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Our community is our strength

The San Diego Crew Classic is only as successful as the community behind it. Every year, this event receives support from programs and individuals across the country. Sponsorship commitments from these dedicated people allow us to continue to run one of the most exciting and iconic rowing events in the world, and to give back to our community.

If you do not wish to become a sponsor of our event, but still wish to donate to our longevity and ability to give back, please consider a donation.

2024 Sponsorship Deck

For more detailed information about sponsorship opportunities with the San Diego Crew Classic, please view our Sponsorship Deck



San Diego Tourism Marketing District

The SDTMD, a non-profit, mutual-benefit corporation, focuses on increasing and improving lodging room night consumption in the City of San Diego to support tourism growth and development in the region. The SDTMD does this by providing funding (from its TMD assessments) to stimulate lodging room demand in the city.



Hervey Family Fund at the San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Crew Classic has benefitted from the generosity of the Hervey Fund and the San Diego Foundation for many years. The mission of The San Diego Foundation is to improve the quality of life in all of our communities by providing leadership for effective philanthropy that builds enduring assets and by promoting community solutions through research, convenings and actions that advance the common good.


David C. Copley Foundation

The David C. Copley Foundation’s mission is to carry on the Copley family’s legacy of giving by funding nonprofit organizations making a difference in the areas of human services, military and military veterans, youth development, medical and medical research, education, arts and culture and animal welfare, especially those programs and services improving the life or opportunities of the underserved in the San Diego area.


James S. Copley Family

Sponsored by the James S Copley Family, the Copley Cup is considered the feature race of the Crew Classic. This coveted prize recognizes the long time support of the Copley family since our first regatta in 1973. At the first two regattas the Cup was presented to the winner of the men’s open varsity race. Since 1975, the Copley Cup has been presented to the winner of the invitational race for top men’s collegiate varsity crews. The 2022 Copley Cup is presented in memory of James S. Copley


ASH-Active&Fit Now™

American Specialty Health Incorporated

American Specialty Health Incorporated is one of the nation’s premier independent, privately-owned specialty health organizations, offering technology-enabled benefits management including: musculoskeletal health provider networks and programs, fitness center networks and exercise programs, and health management solutions for health plans, employers and others. ASH administers programs for over 50 million members.


Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion is one of the most comprehensive outpatient centers in San Diego. Located in Serra Mesa, the Outpatient Pavilion is designed for patient comfort and convenience and offers the very latest in cancer treatment, outpatient surgery, women’s imaging, vision care, endoscopy, health screenings and education, and integrated wellness services.

U.S. Marine Corps

The Marine Corps mission reflects every Marine’s purpose. In essence, our Nation is that purpose. In our world, in ourselves, and in our way, there are conflicts, challenges, and obstacles that must be fought confidently and defeated convincingly for our Nation to prevail. These looming battles come in many forms and occur on many fronts, but each comes down to a critical choice: to demand victory or accept defeat. To pull together or fall apart. To give in or cave in. It is a decision each Marine conveys to our Nation with each battle won.

Bright Event Rentals

Bright is a full-service special event rental company providing unforgettable details for life’s memorable experiences. Whether you’re planning a small soiree or a big bash, our team of event professionals is prepared to provide you with beautiful products, expert advice, and be a trusted partner. From start to finish, our service-oriented team is always dependable, on time, and ready to deliver.


Carley’s Angels

Liz and Michael Copley in memory of their daughter Carley, a brave 3-year-old who succumbed to leukemia in 1996, have been extraordinary supporters of the Crew Classic and the Carley Cup.  They feel that “in giving life her best effort, Carley remains a winner forever, and the Cup is a reminder that a part of winning is sharing your talent and achievements with those less fortunate.” Carley’s sister and three brothers, and Liz and Michael, continue to be active in the community. Young patients being treated at Rady Children’s Hospital and their families continue to enjoy Carley’s Magical Gardens and the Carley Copley Hematology/Oncology Clinic — both gifts from the Copley family to the community.


Concept2 began in 1976 in the back of a bread truck when Dick and Pete Dreissigacker, fresh from Olympic training, started making composite racing oars. Concept2 oars have since gone on to become the oar of choice among the world’s rowers. In 1981, Dick and Pete created the Concept2 Indoor Rower, which swiftly became the best-selling rowing machine in the world. Now several models later, it’s used every day by Olympic athletes, cardiac rehab patients, individuals at home and every caliber of rower in-between. Concept2’s product line now includes oars, RowErgs, the SkiErg and the BikeErg.

Oar Board®

Oar Board®, the ultimate fitness, fun & adventure product! The Oar Board® Rower converts any paddleboard into a sculling boat that is fun and excellent exercise. With the convenient Oar Board® Travel Bag, you can transport the rower anywhere, meaning you are no longer bound to row only at a club. Enjoy the freedom of getting out on your favorite lake, river, or ocean, or even take it along when you head off for vacation!