On May 17, Bakersfield will host the Individual Time Trial for the 2012 Amgen Tour of California, the largest professional cycling race in North America. This event will generate worldwide media exposure to more than 216 countries and territories worldwide, meaning significant advertising and tourism value to your company. A crowd of more than 10,000 people lined the street for the Stage Five Finish in 2010 and double that is anticipated in 2012.
The fundraising goal of the Bakersfield Sports Foundation is $200,000. Various benefits are available to your company when it becomes a supporter of this prestigious world-class sports event coming to Bakersfield. Those benefits are detailed in our Supporter Package.
To learn how your company can help bring the Amgen Tour of California to Bakersfield, please contact Matt Billingsley at (661) 852-7236.
Small sponsorships are available by joining the Peloton Club. The Peloton Club is a group of individuals who pledge support at either the $500 or $1,000 level. In addition to having the satisfaction of helping to bring a premier international cycling event to Bakersfield, you will receive community recognition and many benefits. More information on the Peloton Club can be found on this site: http://www.velobob.com/