There are many ways community members can get involved with the Crabs, just a few of which are listed below. Thank you to our Crabs Sponsors! Click on link: Sponsors
For a printable 2018 Schedule, CLICK HERE
2018 will be the Crabs 74th season!
Outfield signs, Program, Radio and Web Ads, etc.
There are many different options to fit any advertising budget. Sponsor homeruns, get a live read or mention on the Crabs radio during the games, sponsor a special themed night at the park and more. To partner with the Crabs, read about all the options below.
To pay with credit card: PURCHASE your 2018 Crabs Sponsorships online HERE!
Ad Program Deadline is May 1, 2018: 1,500 copies of the annual Official Crabs Baseball Program prints every May and is distributed and sold at the ballpark for the summer (June to Aug). Click here to see last year's 2017 Crabs Program. To view copies of the 2015 Crabs program CLICK HERE; 2016 Program CLICK HERE.
The Crabs also offer Website ads, Live and Pre-recorded radio spots, Outfield Fence Signs, Inside the Ballpark Signs, and sponsors are encouraged to sponsor a Special Event or Promotion at the ballpark by giving away promotional items to 800+ game day fans. In return, your business will be featured in all Crabs media as well as live ballpark announcements during the game. The Crabs average attendance for the summer hovers around 32,000.
Listen to the Crabs on KGOE 1480 AM. KGOE will stream all the Crabs games online so parents, family, friends and fans can listen at home! To purchase a produced radio spot, please contact KGOE at (707) 442-2000.
OR watch all the Crabs games on our YouTube channel. They are streamed live every game and archived so you won't miss any of the action. You can also get your business mentioned live on air during the broadcast by Crabs radio announcers: Benjamin and Hoke.
Sponsor Crabs Corner on KIEM, News Ch. 3. Purchase a commercial or spot on News Ch. 3 and mention, you'd like to sponsor the Crabs. Tune it every Sunday at 6pm. Visit their website for more info: http://kiem-tv.com/sports
Right Field BBQ Area, Left Field Rental, Bat Boy, National Anthem, Group Tickets
If your business would just like to be a part of the Humboldt Crabs baseball season somehow, whether it be a large group of people who need tickets, or if you want to rent our exclusive right field BBQ area or our non-exclusive left field picnic area, or if you'd like to be involved with any of our special events like sing the national anthem or throw out the first pitch or have your child become a bat boy/girl, contact our volunteer staff CrabsSpecialEvents@gmail.com
Donate Gift Certificates, Prizes or Swag for our fans
Donating gift certificates, baskets, products or services of any value is a great way to support the Crabs as well as getting your business recognized at a Crabs game. Giveaway your donated items or gift certificates during a designated game on the schedule and your business will be promoted live (and on the radio) to our 800+ fans. Mail in your gift certificates to the Humboldt Crabs, PO BOX 4422 Arcata, CA 95518.
Donate a Box of Balls or Hire a Crab Player for the Summer
A large portion of our expenses every year comes from equipment. You can help out by pledging to buy a box of baseballs. Also, our collegiate baseball players are available for light yard work or light office work or can even work part-time for your business. Contact Crabs volunteer Larry Zerlang at (707) 496-4802 for more info.
Join the Crabs Green Team
Do you like baseball? Be a part of the Crabs' tradition by becoming a volunteer and or super fan. The Crabs Green Team spends one hour on designated Saturday mornings to clean up a section of US HWY 101 as well as help clean up the outfield grass after fireworks nights. Green Team members will receive free Crabs general admission tickets to any game for one hour of service. Email Green Team Captain and volunteer Bob Felter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Crabs Alumni & Hall of Fame
Did you ever play for the Crabs or do you know someone who did? Contact Crabs volunteer Vikki Rossi at email@example.com to find out how you can get involved with all our Crabs Alumni events. Find out when Alumni weekend is this year.
Donations or Fundraisers
Please submit a written letter about your fundraiser and/or your non-profit organization with a return address and contact information to the Humboldt Crabs, P.O. Box 4422, Arcata, CA 95518, attn Donations. Submit donation request letter 3 to 4 weeks in advance of your event or fundraiser. Our primary focus is to support youth sports programs (with an emphasis on baseball or softball). All donation requests will be considered, but not all will be fullfilled.