SOLAR RACE CAR TAKES SHINE TO SPONSORS

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A selection of upcoming events and properties seeking sponsors.

SunScream II, the solar-power race car developed by Macon, Ga.-based Mercer University's School of Engineering, seeks sponsors to power its entry in Sunrayce '95, the 1,150-mile solar-power car race taking place June 20 to 29. Sponsors get logo placement on the vehicle, product placement and online exposure at prices ranging between $500 and $5,000. Contact: (800) 837-2911. The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Corp. are primary sponsors of the 65-team intercollegiate Sunrayce '95 competition, coordinated by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo. Contact: (303) 275-4085.

Amateur All-Star Baseball Inc., Chicago, has sponsorship opportunities available at various levels for its third season of national all-star and world series youth baseball league tournaments. Sponsorships, ranging from $50,000 to $300,000, include product promotion and in-game presence plus access to AABI's consumer marketing database. The events culminate in the Totino's National Amateur All-Star Baseball Tournament to be held June 20 to 24 in Pine Bluff, Ark., televised on ESPN. National sponsors include Leaf, Donruss, Coca-Cola Co. and Pillsbury Co. Contact: (800) 622-2877.

Motivational Media Assemblies, Burbank, Calif., wants three major sponsors to back "Joyride," its 40-minute multimedia educational entertainment program touring more than 3,000 high schools nationwide starting this fall. Sponsorship of the nine-month tour is $75,000 and includes corporate identity and product promotion. Contact: (818) 848-1980.

"Real Stories of the Highway Patrol," Agoura Hills, Calif., seeks a title sponsor for its "Trooper of the Year" national promotional event starting this fall and tied to the nationally syndicated TV strip's 1995-96 broadcast season. Additional sponsorships are available at various levels. The event is being coordinated in-house by Genesis Entertainment. Contact: (818) 706-6341.

The 1995 Brach's Holiday Parade, Chicago, seeks sponsors at levels ranging from $3,500 to $50,000 for its Thanksgiving Day parade on Nov. 25, reaching an estimated 500,000 spectators and viewers of national cable and local TV. Sponsorship packages include on-site presence, corporate identification and product promotion. Brach & Brock Confections continues as title sponsor through 1996. Production Contractors coordinates. Contact: (312) 935-8747.

Women's Professional Fastpitch, Minneapolis, seeks sponsors at various levels for its 16-game exhibition series starting June 15. Sponsorships include corporate logo and product promotion, plus in-game coverage in four games to be televised on ESPN-2. The effort is coordinated in-house. Contact: (612) 335-8835.M

Kate Fitzgerald coordinates Events & Promotions. Reach us by fax at (312) 649-5331 or e-mail address K8FITZ@aol.com.

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