STOW, Ohio (Feb. 10, 2016) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. subsidiary Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels is continuing its sponsorship relationship with B.A.S.S. fishing competitions.
As part of its role, the firm will serve as supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, as well as Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation and Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops.
“Dick Cepek was a true outdoorsman,” said Ken Warner, vice president of marketing for Dick Cepek. “He was an adventurer, and he developed tire and wheel products that could conquer any terrain. Our continued relationship with B.A.S.S. reflects the spirit of our brand.”
Along with displaying its products and providing promotional material at B.A.S.S. events, the company will offer the Dick Cepek Rolling Forward Award to Elite Series anglers and will award $1,000 to the angler who makes the largest gain in Angler of the Year standings from tournament to tournament.
Dick Cepek-sponsored Elite Anglers for the season include Clifford Pirch, David Walker, J. Todd Tucker and Justin Lucas.
For more information on the Elite tournament schedule, visit Bassmaster.com.