 30 sec - $1,300
    20 sec - $750

    Vehicle Wraps


    Vehicle WrapMWR staff drives vehicles to make deliveries, support base events and transport active duty to recreation areas located throughout Southern California. Vehicle wraps are an excellent way to get your company name branded with an estimated 250,000 exposures monthly. Advertiser supplies, installs and removes wrap.

    Annual Rate
    15-Passenger Bus $12,000
    MWR Marketing Vehicle $10,000
    MWR Marketing Van $7,500

    Navy Region Southwest Bases Services Directory


    Navy Region Southwest Fleet & Family Readiness (FFR) offer an annual NRSW Base services directory (45,000 published) for all military personnel and their families throughout the state of California and Fallon, Nevada. This full-color publication is distributed through Navy welcome aboard packets, Housing Service Centers, bachelor housing, MWR, Fleet & Family Support programs and NEX facilities. Download or view the current directory on the regional website (navylifesw.com). Ad space is limited with camera-ready art due April 8, 2016. Issue date is June 1, 2016.

    FULL COLOR AD
    PDF, TIFF, JPEG; CMYK formats; 300 dpi
    Full-Page Back Cover (4⅛"w x 7"h) $4,000
    Full-Page Inside Cover - 4⅛"w x 7"h) $3,000
    Half-Page Inside Cover - 4⅛"w x 3½"h) $2,500
    Full-Page (4⅛"w x 7"h) $2,000
    Half-Page (4⅛"w x 3½"h) $1,500

    Facility Advertising


    Maximize your advertising exposure in MWR’s liberty centers, gyms/fitness centers, golf courses, bowling recreation centers, auto skills centers and youth centers for our military families. Liberty centers are open to junior enlisted active duty and serve an average of 46,447 monthly. Fitness facilities, sports fields, and courts serve 180,827 monthly. Bowling recreation centers serve an average of 56,833 monthly. Youth centers and auto skills centers serve a total of 11,190 monthly. Three golf courses serve 16,172 monthly.

    BANNER PLACEMENT
    Advertiser provided, size varies by location
      Monthly Package Individual Sites
    Fitness Facilities (7) $2,500 $400
    Liberty Centers (5) $2,100 $375
    Golf Courses (3) $1,500 $550
    Sports Fields & Courts (10) $1,500 $200
    Bowling Recreation Centers (2) $1,200 $650
    Auto Skills Centers (2) $1,000 $600
    POSTER PLACEMENT
    Advertiser provided, 22"x28"
    Fitness Facilities (7) $1,750 $300
    Liberty Centers (5) $1,500 $295
    Golf Courses (3) $1,100 $400
    Youth Centers (8) $1,000 NA
    Bowling Recreation Centers (2) $800 $450
    Auto Skills Centers (2) $800 $450
    COUNTERTOP SIGNS
    Advertiser provided, 8.5"x11"
    Fitness Facilities (7) $1,100 $225
    Liberty Centers (5) $900 $200
    Golf Courses (3) $600 $300
    Bowling Recreation Centers (2) $400 $250
    Auto Skills Centers (2) $300 $200
    GOLF COURSE ADVERTISING
    Advertiser provided signage & ads
    GPS Customized One-Hole Combo
    (per course-banner and green-side ad)
    $2,250 NA
    Golf Cart Signage (per course-one cart) $200 NA
    Golf Course Driving Range Divider
    (per course–three dividers)
    $300 NA
    GPS Banner Ad (per course) $250 NA
    GPS Green-Side Ad (per course) $200 NA
    Golf Tee Box Sign
    (per course–one tee box
    $250 NA

  • Welcome Home Pizza & Liberty Centers

    SD METRO • Join in the welcome of returning Sailors from deployment! This program provides returning ships, aircraft carriers and submarines an individualized (10'w x 4'h) “Welcome Home” banner and pizzas for Sailors standing watch their first night back in San Diego. The banner, which features the Presenting Sponsor’s logo, is prominently placed to greet returning Sailors and their families. Additionally, our Liberty Centers arrange San Diego familiarization tours for incoming Sailors. The Welcome Home program serves over 125,000 Sailors annually.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500


    Liberty Center Programs

    SD METRO • Sailors’ home away from home where they enjoy luaus, BBQs, comedy nights, video game tournaments and other events complete with food and games. Organized trips to Big Bear, Las Vegas, camping and more are planned throughout the year. Liberty Center’s serve 185,000 Sailors annually.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500 / Table (per event): $150


    Children and Youth Programs

    SD METRO • Eight San Diego Youth Centers provide sports programs, field trips, movie nights, dances, holiday celebrations and after school programs and Military Family Toddler Time. 24/7 care and drop in service are available to our active duty military. Youth Programs support approximately 480,000 annually.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $15,000 / Supporting: $10,000 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500 / Door Prize: verbal recognition at event where applicable


    Fleet & Family Support Programs & Events (FFSP)

    SD METRO • Programs such as Wounded Warrior - Safe Harbor, Navy Gold Star, teen job fairs, relocation assistance, new parent support, counseling services, and financial management counseling are available daily to active duty and their family members. FFSP provides resources to approximately 70,000 military families monthly (840,000 annually).
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500


    Leagues, Competitions & Tournaments

    SD METRO • The San Diego Navy installations serve over 6,000 patrons monthly through league competitions and tournaments in softball, flag football, basketball, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, dodge ball, tennis and racquetball. All-Star events build morale and help military members maintain peak physical fitness. Expected participation is 100-500 for each event serving over 74,000 annually.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500


    Wounded Warrior Golf Program

    SD METRO • Wounded Warriors are provided the opportunity to enjoy the game of golf with adaptive equipment. The program is run eight times throughout the year and serves 200 participants per seven-week program for a total of 800-1,000 Wounded Warriors served. Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500


    Bowling Tournaments and Events

    SD METRO • Bowling tournaments and events are held at MWR recreation centers on Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego throughout the year. These facilities are equipped with bowling alleys, café, billiard and pool tables, computer games and free wi-fi. Tournaments and events attracts 600 to 1,000.
    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $1,000 / Supporting: $750 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $200 / Table: $100


    Free Weekly Active Duty Bowling & Billiards

    SD METRO • Tuesdays - Active duty Sailors enjoy free lunch time bowling and billiards at the two MWR Recreation Centers. Billiards is also free on Tuesdays at NBSD. The events attract approximately 400 per facility weekly or 41,600 annually.
    Sponsorship Levels (for two months) - Presenting: $2,500 / Supporting: $1,500 / Official: $1,000 / Navy Team: $500


    Auto Maintenance Training Program

    NBSD • Monthly, Second Saturday – Professional mechanics provide interactive demonstrations to Sailors to teach how to conduct basic repairs or maintenance on their personal vehicles and how to recognize and avoid automotive scams. This program attracts 500 participants annually.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,000 / Supporting: $750 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250 / Table: $100


    Liberty Holiday BBQs and Parties

    SAN DIEGO METRO • The six San Diego Metro Liberty “Home Away from Home” Centers organize themed entertainment, games, movies and refreshments throughout the year. Each event attracts 50-100 single Sailors per center.

    • January 1, New Year’s Day Backyard BBQ
    • January 16, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. BBQ
    • February 5, Super Bowl Party
    • February 20, Presidents Day BBQ
    • February 28, Mardi Gras Festival
    • March 17, St. Patrick’s Day BBQ
    • April 1, April Fools’ Comedy Show & BBQ
    • May 5, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
    • May 29, Memorial Day BBQ
    • June 21, First Day of Summer BBQ
    • July 25, Christmas in July Party
    • August, Summer Luau
    • October 10, Columbus Day BBQ
    • October 20, Oktoberfest BBQ
    • November 11, Veterans Day BBQ

    Sponsorship Levels (per event per Liberty Center) - Presenting: $1,500 / Supporting: $1,000 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250 / Table: $150


    Ultimate Athletic Challenge Series

    NBSD • Athletic challenges include flipping tractor tires, chain weight pulling contests, high intensity group, spin, yoga, and nutrition classes. These events feature exhibitor and information displays. Awards are presented to the winners. Each event attracts 100-500 participants and spectators.

    • January TBD, Tire Flip and Drag
    • April TBD, Olde Gym Wellness Day
    • May TBD, Hero Spin
    • July 17, Tour De Naval Base San Diego
    • July 17, Tri-Challenge
    • October 31, Wicked Workout
    • September TBD, Ultimate Athlete

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Fitness Run/Walk Series

    NBSD • Themed run/walk events feature exhibitor booths and a presentation of awards for winning individuals and commands. Each event attracts 100-600.

    • January 13, Dr. Martin Luther King 5K Run/Walk
    • February 17, Red, White and Blue 5K Run/Walk
    • April 14, Ultimate Navy Fitness 5K Run/Walk
    • June 9, Flag Day 5K Run/Walk
    • August 4, Vintage T-shirt 5K Run/Walk
    • November 10, Veterans Day 2-Mile Run/1-Mile Walk

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Fitness Challenges

    NMCSD • Participants strengthen themselves with fitness challenges designed to get their blood pumping and heart racing. Each event is expected to attract 100-150 participants.

    • January 20, Fitness Challenge & 5K Fun Run
    • September 12, Yoga Warrior Challenge

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Youth Run, Play, Move (RPM)

    NAB • January 25 - New dance-inspired fitness program for children, six to 10 years of age. Energetic dance moves, nutrition information, self-esteem anti-bullying and fun activities provide positive teamwork experience. Event attracts approximately 50 participants.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Military Saves

    SD METRO • March 8 - Event promotes financial know-how and fosters a healthy dialogue about personal finance among military families through financial games, activities and snacks. The event attracts 200 military families.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,500 / Supporting: $1,000 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250 / Table: $150


    Emergency Preparedness Series

    SD METRO • Event prepares our active duty and their families for earthquakes, natural disasters and other emergencies. Participants receive preparedness information and materials from first responders and also have an opportunity to experience the violent motions of an earthquake in a simulator! The events attract approximately 600 patrons.

    • February, Emergency Preparedness Day MWR EXPO - NBPL, MB
    • October, Earthquake Preparedness Resource Fair - NASNI

    Sponsorship Levels (NASNI) - Presenting: $1,000 / Supporting: $750 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $350 / Booth: $150
    Sponsorship Levels (NBPL, MB) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150 / Booth: $100


    Sailor of the Year Program

    SD METRO • February – Be part of the recognition of outstanding Sailors who have shown exceptional or unrecognized honor, valor and dedication to fellow Sailors and the community. These Sailors embody the finest qualities of the men and women serving in today’s U. S. Navy. MWR honors selectees with events and activities for their families. Approximately 100 Sailors are honored.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,500 / Supporting: $1,000 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250


    Fitness Challenge and Run Series

    NBPL • Challenging event series strengthen Sailors’ readiness and fitness ability while promoting health and well-being. The events feature exhibitor booths, drawings for giveaways and a presentation of awards for winning individuals and commands. Each event attracts 100-200 participants.

    • February 14, Heartbreak Hill Challenge – NBPL, MB
    • November 17, Turkey Trot 5K – NBPL, A
    • December 8, Jingle Bell Run – NBPL, MB

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Sailors Got Talent Competition

    NASNI • February 25 - Sailors are the stars and show off their singing, dancing, comedy, family act or hidden talent in this competition! 200 spectators are expected.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,500 / Supporting: $1,000 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250 / Table: $150


    Aquatics Series

    NBSD • Aquatic exercise, water safety and friendly competition while provides fun for Sailors testing their fitness with fast-paced, competitive, run, swim and team building fun. Prizes will be given to individual, Command Spirit Award and Titanic Award winners and will attract 100-800 per event.

    • March 17, St. Patrick’s Day Cardboard Boat Regatta
    • May 26, Aquathlon
    • June 28 - August 25, Wacky Wednesday Workouts & Fun Friday @ Admiral Baker Pool

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $750 / Supporting: $500 / Official: $350 / Navy Team: $300 / Booth: $150


    5K Run/Walk Series

    NMCSD • Themed run/walk events feature exhibitor booths and a presentation of awards for winning individuals and commands. Each event attracts 100-200 attendees.

    • March 17, St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk
    • May 5, Cinco de Mayo 5K Run/Walk
    • November 17, Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150 / Booth: $100


    Month of the Military Child

    SD METRO • April, Various Dates – Child and Youth Centers host events throughout the month for parents, children and educators to build relationships and provide networking opportunities for military families. The events filled with interactive games, family activities and refreshments with an expected participation of 6,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,500 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000


    Family Boot Camp Challenge

    NBPL, MB • April - The family-friendly event is dedicated to health and well-being for all ages in the military family by testing athletic ability with beginner and moderate challenges. Expected participation is 60. Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150 / Booth: $100


    Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Sandcastle Competition

    NASNI • April - This event provides Sailors with a fun, relaxing way to promote Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Teams of 3 to 5 people will compete to build themed sandcastles. All participants receive medallions and the winning team is awarded a trophy. Expected participation is 125 participants and 175 spectators.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $750 / Supporting: $500 / Official: $350 / Navy Team: $300 /Booth: $150


    Military Family Spring Fling

    NBSD • April 8 – Popular and free family event includes an egg hunt with 30,000 eggs, an amusement fun zone with inflatables and rides, face painters, balloon artists, art and crafts, train rides, video games, a puppet shows and a family resource fair and expo. Expected participation is 5,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Associate: $5,000 / Official: $2,500 / Benefactor: $1,000 / Navy Team: $750 / Booth: $500


    Auto Expo & Car Show Series

    NBSD • Everyone is invited to show off their ride and admire those on display. Event features a multiple-class car show competition, demonstrations of vehicle care and an exhibitor expo. Each car show attracts approximately 1,000 patrons.

    • April 8, All Hands Car Show - NBSD, in conjunction with Military Family Spring Fling
    • October 21, Automotive Expo - NBSD, in conjunction with Trick or Treat Family Festival

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $3,000 / Supporting: $2,500 /
    Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 / Booth: $250


    Spouse Appreciation Day

    NASNI • April 8 - Military spouses (the hardest job in the Navy) are treated to a day at the spa filled with massages, manicures, makeovers and resource expo. Expected participation is 50 military spouses.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150


    SAPR 5K Run

    NASNI • April 28 - This event raises awareness of sexual assault to reduce the number of incidents in the Navy. The SAPR Run offers booths with information and referral services and concludes with awards. Expected participation is 3,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,500 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 /Booth: $300


    NASNI Fitness Series

    NASNI • Popular series challenges and strengthens Sailors’ fitness ability while promoting health and well-being. Events feature exhibitor booths, drawings for giveaways and a presentation of awards for winning individuals and commands. Expected participation for each event is 100-3,000.

    • May 11, Ultimate Fitness Challenge Race - NASNI
    • June 21, Longest Day of the Year 5K Sun Run/2-Mile Walk - NASNI
    • July 14, Breakers Beach 5K Sand Run - NASNI
    • July 26, Trident Challenge - NAB
    • August 25, Ruck My Run - NASNI
    • October 20, Oktoberfest 5K Run/2-Mile Walk - NASNI

    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 /Booth: $150


    101 Days of Summer

    NASNI • May 11-September 21 - A variety of recreational activities and programs focusing on safe summer habits and lowering the alcohol and drug-related incidents within our military community. Participants unite to make it a fun and safe summer for all with activities hosted by Bowling, Liberty, Sports, Fitness, Aquatics and SAPR programs. Expected participation for this series of events is 25,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,500 / Supporting: $2,000 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000


    Family Fitness & Movie Night Series

    NBPL • Military children and parents train together in popular family group exercise classes and competitions. The events include awards, refreshments and an outdoor family-friendly movie. Each event attracts 250 participants.

    • May 19, Spring Family Fitness & Movie Night - NBPL, A
    • August 11, Summer Family Fitness & Movie Night - NBPL, MB

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $750 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $300 / Navy Team: $250 / Booth: $150


    Navy’s 31st Bay Bridge Run/Walk

    TIDELANDS PARK • May 21 - This is the only run/walk that crosses the majestic Coronado Bay Bridge. The run begins downtown, continues over the bridge and ends in Coronado. Participants of all ages compete in various age divisions for unique prizes. The event includes an exhibitor expo, entertainment, awards ceremony and door prizes. This event is open to the public and attracts over 11,000 participants and 1,000 spectators.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $25,000 / Supporting: $20,000 / Associate: $15,000 / Official: $10,000 / Corporate Team: $5,000 / Benefactor: $2,500 / Navy Team: $1,500 / Commercial Booth: $1,000 / Door Prize: verbal recognition at event


    Movies & Concerts Under the Stars Series

    NASNI • June 10, July 8, August 12 & September 9 - Outdoor movies and concerts are held throughout the summer at various locations. This summer series is expected to attract approximately 200-500 patrons per event.
    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $1,000 / Supporting: $750 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250


    Family Fun Movie Night

    NMCSD • June 23, July 21, August 25, September 15 - Enjoy refreshments and entertainment on the pool deck along with games in the gym and field. The movie is projected on a large screen so patrons can watch from the pool deck or inside the pool. The expected participation is 100 patrons per event.
    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150 / Booth: $100


    Family Campout Series

    SD METRO • Military families spend the night under the stars with family-oriented campout entertainment such as a scavenger hunt, craft station, inflatable slide, outdoor games all end with a movie on our giant inflatable movie screen. Dinner, dessert and breakfast the next morning are provided to all attendees. Expected participation is 500.
    • June 24, Admiral Baker Picnic Grounds - NBSD
    • August 26, Breakers Beach - NBC
    • September 2, Smuggler’s Cove - NBPL, A
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150


    Freedom Festival

    NBPL, A • July 4 – A military family-oriented carnival, with food trucks, arts and crafts, bounce houses, family resource fair and vendor booths to celebrate freedom by those who have won and maintain it. The day finishes with San Diego’s most spectacular fireworks display on the bay and attracts 7,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Associate: $5,000 / Official: $2,500 / Benefactor: $1,000 / Navy Team: $750 / Booth: $500


    Family & Kids Mini Boot Camp

    NASNI • August 16 - The ultimate family-friendly boot camp challenge includes beach boot camp-style exercise stations, exhibitor displays and a presentation of awards for winning individuals and commands. This event attracts 100 participants.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $350 / Official: $250 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Ombudsman Resource Fair

    NBSD • August 16 – Join us at the largest Ombudsman Resource Fair in Navy Region Southwest providing an excellent opportunity for Ombudsmen to network with company and agency resources providing quality programs and services for military families. Navy Ombudsmen are a communication link between the families and command leadership and are valuable contacts for information and referrals to military and civilian community resources. Approximately 200 people are expected.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,000 / Supporting: $500 / Official: $350 / Navy Team: $250 / Table: $150


    Bayside Boat Bash

    NASNI • August 18 - Teams build rafts using barrels, inner tubes, wood, duct tape, brooms and rope and race their crafts across the pool - or swim to shore. Event finishes with a BBQ and attracts approximately 150 participants and spectators.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,500 / Supporting: $1,000 / Official: $750 / Navy Team: $500 / Booth: $150


    POW/MIA Memorial 5K Run/1-Mile Walk

    NBSD • September 8 – The Run/Walk is a tribute to POWs and MIAs. It includes exhibitor booths and a presentation by a former Prisoner of War. Over 900 runners participate.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,500 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 / Booth: $300


    Woof Walk

    NAB • September 17 - The whole family walks 1-mile with their pooches. Event includes dog demonstrations, a pet expo, live music, trick and costume contests. Event attracts 300 participants.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $5,000 / Supporting: $3,000 / Associate: $2,000 / Official: $1,000 / Navy Team: $400 / Booth: $250

    Fearless Challenge @ Liberty

    NAB • September 19 - A mix between Fear Factor and the Weakest Link, this event dares Sailors to participate in eating contests, physical challenges and brain teasers. Fearless Challenge is expected to attract 180 Sailors.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150 / Table: $100


    Pink It Out! Series

    NBC • October TBD - During this month-long series, participants partake in breast cancer and domestic violence awareness events honoring survivors and their family members. Expected participation in this month-long series is 500 patrons.

    • Pink It Out! Golf Scramble – NASNI
    • Pink It Out! Powder Puff Football Tournament – NASNI
    • Pink It Out! Make a Difference Day Walk & Wellness Expo – NAB

    Sponsorship Levels (per event) - Presenting: $1,000 / Supporting: $500 / Official: $350 / Navy Team: $200 / Booth: $150


    Trick or Treat Family Festival

    NBSD • October 21 - Popular family fun event includes games, rides, trick-or-treating, entertainment and an exhibitor fair. Children receive one free pumpkin and festival attracts 4,000 participants.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $7,500 / Supporting: $5,000 / Associate: $3,000 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 / Booth: $500


    Family Pumpkin Patch

    NBPL, MB • October 28 - This fun-filled event features an exhibitor fair, arts and crafts, costume contest, entertainment, ghost stories and carnival games. The event attracts approximately 1,000 patrons.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,000 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 / Booth: $300


    Retired Military Personnel Seminar & Resource Fair

    NBSD • October 28 - Retired military personnel, prospective retirees and their family members enjoy financial, recreational, health and fitness information and updates to the military retiree programs. Additionally, a resource fair with several company and agency resource booths for the expected participation is 300-400.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $2,500 / Supporting: $2,000 / Official: $1,500 / Military Team: $1,000 / Table: $300 / 501(c) (3) Organizations: $100


    100th Birthday Centennial Celebration of NASNI

    NASNI • November 11 - A year-long celebration with 99 events leads to this fun-filled family day with activities, food and a free concert. Event attracts approximately 10,000 participants.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $25,000 / Supporting: $20,000 / Associate: $15,000 / Official: $10,000 / Corporate Team: $5,000 / Benefactor: $2,500 / Navy Team: $1,500 / Commercial Booth: $1,000 / Door Prize: verbal recognition at event


    Thanksgiving & Holiday Buffets @ Liberty

    SD METRO • November 23 & December 25 - A home-style buffet is prepared and served in each of the five Liberty Centers for the enlisted Sailors who remain in San Diego during the holiday season. Along with the buffet will be games, activities and movies to fill the Sailors’ holiday time with companionship and fun and will serve 2,000 Sailors.
    Sponsorship Levels (per event per Liberty Center) - Presenting: $3,500 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000


    Holiday Boat & RV Decorating Contest & Craft Making

    NAB • November 30 - Marina and RV patrons show off their boats and RVs that are lit up and decorated in holiday style. Enjoy crafts, hot cocoa and cookie-making stations. Expected attendance is 100 patrons.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $500 / Supporting: $250 / Official: $200 / Navy Team: $150


    Breakfast with Santa @ Youth Centers

    SD METRO • December, Various Dates - Youth Centers throughout San Diego organize Breakfast with Santa events for military children. The events feature a special visit from Santa where wishes are whispered and little gifts are received.. These activities serve nearly 4,000 military children.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,500 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000


    Family Holiday Party

    NBSD • December 2 - Popular annual event celebrates the holiday season with carolers, crafts, seasonal refreshments, train rides, horse and buggy rides and visits with Santa Claus. Expected participation is 6,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Associate: $5,000 / Official: $2,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 / Booth: $500


    Holiday Concert & Tree Lighting

    NASNI • December 3 - The Navy Band Southwest performs a seasonal selection of musical numbers for the enjoyment and is followed by a visit from Santa and a holiday movie for all to enjoy. Expected participation is 1,000.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $3,000 / Supporting: $2,500 / Official: $1,500 / Navy Team: $1,000 / Table: $300


    Wounded Warrior Holiday Party

    NMCSD • December 7 - Annual event recognizes the sacrifices of Wounded Warrior inpatients and their families. Wounded Warrior patients receive gift bags and enjoy a traditional holiday dinner. Expected participation is 180 families.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Associate: $5,000 / Official: $2,500 / Navy Team: $1,000


    Holiday Gift Bags for Sailors

    SD METRO • December 25 - Gift bags are filled with special gifts and tokens and are given to Sailors who stand watch on Christmas Day. A total of 5,000 bags are stuffed with Sponsor-provided or funded goodies for our Sailors.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $10,000 / Supporting: $7,500 / Official: $5,000 / Navy Team: $2,500


    Family Fun New Year’s Eve Bowling Bash

    NASNI • December 31 - Ring in the New Year with the best non-alcoholic event in the area. Competitive games for bowlers, music, entertainment, dancing, and refreshments are included. The expected attendance is over 100 people.
    Sponsorship Levels - Presenting: $1,500 / Supporting: $1,000 / Official: $500 / Navy Team: $250

  • Navy Region Southwest Bases

    Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro


    NAF El Centro
    Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro has a unique combination of climate, vast unobstructed desert terrain, limited non-military air traffic, convenient access to gunnery and bomb ranges-which makes it an ideal environment for training. NAF El Centro is the winter training home of the Blue Angels and routinely provides service to Navy Fleet air squadrons performing tactical air training, as well as other US and international units. Each month, seven to twelve squadrons totaling 150 to 1,600 military transient personnel train at NAF El Centro. These military personnel come from Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Air Force installations throughout the United States.

    Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon


    NAS Fallon
    Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon is home to the Fighting Saints of VFC-13, the Desert Outlaws of Strike Fighter Weapons Detachment, and the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center. NAS Fallon serves as the Navy’s premier tactical air warfare training center. Known throughout the Navy, it is the only facility in existence where an entire carrier air wing can conduct comprehensive training while integrating every element of the wing into realistic battle scenarios. Originally designed as a primary base to launch missions that would thwart a Japanese strike against the West Coast, the air station has evolved into a versatile, comprehensive training facility known to aviators around the world as the pinnacle of air warfare training.

    Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore


    NAS Lemoore
    Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, the Navy’s newest, largest, and only West Coast Master Jet Base, and is home for all Navy F/A-18 Strike Fighter Squadrons, and it is committed to supporting the Strike Fighter Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet in its mission to train, man and equip our Strike Fighter Squadrons. Nearly every organization on base either directly or indirectly supports the ability of the base’s home-ported Strike Fighter Squadrons to deploy aboard U.S. Pacific Fleet’s aircraft carriers. They protect America’s interests over more than half the Earth’s surface from the West Coast of the United States to the East Coast of Africa.

    Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake


    NAWS China Lake
    Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake is the Navy’s largest single landholding, representing 34 percent of the Navy’s total land worldwide. The airspace is composed of 19,600 square miles of controlled airspace, totaling 12 percent of California’s total airspace and provides an unprecedented venue for integrated testing and training of today’s war fighter. More than 95 percent of its 1.1-million acres has remained undisturbed during the course of the base’s mission.

    Naval Base San Diego (NBSD)


    NB San Diego
    Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) is the largest of the San Diego Naval installations. It provides services to its Sailors and other personnel as well as to the pier-side needs of different countries’ visiting ships. NBSD is home to more than 200 separate tenant commands and other Navy support facilities, each having specific and specialized fleet support missions. NBSD provides rooms to house more than 4,000 men and women in modern apartment-like barracks, including Pacific Beacon, a new state-of-the-art residence. The base today has a plant value of around $2.1 billion and is one of the world’s most modern and largest naval bases.

    Naval Base Coronado (NBC)


    NB Coronado
    Naval Base Coronado (NBC) is a consolidated Navy installation encompassing eight military facilities. In 1997, Naval Base Coronado was created, incorporating seven separate Naval installations under one Commanding Officer. Those facilities include: Naval Air Station North Island, Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach, Naval Auxiliary Landing Field San Clemente Island, Silver Strand Training Complex, formerly known as the Naval Radio Receiving Facility, Mountain Warfare Training Facility La Posta, and the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Facility, Warner Springs. Camp Morena was added in 2008. These eight installations encompass more than 57,000 acres and make NBC the largest command in the southwest region of the U.S. NBC accounts for over 30% of the Region’s total workforce and has the largest workforce in San Diego County.

    Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL)


    NB Point Loma
    Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) supports 70 U.S. Pacific Fleet afloat and shore based tenant commands headquartered on the base. NBPL’s primary focus is to provide safe, efficient, and timely services to both home-ported and visiting submarines, surface ships, and mine counter measure vessels. Major tenant commands include Commander Third Fleet, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), SPAWAR Systems Center, Fleet Intelligence Training Center Pacific, Tactical Training Group Pacific, Submarine Squadron Eleven, Commander Sealift Logistics Command Pacific, Submarine Training Center Pacific Detachment, seven submarines, a floating dry dock, and the Navy’s Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Department.

    Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC)


    NAVBASE Ventura
    Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) is a key contributor to the readiness of the Department of Defense’s total force, providing development and testing of new systems, joint warfare experimentation, training and readiness, and homeland defense. Activities provide significant airfield, seaport, railhead, and base facilities support for multiple tenant operations by all branches of the military, including the Reserve and Air National Guard. It stands as a full-service organization and is a main naval installation on the West Coast accommodating a wide variety of personnel, missions, battalions, construction forces and more.

    Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey


    NSA Monterey
    Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey is home to over 15 tenant commands. NSA Monterey provides primary support to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Navy Research Lab (NRL), and the Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC). NPS is the largest producer of advanced graduate degrees for the Department of Defense and proudly graduates thousands every year from all services and from over 50 countries. NRL provides all scientific and weather modeling as well as atmospheric and aerosol studies. FNMOC provides the highest quality, most relevant and timely worldwide Meteorology and Oceanography support to U.S. and coalition forces from FNMOC’s 24x7 operations center in Monterey. NSA Monterey supports over 160 buildings which are located on more than 626 acres.

    Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach


    NWS Seal Beach
    Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach is the Navy’s primary West Coast ordnance storage, loading and maintenance installation. Under the station’s primary tenant, the Navy Munitions Command, cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and medium-sized amphibious assault ships are loaded with missiles, torpedoes, countermeasures devices and conventional ammunition at the facility’s 1,000 foot-long wharf. An average of 50 vessels are loaded or unloaded each year. The weapons station services a majority of the U. S. Pacific Fleet.

    Naval Medical Center, San Diego (NMCSD)


    NMCSD San Diego
    Naval Medical Center, San Diego (NMCSD) is the most technologically advanced Navy medical treatment facility. Nicknamed Balboa, the Pride of Navy Medicine, the hospital has played a vital role in the history of San Diego for more than 80 years. From the original tent dispensary established in 1917, to the high-tech, ultra modern facility of the 1990s, the mission has remained constant: To provide the finest medical care in a family-centered care environment to the operational forces, their families, and to those who served their country in the past. There are almost half a million people in San Diego County eligible to receive care at the Naval Medical Center. This care is provided by a military and civilian staff of more than 6,000. Naval Medical Center San Diego is first and foremost a military command. The center has five medical mobilization teams including the hospital ship USNS Mercy, whose personnel are drawn from the hospital staff. These teams deploy to the Western Pacific and to Southeast Asia at various times during the year. It is the center's mission to insure Sailors and Marines on board those ships have access to quality medical care, if needed. Throughout its proud history, Naval Medical Center San Diego has established itself as a leader in the field of medicine. That reputation for excellence continues today as the staff propels NMCSD into the 21st century.

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