2018-2019 Nisky Rowing Sponsorship Opportunities

Friends of Niskayuna Rowing is a non-profit organization that supports youth and adult rowing programs, promotes education, recreation and health, and fosters athletic development within a competitive environment for junior and adult rowers.  Established in 1987 with a handful of athletes, the program has grown to approximately 110 athletes each Fall and Spring season.

Friends of Niskayuna Rowing has produced state and national championship boats each of the last six years and had more Division I letter of intent signers than any other Niskayuna High School varsity sports team.

You can help us continue this success by considering one of the sponsorship opportunities below (or click here for a printable PDF with mail in form).

 

Name a Boat

Name an Eight - $12,000 Lifetime Investment

Eights (8+) are the largest rowing shell carrying eight sweep rowers and is always rowed with a coxswain. Eights are usually between 50 and 60 feet long and weigh around 200 lbs. The eight is the fastest boat on the water, and the eight race is always the marquee event of a regatta. These boats remain in our fleet for their entire useful life - some of our boats are currently 20 years old. We will place the name of your choosing (subject to board approval) along the bow of one of these magnificent boats to be seen by thousands of regatta participants and spectators each season.

Name a Quad - $8,000 Lifetime Investment

A “Quad” holds four rowers and may or may not have a coxswain.  Quads are usually a little more than 40 feet long and weigh around 120 lbs. We will place the name of your choosing (subject to board approval) along the bow of one of these beautiful boats to be seen by thousands of regatta participants and spectators each season.

Name a Double - $2,500 Lifetime Investment

A “Double” is a small boat built for two scullers.  We will place the name of your choosing (subject to board approval) along the bow of one of these beautiful boats to be seen by thousands of regatta participants and spectators each season.

Name a Single - $1,500 Lifetime Investment

A single os built for one sculler.  The single is the smallest racing shell. A racing single is usually between 25 and 30 feet long and will often weigh less than 35 lbs.  We will place the name of your choosing (subject to board approval) along the bow of one of these beautiful boats to be seen by thousands of regatta participants and spectators each season.

 

Championship Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Sponsorship Level - $6,000 (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Receive one-day corporate rowing experience for eight to help build teamwork on the open waters of the Mohawk River with Nisky Rowing coaches. Your Company will be featured as an Official Sponsor on our website for an entire year. We will place your company logo on our Team Tent Sponsors Banner, which travels to all regattas. Your company logo on training shirts provided to all athletes for one rowing season plus two shirts for your company. Your company will be recognized from the stage as a Gold Sponsor during our 250+ attendee annual banquet, and receive four tickets to attend. 

Silver Sponsorship Level - $3,000 (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

We will place your company logo on our Team Tent Sponsors Banner, which travels to all regattas. Your logo will be listed on our team website and receive acknowledgement on the team’s social media. Your company logo on training shirts provided to all athletes for one rowing season plus two shirts for your company. Your company will be recognized from the stage as a Silver Sponsor during our 250+ attendee annual banquet, and receive two tickets to attend. 

 

Bronze Sponsorship Level - $1,500 (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Your company will be featured as an Official Bronze Sponsor on our website for an entire year. We will place your company logo on our Team Tent Sponsors Banner, which travels to all regattas.   Your company will also be acknowledged at our 250+ attendee annual banquet.

 

ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

Chuck Wagon Sponsor - $500 per rowing season (One sponsorship available)

You may have seen the small red box trailer sitting near the boathouse. This is the chuckwagon. It contains tents, tables and serves as our portable kitchen for regattas. You will notice at most regattas that just about every team has one of these wagons, and that the food they prepare ranges from granola bars and hot chocolate to fine cuisine.

The chuckwagon serves several purposes:

•             Provide a central meeting point and social environment for families, coaches and rowers.

•             Provide shelter from the elements.

•             Provide healthy food options.

•             Help reduce the cost of race day food for the rowers and families.

•             Help provide food and beverages for coaches and volunteers while they are working.

The chuck wagon is an integral part of our operation and travels with the team to most events throughout the year logging many miles both locally and throughout the northeast.  Chuckwagon sponsorship includes a listing on the team website, your company name/logo on our sponsors banner displayed on the team tent during regattas and two 18"x12" magnetic decals on the chuckwagon which read "Sponsored by: [your company name and or logo] for one rowing season (fall or spring).  Your company will also be acknowledged at our 250+ attendee annual banquet.

 

Team Tent Sponsor - $500 per rowing season (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

The Nisky Rowing Tent serves as a shelter from the elements, rallying point and meal site for the athletes, coaches, parents and fans.  The tent is generally the first piece of equipment unloaded and last piece that is stowed away.  Tent sponsorship includes a listing on the Nisky Rowing website and your company name/logo on our sponsors banner displayed on the team tent during regattas for one rowing season (fall or spring).  Your company will also be acknowledged at our 250+ attendee annual banquet.

 

Nisky Rowing Boathouse Sponsor - $1,000 (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Niskayuna Rowing is based in the Town of Niskayuna's scenic Aqueduct Park located on the banks of the historic Erie Canal.  In addition to Niskayuna Rowing's 100+ athletes and their families, Aqueduct Park is utilized by the Aqueduct Rowing Club, kayakers, exercise enthusiasts and those looking for a peaceful spot along the water to relax. Nisky Rowing Boathouse Sponsorship includes  a listing on the Nisky Rowing website and your company name/logo on our sponsors banner displayed at our boathouse for a period of one year.   Your company will also be acknowledged at our 250+ attendee annual banquet.

 

Summer Learn-to-Row Sponsor - $1,200 (One Sponsorships Available)

Each summer Nisky Rowing conducts four two-week Learn-to-Row sessions for Niskayuna School District Students in grades 6-12.  Each session attracts approximately 15-20 students who are eager to learn about the sport of rowing.  Sponsorship of the Summer Learn-to Row program includes a listing on our team website, a 12”x20” banner to be displayed on the team boathouse in Niskayuna’s Aqueduct Park from mid-June through the end of August which reads “Niskayuna Rowing Learn-to-Row presented by” with your company name/logo and you company name/logo listed on tee shirts presented to each of the learn-to-row participants and your logo will be included on a Learn to Row Banner at the boathouse.  Your company will also be acknowledged at our 250+ attendee annual banquet.

 

Training Shirt Sponsor - $1,000 (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Nisky Rowing boasts over 100 athletes per season in the spring and fall seasons and 50 plus athletes participating in the summer and winter programs.  Training Shirt Sponsorship  includes a company logo on training shirts provided to all athletes for one rowing season plus two shirts for your company.  

 

Gold Level Vehicle Sponsor- $1,000 Per Year (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

The Nisky Rowing truck is used to haul the boat trailer to regattas in the Capital District and throughout the Northeast.  It is also used around town to move equipment and for various team related tasks.  Your Gold Level Vehicle Sponsorship will provide a 12”x18” vehicle magnet with your company name on our team truck for one full year. 

 

Silver Level Vehicle Sponsor- $250 per rowing season (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

The Nisky Rowing truck is used to haul the boat trailer to regattas in the Capital District and throughout the Northeast.  It is also used around town to move equipment and for various team related tasks.  Your Silver Level Vehicle Sponsorship will provide a 12”x18” vehicle magnet with your company name on our team truck for one rowing season. 

 

Corporate Learn-to-Row - $1000 (Multiple Sponsorships Available - Summer only)

Receive one-day corporate rowing experience for eight to help build teamwork on the open waters of the Mohawk River with Nisky Rowing coaches. Your Corporate Learn-to-Row experience also includes a 12”x18” vehicle magnet with your company name on our team truck for our summer rowing season.

 

Nisky Rowing General Team Sponsor- $100 (Multiple Sponsorships Available)

Nisky Rowing boasts over 100 athletes per season in the spring and fall seasons Team sponsorship includes listing on our team website for one rowing season (fall or spring).

For a printable sponsorship order form click here.