2006 Madison Regatta

Budweiser on board
as associate sponsor

Advance wristbands on sale now
for the July 1-2 weekend

Staff Report

MADISON, Ind. – Budweiser, a longtime partner in the 30-plus-year history of the Madison Regatta, has come on board as an associate sponsor for the July 1-2 race, it was announced May 4 at the monthly membership meeting. The sponsorship agreement will make Budweiser the official beer provider of the Madison Regatta, according to board member Tony Steinhardt.

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2006 Madison Regatta

July 1-2
Advance wristbands: $20 (through June 25); $25 at gate. Children 10-under free.
Purchase online at: www.madisonregatta.com
Information: (812) 265-5000

Additional Unlimited Heat sponsors have also signed up for this year’s 56th anniversary of Unlimited hydroplane racing in Madison. Heat Sponsors for the Unlimited Hydroplane class will be Bender Lumber, Clifty Engineering & Tool Company, Morgan Foods and Ponderosa Steakhouse.
Scott Tebbe, Madison Regatta sponsorship chairman, recently announced the signing of several returning sponsors from last year, as well as new sponsors signing their initial sponsorships with the Regatta organization. Associate sponsors include the Scott County Visitors Commission and T-Mobile. Official Product Sponsors include Budweiser, Cunningham Campers, Papa John’s Pizza, Ponderosa Steakhouse and Thomas Family Winery.
Interested individuals or companies that would like to receive information on sponsorship opportunities still available may contact the Regatta office at (812) 265-5000.
Regatta weekend will include a non-stop racing program with the thrilling 200 mph deck-to-deck action of the Unlimited hydroplanes, the fifth anniversary of the Bob Snelling Vintage Memorial Event, the Morgan Foods Inboard 2.5 Litre Racing Class, Madison’s own Cliff Robinson flying over the Ohio River in the Grote Industries Air Show, and the popular American Legion Post No. 9 Fireworks Spectacular, taking place at approximately 10 p.m. EDT-fast time Saturday.
Madison will be the second stop of the seven-race unlimited hydroplane schedule of the American Boat Racing Association.
Advance Admission to the Madison Regatta is $20 through June 25 with children 10-under free. Race fans can go online to print an order form or call the Regatta office for purchasing advance admission and other race viewing packages. Advance admission outlets will soon be selling the wristbands soon. Admission gate price will be $25.
The admission price also includes three nights of Music on the River entertainment from Wednesday, June 28, through Friday, June 30. A $3 collector’s button sold at the music gates or an admission wristband is required for the Music on the River activities. Saturday night’s music program is free to the public.

• For additional information, call (812) 265-5000 or visit the official Madison Regatta web site at www.madisonregatta.com.

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