Dirt Fest West Virginia July 13-15, 2018

About:
  • Dirt Rag experienced exceptional success with our first Dirt Fest West Virginia in 2017! We are very excited to host the event again at the Big Bear trails in 2018.
  • This event will hold the unique vibe that only Dirt Rag can bring; an amazing trail-network, music, libations,campfires, group rides, movies, family friendly activities, and a killer expo for attendees!
  • Hosted at Big Bear, WV
  • 1,000 Attendees Expected
  • Event is the weekend before Snowshoe Epic Enduro, just 3hrs from Bruceton Mills
  • Bike, shoe, camera, gear, nutrition demo/sample opportunities
  • Booth space is limited so book now!
  • Let’s grow mountain biking and get butts on bikes!
  • Event dates: July 13-15, 2018

Key Dates:

  • January 5,2018 – Last chance to have your brand included on the Dirt Rag Issue #203 Print Ad Event Announcement
  • March 1,2018 – Last chance to have your brand included on the Dirt Rag Issue #204 Print Ad Event Announcement
  • April 26,2018 – Last chance to have your brand included on the Dirt Rag Issue #205 Print Ad Event Announcement

Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities

Presenting Sponsorship $6,500 

  • Press Release sponsorship announcement on dirtragmag.com with corresponding social media post on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Company logo in print, web media, logo incorporated into website banner ad and all other media advertising Dirt Rag Dirt Fest.
  • Logo in  web media & included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Includes eight event passes, camping at expo spot.
  • 10 banner placements throughout venue.
  • 40×20 space at entrance of expo
  • Logo on T-shirt.
  • Logo on pocket waterproof map of trails.
  • Branded souvenir free to attendees; cup, koozie, item dependent year-to-year
  • Branded course tape used on trails and expo area (company provides, 6-8 rolls).
  • E-News mention announcing Sponsorship  and product bringing.
  • Can host own branded ride and will be added to weekend schedule.
  • Saturday Happy Hour – beer and pourers provided
  • Opportunity for raffle at Happy Hour – promoted on our social networks
  • Opportunity to include swag item in Goody Bags
  • Exclusive email blast to registered attendees, you create it, we send it. It can be a pre-event email “come by and see us” or offering a special deal on product, anything you would like to promote or say!

Women’s Ride & Clinics Sponsor $3,000

  • Press Release sponsorship announcement on dirtragmag.com with corresponding social media post on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Four banners around skills area.
  • Logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Invite your team athlete(s) to lead or host clinics.
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes six event passes, camping near expo spot.
  • Prime placement in expo
  • 20X20 (or discount on larger sizes).
  • E-News mention announcing Sponsorship and product bringing.
  • Friday Happy Hour – beer and pourers provided
  • Opportunity for raffle at Happy Hour – promoted on our social networks
  • Opportunity to include swag item in Goody Bags
  • Exclusive email blast to registered attendees, you create it, we send it. It can be a pre-event email “come by and see us” or offering a special deal on product, anything you would like to promote or say!

Photo Booth Sponsor $2,000

  • Press Release sponsorship announcement on dirtragmag.com with corresponding social media post on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Logo in web media & included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Includes six event passes, camping near expo spot (if applicable).\
  • Four banner placements in expo
  • Prime placement in expo
  • 20X20 Booth (or discount on larger sizes).
  • Photo Booth will be located in the Pavilion for maximum participation Friday and Saturday evening
  • Photo Gallery will be posted online after the event for social media sharing
  • E-News mention announcing Sponsorship and product bringing.
  • Opportunity for raffle at Happy Hour – promoted on our social networks
  • Opportunity to include swag item in Goody Bags

Skills Clinic Sponsor $2,000

  • Press Release sponsorship announcement on dirtragmag.com with corresponding social media post on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Logo in web media & included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Includes six event passes, camping near expo spot (if applicable).\
  • Four banner placements in expo
  • Prime placement in expo
  • 20X20 Booth (or discount on larger sizes).
  • Photo Booth will be located in the Big Top for maximum participation Friday and Saturday evening.
  • Photo Gallery will be posted online after the event for social media sharing
  • E-News mention announcing Sponsorship and product bringing.
  • Opportunity for raffle at Happy Hour – promoted on our social networks
  • Opportunity to include swag item in Goody Bags

Additional Sponsorships

Hydration Station Sponsorship $550

  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • First booth in expo, next to registration tent
  • We provide volunteers to help keep water bottles full
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Nutrition & Snack Station Sponsorship $550

  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Provide snacks for 1,000 attendees at snack stations
  • Banners at snack stop
  • We deliver to snack stop and stock daily as needed
  • Invite a team, athlete, brand ambassador to head or host a Nutrition & Riding Clinic
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Rollin’ Fat $550

  • Casual no-drop group Fat Bike ride
  • Naming rights to the ride
  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Invite your team, athlete, brand ambassador, celebrity to head or host the ride
  • We will provide volunteers to help lead the ride
  • Opportunity for sign-up sheet to retain emails with option to host your own raffle/giveaway at your event
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Ride of Attrition $550 – Sold. Thank you Maxxis!

 

  • Naming rights to the ride.
  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Invite your team athlete(s) to lead or host the ride.
  • We will provide volunteers to help lead the ride
  • Opportunity for sign-up sheet to retain emails with option to host your own raffle/giveaway at your event
  • Banner placement at lunch stop
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Night Ride $550

  • Naming rights to the ride.
  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Invite your team athlete(s) to lead or host the ride.
  • We will provide volunteers to help lead the ride
  • Opportunity for sign-up sheet to retain emails with option to host your own raffle/giveaway at your event
  • Banner placement on trail ride route
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Educational Sponsorship  $550 / each

  • We are looking for sponsors to execute educational opportunities: Basic Suspension & Suspension maintenance, Dropper post installation, Going tubeless, Drivetrain maintenance
  • Naming rights to the class
  • Provide teacher and supplies to execute a high quality class that reflects your brand
  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Opportunity for sign-up sheet to retain emails with option to host your own raffle/giveaway at your event
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and class providing.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Coffee & Stroopwafel Ride $550

  • Naming rights to the ride
  • Casual no-drop group ride starting/ending at your booth. Participants will meet in the morning and roll over to the visitors bureau for coffee and donuts
  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Invite your team, athlete, brand ambassador, celebrity to head or host the ride
  • We will provide volunteers to help lead the ride
  • Opportunity for sign-up sheet to retain emails with option to host your own raffle/giveaway at your event
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Kids (or Family) Ride/Clinic $550

  • Naming rights to the ride.
  • Event logo is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Banner placement at kids loop in expo.
  • Invite your team athlete(s) to lead or host the ride.
  • We will provide volunteers to help lead the ride
  • Opportunity for sign-up sheet to retain emails with option to host your own raffle/giveaway at your event
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Bike Wash Station $550

  • Wash Station is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • We will provide volunteers to help
  • Provided branded signage at Wash Station
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and product bringing. Provide us content of product bringing to event, raffle opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Friday Movie Sponsor $550 

  • We are looking for family friendly (or an adult movie to play at 9pm), royalty free movie to play Friday evening at our mobile theatre. *Theater will be relocated in 2018
  • Event is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Banner placement at the amphitheater
  • Includes two expo passes.
  • Invite a team athlete to announce movie.
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and movie.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

Saturday Movie Sponsor $550 

  • We are looking for family friendly (or an adult movie to play at 9pm), royalty free movie to play Saturday evening at our mobile theatre. *Theater will be relocated in 2018
  • Event is included on weekend schedule pamphlet handed out to every attendee
  • Banner placement at the amphitheater
  • Includes two expo passes.
  • Invite a team athlete to announce movie.
  • Logo included in our print Dirt Rag Magazine ad announcements in issues 203 and 204
  • Includes two event passes
  • Social Media & Online announcement of sponsorship and movie.
  • Opportunity to include additional swag item in Goody Bags
  • Make sure to book a booth space and maximize your brand presence

 

Other Dirt Fest Opportunities

Registration Goody Bag:

  • $150 or FREE to add onto any other sponsorship or exhibit booth size
  • Share your product, sample, coupon, or product information in the event packet.
  • Product or Coupon Requirements:  800 pieces
  • Product MUST arrive by Friday June 2nd
    • Ship to: Rotating Mass Media, Attn Dirt Fest Evan Gross, 3483 Saxonburg Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Exhibitor booth pricing

  • Demo Truck Space 50×20 – Big Rigs. Includes four admission passes: $1,265
  • Demo Truck Space 40×20 – Truck & Trailer setup. Includes four admission passes: $1,100
  • 30×20 booth – 1 Regular Sprinter/vehicle 170″ wheelbase, includes three admission passes: $990
  • 20×20 booth – 1 Small vehicle Sprinter/vehicle, 144″ wheelbase, barely. Includes three admission passes: $825
  • 10X20 booth, 2 Tents No Vehicle. Includes two admission passes: $550
  • 10X10 booth, 1 Tents No Vehicle. Includes two admission passes: $275
  • Additional items you can book with your booth:
    • Table and 2 chairs: $100
    • Electricity: $100
  • Booth spaces do NOT include a pop-up tent.
  • We have very limited space available in the venue. Consider your expo needs and select the size & vehicle option that fits best. We can not accommodate additional vehicles at the last minute and do not allow vehicles to drive in/out of the venue once we are set upon Thursday evening. Please let us know if we can answer any questions.
  • To be eligible for a cancellation refund, we require notification by June 15, 2017

Contact us

For questions about advertising on www.dirtragmag.com or attending Dirt Fest:

Trina Haynes at trina@dirtragmag.com

Book your booth and sponsorship:

Ellen Butler at ellen@dirtragmag.com

Frank Wuerthele at frank@dirtragmag.com

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See you there!

*There will be an e-bike loop available for demos

Photos courtesy of Big Bear lake WV

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