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Hot Dog Safari, Boston, wants to muster sponsors for its seventh annual hot dog tasting event June 2. Included: product promotion and on-site presence, with more than 25,000 expected to attend. Cost: $6,000 to $45,000. On board: Oscar Mayer Foods Corp., Sara Lee Corp.'s Hillshire Farm and Brown-Forman Corp. American Radio Systems coordinates. Contact: (617) 236-6883.

USA Bowling, Greendale, Wis., is targeting sponsors for the 1996 U.S. Amateur Bowling Championships slated for Aug. 15 to 21. The event will determine male and female members of Team USA, the squad touring events governed by the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Bowling. Included: on-site and in-event presence with national TV coverage. Cost: $5,000 to $100,000. Contact: (414) 423-3238.

Woodworking Shows National Tour, Los Angeles, is hammering out sponsorships of its annual hands-on shows, visiting 29 markets starting this fall. Included: in-event product promotion and on-site presence for three-day events, each attracting more than 200,000 consumers and pros. Cost: $75,000 to $200,000. Contact: (310) 477-8521.

National Public Parks Tennis Championships is serving up sponsorships for the 70th annual event, held in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 19 to 25. More than 1,300 top amateur tennis players are expected. Included: in-event presence and some media coverage. Cost: $2,500 to $10,000. The Stratton Group coordinates. Contact: (605) 338-6829.

North American Roller Hockey Championships seeks a title sponsor for its 1996 series featuring 10 regional competitions in major markets, culminating in a final competition in Chicago Aug. 23 to 27. Included: in-event and on-site presence, cable TV coverage and multimedia promotion. Cost: $50,000 to $100,000. Contact: (303) 786-8764.

Golf Resorts, Orange, Calif., wants to roll with sponsors for its 68-foot vehicle on the Senior PGA Tour this year, visiting 24 major golf events with exposure to more than 2 million spectators, promoting golfing's finest resorts. Included: product promotion and sampling. Cost: $50,000 to $500,000. On board: Acushnet Co.'s Titleist, Cobra and FootJoy Worldwide. Contact: (714) 771-7700.

Kate Fitzgerald coordinates Events & Promotions. Reach us by fax at (312) 649-5331 or e-mail address K8FITZ@aol.com.

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