Why be a Sponsor?

2017 Oriental Dragon Boat Race

  • Dragon Boat Racing, the ultimate team sport, is growing exponentially in corporate and community centers world-wide  
  • Annual growth rate of 30 - 40%  
  • Fantastic scope for corporate team building and promotion  
  • Untapped and uncluttered community marketing opportunity  
  • Extremely high on the "Fun, Friendship and Fitness" scale  
  • Visually spectacular, exciting split-second finishes  
  • Personal satisfaction; great corporate team development  
Support the work of local charities and non-profits
Fundraising proceeds raised by the teams from this event will be turned back to the people of the Pamlico County facilitating the active participation of various community groups in the Festival. As a good corporate citizen, you value the ways that these groups and service clubs benefit your community.

Involvement of your company and employees in community building
Development of a sense of belonging/ownership in a major community activity for your firm and its personnel. Whether championship racers or complete beginners, young or old, this event offers something for everyone. Dragon boat racing is a great workout and a good time for a great cause.

Association with a popular summertime recreational event for the people in your community
This Festival has the potential to become a family fun day for everyone.. What’s most exciting is the growth of the sport at the grassroots level.  Dragon Boat Racing is great fun for anyone, young or old.  Participants of any level of fitness can quickly adapt to and develop a passion for this sport.

Publicity
There will be various promotional opportunities within the scope of this event. Align your company with the World's fastest growing water sport. There are excellent opportunities for product sampling and market research at this uncluttered, feel-good sporting event. You'll have exposure to a variety of enthused, motivated participants drawn from the financial, high-tech, health and communications industries, as well as the media.

Market exposure
There is the potential for 24 teams plus the attendant support, as well as unlimited numbers of spectators at the Festival to receive your message. These teams will be from Oriental and the surrounding eastern region of the State, with the added potential for teams from other areas of the State to also register.

Annual Experience of a Life Time
Annual Event you can count on to create a corporate, family or business outing - And an experience they will talk about all year. Whether championship racers or complete beginners, young or old, this event offers something for everyone. Dragon boat racing is a great workout and a good time for a great cause.

PADDLES UP! 

Questions:  Call Flora Moorman at 252-675-9424

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