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Partnership Opportunities

Our advertisers and corporate partners are a large part of the effort needed to make our programs at Pittsburg State great. Pittsburg State University Athletics offer several partnership opportunities in a variety of options and prices.

    To put together your advertising package today or present us with an idea on how you envision advertising your business, please contact Marissa Poppe, Assistant Athletic Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Relations at (620) 235-4148.

    Partnership opportunities are available at each of the main sports venues for Pittsburg State Athletics including Carnie Smith Stadium, John Lance Arena and Gene Bicknell Sports Complex. More details about each of the partnership opportunities are outlined in the Advertising Packages Brochure that can be downloaded.

    Pitt State Athletic's Website

    Pittstategorillas.com is the main site for recent information about what's happening with Pitt State Athletics. The site displays recent stories, videos, team schedules and much more.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    • Drop-down Menu Sponsor
    • "News Powered By" Sponsor
    • Top Page Sponsor
    • Weather Sponsor
    • Live Web Stream Sponsor


    Carnie Smith Stadium

    Recently ranked by Bleacher Report as one of the "Top 50 Stadiums to See Before You Die," Carnie Smith Stadium is among the best venues for small college football in the nation.

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    • Jungletron
    • Gorilla Gameday Program
    • In-Game Promotion Sponsor
    • Tailgater of the Game Sponsor
    • Educator of the Game Sponsor
    • Student Section Sponsor
    • Coach Beck Radio Show Sponsor

    Carnie Smith Stadium

    John Lance Arena

    Home to Gorilla basketball and volleyball, this historic arena recently underwent a $1.2 million renovation, and is now one of the premiere venues in the MIAA.

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    • Scorer's Table Signage
    • Gameday Program Sponsor
    • In-Game Promotion Sponsor
    • Scorecard Sponsor

    John Lance Arena

    Gene Bicknell Sports Complex

    Home to the Gorilla baseball and softball, this complex offers two of the best playing fields in the MIAA.

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    • Field Signage
    • Scoreboard Signage
    • In-Game Promotion Sponsor

    Gene Bicknell Sports Complex

    Ways to give


    Annual Fund

    The Annual Fund component of the Pitt State Athletic Fund generates financial support for all Pittsburg State University student-athletes



    Gift-in-kind goods and services may be donated "same as cash" in place of a cash sponsorship.


    Community Partners and Sponsorships

    Our advertisers and corporate sponsors are a large part of the effort needed to make our programs at Pittsburg State great


    Gorilla Gala

    The Gorilla Gala serves as the primary annual fundraising event for Pittsburg State University Athletics


    Athletic Season Tickets

    Season tickets are the best way to ensure that you’ll never miss a moment of Gorilla sporting event