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Why Be A Sponsor?

Dragon Boating Facts


  • Dragon Boat racing, the ultimate team sport, is growing exponentially in corporate and community centres world-wide
  • 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


Association with a positive local community development programme

Proceeds from this event are turned back to the people of the Barrie area through support of Barrie Public Library, as well as through the Library facilitating the active participation of various community groups in the Festival.

Support the work of local charities and non-profits

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.

Association with a popular summertime recreational event for the people in your community

The Festival has become a family fun day for everyone. It helps to make the Barrie area a better place to be and to live.


There are various promotional opportunities within the scope of this event.

Market exposure

There are 40 to 60 teams registered, plus the attendant support, as well as unlimited numbers of spectators at the Festival to receive your message. These teams come from Barrie and the surrounding area, with the added potential for teams from other areas of the province to also register.

Available Sponsorship Levels / Current Sponsors