Sponsor Levels

2017 Sponsorship Levels specific to the CIBR-BBQ (Note – General Arthur Association of Commerce Annual Sponsors will be noted at the Association of Commerce Booth only)

Reserved for 2017- WCIA3 TV – Main Co-Sponsor Level – $7500 – Exclusive One Year Event Naming Rights – (only one Main Co-Sponsor with the Arthur Association of Commerce will be accepted each year.

The current year’s event co-sponsor will be given the first opportunity to co-sponsor the following event)

Your name and/or logo prominently displayed as primary Event Co-Sponsor on ALL promotion advertising, event programs, t-shirts and whenever the event is mentioned as an example, sponsors name will be permanently associated with the 2017 event as in:

“The WCIA3-TV 2017 Central Illinois Bragging Rights BBQ Cook-off”.

Your name and logo prominently displayed as The Event Sponsor on the event website at www.CIBR-BBQ.com. One web page on our website will be dedicated  to you as event sponsor (you provide the copy and pictures) plus external links will be provided to your company website.

Free space will be provided to operate a booth in a prominent location during the event and/or display your banner up to 10 feet by 3 feet on display at the main entry for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stakes

AVAILABLE 2017- Co-Sponsor Level – $5000 – Exclusive One Year Event Naming Rights – (only one Co-Sponsor with the Arthur Association of Commerce will be accepted each year.

Your name and/or logo prominently displayed as Event Co-Sponsor on ALL promotional  advertising, event programs, t-shirts and whenever the event is mentioned as an example, sponsors name will be permanently associated with the CIBR event as in:

“the WCIA3-TV 2017 Central Illinois Bragging Rights BBQ Cook-off         Brought to you by  [Your Name Here]

Your name and logo prominently displayed as The Event Sponsor on the event website at   www.CIBR_BBQ.com. One web page on our website will be dedicated to you as event sponsor (you provide the copy and pictures) plus external links will be provided to your company website.

Your name or logo displayed on all advertising materials in 2nd size proportionate to other sponsors

Free space will be provided to operate a booth in a prominent location during the event and/or display your banner up to 10 feet by 3 feet on display at the main entry for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stakes

Reserved for 2017-  State Bank Of Arthur – Main Stage Sponsor Level – $1500 – Exclusive One Year Stage Naming Rights – The current year’s event co-sponsor will be given the first opportunity to co-sponsor the following event) The main stage will be used for entertainment throughout the weekend as well as the focal point for the BBQ awards ceremony on Saturday afternoon. This will be a prime visual location for name and logo placement.

Special Stage Main Sponsor includes 20 foot banner behind all awards and  entertainment on stage backdrop

Your name and logo prominently displayed as The Event Sponsor on the event website at   www.CIBR_BBQ.com. One web page on our website will be dedicated to you as event sponsor (you provide the copy and pictures) plus external links will be provided to your company website.

Your name or logo displayed on all advertising materials in 3rd size proportionate to other sponsors

Free space will be provided to operate a booth in a prominent location during the event and/or display your additional banner up to 10 feet by 3 feet on display at the main entry for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stakes

Available 2017 – Exclusive KCBS  BBQ Category Trophy Level – $2500 (or $500 per category)

Sponsor a specific CIBR-BBQ category trophy, in one of the fourKCBS categories (Ribs, Pork Shoulder, Brisket, or Chicken) or the Grand or Reserve Trophies  ( 6 available @ $500 or $2500 for all 5 as complete CIBR Trophy Sponsor)

Your name or logo permanently listed with each mention of the appropriate CIBR category in programs and all event advertising and given special mention at the category awards ceremony.

Your name or logo engraved on the appropriate  category trophy

Your name and logo displayed on the CIBR event website at www.CIBR-BBQ.com

Display your banner up to 10 feet by 3 feet on display for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stakes

AVAILABLE 2017 –Exclusive Special Contest Naming Sponsor  – add your name to a specific CIBR-BBQ Contest Division

           The  CIBR-BBQ “Thrill of the Grill”-Backyard BBQ    Competition sponsored by     ***YOUR NAME HERE*** (AVAILABLE FOR 2015)

Back by popular request is our Backyard BBQ competition “The CIBR Thrill of the Grill.” A great way for smaller teams or great backyard chefs that are not quit ready for the 4 meat KCBS competition. Still great competition and stage calls, with lots of visibility and opportunity to promote your  company name of our website, and all of our marketing efforts. Your company can be involved to what ever degree you wish including stage presentations, any on-site displays that you wish, and creative input into the event categories and procedures. Develop a new category if you wish that matches your products or markets.

CIBR-BBQ Kid’s Q ($500) – A great competition for young cooks, KCBS sanctioned, cash and ribbons for prizes plus the bragging rights of course, You will receive logo placement on the event website, prominent display space, all advertising and promotion as the named sponsor, and recognition during the awards ceremony on Saturday.

or Sponsor another specific area of your choice

 The Kids Block We host a whole block of fun activities just for the kids… inflatables, face painting, clowns and more Put your name at the entry and throughout the Kids Area

 (AVAILABLE – $500)

Sponsor a Topic of Your Choice 

 (AVAILABLE – $500)     

or develop an area of your choice – Your name or logo permanently listed with each mention of the appropriate CIBR category in programs and all event advertising and given special mention at the category awards ceremony.

Do you have a specific product that you wish to promote.? We’ll work with you in developing a special contest or category featuring your product in the preparation of the entry and prominently include your name in the event advertising and at any awards ceremonies. You’ll be able to display your booth or product in a prominent location and participate in the awards or judging.

CIBR-BBQ Sponsorships of $1000 and greater will also be allowed prominent display booth space based on their needs and product.

General Sponsorships Gold Level -General Sponsor- $500

Your name or logo displayed as Sponsor on ALL promotional advertising and on event programs

Your name and logo displayed on the CIBR event website at www.cibr-bbq.com

Display your banner up to 6 feet by 3 feet on display for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stakes

Platinum Level -General- $250

Your name and logo displayed as  Sponsor on the CIBR event website at                               www.CIBR-BBQ.com

Your name or logo displayed as Sponsor on event program

Display your banner up to 6 feet by 3 feet on display for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stake

Banner Display Level – $100

Receive recognition as a local sponsor on the CIBR event website and be. listed as a local sponsor on event program,  -or-  Display your banner up to 6 feet by 3 feet on display for the entire week in the BBQ area – Sponsor must provide banner and necessary display stakes
Sponsor Passes (Buttons) – Sponsor Passes will be your invitation to our VIP and Cooks Dinner and Social on Friday evening. BBQ’d whole hog, sides and dessert plus appropriate liquid refreshments. RSVP’s will be requested. The “sponsor buttons” will entitle you or your guests to free cold drinks of your choice, free pulled pork sandwiches, and the BBQ competitors will allow you to sample or share in their contest entries. (A treat usually reserved for family and close friends) This will allow you to mingle with the competition teams, talk “smoke” with them and try any number of BBQ specialties not available to the general public.

In-kind Sponsorships will be accepted and greatly appreciated. If your product is related to the BBQ event, such as meat products, BBQ equipment or supplies, advertising media or other items suitable for event prizes, your contribution would be welcome and will be acknowledged appropriately.

If your firm can assist with spreading the word on this event to any that you think might be interested as a sponsor or competitor, we would appreciate your assistance.

We want to make this event a successful partnership for our sponsors. If you can envision a benefit in promotion by being associated with our event, let us know how we can help you.

For additional information or to schedule a personal meeting, please contact George Fritz, CIBR-BBQ event Chairman, at 217-543-2181 or email questions and comments to barbeque@arthuril.com

Thank you for your consideration

 

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