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Women's Club Soccer: Let's Go To Nationals!

$11,470
88%
Raised toward our $13,000 Goal
143 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on October 31, at 11:59 PM PDT
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Women's Club Soccer: Let's Go To Nationals!

Team sports serve many women as a vehicle for maintaining health, building confidence, and fostering friendships. With UCLA club soccer, women who love soccer and enjoy competing at a high level can continue to do so while engaged in rigorous academic studies and a variety of extracurricular activities.

As a student-run club that is only partially funded by UCLA, we rely on individual player contributions and community donations to fund our travel, especially this year as we look to bring home another national title. This fall, our national tournament is in Foley, Alabama, November 17th through 19th. As the cost is about $1,000 per player, we are aiming to raise an ultimate goal of $25,000 before that time. For this campaign, we are going to start by seeking half of this amount. Thanks to the support of you, our family and friends, we can aim to reach our starting goal of $13,000 and cover our costs to play our favorite game. We appreciate all the help we can get, as competing at a higher level of play while focusing on our studies at school is a dream come true for all of us.

 

The UCLA women's club soccer team is a tight knit group of women who pride themselves on competing at a nationally ranked level while maintaining academic excellence and integrity on and off the field. As scholar athletes, practicing three times a week (with games on the weekends), we devote our time and energy to cultivating healthy balance in our lives. Historically, this hard work has paid off. This past year, in 2015, the team won the open division of the NIRSA national competition and hopes to return this fall to the closed division in Alabama.

 

Between the airfare for flights, lodging in different cities, and car rental fees, this is a costly experience for the team, and we ask for your help in making these priceless memories possible for us. Please help us reach our goal of playing in our national competition in Foley, Alabama by donating what you are able. All of your help is greatly appreciated, and with your assistance we will be able to make it to Alabama to play in this major competition.

In combination with tuition and housing costs that go along with attending a prestigious university such as UCLA, our trip to Nationals is a mostly self-funded endeavor. This can be a struggle for some players, as not everyone can fully afford all the costs of travel and more. With the assistance of fundraising and your donations, we can make it possible for students to not have to stress about the high financial costs that comes with playing at this level. As students juggling school, work, clubs, and sports, the women on this team are trying our best to make our traveling affordable and convenient for everyone. We need your help and support to get us all to Foley, Alabama as a united front.  

Without you, our efforts to get to our national tournament will not be possible. Please consider a tax-deductible gift associated with the perks listed on the website, and join our team in support of our dreams to continue playing soccer in our college years!

To Thank You

Thank you for your gift! Your help goes towards everything from soccer balls to airfare fees. In honor of your generous contribution, we’d like to thank you by offering cool perks and describing the direct impact your gift has made on your project. Check them out below:

For Gifts of $25 - A shoutout on our Facebook page!

For Gifts of $50 - We'll send you a picture of our team!

This is a picture of us at nationals last year...

hope we can send you one of us winning at nationals this year! :))

For Gifts of $150 - We'll send you a handwritten thank you note!

One of our players will write out a handwritten note expressing our gratitude in helping our team get to nationals. We'll send that note to the mailing address you provide us with.

For Gifts of $300 - We'll send you both a handwritten note and a picture of our team! 

For Gifts of $500 - We'll highlight you as a major sponsor on our website!

Good for companies who are marketing and looking to promote businesses, but don't worry we can put your family name there too! 

For Gifts of $1,500 - We'll add you as a sponsor on our website and our annual Bruin Classic Spring Tournament t-shirt

We'll send you the shirt with your name on it and it is also a $1,490 tax deductible donation!

For Gifts of $10,000 - You'll receive a signed team picture and your company or family name will be added to our website as a super sponsor! Your name will also be added to the Bruin Classic tournament shirt which we will send you! (A $9990 tax deductible donation)

For Gifts of $25,000 - We will provide you and a guest with airfare and a meal with the team in Foley, Alabama at nationals! (A $23,000 tax deductible donation) 

Airfare for flights, lodging in different cities, and car rental fees all add up and make this a costly experience for the team. We ask for your help in making these priceless memories possible for us. Please help us reach our goal of playing in our national competition in Foley, Alabama by donating any amount possible. All of us from UCLA Women's Club Soccer really appreciate your generosity and support for our team! Thank you!

Social Media:

Facebook: fb.me/uclawcs

Instagram: instagram.com/uclawcs  (@uclawcs)

 

Our way
of Thanking You

$25

#1 Fan

From showing up to games, to reposting our game stats, you are a True Bruin Fan. Your donation is going towards ensuring that each player has a player card! To show our appreciation for your continued support, we will give you a shoutout on our Facebook page.

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$150

Stellar Assist

Your donation puts one of our players in full uniform and gear! As a token of our appreciation, we'll send a thank you note handwritten by one of our players.

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$300

Hat trick (3 goals)

Three goals in a game is a pretty big deal, and so is your donation! Your gift of $300 will provide us with a full set of referees for a home game. To express our gratitude, we will send you a handwritten note and a picture of our team.

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$500

Diving header

A diving header is an impressive display of fierce, full-out commitment. A $500 donation will support one player's roundtrip airfare to Nationals in Alabama. To show our thanks, we'll highlight you as a sponsor on our website.

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$1,500

Bicycle kick...goal!

The superb skill needed to perform this trick is intense, and you could do the equivalent for our team. Your donation of $1,500 takes care of the tournament fee for Nationals! To show our gratitude, we'll add you as a sponsor on our website and our annual Bruin Classic Spring Tournament t-shirt. In addition, we'll also send you one of those shirts. (A $1490 tax deductible donation.)

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$10,000

Team Captain

Your vision and leadership is phenomenal. With this donation, you'll provide the team with airfare as well as rental cars and gas for Nationals! You'll receive a signed team picture and your company or family name will be added to Bruin Classic tournament shirt! (A $9990 tax deductible donation.)

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$25,000

MVP

Wow! You are our fundraising team's Most Valuable Player! You just ensured that our entire team can participate in Nationals. To express our gratitude, We will provide you and a guest with airfare and a meal with team in Foley, Alabama! (A $23000 tax deductible donation.)

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