WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORSHIP, ADVERTISING AND VENDORS

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THE EVENT

Oireachtas Rince Na Cruinne 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 most prestigious competition of the year. We expect attendance at the event to exceed 25,000 people, most of whom will be resident in Glasgow for over a week, attending the 8 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 Glasgow, and advertised internationally to our broad audience of followers on social media outlets, on the Glasgow City Marketing site and 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 Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne, 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.  

ADVERTISING

[ADVERTISING DEADLINE FEBRUARY 8th]

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.

TEACHERS DISCOUNT ITEMS

 

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

Extensive Social Media Campaign during event - €500.00


  • With this package yor company will be advertised on our social media channels giving your company or organiztion 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 ad during the event, in four separate posts.
  • You must provide all links, images, and other media. CLRG will "promote" our Facebook page in paid promotion during the event which will offer even more comprehensive exposure.

If you would like to purchase the Competitor Welcome Pack insert sponsorship position, please click below:

RUBY Sponsor - World Ball

€15,000. Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • 8 tickets to the ball with premium seating
  • 4 VIP event passes for the Dancing events including the Dance Drama
  • Includes extensive advertising and recognition at the competitions and the Ball

SAPPHIRE Sponsor - World Ball

€8,000. Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • 4 tickets to the ball with premium seating
  • 4 VIP event passes for the Dancing events including the Dance Drama
  • Includes extensive advertising and recognition at the competitions and the Ball

TOPAZ Sponsor - World Ball

€2,000. Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • 2 tickets to the ball with premium seating
  • 2 VIP event passes for the Dancing events including the Dance Drama
  • Includes extensive advertising and recognition at the competitions and the Ball

Teacher Reception - €4,000.00

Limited to two sponsors
  • Teacher Reception Sponsors will receive 4 VIP Event Passes, premier seating at the teachers reception, and recognition at the dancing event and at the Reception.

Graduation Ceremony - New Teachers and Adjudicators - €3,000.00

Graduation Celebration and Ceremony - Saturday 30th March
  • The newest qualified teahers and adjudicators will gather to receive their certificates of achievement.
  • Your sponsorship includes certificates for all graduates, photography, venue decorations and refreshments.
  • Sponsor will be acknowledged at the dancing events and during the graduation.

Dance Drama Sponsorship - €2500.00

Dance Drama - An evening of storytelling through dance
  • The dance drama is a standalone event, that is a huge draw at the World Irish Dance Championship every year. Crowds line up to see the dramatisation of Irish stories through costume, music, and dance. Interim acts entertain the crowds between competition numbers, and at the end of the evening a winning team is crowned
  • Your sponsorship helps offset the cost of hosting this event, hiring staff and entertainment.
  • Sponsors will be acknowledged on the screens and in the programme during the event.

Opening Ceremonies Sponsorship - €1000.00

Entertaining, and a big start to the World Championships!
    The Opening Ceremonies will be an exciting start to the event! One exclusive Sponsor will be recognised at the dancing events and during the Opening Ceremonies