THE ROAR IN FRANCE
FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY
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Florida Memorial University's Marching Band
The ROAR makes history by being selected to represent the United States in France for the 26th edition of Bandafolie's July 2023!
July 13-16, 2023 The ROAR will be a featured performance group in the 26 th edition of the LES BANDAFOLIE'S festival. The festival is comprised of 10 highly selected bands from all over the world and The ROAR has been selected to represent the United States. This festival will take place in central France, Bessines-sur-Gartempe. Supported by the Regional Council of New Aquitaine, the Departmental Council of Haute-Vienne and in close partnership with the municipality, the Bandafolie’s association decided to bring together ten international bands, i.e. more than 350 musicians. We are pleased to have been invited to this 26 th edition of the festival, which will take place from Thursday July 13 to Sunday July 16 2023. While there the students and staff will also have the opportunity to tour the sights of Paris, adding another powerful cultural expereince to be treasured forever.
“To have this kind of performance opportunity bestowed on us in our third year of existence is nothing short of a blessing. We are honored to represent Florida Memorial University, Miami Gardens, the State of Florida and The United States by bringing the HBCU culture to the people of France .”
Dr. Richard Beckford
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While all of the expenses have been covered while attending the festival, THE ROAR will have to provide airfare for the musicians and staff, here's where your support is needed to assist in our travel to Paris. As we represent The United States, Florida Memorial University, Miami Gardens, the State of Florida, and HBCU's all over the country, we are asking for your donations or for you to become a sponsor.
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By becoming a sponsor for The ROAR IN FRANCE, you have the opportunity to align your brand with one of the fastest rising HBCU bands in the country! Ranked #1 in their division by ESPN, this innovative band was built in the height of the pandemic, and provides an outlet for the students of Florida Memorial University, South Florida and beyond to have access to the transformational experience which is the HBCU marching band. Under the direction of the legendary Dr. Richard Beckford known as "The Maestro of the 305" who is responsible for sending hundreds of young scholars to college on music scholarships and mentoring dozens of band directors, this band is well on it's way to becoming one of the top bands in the country. With this international performance and exposure, they will unlock another step and live out their tagline of being "History In the Making".
When you give to their travel to Paris, you are sure to be giving to good, fertile ground.
The ROAR has generated millions of impressions through it's social media presence, and is a heavily watched band, that means aligning with The ROAR as a sponsor is not only helping to support their efforts and expose the students, but it's also a solid brand to partner with.
Our sponsorship levels range between $1,000 and $110,000
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Recognition and benefits vary based on level of integration, but may include:
Naming rights/Presenting Sponsor
Your company name in our lead up digital content
Recognition on our social media channels
Recognition on our website
Dedicated social posts
Inclusion in press release
Inclusion in our digital marketing
Recognition in our Post event videos
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