BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. and Garmin (NYSE: GRMN), the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, have renewed their multiyear sponsorship of the Bassmaster Tournament Trail.
“We are excited to continue our sponsorship of B.A.S.S. and further strengthen our long-standing relationship with this iconic fishing brand,” said Dave Dunn, Garmin senior director of marine and RV sales. “The Bassmaster Tournament Trail embodies the spirit of our brand, and it’s a great place for us to showcase our award-winning products and technologies to anglers and fans of all ages and skill levels.”
As a sponsor, Garmin will have an opportunity to engage with avid fans during the Bassmaster Outdoors Expo at Elite events and live weigh-ins for the Bassmaster Elite Series, St. Croix Bassmaster Opens Series, TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series, Strike King Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Strike King Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors and Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Team Championship.
Additionally, just for being the highest-finishing Garmin angler, competitors can win $500 in the Bassmaster Opens and B.A.S.S. Nation regional championships or a $500 gift card in College and High School Series events thanks to the Garmin Tournament Rewards program.
The relationship between Garmin and B.A.S.S. is already strong, with 22 members of the brand’s national pro team competing on the 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series, ranging from veteran angler Todd Auten to the winners of the last three Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classics, Hank Cherry and Jason Christie.
Engineered on the inside for life on the outside, Garmin products have revolutionized life for anglers, sailors, mariners, and boat enthusiasts everywhere. Committed to developing the most innovative, highest quality, and easiest to use marine electronics the industry has ever known, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to beat yesterday. For the eighth consecutive year, Garmin was named the Manufacturer of the Year by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Other Garmin marine brands include Fusion® and Navionics®. For more information, visit Garmin’s virtual Newsroom, email our press team, connect with @garminmarine on social media or follow our adventures at garmin.com/blog.
B.A.S.S., which encompasses the Bassmaster tournament leagues, events and media platforms, is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 515,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (Bassmaster.com), TV show, radio show, social media programs and events. For more than 50 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.