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Highland Games Sponsors

Skagit Valley Highland Games Sponsorship
July 13-14, 2013

Please join us and help sponsor the Skagit Valley Highland Games. We offer family fun, unique promotional opportunities and a chance to support one of our region’s outstanding events. This is an international festival with 15,000 annual participants and spectators that come from our local community, the Pacific Northwest region, across the US, Canada and the UK.

Our marketing budget is approximately $44,000 with equal parts paid and in-kind contributions. 20,000 full-color, brochures are being distributed regionally.

Marketing for Skagit Valley Highland Games:

  • 20,000 full color Highland Games brochures are distributed around the region
  • Regional media including radio, print & TV – distribution in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, Snohomish & King Counties
  • 20,000 Official Highland Games programs delivered to Skagit County households
  • Contributing in-kind media sponsors
  • Display advertising in regional US, Canadian & United Kingdom publications
  • Award winning website (www.celticarts.org) averaged 3250 hits per month in 2011
  • Marketing budget for 2011: $20,000 plus in-kind marketing estimated value of $24,000
  • Estimated attendance: 15,000

Skagit Valley Highland Games Presenting Sponsor – $10,000
One opportunitiy available

  1. Priority showcasing in all media materials & signage, prior to & during the event
  2. Prominent Presenting Sponsor signage at main stage, dancing events, & gates
  3. Ten audio spots per day from main stage
  4. Sponsorship mention in PSAs prior to & during the event, including print, radio & TV
  5. Full page ad in the Program
  6. Sponsorship acknowledgment on our website, with link to your website
  7. Introduction at Opening Ceremonies
  8. 24 weekend group passes to all activities during festival
  9. Six VIP “Sponsor dinner” passes at Highland Games
  10. Display ad listing on official program sponsor’s page
  11. Sole sponsor of main stage & all performances on main stage
  12. Sponsorship plaque

Northern US Open Sponsor – $5,000
One opportunitiy available

  1. Priority Showcasing in all media materials and signage, prior to and during event
  2. Prominent sponsor signage at main stage, dancing events, and changing areas
  3. Five audio spots per day from main stage
  4. Sponsorship mention in PSAs prior to and during the event, including print, radio & TV
  5. Sponsorship acknowledgment in competitors’ “welcome bags”
  6. Introduction at Opening Ceremonies
  7. 12 VIP passes to all activities during festival
  8. Four VIP “Sponsor dinner” passes at Highland Games
  9. Sponsorship acknowledgment with logo on our website, with link to your website
  10. Sole sponsorship of Northern US Open Highland Dancing Championship
  11. Sponsorship plaque

Skagit Valley Highland Games Gold Medal Sponsor – $2,500
Four opportunities available; Celtic Farm & Sheepdog trials, Scottish Cultural Venue, Pipe bands, VIP Sponsor Dinner

  1. Name signage on any perimeter fencing and/or area immediately adjacent to venue
  2. Recognition in print materials, media materials and signage, during event
  3. Two audio spots per day from main stage
  4. Name acknowledgments on Celtic Arts Foundation website
  5. Name acknowledgment in souvenir program
  6. Eight Weekend group passes for four to all activities during festival
  7. Two VIP “Sponsor dinner” passes at Highland Games
  8. Sponsorship acknowledgment with logo on our website, with link to your website
  9. Display ad listing on official program sponsor’s page
  10. Official Gold Medal sponsor certificate

Skagit Valley Highland Games Silver Medal Sponsor – $1,000
Six opportunities available; VIP Hospitality Tent, Volunteer Services Tent, Challenge Caber Toss, Women’s Athletic Competition or Highland Games Shuttle Bus (two available)

  1. Name signage at event or immediately adjacent to venue
  2. Mention in print materials, media materials and signage
  3. One audio spot per day from main stage
  4. Name acknowledgment with logo on website & in event program
  5. Four weekend group passes for four to all activities during festival
  6. Two VIP “Sponsor dinner” passes at Highland Games
  7. Official Silver Medal sponsor certificate

Skagit Valley Highland Games Bronze Medal Sponsor – $500
Nine opportunities available; Celtic Children’s Events, Light Stone Athletic Event, 56# Weight for Height Athletic Event, 56# Weight for Distance Athletic Event, 16# Hammer Athletic Event, Braemar Stone Athletic Event, Sheaf Toss Athletic Event, 28# Weight for Distance Athletic Event, Heavy Hammer Athletic Event

  1. Small signage at event or immediately adjacent to venue
  2. Two audio spots per event from venue
  3. Name acknowledgments on website & in event program
  4. Two weekend passes to all activities during festival
  5. Official Bronze Medal sponsor certificate

Skagit Valley Highland Games Merit Award Sponsor – $250-$100
Twenty-five opportunities available; Scottish Country Dance Stage ($250), Celtic Harp Tent ($250), Celtic Fiddle Tent ($250), Celtic Weavers/Spinners ($250), Flyball Dog Acrobatics (10 sponsors @$100 each or 1@$1000)

  1. Signage at event or immediately adjacent to venue with $250 sponsorship, yardsigns with company name for each $150 or $100 sponsorship
  2. Acknowledgment announcement from Master of Ceremonies,
  3. Acknowledgment on Celtic Arts Foundation website
  4. Two weekend passes to all activities during festival
  5. Official Merit Award sponsor certificate