Bass Pro Shops has signed a multiyear agreement to sponsor B.A.S.S. and Bassmaster events, the organization announced.
Under the agreements, Triton and Nitro will continue as premier, official boat sponsors of B.A.S.S. tournaments, including the Bassmaster Classic, the Bassmaster Elite Series, the Bassmaster Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation competitions, and the College and High School Series tournaments.
Bass Pro Shops becomes a supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, a supporting and title sponsor of the Bassmaster Opens Series, supporting and presenting sponsor of the Bassmaster College Series and supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster High School Series.
“Triton and Nitro are among the most popular bass boat brands in America today and we are pleased that they will again be showcased through their sponsorship of the Classic, Bassmaster Elite Series and other Bassmaster competitions,” said Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S. CEO.
“In addition, the support Bass Pro Shops is providing for our Opens, College, High School and other Bassmaster events is invaluable to our fans and the anglers competing in those tournament series,” Akin said. “This partnership not only serves our millions of fans and followers, but it also provides great opportunities for B.A.S.S. and Bass Pro Shops to reach new audiences and to grow the great sport of bass fishing.”
Said Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris: “We’re very proud to expand upon our longstanding support for B.A.S.S. through these significant partnerships with our fishing brands. B.A.S.S. events help us advance our goal to connect more people to nature by engaging people of all ages and skill levels to the great sport of fishing.”