USA Roller Sports

Ricci Porter - Editor

USA ROLLER SPORTS - THE MAGAZINE
USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine covers the very latest in National and International amateur roller sports competitions including player profiles, sports shorts, training tips and numerous features on the events and enthusiasts of today.   

SUBSCRIPTIONS
To subscribe to USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine by credit card, call the USARS National Office at 402.483.7551. USA Roller Sports accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express.  Or Click Here to download the order form and send a check or a money order for the correct subscription amount to:

USA Roller Sports
4730 South Street
P.O. Box 6579
Lincoln, NE  68506-0579.

CANCELLATIONS
Contract may be canceled by the advertiser or his agent prior to its full term subject to following provisions:
- Cancellation must be made in writing and must be received before closing date as stated under "Deadlines for Insertions."
- If cancellation is received after closing date, buyer is responsible for full payment of the insertion.
- In the event of cancellation, the advertiser's rate will be adjusted accordingly, to applicable earned rate.

SPECIFICATIONS
Publisher reserves the right to increase advertising rates without advance notice.  In that event, advertisers will have the option of cancellation prior to next published deadline.  If USARS, for any reasons beyond its control, is unable to fulfill an advertising order, in whole or in part, no liability shall be incurred by the publisher.

RATES PER INSERTION

COLOR ADVERTISEMENT
Full Page/Full Color/Full Bleed -
1x = $1500, 2x = $1300, 4x = $1100

Half Page/Full Color/Full Bleed
1x = $900, 2x = $800, 4x = $700

Quarter Page/Full Color/No Full Bleed
1x = $500, 2x = $450, 4x = $400

Outside Back Cover - Additional $400
Inside Front Cover/Back Cover - Additional $250

BLACK AND WHITE ADVERTISEMENT
Full Page/Black & White
1x = $960, 2x = $880, 4x = $800

Half Page/Black & White
1x = $620, 2x = $570, 4x = $520

Quarter Page/Black & White
1x = $300, 2x = $270, 4x = $240

PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Payment for first issue's advertising must accompany signed contract.  Each issue must be paid in advance after initial ad.  After 90 days of consecutive advertising, an account will be established and a statement generated.  Payment may be made by credit card.  Advertising charges are payable upon receipt of statement.  Delinquent advertising accounts are subject to cancellation and rejection of all Confederation accounts and activities.  

FOR AN ADVERTISING CONTRACT, PLEASE CALL 402.483.7551 OR EMAIL jrettig@usarollersports.org and include your name, company and fax number.  

Or mail a request to:
USA Roller Sports
P.O. Box 6579
Lincoln, NE  68506

PUBLICATION/CIRCULATION STATEMENT
USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine is a news magazine of American Competitive Roller Sports published by USA Roller Sports (USARS), the national governing body for amateur competitive roller sports as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee.  It is the only publication dedicated exclusively to competitive roller skating in the United States.  

USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine is published four times per year.  Besides regular subscribers, USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine is sent to every competitive roller skating athlete, roller skating club, skate center and coach participating in USARS programs.  Subscription rates are $12 for one year in the United States and $20 for one year to foreign destinations.  USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine is mailed second class postage.  Rates are based on a quarterly circulation of 15,000 (average).

MAGAZINE FORMAT
Front cover not sold.  Inside front or inside back covers sold at additional charges as outlined.  Preferred position not guaranteed unless stipulated and confirmed in writing.  

MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine is trimmed to 8.5"x11", saddle stitched, half-tones at 133 line screen, 80# coated stock paper.  Supply camera-ready copy in the following formats: QuarkXPress document (including all art and fonts), Adobe Illustrator .eps or .ai file, Adobe Photoshop .tif, .jpg, .eps, .psd file.  All art must be at a resolution of 300 dpi or higher.  Any alterations to advertising will be charged $30 per hour.  Ad preparation not included in space rates.  Art will only be returned by request.  

ISSUE AND CLOSING DATES
See cancellation provisions enclosed.  For space contracts, when new copy is not provided by deadline, publisher will repeat latest advertisement of similar space.

INSERTION DEADLINES
Winter - November 15
Spring - February 15
Summer - May 15
Fall - August 15

COPY REGULATIONS
Publisher reserves all rights to reject advertising not in conformance with the goals and objectives of USA Roller Sports, the national governing body for amateur competitive roller skating.  USA ROLLER SPORTS - The Magazine will not publish advertising with prices or phrases such as "discount prices", "lowest prices", "direct mail prices", etc.
It is the advertiser's responsibility to comply with advertising regulation involving USARS athletes as follows:
Restriction on Print or Electronic Media Advertising - All competitors, including but not limited to current and immediate past national and world champions, wishing to continue to maintain eligibility to compete in USARS sanctioned competitions, may not have their image or name used in paid print or electronic advertisements without specific permission granted in writing from USARS.  The contractual terms of such media ads must be satisfactory to the skater, sponsor and USARS.  
National USARS sponsors have the right to use the images of USARS champions for both print and electronic advertisement, provided they also receive the individual skater's permission.  All others must receive permission from USARS.  

 

USA Roller Sports - The Magazine
4730 South Street
Lincoln, NE  68506
402.483.7551 tel.
402.483.1465 fax
www.usarollersports.org