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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
RFP #4447

Request for Proposal: Athletic Apparel and Sponsorship Package

This notice has been modified
Published Thursday December 8, 2022
Amendment #1 with questions and answers is attached.
First published Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 10, 2023:
At the following address:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) Intercollegiate Athletics requires team athletic apparel, footwear, and accessories for its 7 Men's sports (Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Track & Field, Golf, Soccer, and Wrestling) and 7 Women's sports (Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball) sports programs, coaches, administrative staff, and support staff on an annual basis, and wishes to enter into an exclusive and direct athletic apparel sponsorship agreement with an apparel provider who can outfit all 14 sports programs, who can offer the University the best quality merchandise at the most advantageous pricing structure, and who can offer the University the best overall athletic apparel sponsorship package. The University is also requesting discounted pricing to be extended to SIUE Cheerleading and SIUE Athletics' Summer Sports Camps, as well as to other SIUE units (e.g. Cougar Bookstore) and other SIUE departments, as needed.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Aimi Hartlieb
99 Supporting Services Road
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Phone: (618) 650-2834
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 5 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • 4447.pdf (2 MB)
  • 4447_Addendum1.pdf (112 KB)