Come Join Us For Our Fair Days: July 31 through August 4th, 2024

Fundraising Campaign

Bleacher campaign

The Aluminum Bleacher Capital Campaign is a fund-raiser dedicated to the purchasing of new, safe, bleachers for the Northern Maine Fairgrounds.

Get your permanent engraved 3”X1” nameplate on a bleacher seat by donating $150 or donate more and get additional perks!

Thank you for donating to our Aluminum bleacher campaign

Download the Application

LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS make an excellent gift! They are extremely popular for spouses, children, and grandchildren. If you are looking for a unique gift that will last a lifetime, consider supporting the Fair by giving a LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP!

For a one-time LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP FEE of just $200, you will receive a certified MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE, and a FREE PASS to the Northern Maine Fair for the rest of your life! Membership gives you a voice! Members can attend the Annual Meeting, join committees, vote for trustees and run for a seat on the 39 member Board of Trustees.

run for the Board yourself.

Established in 1860, the NORTHERN MAINE FAIR ASSOCIATION is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation made up of over 600 members. Anyone is eligible to become a member upon payment of the $200 lifetime membership fee. The signature event held annually is the Northern Maine Agricultural Fair. The fair was first held in 1861 and will host its 166th fair in 2021. With over 25,000 in attendance each year, The Fair is the oldest and largest summer-time tradition in Northern Maine. An annual meeting with election of a Board of Trustees is held each December. The Association owns the entire 65 acre Northern Maine Fairgrounds property, with 35 buildings and a 2,000 seat grandstand. The Association leases a small parcel to the City of Presque Isle which operates THE FORUM. The Fair is allowed to use The Forum for two weeks each year during The Fair.

To purchase a LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP, complete and return a Membership Application located on the reverse side along with a check for $200.00 for each membership. An official membership certificate will be mailed to you or the recipient per your instructions to us on the Membership Application. If you need additional Membership Applications please photocopy the reverse side or contact Vicki Smith, Secretary/Treasurer (207 538-7524) to have more mailed to you.

The Mission of the Northern Maine Agricultural Fair is to support agricultural education and entertainment in the community of northern Maine by means of exhibits, programs and activities. The Fair fosters links among businesses, organizations and people of the Northern Maine community to improve the appreciation of our rural experience and environment. This promotes a better understanding of the extraordinary and diverse history, culture, and future of Northern Maine.

 

Northern Maine Fair

August 3rd – August 6th, 2023

SPONSORSHIP REGISTRATION FORM

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Become a part of the Northern Maine Fair Family!

The Northern Maine Fair is an integral part of the community, as a showcase of Northern Maine and all that it produces. We offer individuals and business an exciting opportunity to be hands-on involved in events, shows, and attractions with which they will have a proud and fun connection!

Join the fun and participate in this year’s Northern Maine Fair!

After a very successful 2022, planning is well under way for this year’s 168th Northern Maine Agricultural Fair, August 3rd – 6th, 2023. This year’s fair will feature all of last year’s traditional favorites, along withseveral NEW events & improvements that are sure to please fair goers.

Why Sponsor?

Sponsorship offers an opportunity for people to connect – not just with brands to people, but people to people, and with their communities! The Northern Maine Fair has a tradition of treating each sponsor like a friend and building lasting relationships. We work hard for each sponsor to ensure the support you entrust us with, connects your business and your life to our fair-goer, and we want you to be excited about the event or attraction you are sponsoring. Come, join the fun! Can we count on your support for this year’s Fair?

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES – There are many ways you sponsor the fair. We have many opportunities to pick from in all price ranges, or we would be happy to meet and discuss a tailored sponsorship that meets your needs. Our Grand Champion Level Sponsorship, is a Title Level Sponsorship and gives your business the most recognition as a Co-Day and Co-Title Sponsor of the Fair. We encourage previous Day Sponsors and New Sponsors to consider this Title Level sponsorship.

SPONSOR PASSES - This year’s sponsor pass formula will be one (1) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship (rounded up). We will also offer a discount price so Sponsors may purchase additional day passes. Sponsors may purchase up to three hundred (300) General Admission Day Passes for just $7.00 each and may purchase any amount over three hundred (300+) for just $6.00 each. This is a great way to treat your employees or customers to a day at the Fair!

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The Northern Maine Fair Board of Trustees is committed to following all State and CDC guidelines for Covid-19. We will continue to follow changes to these guidelines and make necessary adjustments as our plans change.

2023 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

GRAND CHAMPION & DAY Sponsorships $2,000+ this is an “ALL FAIR” Title Level Sponsorship.

1) 1 (one) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship.
2) Recognition as a Grand Champion Co-Day Sponsor and Co-Title Sponsor in all TV, Radio, print, and other

advertising throughout the Fair.
3) Your sign/banner, will be displayed throughout the Fair at the Mechanic Street gate fence for all four days of the fair.

(sponsor to provide the sign/banner - maximum size = 36" X 14')
4) Your sponsorship will be recognized over the intercom throughout the Fair.
5) Recognition as a Grand Champion Co-Day and Co-Title sponsor on northernmainefair.com website, with a link to

your website.

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BLUE RIBBON Sponsorships $1,000-$1,999 receive:

1) 1 (one) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship.
2) Recognition as the Event Sponsor in all TV, Radio, and other advertising regarding that event.
3) Your sign/banner, will be displayed during the event and also at the Mechanic Street gate fence for all four days of

the fair. (sponsor to provide the sign/banner - maximum size = 30" X 12')
5) Your sponsorship will be recognized over the intercom during the event.
6) Recognition as a major sponsor on northernmainefair.com and a link to your website.

RED RIBBON Sponsorships $500-$999 receive:

1) 1 (one) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship.
2) Fair Website – identified as the event sponsor on northernmainefair.com
3) Recognition as the Event Sponsor in select TV, Radio, and other advertising regarding that event.
4) Your sign/banner, will be displayed during the event. (sponsor to provide the sign/banner - maximum size = 30" X 6’) 5) Your sponsorship will be recognized over the intercom during the event.

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WHITE RIBBON Sponsorships $250-$499 receive

1) 1 (one) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship.
2) Recognition as the Event Sponsor in select TV, Radio, and other advertising regarding that event.
3) Your sign/banner, will be displayed during the event. (sponsor to provide the sign/banner - maximum size = 24" X 4’) 4) Your sponsorship will be recognized over the intercom during the event.

YELLOW RIBBON Sponsorships $100-$249 receive

1) 1 (one) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship.
2 Your sign/banner, will be displayed during the event. (sponsor to provide the sign/banner - maximum

size = 12" X 30”)

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TROPHY Sponsorships $250.00 receive

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1) 1 (one) General Admission Day Pass for every $30.00 of sponsorship.

LIL’ LUMBERJACKS SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

TREEHOUSE LIBRARY SPONSOR $20,000.00 receive:
1)  Recognized as TREEHOUSE LIBRARY SPONSOR for Five Years!
2)  Payable in one or two payments (2023 and 2024).
3)  Recognized as a Treehouse Library Sponsor in all advertising for five years of the Fair.
4)  Your sign will be displayed on the Treehouse as the Treehouse Library Sponsor.
5)  Recognition as Lil’ Lumberjacks at the Fair Treehouse Library Sponsor on northernmainefair.com.
a link to your website, and a GOLD LEAF as defined below.
7) This level includes a BUILDING SPONSOR as defined below

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MAPLE SUGAR SHACK BUILDING SPONSOR $5,000 receive:
1)  Payable in one or two payments (2023 and 2024)
2)  Building to be recognized as your “Company/Brand Building” with your sign on the building for 5 years.
3)  Recognition as Lil’ Lumberjacks at the Fair Donor on northernmainefair.com and a link to your website, and a GOLD LEAF as defined below.
OTHER MAJOR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITES – (AMOUNT AS NOTED): receive:

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Final design approval pending

1)  Payable in one payment (or two payments, 2023 and 2024, if sponsorships over $4,000)
2)  Donor to be recognized with your sign on display within the exhibit/item for five years.
3) Recognition as Lil’ Lumberjacks at the Fair Donor on northernmainefair.com and a link to your website. and a GOLD LEAF as defined below.

Cedar Perimeter Fencing
Electrical Hookups to Buildings
Stone Walkways
Landscaping
Hydraulic Log Loader Simulator
Planting Trees Throughout Exhibit
Library Books for Treehouse
Adirondack Chair

$8,500 $5,000 $5,000 $4,000 $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 $1,500

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Please complete this section and return to commit your support!
Item to support: Amount: $_____________________________

GOLD LEAF SPONSOR $1,000 each / BRONZE LEAF SPONSOR $500 each

2023 GRAND CHAMPION SPONSORS

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