REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2018 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL VENDORS and WORLD SPEED TEAM UNIFORM PARTNER

Dec. 18, 2017, 4:37 p.m. (ET)

USARS is looking for written proposals to be Official USARS Vendors at the 2018 National Championship at the Speedway Sporting Village in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Championship dates are tentatively: Roller Derby - July 6-9, Speed Skating – July 14-21, Rink Hockey July – July 13-21, and Roller Figure Skating - July 21-August 4.  Contracts will be awarded for a one-year period, with the option for a two-year agreement.

Action & Candid Photography – Vendor will be required to take both candid and action shots during the National Championships.  Vendor will have access to the skating floors, but will need to work with each sport to determine the best timing and location.  At a minimum, the proposal should include the vendor’s needs for space and equipment, anything additional requested of USARS, as well as any contribution or value-in-kind proposed to USARS. Photos must be provided to USARS for promotional use.  

Awards & Still Photography – Vendor will be required to provide both awards and still photographs for the entire championship and utilize USARS graphics on still photos to identify them as taken during the 2018 USARS National Championships.  A booth space will be made available for the still photographs.  Vendor will be required to do awards podium photographs according to the schedule provided by each sport.  At a minimum, the proposal should include vendor’s needs for space and equipment, anything additional requested of USARS, as well as any contribution or value-in-kind proposed to USARS. The proposal should include estimated pricing range for products offered. Photos must be provided to USARS for promotional use.

Live Video Streaming – Vendor will be required to provide live streaming of all the events during the 2018 National Championship in Lincoln.  At a minimum, the proposal should include vendor’s needs for space and equipment, anything additional requested of USARS, as well as any contribution or value-in-kind proposed to USARS. The proposal should include estimated pricing range for products offered. Videos must be provided to USARS for promotional use.

Event DVD/Video File Sales – Vendor will be required to record events as they happen and then provide DVD/Video File sales.  At a minimum, the proposal should include particular needs for space and equipment, anything additional requested of USARS, as well as any contribution or value-in-kind proposed to USARS. The proposal should include estimated pricing range for products offered. Videos must be provided to USARS for promotional use.

The deadline for the four areas above is JANUARY 16, 2018. Proposals may be mailed to USA Roller Sports, Attn:  Peggy Young, 4730 South Street Lincoln, NE 68506 or e-mailed to pyoung@usarollersports.org

NOTES:

  • Vendors will be required to pay and report all applicable sales taxes required by the state, city and/or county.

     

  • USARS will base selection of the official vendors and world team partners based on the value and suitability to our membership and financial implications, but is under no obligation to select a vendor if none meet our member needs.

     

  • USARS will be seeking partners to support our World Speed Team with uniforms, apparel, etc., as well as a supplier for practice/skating costumes for the World Roller Figure Team.

 

WORLD SPEED TEAM UNIFORM PARTNER

 

The proposal should include pricing for the following items. The value of any desired product (IDN booth space) or opportunities (advertising/marketing) of USARS can be found in the National Championships Sponsorship Partner Packet.

 

APPAREL FOR 24 ATHLETES TO INCLUDE:

2 competition skinsuits (48 total)

1 practice skinsuit (24 total)

1 matching lightweight Jacket (24 total)

1 pair zipper pants (24 total)

 

APPAREL FOR STAFF AND ATHLETES:

2 pairs shorts (56 total)

10 t-shirts each (280 total) 

 

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS TO PROPOSE IF DESIRED:   These items are not considered as part of the Official Bid, and are strictly for pricing for athlete purchase or sponsorship purchase (i.e. an additional company wished to pay for helmets for all of the athletes) 

 

Practice uniform pricing for additional sales

Additional apparel pricing for additional sales

Pricing for Helmets

Pricing for Sunglasses

Pricing for Skate Bags

 

Updated 12/18/2017 21:30 CST