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Audiovox Sponsors Toyota Texas Bass Classic

Lake Conroe, Texas – Audiovox, a leader in the marketing and supply of consumer and automobile electronics, will partner with the Toyota Texas Bass Classic to become the title sponsor of the tournament’s unique pro-am competition. The Audiovox Pro-Am will be held Thursday, October 15…

Lake Conroe, Texas – Audiovox, a leader in the marketing and supply of consumer and automobile electronics, will partner with the Toyota Texas Bass Classic to become the title sponsor of the tournament’s unique pro-am competition. The Audiovox Pro-Am will be held Thursday, October 15 at Lake Conroe in Montgomery, Texas. The pro-am consists of one professional angler fishing on a team with two amateurs. Amateurs compete for a variety of prizes while learning from and interacting with the world’s best anglers. Oakley is joining the tournament to outfit the entire pro-am with select polarized fishing specific sunglasses. The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) will be held October 16 – 18.

“We are delighted to partner with the Toyota Texas Bass Classic,” said Tom Malone, president of Audiovox Electronics Corporation. “This event partners the very best anglers in the field and provides our company with an opportunity to showcase our award winning products in the very best company.”

Audiovox will receive significant branding exposure onsite and in the TTBC’s marketing and advertising materials. In addition, Audiovox products will be included in the pro-am gift package, given to all amateur participants.

The pro-am is an unbeatable way to impress clients and reward employees. Amateurs will spend an entire morning rubbing elbows with the best anglers in the world. This unique experience will leave a lasting impression on the most seasoned corporate executives.

“We are very excited to bring Audiovox on board as the title sponsor of our pro-am competition,” said Tournament Director Lenny Francoeur. “They are a leader in consumer and automobile electronics, and the TTBC pro-am will be a great opportunity for them to increase awareness of their brands.”

Pro-am participants will be delighted to learn that Oakley will enhance the exclusive pro-am gift package with polarized fishing specific sunglasses. In addition, Oakley will outfit the Toyota Texas Bass Classic staff with shirts and outerwear.

For the first year, the TTBC is positioned as the world championship of the Professional Anglers Association (PAA) Tournament Series and the format will be an individual angling competition, making the event a true world championship. The field will be comprised of 60 anglers, all qualified members of the PAA who earn spots based on PAA Tournament Series finishes or other merits.

The Toyota Texas Bass Classic is sanctioned by the Professional Anglers Association with technical assistance and support from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries Division. Title sponsor for the event is Toyota. Dick’s Sporting Goods is the official sporting goods provider. Evan Williams is the official bourbon. The tournament will be held on Buffalo Springs, a planned development in the City of Montgomery. Corporate partnership opportunities are available for 2009. For additional information, visit www.toyotatexasbassclassic.com.



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