TEP Gumbo Contest Pages

Gumbo Contest Host Sponsorship and VIP Tables

Host Sponsorship

How spicy do like your gumbo? Gumbo contest sponsors may contribute as hosts for this event at the Hot, Medium or Mild level as individuals, organizations or businesses:

HOT
$500 +
Includes VIP Table with 8 seats with complimentary King Cake (while supplies last), 8 gumbo tasting tickets for the People’s Choice competition (which includes live music and 8 beer or soft drink tickets) and promotion of your organization in the event program (full page ad - 5.5 x 8.5”), event announcements, event advertising poster, and event projection display. (Tax deductible amount  = contributed amount - $200)
MEDIUM
$250-499
Includes 4 gumbo tasting tickets for the People’s Choice competition (which includes live music and 4 beer or soft drink tickets) live music, beer and soft drinks, and promotion of your organization in event program (half page ad - 5.5 x 4.25” or 2.75 x 8.5”), event advertising poster, and event projection display. (Tax deductible amount  = contributed amount - $100)
MILD
$100-249
Includes 2 gumbo tasting tickets for the People’s Choice competition (which includes live music and 2 beer or soft drink tickets) and promotion of your organization in event program (quarter page ad - 5.5 x 2.125” or 2.75 x 4.25”), event advertising poster, and event projection display. (Tax deductible amount  = contributed amount - $50)

Host sponsors must submit program ads and organizational logos (300+ dpi image) to Jeff Harwood at personal@jeffreysharwood.com by February 1, 2014 to guarantee ad placement.

VIP Tables (As of 1/7/2014, all VIP Tables have sold out!)



Let the good times roll in style at a VIP table which seats 8 people on the mezzanine level overlooking the gumbo teams. For just $200, each table comes with a complimentary King Cake, 8 gumbo tasting tickets for the People’s Choice competition (which includes live music and 8 beer or soft drink tickets). Table decoration is encouraged. The VIP table with the best Mardi Gras centerpiece will win an award announced during the competition.


Use the drop-down menu below to choose your sponsorship level or purchase a VIP Table.





TEP Gumbo Sponsorships & VIP Tables

In-Kind Sponsors 

In-kind gifts from sponsors will be given to this year’s winning gumbo contestants or new sustaining donors of TEP and TEP Foundation. In-kind sponsors will receive 2 gumbo tasting tickets (which includes live music and two beer or soft drink tickets) and promotion of your business in the event program. In-kind gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Contact Jonathan Cole at Jonathan@tnequalityproject.com or 901-301-3306 for more information.