During the IFL season (February-June), Storm players are not available on weekends. No appearances will be conducted prior to 9:00 AM. or later than 9:00 PM and are to be no longer than 90 minutes. Players will appear wearing casual clothing (Storm jersey, team logo apparel, jeans) unless otherwise directed.
APPEARANCE CRITERIAWe hope to assist programs in the community that use the player appearances as an incentive/enhancement of the program. Therefore, we adhere to the following criteria:
- No career school day appearances (not realistic for players; we would recommend a member of the Storm staff).
- Clear role for the player at the event (read books, hand out awards, etc.).
- Players cannot participate in athletic functions and risk injury (i.e. flag football, softball, basketball, etc.).
- Maximize player time, large number of children influenced by visit
- Please identify if there will be publicity opportunities and a need for player(s) to speak to media.
The majority of Storm player appearances are for community service, school or charity related and are voluntary by nature for the player(s) Should a for-profit business request Storm player(s) for individual appearances, it is not mandatory but gift cards for company merchandise and or meals is appreciated.
PROMOTING PLAYER APPEARANCESPromoting the involvement of a Sioux Falls Storm player is encouraged as is the use of the Storm logo or trademark name on event brochures, flyers, posters, raffle tickets, television/radio commercials, outdoor billboards and print advertisements. Usage of the Storm's trademark name, logo and team colors must be approved in writing prior to commencing any form of publicity.
NOTE: The Sioux Falls Storm reserve the right to substitute player(s) right up through the appearance date due to illness, injury or deactivation from roster.
Should you have any questions or need additional information before submitting your request, please contact the Storm's Community Relations Department at 605.274.6686.
Thank you for your interest in the Sioux Falls Storm Football Club!