Bass Pro Shops joins as title sponsor of Big Bass Tour
Category: press release
Nov 17th, 2015 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Nov 17th, 2015 at 12:00 AM
The nations premier big bass tournament series welcomes Bass Pro Shops as its new title sponsor under a multi year agreement. The 2016 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Tour presented by Huk Performance Fishing will feature ten events in nine states with stops at some of the nations best bass fisheries. The 2016 season will feature over $1 Million in guaranteed prizes and payouts with events in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
“We are excited to kick off 2016 with Bass Pro Shops as our new title sponsor,” said Mark Jones with Big Bass Tour. “Bass Pro Shops has partnered with the Tour since 2010 and we are looking forward to what this enhanced relationship has in store for the anglers competing in our events.
Bass Pro Shops immediate impact will be felt in additional prize payouts along with an upgraded grand prize Nitro Z18 performance bass boat. In addition, the Tour will feature registration activations around key Big Bass Tour venues throughout the year.
“Since its inception, the Big Bass Tour has shown significant growth to a key demographic of the Bass Pro Shops consumer,” said John Acosta, Director of Marketing at Bass Pro Shops. “We are thrilled to expand our partnership through the entitlement of the Big Bass Tour. The format and activation strategy provides Bass Pro Shops with a terrific platform to showcase our destination stores, promote the great brands we carry, and get more people out on the water fishing!”
The Big Bass Tour is the nation’s premier amateur big bass tournament series. Established in 2010 the Tour is focused on the promotion of bass fishing and bass conservation at the grass roots level through our tournament events. For more information regarding Tour events please visit www.bigbasstour.com or call (877) 958-TOUR (8687)