Queen Anne’s School hosts
Inter-Schools’ Show Jumping Competition NSEA Central Region
Regional Points League Berkshire County Championship
Grass Roots Competition Qualifier for Grass Roots Championship
SPONSORSHIP Sunday 7 July 2013
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QUEEN ANNE’S SCHOOL IS PROUD TO HOST A SHO The National Schools’ Equestrian Association’s (NSEA) aim is to promote and encourage participation in and recognition of equestrian sport within schools in Great Britain, for team and individual riders from all state and independent schools. The NSEA is the recognised body for equestrianism in schools throughout the UK and has been established for over twenty years providing intra and inter schools equestrian competitions. The Queen Anne’s School event will be held at the prestigious Wellington Riding on 7 July 2013 and will include the Berkshire County Championship and is a qualifier for the Grass Roots Championship. The Grass Roots competition is a new and exciting venture for the NSEA and Queen Anne’s School is pleased to be able to offer this event. Grass Roots classes aim to introduce riders to team and individual competitions. Classes run from 40cm to 70cm and encourage novice riders, ponies or horses to help build confidence. The first four teams and four individuals will qualify for a new regional championship which will be held in the Autumn. Queen Anne’s School helped trial Grass Roots last year and were overwhelmed with entries from riders aged from 5 to 17 years old. Few schools host this competition so Queen Anne’s School expects numbers to be over 200 entries. The Dukes Hall indoor facility will host the Regional Points League classes from 70cm to 1m. Queen Anne’s School is pleased to host the Berkshire County Championship where teams and individual winners from Berkshire will be declared County Winners. Competition is fierce amongst the schools to gain the title.
WHY SPONSOR? Queen Anne’s School are targeting over 350 state and independent schools and expect to attract over 200 riders and their families to the event as we are the only school offering the Berkshire County Championship and the Grass Roots qualifier. In 2012, riders and their families travelled from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire.
SPONSORSHIP WILL GIVE YOU: Direct access to professionals with high disposable incomes and net worth which includes parents/grandparents/relatives. Opportunity for corporate marketers to undertake tactical marketing opportunities, promote brand awareness or tie in with longer term strategic initiatives. Participants attend for a minimum of half a day affording sponsors time to engage potential customers and promote their message in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Key sponsor message and branding to appear in pre-event promotion activity. Access to post events copy/photography for corporate use. For further information please contact Will Richardson: email@example.com
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OW JUMPING EVENT FOR THE NATIONAL SCHOOLS OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT BOTH THE 7 JULY AND 29 SEPTEMBER SHOWS. Our venue is Wellington Riding. We will be using the purpose-built Dukes Hall for the Regional Points League Competitions and the adjoining paddock for the Grass Roots Classes. All awards and presentations will be made in the hospitality arena. Classes will include starter classes from 40cm where novice riders and novice ponies/horses can be introduced gently to the sport. More challenging classes from 70cm up to 1m suitable for more experienced riders, horses and ponies will be available. Points awarded will count towards the Regional Points League. Some classes are qualifiers for regional championships to be held locally and at Addington Manor. All local schools will be invited to participate and will receive regular updates. The day will include a polocrosse demonstration in the hospitality area. Sponsors will have the opportunity to appear on all relevant marketing material at education exhibitions and conferences, on the QAS website and on the day. On site promotion at Wellington Riding - this will include banner sites, a marketing pitch in the hospitality/shopping area, on running order sheets, and results boards. There will be a distribution point for literature in the secretary’s tent for sponsors.
Rates per show: Key Sponsor - £500 to include (1 opportunity) • Branding on rossette tails • Gazebo site in hospitality area • Branding in programme, schedule and www.qas.org.uk • Primary banner site • Presentation of awards • VIP table at Polocrosse Demonstration Sponsor - £200 to include • Gazebo site in hospitality area • Branding in programme, schedule and www.qas.org.uk • Banner site • Presentation of special awards Class Sponsor - £100 to include • Gazebo site in hospitality area • Acknowledgement of Class Sponsor in programme, schedule and www.qas.org.uk • Presentation of awards to their class Fence Sponsor - £50 to include • Branding on chosen fence • Gazebo site in hospitality area Sponsor - Donation
Queen Anne’s School Henley Road, Caversham, Berkshire RG4 6DX T. +44 (0)118 918 7000 www.qas.org.uk