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The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Bed Race is among the best known and most successful of Kiwanis fund-raising events. Part of Winterlude, the world's largest winter celebration, the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Bed Race is organized by the National Capital Commission. Teams made up of five participants each compete by pushing a hospital bed along a 100m course on the Rideau Canal. All proceeds to to the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Community Service projects. 


The Event

Location: Dows Lake, the focal point of Winterlude activities 

Date: Saturday, Feb 7, 2015

Participants: The event attracts approximately 40-70 teams (500 participants) every year. Another 75 organizers and volunteers ensure that the event runs smoothly. 

Audience: The event draws active, athletic youth interested in sports like hockey, skating andrunning. The final day of Winterlude also attracts a large number of families. An estimated 125,000 visitors flock to Dows Lake on race day every year. 

Visibility: In addition to attracting large crowds, theevent is widely covered by local and regional media. 

Reach: The event draws active, athletic youth interested in hockey, skating, running, and being outdoors. 


Sponsorship

  Title Sponsor
Accora Village
2011-2015
Presenting Sponsor
Allstream
2005-2015 
Gold Sponsor Heat Sponsor
Investment $20,000 $5,000 $3,000 $500
Naming Rights "The Sponsor's" Bed Race Bed Race Presented by "The Sponsor"    
NCC Calendar for Winterlude Yes Yes    
Placement on Kiwanis Web site Primary Primary Secondary Mentions
Placement on Signage Primary Primary Secondary Mentions
Banners Provided Yes Yes Yes
Recognition during race Naming, speech during awards ceremony Naming, speech during awards ceremony Named races for semi finals Named races during heats
Opportunity to include promotional material in race package Yes Yes Yes Yes/td>
Free teams 4 Teams 2 Teams 1 Team  
Other     After Party for restaurant sponsor  

 


Event Contact

Jamie Johnson

Club Contact

The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa
#210 - 1283 Algoma Road 
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1B 3W7 
Phone: (613) 233-1900
email: office@ottawakiwanis.org
http://www.ottawakiwanis.org