ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORSHIP, ADVERTISING AND VENDORS

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THE EVENT

Oireachtas Rince Na hÉireann - The All Ireland Irish Dancing Championships showcases the best Irish Dancing on the planet! Dancers will travel from all over the world with their families and teachers to compete for the top positions at the oldest Irish Dancing competition in the world. We expect attendance at the event to exceed 12,000 people, most of whom will be resident in Belfast for over a week, attending the 6 days of the event. Your participation in the event guarantees great exposure and connection with the Irish Dance and Irish Arts community. Your company or organization will be showcased within the broader Dance Community, locally in the City of Belfast, and advertised internationally to our broad audience of followers on social media outlets, and on the our official website. 

THE ORGANISATION 

An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha is the central organisation dedicated to the worldwide development of Irish dancing. Based in Dublin, Ireland, An Coimisiun has been in existence for over 80 years, and has approximately 2,500 teachers spread over 33 countries around the world. More information about CLRG can be viewed at www.clrg.ie. 

THE BENEFIT OF SPONSORSHIP 

By supporting the All Ireland Irish Dancing Championships you are perpetuating a cultural tradition of dance, music and Irish language. You are also promoting youth engagement, and helping to promote an art form which encourages self discipline, mutual respect, personal development, sportsmanship, and a healthy active lifestyle. You will also access our worldwide Irish dance audience to promote your business. 

NEW - Select your sponsorship online!  Please select your desired item below and you can pay online.  

ALL IRELAND SPONSORS

Our sponsors are valued partners of CLRG and supporters of Irish Dancing worldwide. We offer the following packages for major sponsorship opportunities. Sponsorship is available at all levels and for all budgets.  Major sponsors get the most exposure and high-impact advertising.
We welcome your participation!

Here, you can view a printable PDF of all the sponsorship options and benefits, or the vendor package:

pdf2018 ALL IRELAND SPONSORSHIP DOCUMENT

pdf2018 VENDORS DOCUMENT

 

Platinum Sponsorship - €5,000.00

(Limited to 2 Sponsors) Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • Advertisement on main stage screen
  • Full page colour advertisement in program
  • Advertisement on TV screen display
  • Acknowledgement at sidestage and in social media posts
  • Twelve months advertisement on CLRG website
  • Competition sponsorship - 3 competitions of your choice

If you would like to reserve the Platinum Sponsorship package with a €1000 deposit, please click below:

Diamond Sponsorship - €3,000.00

(Limited to 2 Sponsors) Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • Advertisement on main stage screen
  • Full page colour advertisement in program
  • Advertisement on TV screen display
  • Acknowledgement at sidestage and in social media posts
  • Six months advertisement on CLRG website
  • Competition sponsorship - 2 competitions of your choice

If you would like to reserve the Diamond Sponsorship package with a €1000 deposit, please click below:

Gold Sponsorship - €2,000.00

(Limited to 2 Sponsors) Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • Advert on main stage screen
  • Full page colour advert in program
  • Acknowledgement at sidestage and in social media posts
  • Three months advertisement on CLRG website
  • Competition Sponsorship - 1 competition of your choice

If you would like to reserve the Gold Sponsorship package with a €1000 deposit, please click below:

AI STAGE AND SCREEN SPONSORSHIP

Stage sponsorships and event banner displays are a great way to support the event and show your brand to the world.

Minor Stage Sponsorship - €250.00

  • Pull up banner displayed exclusively at the main stage for the duration of the competition.
  • Includes price of printing one banner. Limited to 4.

Pull up banner display - €150.00

  • Provide your own banner

Major Stage Sponsorship - €4,000.00


  • Large scale banner displayed prominently at the event.
  • Includes the price of printing one banner, plus Screen and Social Ads

Major Stage Sponsorship - €3,000.00


  • Provide your own banner to be displayed as per above.

Main Screen Advertising - €300.00

MOST POPULAR / HIGH EXPOSURE
  • Large screen projection in main competition halls, at the stage. Power point advertisements will play in a loop between competitions and before results each day.

Note - no identifiable images of currently competing dancers allowed on screens.

TV Screen Display - €100.00

Good Visibility
  • Power point presentation displayed on small TV screens in various prominent locations in the venue. Advertisements will play in a continuous loop.

AI ALL IRELAND ADVERTISING

[ADVERTISING DEADLINE JAN 4th)

Our organization places great emphasis on Child Protection & fairness in competitive judging. With this in mind, please adhere to the following guidelines when submitting your advertisements. 

Advertising Guidelines

  • No last names listed for children. No inappropriate photos - this is at the discretion of CLRG. 
  • Schools advertising may list the city or area of their school but not the address or directions. 
  • By submitting an advertisement, you are confirming that you have written permission from the parent/guardian of any child whose image is used in the advertisement. 
  • Additional guidelines for Screen, T.V. display & Banner advertising: 
  • Due to the fact that they may be viewed by adjudicators: 
  • No identifiable photos of dancers who are currently competitive dancers 
  • No photos of dancers with any name, first or last 
  • No photos of dancers, wearing/holding any type of awards, thus indicating their former success 
  • No photos of dancers in class costume in conjunction with the school name 
  • All advertising materials are subject to approval by CLRG prior to acceptance. 
  • Please see artwork specs within the Sponsorship and Advertising PDF for sizing and file requirements

If you require the services of a graphic artist to create or modify your advertisements, we can provide this service with €75.00 fee.

Program Ad, Full Page Colour - €350.00

Program Ad, Full Page B&W - €200.00

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page Colour-€175.00

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page B&W -€125.00

Program Cover - Outside Back Cover €1200.00

Program Cover - Inside Back Cover - €700.00

Program Cover - Inside Front Cover - €700.00

AI TEACHERS DISCOUNT ITEMS

These items are available with a 50% discount for teachers, schools, feis committees or dance organizations only.  Subject to approval.

Main Screen Advertising (Teacher Discount) - €150.00

High Visibility
  • Large screen projection in main competition halls, and at the stage. Power point advertisements will play in a loop between competitions and before results each day. High visibility.
  • To advertise a teacher's organization or a feis. Note - no identifiable images of currently competing dancers allowed

Lobby Main Screen Display (teacher discount) - €50.00

Good Visibility
  • TV Screen displays placed in public areas at the event. Power point advertisements will play in a loop between competitions and before results each day. High visibility.

Program Ad, Full Page Colour (teacher discount) - €175.00

Program Ad, Full Page B&W (teacher discount) - €100.00

Program Ad, Half Page Colour (teacher discount) - €87.50

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page B&W (teacher discount)- €62.50

AI ONLINE ADVERTISING & WELCOME BAGS

Online Advertising:  Reach hundreds of thousands of individuals with your CLRG website ad on www.clrg.ie

Welcome Packs:  Each competitor at the event will receive a welcome pack.  This is your opportunity to send them home with a promotional item, postcard, pen, or welcome bag with your company's logo.  (Approximately 2000 handed out).

Social Media Exposure €300.00

Limited to five Sponsors
  • With this package your company will be advertised on our social media channels giving your company or organization amazing exposure to over 50,000 Irish Dance fans and followers, and their friends.
  • Posts linking to your website and social media pages will be shared before and during the event in four separate posts.
  • You must provide all links, images, and other media. CLRG will "promote" our Facebook page in a paid promotion during the event which will offer even more comprehensive exposure.

Competitor Welcome Bags with your logo - €300.00 + cost of procuring bags


  • Sponsorship and procurement of reusable shopping bags complete with your logo or full page vector advertisement, one to be given to each dancer at registration.
  • Sponsor to provide 6000 bag, min size 9x11'.
  • You provide the items. CLRG can also procure the bags - quote on request.

CLRG Web Advertising (One Month) - €200.00

CLRG Web Advertising (Three months) - €400.00

Gift or postcard insert in each competitor pack - €250.00


  • Provide a pen, postcard or other gift for each competitor in their welcome pack, complete with your logo
  • Sponsor to provide 6000 printed items or gifts for the dancers with your logo.
  • Pens, Keychains, Highlighters are examples of gifts.
  • You provide the items. CLRG can also procure printed materials - quote on request.

CLRG Web Advertising (Twelve months) - €800.00

AI AWARDS & SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORSHIP

Boys Awards - €1200.00

Limited to two sponsors:
  • Provide cummerbunds to the top five boys in each solo competition
  • Sponsor receives acknowledgement on the main screen display and in the program

Girls Awards - €1200.00

Limited to two sponsors:
  • Provide sashes to the top five girls in each solo competition
  • Sponsor receives acknowledgement on the main screen display and in the program