MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, and Bridgford Foods Corporation have announced a sponsorship agreement for the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour season. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Founded more than 80 years ago, Bridgford is recognized as the "Premium Brand" of pepperoni, beef jerky, summer sausage and meat snacks. Bridgford's brand of Sweet Baby Ray's Beef Jerky is one of the fastest growing meat snacks in the United States. All products made by Bridgford Foods are made in the USA with only the highest quality American beef and pork.
Bridgford Foods will receive exposure from all of FLW's platforms, including its tournaments and Expos, websites and social media, FLW Bass Fishing magazine and the "FLW" television show on NBC Sports Network. "FLW" is broadcast Sundays in high-definition (HD) to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world.
As part of their FLW partnership, Bridgford Foods is sponsoring two veteran anglers on both the FLW Tour and FLW Rayovac series. Randy Blaukat of Joplin, Mo., will be competing on the FLW Tour as well as participating in some events in the FLW Rayovac series. Joe Uribe Jr. of Surprise, Ariz., will be competing on the FLW Rayovac series in the Western Division.
FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2014 over the course of 229 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the "Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water." For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.