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The Desert Duel '24 Financial Transparency

In an effort to be as transparent as possible on the Desert Duel tournament costs, organizational fees, and expenses for venders, social event and hotel costs, here is a breakdown of an estimated costs to host the Desert Duel to its magnificence.  If any profit comes from the tournament it will go to help build desert water polo, in and around the Phoenix area.

We hope to continue to grow the sport in a diverse and equitable way, connect the local community to the work ethic, dedicated time and effort to the betterment of oneself, through water polo and the positivity of that community.

EXPENSES

*(Final Costs for 2024)
 NAME COST
USAWP Sanction $60
TOURNAMENT MANAGEMENT (ECOMMERCE CRM) $300
MONA PLUMMER POOL RENTAL $13,133.42
USAWP REF $13,244

Pedal Haus - The Social

 

 

  • w/Food(Nacho taco bar )
  • 2 free premium drinks per person. 
  • Music 
  • 2 Cabanas
  • CORN HOLE
$12,779.72

Other expenses

  • balls
  • stickers
  • winners gifts 
  • Participation gifts
$2380.85

TOTAL

$41,897.99

COST PER TEAM

 #0fTeams cost/p/Team TOTAL
32 1200 38,000
6 -50 ( Early discount ) -300
2.9%-3.4% + .30 per transaction Transaction fees  -1315.2

T-SHIRT SALES

 26 $10 profit  260

 

TOTAL INCOME

 INCOME 36,644.8
EXPENSES  -41,897.99

Final Remaining Cost / Surplus

(not including time/effort/labor of volunteers and organizers )

REMAINING BALANCE -5,253.19

 

 We took a major loss this year, and hope with rising costs of the pool space food and costs of living that we can continue to provide you with the quality of polo that you know and love in the following year.  See you in 2025. 

The tournament directors time and tournament staff were all volunteer position.  Very much appreciated and necessary to run this comeback tour of the Desert Duel.  Thank you to all those who attended and hope to see you all next year. 

Any purchases of tournament merch by the great aiclothing will go to building the water polo community in Phoenix, the efforts to building diversity in the water polo community in and around Phoenix area and the desert cities. 

Thank you for joining us, supporting the growth of water polo and helping build a more diverse and equitable sport.