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Port City Robotics

1319 Military Cutoff Rd
Suite CC#169
Wilmington, NC 28405

Port City Robotics is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
EIN: 47-5198975

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Our yearly expenses include:

Wired Wizards:

Yearly Event Registration Fee (Regional): $5,000.
State Competition Registration Fee (If team qualifies): $4,000.
World Championship Entry Fee (If team qualifies): $5,000.
Robot Parts: $6,000.
Team T-Shirts
Truck rentals (for robot transport)
Travel Fund (depending on qualification of state or world events).

Mechanical Mages:

Registrations Fees and Robot Equipment: $2,000.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Frequently Asked Questions

YES
!  Port City Robotics has earned the highest transparency rating by GuideStar, the world’s largest independent source of information on nonprofit organizations.

YES!
  You can direct your donation to a specific team (i.e.  Wired Wizards or Mechanical Mages), or specific event entry fee, team travel fund, robot parts or our general fund. If you would like to sponsor a specific team event, just contact us before hand and we’ll explain the process.

Yes
!  Port City Robotics is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization & your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your receipt as your official record.

Yes
!  A donation receipt will be sent to you as soon as your donation is processed.

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

No!
  Port City Robotics is an all volunteer organization. As such, no money goes towards political endorsements or private individuals.

Minor.
  We are an all-volunteer organization so administrative fees are kept at a very minimum.  The major “administrative” fee is liability insurance for students participating in the build space.  These fees typically come out of student membership dues.

Port City Robotics (PCR) will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship

Bronze Sponsorship – $256

Your company name will be listed on our website sponsors page.

256 is a special number!  It’s the unit of storage of all computers (the byte has 256 different values).  256 multiplied by two is 512,  multiplied by 4 (1024),  multiplied by 8 (2048), multiplied by 16 (4096).  Nerdy?  Yes, of course…it’s in our DNA!

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Silver Sponsorship – $512

Your company name will be listed on our website sponsors page and featured on the back of our uniforms (see pics below).

Gold Sponsorship – $1024

Your company logo will be placed on our website sponsors page & impact page, uniform, and robot (see pics below).

Platinum Sponsorship – $2048

Your company logo will be featured on our website’s home page, sponsors page & impact page, as well as on uniform, robot, and pit structure.

Diamond Sponsorship – $4096

Platinum Sponsors receive prominent positions for their company logos across all media including our website pages, uniforms, robot, pit, banners, and other distributed materials.  Logos on website pages will include links to your company website.  Finally, sponsors at this level are given a free VIP behind-the-scenes tour of competition events.

Corporate Pledge

Your company could pledge sponsorship for a post-season entrance fee or travel fund (i.e. World Championships) should the team qualify for the event.  If you would like to learn more about Port City Robotics and our robotics teams, please contact us!

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Our Yearly Expenses: