(Dec. 30, 2013 - San Antonio, TX)...
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of CarecoTVand The Bass Federation, is pleased to announce the continued support received from Mustang Survival. Mustang Survival recently agreed to a two year partnership for the Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) and the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. This nationally televised series consists of the Cabela’s Collegiate Big Bass Bash, the Collegiate Bass Fishing Open and the season-ending BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship, as well as the Cabela’s School of the Year program. Anglers throughout the world have come to know Mustang Survival as the premier Personal Flotation Device (PFD) brand for active bass fishermen. Mustang Survival PFDs are designed to integrate seamlessly into the fishing lifestyle while delivering comfort, function, and most importantly, safety.
"Safety is a large priority in the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and we’ve worked on many initiatives with our partners at BoatUS in the past to stress the importance of wearing PFDs over the years. So, this is a great fit for everyone," comments Wade Middleton, President of CarecoTV and Co-founder of the ACA. "The products made by Mustang Survival are what I personally wear and they are designed with the angler in mind. They are lightweight, easy to use, and easy to maintain. We look forward to promoting their line of recreational products during the upcoming Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and through our various others means at the ACA."
"We truly appreciate the support from the bass fishing community," comments Shannon Ward, Director of Business Development & Marketing at Mustang Survival. "The opportunity to build on a great partnership with the ACA will help Mustang Survival connect with more anglers within the community. Product feedback from the anglers - who use our products daily - is integral to driving our product development and improving our line of safety solutions."
The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship is the marquee event of the series and is scheduled forMay 19-23, 2014. Florence, Alabama and Lake Pickwick will serve as the hosts of this annual event and more than 100 colleges are expected to attend and compete for the title of National Champions.
For more information on Mustang Survival, visit the mustangsurvival website.
For more information about the Association of Collegiate Anglers, visit the CollegiateBassChampionship website.
About Mustang Survival
Established in 1967, Mustang Survival has been designing and manufacturing lifesaving solutions for more than 45 years. Through constant innovation and application of new technologies, Mustang Survival is the leading supplier of quality flotation and personal protective equipment to the most demanding maritime and aviation customers including the Coast Guard, Law Enforcement, Water Rescue Teams, Fighter Pilots, Commercial Mariners and Recreational Boaters. Mustang Survival is part of The Safariland Group family of brands.For more information, please visit the mustangsurvival website. We save lives for a living.
About The Safariland Group
The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets. The Safariland Group offers a number of recognized brand names in these markets including Safariland, ABA, Second Chance, Bianchi, Break Free, Protech Tactical, Hatch, Monadnock,Identicator, NIK, Mustang Survival and Med-Eng. The Safariland Group’s mission, "Together, We Save Lives", is inherent in the lifesaving and protective products it delivers. The Safariland Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
For more information about The Safariland Group and these products, please visit the safariland website. The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.
About the ACA
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of CarecoTVand The Bass Federation, is a sanctioning body developed to facilitate growth, development, and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing. The ACA provides support to dozens of school operated regional events nationwide and owns the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the largest participatory collegiate tournament circuit in the country.With dedicated collegiate fishing programming on several television networks, three nationally televised collegiate bass fishing events, and thousands of members, the ACA is the leader in competitive collegiate bass fishing.For more information on the ACA, or the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, visit the CollegiateBassChampionship website. For more information on Cabela’s visit Cabelas.com, for more information on CarecoTV, visit the carecotv website. For more information on The Bass Federation, visit the bassfederation website.
About NBC Sports Network
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