Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club

Naming Rights Contribution

The Western Reserve Rowing Association (WRRA) runs a variety of programs serving more than 500 adult rowers. Member dues and fees alone are not sufficient to cover the cost of the programs. WRRA relies on volunteers and contributors, both at the individual and corporate level. One option for contributing to WRRA is through the naming of a boat or associated equipment. WRRA provides an opportunity to name new boats as they are added to the fleet, and to sponsor individual oars or seats in new and existing boats.

WRRA is qualified as a not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Contributions to such organizations are generally tax deductible. However, the WRRA can not provide advice about the deductibility of any particular contribution. Please consult a tax professional if you have questions.

For questions or more information, please contact the Equipment Director: equipment@westernreserverowing.com

Shells

Single scull - $1,250
Double/Pair - $1,750
Quad/Four - $2,500
Eight - $3,500

Equipment

Wakeless launch - $1,500
Oars (set of 8) - $350 or $45/oar
Seats (for 8 seats) - $200 or $25/seat

The remunerations associated with each boat, seat, or oar are as follows:

  • Exposure on the Cuyahoga River, typically 15 - 20 hours per week.
  • WRRA will make christening ceremonies available.
  • Your name on the equipment above for as long as it stays in our Club, typically 8-10 years. 
  • If the boat leaves our fleet, you may apply to the Board to roll over the existing name. 
  • Your name or company name will be listed on the WRRA website as a generous contributor. 
  • As we retire oars, those who sponsored an oar will have the opportunity to take it home.

Many of our boats are taken to compete on the national stage including Head of the Charles, Head of the Hooch, and USRA Masters Nationals in addition to regional and local regattas.

For more information, click here for WRRA Boat Naming Rights and Policy 

Information regarding available equipment: equipment@westernreserverowing.com

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