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June 23, 2012

Sponsorship Package


About the BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival

 

The BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival is the biggest Highland games in BC, drawing competitors province wide, from Alberta, Western United States and Scotland. The BC Highland Games is also the longest running games in British Columbia. This year, we present the 130th edition which will be held on Saturday, June 23 at the Percy Perry Stadium in Coquitlam.

 

As a not-for-profit event, all funds raised support the running of the games and the competitors. The

Games normally attract 7000-8000 participants and attendees.

 

Grasp the opportunity to profile your organization to an audience of all ages. You have the opportunity to:

 

Generate sales directly on Games day

Increase your awareness with a local audience  

Distribute coupons or sample product

Conduct an interactive product experience

Increase visibility for your product or service

Prominently display signage at your sponsored event

Increase visibility via Program advertising

Join our VIP’s and Coquitlam’s Mayor for Lunch

 

For a full list of benefits to your organization, please see the Sponsorship Benefits sheet in this package and refer to the tier chart.

 

Rob Roy Sponsor $2,500

 

The Rob Roy Sponsor is the highest tier available. As the Rob Roy of all sponsors, you will be honoured with four seats to a VIP luncheon with the Chieftain of the Day, enjoy the opportunity to make a public remark during the opening ceremonies, give away product samples, display signage and posters, increase awareness with 15 PA announcements, 10 tickets to the Games, and place a full page ad in the program (a value of $500!). There is also the opportunity to be the only Main Stage Sponsor with this tier. Your company will be noticed!

 

Tartan Sponsor $1,500

 

Instantly recognized as Scottish, the tartan is one of the major “brands”. The Tartan Sponsor will have the opportunity to provide product samples for their company, placement of your own signage and posters paired with 10 PA Announcements, 6 tickets to the Games and a ½ page ad in the program valued at $300. Differentiate yourself from your competitors by associating your company as the BC Highland Games’ Tartan Sponsor.


Stone of Scone Sponsor $1,000

 

The Stone of Scone has been revered for centuries as a holy relic. Sponsors of this tier will have the opportunity to be seen and heard by the attendees with a ¼ page ad in the program, 5 PA announcements, 4 tickets to the Games and a ¼ page ad valued at $150. Put your company in the spotlight and associate yourself in a memorable way by becoming a Stone of Scone Sponsor.

 

Bagpipes Sponsor $500

 

Like the bagpipe itself, sponsors in this tier carry the tune around the BC Highland Games. Seize the promotional marketing opportunities of 5 PA announcements, 4 tickets to the Games, a 1/8 page ad in the program ($75 value) and name recognition on the event website. You’ll be in great company with our World Champions!

 

Thistle Sponsor $250

 

 

Legend has it that a sleeping party of Scots warriors were almost ambushed by an invading band of Vikings and were only saved when one of the attackers stepped on a wild thistle with his bare feet. His cries raised the alarm and the Scots defeated the Danes. Receive PA announcements, 2 tickets to the Games and name recognition on the BC Highland Games website as the Games’ Thistle Sponsor.

 

Sponsorship of specific events in the Games is also available. Event sponsors receive additional benefits along with the outlined opportunities.

 

Heavy Events

 

The Games is proud to host the BC Provincial Championship for Heavy Events. Each category has six classes to select from and whether you decide to sponsor a single class or the entire event is up to you! A single class can be sponsored for $250 (Thistle Sponsor) or the entire competition for $1500 (Tartan Sponsor). Imagine your company name highlighted. In addition to other benefits, get your picture taken with the athletes and present trophies at the ceremony. This is a great chance to get seen by spectators and competitors alike.

 

Highland Dancing

 

The City of Vancouver Championships will see approximately 200 top level dancers from world champions to the blooming little four year olds. Have your generosity fixed in time with a presentation of the trophies and a photo to commemorate the day. Sponsor one class for $250 (Thistle) or the whole event for $1,500 (Tartan Sponsor). A fun-filled joyous way to get involved with the heritage!


 

Our marquee event - the stands are packed for this one!

 

Featuring the six-time World Champion, Simon Fraser University Pipe Band! You will have EVERYONE’S attention as the Grade 1 Pipe Bands battle it out for first place - These bands play twice each and it is the pinnacle of our highly competitive event. Your PA announcements will be heard when the stands are jam packed.

 

This is followed immediately by the Pièce de résistance of any Highland Games - The Massed Bands! Your company will have the privilege of awarding the Grade 1 Pipe band prize in front of 8,000 happy fans.

 

Sponsorship is available for as little as $250 (Thistle Sponsor) for a professional piping or drumming event up to $2500 (Rob Roy Sponsorship) for a Grade 1 aggregate event. Sponsorship is available for as little as $250 (Thistle Sponsor) for a professional piping or drumming event up to $2500 (Rob Roy Sponsorship) for a Grade 1 aggregate event.


 

Sponsorship Tier

Qualifying Amount

Rob Roy Sponsorship

$2,500

Tartan Sponsorship

$1,500

Stone of Scone Sponsorship

$1,000

Bagpipes Sponsorship

$500

Thistle Sponsorship

$250

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship Benefits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rob Roy

Sponsor

 

 

Tartan

Sponsor

 

Stone of Scone Sponsor

 

Bagpipes

Sponsor

 

 

Thistle

Sponsor

Opportunity to speak at the Opening Ceremony

a

 

 

 

 

Signage and posters placed at event

a

a

 

 

 

Opportunity to provide product samples

 

 

 

 

 

a

a

VIP Luncheon with the Mayor of Coquitlam

a

a

a

 

 

Seats at the Luncheon

4

2

2

1

 

Ad space with couponing capabilities in the

Program

Full

page

 

½ page

 

¼ page

1/8

page

 

Presentation of awards at the Award Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

a

a

a

a

a

PA announcements of recognition

15

10

5

5

5

 

Recognition on the BC Highland Games Website

Name &

Logo

Name &

Logo

 

Name

 

Name

 

Name

 

Recognition in the event program

Name &

Logo

Name &

Logo

 

Name

 

Name

 

Name

Tickets to the Games

10

6

4

4

2


 

Advertise in the event program to connect your business with over 7000 people in the Lower Mainland. We offer you:

 

aA Targeted and captive audience

aFlexibility in message

aDelivery of your message in a well established event program

 

2012 Advertising Rates

Price

Outside Back Cover

$750

Inside Front Cover

$600

Inside Back Cover

$600

Full Page

$500

Half Page

$300

1/4 Page

$150

1/8 Page

$75

 

 

Measurements


2012 Sponsorship Form

 

Contact Information

Company Name:

Company Contact:

Contact Number:

Email:                                                                                                Fax:

Sponsorship Information

Rob Roy Sponsorship $2,500                                                       Heavy Events

Tartan Sponsorship $1,500                                                       Highland Dancing

Stone of Scone Sponsorship $1,000                                                Pipe Bands

Bagpipes Sponsorship $500                                                  Class/Full Event (Circle One)

Thistle Sponsorship $250                                                             Amount: $

Special Instruction:

Payment Information

Cash

Cheque

For Additional Information

Please Contact:          Glenna Urbshadt

BC Highland Games Co-Chair

gurbshadt@shaw.ca

Thank You For Considering the BC Highland Games