Royal-Thomian Regatta sponsored by t-sips
Regatta fans will be delighted to see t-sips as the title sponsor for
Royal-Thomian Regatta for a third consecutive time this month. The two
schools will come head to head at the Beira Lake in what is already
established as legendary rivalry.
The Royal-Thomian Regatta is the third biggest annual event that
makes up the long-standing of rivalry between the two schools. Begun in
1962 as the Royal-Thomian Boat Race it later evolved into the Royal-Thomian
Regatta or the Regatta in 1966. Each year one of the schools hosts the
anticipated event. This year it will be Royal College.
t-sips became the title sponsor for the regatta back in 2009. Since
then t-sips has sponsored the event for three consecutive years in a
The Sponsorship of the Regatta is just another way of giving back to
the community by supporting the development of the rowing at school
level. t-sips not only sponsors the event but also the Royal team.
t-sips has further gifted a boat for the Royal team costing Rupees 1.7
million and hopes to take the sponsorship to the next level by even
sponsoring the sport at a national level, in the near future.
The races are rowed over a distance of 1000 yards and take place on
the Beira Lake in Colombo. The defending champions of the event is Royal