Polaris RANGER Continues Sponsorship of RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER
Minneapolis, MN (Feb. 10, 2017) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is continuing as the presenting sponsor of RFD-TV THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER. This is the fourth year of the event and Polaris RANGER’s participation.
“THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER, allows us to support the western lifestyle, which we know a lot of our RANGER customers are a part of,” said Emily Dell, marketing specialist for Polaris RANGER. “We are excited to be part of the event for a fourth year.”
As the presenting sponsor, Polaris RANGER not only will have a strong presence at the event, but will award one lucky attendee a brand-new 2017 RANGER XP 1000 live at the show.
“Polaris RANGER has been a tremendous partner as the presenting sponsor of THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER, from the very first year,” said
Brian Hughes, RFD TV’s Chief Revenue & Strategy Officer, GM Network Operations. “They have been integral to helping us grow this one-of-a-kind event, and we look forward to a successful year four and into the future.”
THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER will be held on Sun., Feb. 19, at AT&T Stadium, in Arlington, Texas. The rodeo offers six individual events: Bull Riding, Bareback Riding, Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Barrel Racing. The top 10 contestants in the world will compete against those who qualified during the qualifying rounds for the largest one-day payout in the history of the sport: $2 million.
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Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.