Auction Sponsorship

Rex, King of the Carnival – $2500

Latin for “king,” Rex is King of Carnival. Also known as the “Monarch of Merriment,” Rex officially misrules over Mardi Gras after receiving the keys to city from the mayor on Lundi Gras.

  • Full page advertisement in the auction program
  • Prominent logo placement on BOTH the Haygood Auction invitation and website
  • Premier logo presence on check-in banner at front of event
  • PowerPoint ad featured repeatedly during event
  • Large, visible sinage on one of our sponsor dinner tables
  • Single coupon/flyer distribution to our families; social media promotion
  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event
  • Six auction tickets and six unlimited alcohol wristbands for you and guests ($900 value)
  • $500 of your donation will go to the Elliott Leigh Githens Scholarship Fund

 

Carnival Court – $1500

The king, dukes, queen, maids and pages of a krewe ball, which change each year. Only the Court of Rex is called the “Carnival Court.”

  • Full page advertisement in auction program
  • Logo placement on BOTH the Haygood Auction invitation and website
  • Premier logo placement on check-in banner at front of event
  • Partnership with our Haygood Team to create a customized marketing program
  • PowerPoint ad featured repeatedly during the event
  • Large, visible signage on one of our sponsor dinner tables as well as social media promotion
  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event
  • Four auction tickets and four unlimited alcohol wristbands for you and guests ($600 value)
  • $300 of your donation will go to the Elliott Leigh Githens Scholarship Fund

 

Flambeaux – $1000

Long metal torches fueled by kerosene and secured by straps slung about the waist. Before portable generators and battery-operated lights, they were the only way to illuminate the floats of night parades.

  • ¾ page advertisement in auction program
  • Logo placement on BOTH the Haygood Auction invitation and website
  • Premier logo placement on check-in banner at front of event
  • Partnership with our Haygood Team to create a customized marketing program
  • PowerPoint ad featured repeatedly during the event
  • Large, visible signage on one of our sponsor dinner tables as well as social media promotion
  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event
  • Four auction tickets and two unlimited alcohol wristbands for you and guests ($400 value)
  • $200 of your donation will go to the Elliott Leigh Githens Scholarship Fund

 

Super Krewe – $800

A giant Krewe that hosts larger parades, some of which bring celebrities.

  • ¾ page advertisement in auction program
  • Prominent logo placement on our Haygood Auction website
  • Featured logo placement on check-in banner as event sponsor
  • PowerPoint ad featured repeatedly during event as well as social media promotion
  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event
  • Four auction tickets for you and guests ($300 value)

 

Krewe – $550

A variation of the word “crew,” carnival organizations, all private and non-profit, are known as krewes. The word was invented with a little creative spelling in 1857 by the first New Orleans carnival organization.

  • ½ page advertisement in Haygood Auction program
  • Prominent logo placement on our Haygood Auction website
  • Featured logo on check-in banner as event sponsor
  • Social media promotion
  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event
  • Two auction tickets and one unlimited alcohol wristband for you and guests ($250 value)

 

Maskers – $300

Masked and costumed krewe members in parades or at balls.

  • ¼ page advertisement in Haygood Auction program
  • Logo presence on Haygood Auction website
  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event
  • Two auction tickets ($150 value)

 

Lagniappe – $150

In Louisiana this word is used to refer to a bonus from a friendly merchant when you buy something. You could also call any nice little extra a lagniappe.

  • Recognition in our school newsletter – goes to several hundred community members
  • Window decal for your business showing your support – provided one month prior to event

One auction ticket ($75 value)