WEATHER GUARD® Partners With the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Bullfighters Only During Annual WNFR Campaign
Dec 1, 2015
Bullfighters Will Wear Custom WEATHER GUARD® Uniforms
Crystal Lake, IL, December 1, 2015 – WEATHER GUARD®, an industry leader in truck and van equipment, is pleased to announce their continued partnership with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). WEATHER GUARD® is the official truck box of the PRCA and WNFR and the brand will once again sponsor the bullfighters for the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) presented by Polaris RANGER. The WNFR will take place December 3-12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s bullfighters include Dusty Tuckness, Cody Webster and Aaron Ferguson, who were chosen by their peers because of their hard work throughout the rodeo season. “The bullfighters are perfect ambassadors for the WEATHER GUARD® brand,” said Chris Filardi, VP of Marketing. “They exemplify the same WEATHER GUARD® brand characteristics of hard work, durability and protection on the job.”
On opening night, December 3rd, WEATHER GUARD®, will present the official, custom WEATHER GUARD® uniforms to the WNFR Bullfighters at the kickoff of the Bullfighters Only Roughy Cup at Cowboy Christmas hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center. And this year, Bullfighters Only, a platform created to revolutionize the sport of American Bullfighting, is bringing freestyle bullfighting back to Las Vegas. In addition to sponsoring the WNFR bullfighters, WEATHER GUARD®, will also sponsor the Bullfighters Only Protection Team, including the Bullfighters and Barrel Man during the Roughy Cup scheduled for December 3rd-5th and 9th-12th.
On December 12th, the final day of the Bullfighters Only performances, WEATHER GUARD®, will present the Bullfighter Save of the Year Award. This program, has 3 finalists remaining. These daring bullfighters have been selected based on their performances during the rodeo season and their featured videos have run throughout the year. The campaign invites the public to vote on their favorite Bullfighter Save of the Night. Voting ends on December 11, 2015.
To get the full WNFR experience, be sure to visit WEATHER GUARD® at the Bullfighters Only events, WNFR performances or at the Polaris RANGER ProRodeo Zone. Along with playing games and winning prizes, there will be opportunities to meet some of the top rodeo bullfighters and barrel men. For more information, visit www.weatherguard.com or follow us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/weatherguardstorage.
ABOUT WEATHER GUARD®
WEATHER GUARD®, a WernerCo brand, is an industry leader in truck and van equipment, including truck boxes, drawer units, shelving, cabinets, and racks for trucks, vans and utility vehicles. WEATHER GUARD® organizes your truck and van for greater productivity and provides your tools and valuables superior protection against break-ins and weather. WEATHER GUARD® products are manufactured in Crystal Lake, Illinois. For more information, visit www.weatherguard.com.
WernerCo is a privately owned, fully-integrated, international manufacturer and distributor of climbing products, fall protection equipment and jobsite, truck and van storage equipment. WernerCo has manufacturing, warehousing, sales and distribution facilities in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. WernerCo’s international headquarters are in Schaffhausen, Switzerland and its US headquarters are in Greenville, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.wernerworldwide.com.
ABOUT THE PRCA
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the largest and oldest professional rodeo-sanctioning body in the world. The recognized leader in ProRodeo, the PRCA is committed to maintaining the highest standards. The PRCA, a membership-based organization, sanctions approximately 600 rodeos annually, and there are more than 30 million fans in the U.S. The PRCA showcases the world's best cowboys by televising the sport's premier events, including the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots and the world-renowned Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER on CBS Sports Net (DISH channel 158, DirecTV channel 221). The Justin Boots Playoffs and Championships, Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo, All American ProRodeo Finals presented by Pendleton Whisky, also will air on CBS Sports Net, and the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour Div. 1 events will live stream at wranglernetwork.com. PRCA-sanctioned rodeos raise more than $26 million for local and national charities. For comprehensive coverage of the cowboy sport, read the ProRodeo Sports News, the official publication of the PRCA, and for daily updates of news and results visit the PRCA's official website, www.prorodeo.com.
ABOUT BULLFIGHTERS ONLY
Founded in 2015, Bullfighters Only is a platform created to revolutionize the sport of American Bullfighting. Originally launched as an online store for all things bullfighting, BFO’s rapid growth has allowed the organization to expand quickly into other avenues. Bullfighters Only aims to develop bullfighting from the ground up through affordable clinics and equipment, cutting edge content, engaging social media, aggressive athlete marketing, and most importantly, high energy live events. Carrying serious momentum into 2016, Bullfighters Only will sanction several existing freestyle bullfighting events while adding dozens of new stops to the Tour schedule. By following successful blueprints of other action sports, Bullfighters Only will crown the first true World Champion Freestyle Bullfighter in over 15 years and propel the sport into the main-stream. For more information visit www.bullfightersonly.com.