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Be a Sponsor 

 If you're interested in becoming a Dragon Boat Upstate Festival Sponsor, please contact Amanda Lenar or (864) 797-7738.


2017 Dragon Boat Sponsorship Package

2017 Dragon Boat Sponsorship Agreement Form

 

TITLE Sponsor: $25,000.00

($21,010.05 is tax deductible before April 6, $20,885.05 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (Includes registration fee, team t-shirt, and safety lanyard)
  • A 20’X20’ festival tent in a roped off prime location with four 48" round table clothed tables, four 6' table clothed tables and 32 chairs 
  • Company logo on the website and a link to the company's website from the Sponsor Page 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, team t-shirts, volunteer t-shirts and merchandise t-shirts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Company logo in advertisements
  • Speaking opportunity at the event 
  • Invitations for 14 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8, with the opportunity to speak at the event
  • Invitations for 15 to the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event, with the opportunity to speak at the event
  • Invitations for 12 to a VIP Lunch & Tour with Dr. Larry Gluck, the medical director of the GHS Cancer Institute (date TBD)

 

CEREMONIES Sponsor: $15,000.00

($11,143.05 is tax deductible before April 6, $11,018.05 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (Includes registration fee, team t-shirt, and safety lanyard)
  • A 15’X15’ festival tent in a prime location with four 48" round table clothed tables, four 6' table clothed tables and 32 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Company logo in advertisements
  • Exclusive rights to speak at the event by officially starting the event, and handing out company branded awards during the awards ceremony to conclude the event 
  • Invitations for 12 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8, with the opportunity to speak at the event
  • Invitations for 12 to the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event
  • Invitations for 8 to a VIP Lunch & Tour with Dr. Larry Gluck, the Medical Director of the GHS Cancer Institute (date TBD)

 

TENT VILLAGE Sponsor: $15,000.00 (SOLD TO COUNTYBANK) 

($11,112.05 is tax deductible before April 6, $10,987.05 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (Includes registration fee, team t-shirt, and safety lanyard)
  • A 15’X15’ festival tent in a prime location with four 48" round table clothed tables, four 6' table clothed tables and 32 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Company logo in advertisements 
  • Exclusive rights to oversee and judge the Tent Village competition and have the company logo on all tent signage in Tent Village
  • Invitations for 12 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8, with the opportunity to speak at the event
  • Invitations for 12 to the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event
  • Invitations for 8 to a VIP Lunch & Tour with Dr. Larry Gluck, the Medical Director of the GHS Cancer Institute (date TBD)

 

AGORA GATHERING AREA Sponsor: $12,500.00

($9,067.65 is tax deductible before April 6, $8,942.65 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 15’X15' festival tent in a prime location with two 48" round table clothed tables, two 6' table clothed tables, and 16 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage etc.)
  • Company logo in advertisements 
  • Exclusive rights to signage in the Agora Gathering area
  • Invitations for 10 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 12 to VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

RACE STAGING Sponsor: $12,500.00

($9,193.15 is tax deductible before April 6, $9,068.15 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 15’X15’ festival tent in a prime location with two 48" round table clothed tables, two 6' table clothed tables, and 16 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Company logo in advertisements
  • Exclusive rights to all signage in the Race Staging Area
  • Invitations for 10 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 10 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

DRAGON BOATS Sponsor: $10,000.00

($7,587.45 is tax deductible before April 6, $7,462.45 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard) 
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with two 48" round table clothed tables, one 6' table clothed table, and 16 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage on each of the dragon boats used at the event
  • Invitations for 8 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 8 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

HOSPITALITY Sponsor: $10,000.00

($7,562.45 is tax deductible before April 6, $7,437.45 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with two 48" round table clothed tables, one 6' table clothed table, and 16 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to all signage in the Hospitality Area and on the golf cart shuttles 
  • Invitations for 8 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 8 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

PRACTICE WEEK Sponsor : $10,000.00

($7,402.95 is tax deductible before April 6, $7,277.95 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with two 48" round table clothed tables, one 6' table clothed table, and 16 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to all signage in e-communications, along the docks and on the dragon boats for the duration of Practice Week 
  • Invitations for 8 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 8 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

FINISH LINE Sponsor: $7,500.00

($5,139.45 is tax deductible before April 6, $5,014.45 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 48" round table clothed table, one 6' table clothed table, and 8 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage at the finish line of the race in the water  
  • Invitations for 6 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 6 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

HALL OF FAME Sponsor: $7,500.00 (SOLD TO ACCESSHEALTH)

($5,188.78 is tax deductible before April 6, $5,063.78 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 48" round table clothed table, one 6' table clothed table, and 8 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage at the Dec. 8 Kick-Off event, opportunity to "jacket" each of the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees at the event, and opportunity to be branded and included in the exclusive Hall of Fame full page color Greenville Journal advertisement in early 2017 to promote the event 
  • Invitations for 6 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 6 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

STARTING LINE Sponsor: $7,500.00

($5,139.45 is tax deductible before April 6, $5,014.45 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 48" round table clothed table, one 6' table clothed table, and 8 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage at the starting line of the race in the water 
  • Invitations for 6 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 6 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

PARKING Sponsor: $5,000.00 (SOLD TO HARDEE'S)

($2,685.85 is tax deductible before April 6, $2,560.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 6' table and 4 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage on all parking and directional signs leading in to the event and in the parking lots 
  • Invitations for 4 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 4 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

RESTROOMS Sponsor: $5,000.00

($3,085.85 is tax deductible before April 6, $2,960.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 6' table and 4 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage outside and inside of all the restrooms at the facility 
  • Invitations for 4 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 4 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

TRASH AND RECYCLING Sponsor: $5,000.00 (SOLD TO REPUBLIC SERVICES)

($3,085.85 is tax deductible before April 6, $2,960.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 6' table and 4 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to signage on all trash and recycling receptacles at the event 
  • Invitations for 4 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 4 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

VOLUNTEERS Sponsor: $5,000.00 (SOLD TO MCNAUGHTON-MCKAY ELECTRIC COMPANY) 

($3,091.85 is tax deductible before April 6, $2,966.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 6' table and 4 chairs 
  • Company logo in festival materials (fundraising collateral, website, e-news blasts, various festival signage, etc.)
  • Exclusive rights to branding on exclusive volunteer t-shirts and all communication to volunteers
  • Invitations for 4 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 4 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

MISSION MOMENT Sponsor: $3,500.00 (SOLD TO HUMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.) 

($1,650.40 is tax deductible before April 6, $1,525.40 is tax deductible thereafter) 

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 6' table and 2 chairs 
  • Company logo on website
  • Exclusive rights to signage during Mission Moment
  • Invitations for 2 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 2 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event

 

VIP NIGHT Sponsor: $3,500.00 (SOLD TO JHM HOTELS) 

($1,840.40 is tax deductible before April 6, $1,715.49 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 4 alternates (includes registration fee, team t-shirt and safety lanyard)
  • A 10’X10’ festival tent in a prime location with one 6' table and 2 chairs 
  • Company logo on website
  • Exclusive rights to signage at the VIP Night event with the opportunity to speak during the event 
  • Invitations for 2 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 8
  • Invitations for 2 at the VIP Night on May 5, with recognition at the event