Frequently Asked Questions
What is THE PLAYERS Chip In For Charity program?
Chip In For Charity offers nonprofit organizations located in Northeast Florida who provide services in the areas of youth services, education, health, wellness, and sports, character development, and/or military support an opportunity to receive $40 from every competition round ticket purchased in their name under the program (Thursday through Sunday), while supplies last.
Who is eligible?
Northeast Florida (Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns counties) charitable organizations who are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) and who provided services that align with THE PLAYERS’ charitable pillars: youth services; education; character development; health, wellness and sports; military support, are eligible to participate in Chip In For Charity.
When does the program run?
- December 1 – Registration opens for charities
- December 15 – Chip in For Charity launches
- Friday, February 11 – Last date for charities to register
- Friday, February 25 (or while supplies last) – Chip in For Charity program ends
How do I sign my organization up?
Go to theplayerschipinforcharity.com and click on “Registration”. After registering, and if you are approved to participate, you will receive an email confirmation along with program information and materials. You will also be assigned a promotional code for your organization.
What is the purpose of the promotional code?
You will receive your code via email after registering for the program. When you direct your supporters to go online to purchase tickets to THE PLAYERS Championship in your organization’s name, they will enter your organization’s code so that your organization gets credit for the ticket purchase.
Can each group or team within our organization get its own code?
Yes. If you would like to track the sales generated by each individual group, you can list the groups individually when you register. Then, we will assign each group its own unique code. Customized codes are not available.
Is there a minimum number of tickets that need to be purchased?
No, there is no minimum number of tickets – your organization will receive $40 per competition round ticket (Thursday through Sunday) purchased in your name, while supplies last.
What kind of ticket will we be promoting?
Participating organizations will promote the sale of a Day-Specific, competition round Stadium Pass (Thursday, March 10, through Sunday, March 13). Purchasers must select the day (Thursday through Sunday) they would like to attend THE PLAYERS at the time of purchase.
What are the ticket prices?
- Thursday, March 10 - $80
- Friday, March 11 - $90
- Saturday, March 12- $90
- Sunday, March 13- $80
How many tickets may a fan purchase through Chip In For Charity?
Each guest will be allowed to purchase up to eight (8) Stadium Passes per day, per account. Also, there are a limited number of tickets available under the program. The program will close when all available tickets have been purchased.
How do we raise funds through this opportunity?
For every eligible competition round ticket (Thursday through Sunday) purchased on your organization’s behalf, you will receive $40, while supplies last.
How do we sell tickets?
Chip In For Charity tickets are Day-Specific and mobile-only, and are only available for online purchase HERE.
How are online tickets purchased and fulfilled?
Tickets can be purchased online via Ticketmaster. Once on Ticketmaster, supporters will need to enter your unique promotional code when completing the purchase for your organization to benefit from the purchase.
What forms of payment for online purchases are acceptable?
All online orders must be paid by credit card payment at the time of purchase. There are no invoices issued and no partial payments accepted. MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express are all accepted.
How are tax and handling fees accounted for?
Sales tax and a handling fee will be added to the transaction at the time of the online purchase.
How will you track the online ticket purchases?
Purchased tickets will be tracked by THE PLAYERS ticket office. We will periodically post the current sales totals for all organizations who have had tickets purchased in their name on the Leaderboard page of the Chip In For Charity website.
When can I start promoting tickets and when is the purchasing deadline?
You can start promoting tickets once you are approved to participate. Note that individuals can start purchasing tickets in your organization’s name on Wednesday, December 15, and the program runs through Friday, February 25 or while supplies last.
There are social media graphics included on the marketing material page for you to post on your platforms (don’t forget to edit the graphic to include your unique ticket code!).
Can I promote the Chip In program on my organization’s website?
Yes, we encourage you to promote the program on your website.
Can you also purchase a parking pass online when you purchasing Chip In tickets?
Yes, but parking passes are not included in any ticket purchases. Parking purchases are separate transactions from ticket purchases. Visit THEPLAYERS.com/Parking for more information and to purchase parking passes.
Do you need a parking pass to park at the tournament lot on CR 210 every day?
Parking passes ARE required all week, Tuesday, March 8, through Sunday, March 13.
What is the Youth Ticket Policy at THE PLAYERS Championship?
Up to two (2) youth ages 15 and under are admitted free of charge with a ticketed adult all week long, Tuesday through Sunday. All youth ages six and older must have a ticket in order to access hospitality venues.
When should I expect to receive my check for the money my organization earned?
Per the terms of participation stated at registration, you will receive a check for the amount raised within approximately 90 days of the completion of the tournament.