Yamaha Marine and the Association of Collegiate Anglers have announced their renewed partnership for the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. In addition to extensive promotion of Yamaha Marine products, the 2017 sponsorship includes the annual Yamaha Angler Appreciation Night at the Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s this May.
Collegiate anglers will enjoy increased support through the Yamaha’s Incentive Program, including bonuses in all four Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series events. Anglers can continue to look forward to enhanced payouts at each event of the season, with Yamaha awarding up to $1,000 for a victory if the boat used in competition is powered by a Yamaha motor and the anglers display the Yamaha logo on their jerseys. In the event the winners aren’t participating in the program, the highest finishers to display the Yamaha logo on their jerseys are still eligible for a $500 bonus per event, regardless of motor brand. Complete details can be found on the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series Discounts and Incentives page.
“The Association of Collegiate Anglers has done a great job organizing and promoting these events,” said Frank Wilhelm, Yamaha Marine Group Advertising Manager. “We are pleased to be supporting the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series again this year.”
Collegiate anglers competing in the 2017 Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship in Florence, Alabama, will once again get to enjoy Yamaha Angler Appreciation Night. Most recently added to the activities is the ‘Flip, Pitch, and Cast Contest’ giving collegiate anglers the opportunity to test their skills and a chance to win some additional prizes!
Yamaha will also provide demo rides during the event, which is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23rd in Florence, Alabama. Activities will take place at McFarland Park.
“Yamaha’s continued support of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series has been instrumental in allowing us to grow and develop our collegiate programs and events,” said Wade Middleton, ACA Director, and President of CarecoTV. “Their onsite support at the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series has been remarkable from the beginning and we look forward to building upon that in 2017. From mechanical service, to informative demos, Yamaha takes fantastic care of these collegiate anglers and plays a big part in making our championship like no other.”
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About Yamaha Marine
Yamaha Marine products are marketed throughout the United States and around the world. Yamaha Marine Group, based in Kennesaw, Ga., supports its 2,000 U.S. dealers and boat builder partners with marketing, training and parts for Yamaha’s full line of products and strives to be the industry leader in reliability, technology and customer service. Yamaha Marine is the only outboard brand to have earned NMMA®’s C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index award every year since its inception. Visit www.yamahaoutboards.com
About the Association of Collegiate Anglers
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of Careco TV, is a sanctioning body developed to facilitate growth, development, and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing. The ACA provides support to dozens of school operated regional events nationwide and owns the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the largest participatory collegiate tournament circuit in the country. With dedicated collegiate fishing programming on several television networks, three nationally televised collegiate bass fishing events, and thousands of members, the ACA is the leader in competitive collegiate bass fishing. For more information on the ACA, or the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing series,visit www.CollegiateBassChampionship.com. For more information on CarecoTV,visit www.carecotv.com.