Welcome to the 5th Annual

Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge

Brought to you by Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.™

 

HELPING OUR HEROES ONE VETERAN AT A TIME

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12095276_10204902452150158_1794890811947578317_oDates: October 5 – 6, 2018

Banquet: Friday, October 5th, 6 – 9pm

Tournament: Saturday, October 6th, Clinch River – Millers Island

Region: Tennessee Valley

ABOUT THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN GRAND SLAM

Now in it’s fifth year, The Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge is an annual fly fishing tournament and banquet held to support Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the thousands of injured and disabled veterans the organization serves annually.  It will be held  October 5-6, 2018 in greater Knoxville, TN.

13244114_694217017384026_5762440023268272378_oThe weekend begins with the Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Banquet on Friday October 5, 2018.  You don’t need to be a fly fisher to enjoy the banquet! The evening will feature presentations, silent auction items, a live auction, great food, and a cash bar.

Saturday October 6th  will see fly fishing tournament action, as twelve injured and disabled veterans participants from around the Tennessee Valley will be paired for some of the areas best guides on the famed Clinch River for a great day fishing for brown trout, brook trout, and rainbow trout.

The veteran competitors will be joined by past years veteran alumni at the Banquet for an evening of great fun in support of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the thousands of veterans the organization serves annually.  

BECOME A SPONSOR

PRESENTING SPONSOR (ONE AVAILABLE) – $15,00012141031_10204902452110157_7981051832837994586_o

Sponsorship covers the expenses of the Smoky Mountain Grand Slam Challenge tournament and banquet, including banquet, lodging, trophies, and transportation for all visiting and local veterans.
Benefits:

  • Two tables of ten: One for guests; one for visiting Veteran participants and their families
  • Corporate representative to make opening remarks during program
  • Corporate name/logo will appear following by words “presented by” in promo materials
  • Full page listing in event program, media, social media, and web

22b83ea88fc55994d15329d6a7b45d18NATIONAL TRIP SPONSOR (THREE AVAILABLE) – $10,000

Sponsorship level allows 10 veterans to experience 3 days in a premier fishing destination
Benefits:

  • One table for 10 guests or can be shared with visiting veterans and their families
  • Listing in event program, media, social media, and web
  • Verbal recognition during the event

PROGRAM SPONSOR (FIVE AVAILABLE) – $5,000

Sponsorship level supports year-round programmatic activities and a continuum of care for one PHWFF program for an entire year.
Benefits:

  • One table for 10 guests or can be shared with visiting veterans and their families
  • Prominent listing in event program

EQUIPMENT SPONSOR – $2,500

Sponsorship level covers equipment costs of a PHWFF program for one full year.
Benefits:

  • One table for 10 guests or can be shared with visiting veterans and their families
  • Prominent listing in event program

TOURNAMENT SPONSOR – $1,000

Sponsorship level covers one veteran in a national tournament fishing experience.
Benefits:

  • Seating for two at the banquet
  • Listing in event program

 

Contact Tournament Organizer Steve Thompson at Steve.Thompson@projecthealingwaters.org to become a sponsor today

Special note: Sponsorship levels at $2,500 and above have the option to fish in the tournament with a professional guide and a veteran or they can allow an additional veteran to fish in their place

SPECIAL GUESTS

Coming soon…

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