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 If you're interested in becoming a Dragon Boat Upstate Festival Sponsor, please email Dania Beck or call her at (864) 797-7740.


2018 Dragon Boat Sponsorship Package

2018 Dragon Boat Sponsorship Agreement Form

 

TITLE Sponsor: $25,000.00 (SOLD TO “FRIENDS OF DRAGON BOAT”)

($21,010.05 is tax deductible before April 5, $20,885.05 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 all festival materials (fundraising collateral, 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. 13, with the opportunity to speak at the event
    • Invitations for 15 to VIP Night on May 4, 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)

Thank you to our 2018 event sponsor "Friends of Dragon Boat!

CEREMONIES Sponsor: $15,000.00

($11,143.05 is tax deductible before April 5, $11,018.05 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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. 13, with the opportunity to speak at the event
    • Invitations for 12 to VIP Night on May 4, 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

($11,112.05 is tax deductible before April 5, $10,987.05 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 team tent signage in Tent Village
    • Invitations for 12 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 13, with the opportunity to speak at the event
    • Invitations for 12 to VIP Night on May 4, 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 5, $8,942.65 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 Agora Gathering Area
    • Invitations for 10 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 13
    • Invitations for 12  to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

RACE STAGING Sponsor:  $12,500.00

($9,193.15 is tax deductible before April 5, $9,068.15 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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. 13
    • Invitations for 10  to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

DRAGON BOATS Sponsor: $10,000.00

($7,587.45 is tax deductible before April 5, $7,462.45 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 tables, 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. 13
    • Invitations for 8 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

HOSPITALITY Sponsor: $10,000.00 (SOLD TO MCNAUGHTON-MCKAY ELECTRIC COMPANY)  

($7,562.45 is tax deductible before April 5, $7,437.45 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 tables, 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. 13
    • Invitations for 8 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

Thank you to our 2018 Hospitality sponsor McNaughton-McKay Electric company!
McNaughton-McKay Electric Company

 

PRACTICE WEEK Sponsor:  $10,000.00

($7,402.95 is tax deductible before April 5, $7,277.95 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 tables, 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. 13
    • Invitations for 8 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

FINISH LINE Sponsor:  $7,500.00

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

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 tables, 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. 13
    • Invitations for 6 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

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

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

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 tables, 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. 13 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 photo Greenville Journal advertisement in early 2017 to promote the event
    • Invitations for 6 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 13
    • Invitations for 6 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

Thank you to our 2018 Hall of Fame sponsor AccessHealth!
AccessHealth

STARTING LINE Sponsor:  $7,500.00

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

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 tables, 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. 13
    • Invitations for 6 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

PARKING Sponsor:  $5,000.00

($2,685.85 is tax deductible before April 5, $2,560.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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. 13
    • Invitations for 4 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

RESTROOMS Sponsor: $5,000.00

($3,085.85 is tax deductible before April 5, $2,960.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 restrooms at the facility
    • Invitations for 4 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 13
    • Invitations for 4 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

TRASH AND RECYCLING Sponsor: $5,000.00

($3,085.85 is tax deductible before April 5, $2,960.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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. 13
    • Invitations for 4 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

VOLUNTEERS Sponsor: $5,000.00

($3,091.85 is tax deductible before April 5, $2,966.85 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 communications to volunteers
    • Invitations for 4 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 13
    • Invitations for 4 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

MISSION MOMENT Sponsor: $3,500.00

($1,650.40 is tax deductible before April 5, $1,525.40 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 the website
    • Exclusive rights to signage during Mission Moment
    • Invitations for 2 to the Kick-Off event on Dec. 13
    • Invitations for 2 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event

 

VIP NIGHT Sponsor: $3,500.00

($1,840.40 is tax deductible before April 5, $1,715.40 is tax deductible thereafter)

  • Team entry for up to 25 team members: 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 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 the 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. 13
    • Invitations for 2 to VIP Night on May 4, with recognition at the event