9 Feb 2016 0 dcadmin1

Company to Support Bassmaster Elite Series, Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation, College Series and Four Elite Anglers

Stow, Oh. – February 9, 2016 – Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels announced today its continued sponsorship relationship with B.A.S.S. to include a role as supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, as well as Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation and Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops.

“Dick Cepek was a true outdoorsman,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Dick Cepek. “He was an adventurer, and he developed tire and wheel products that could conquer any terrain. Our continued relationship with B.A.S.S. reflects the spirit of our brand.”

Along with displaying its products and providing promotional material at B.A.S.S. events, the company will offer the Dick Cepek Rolling Forward Award to Elite Series anglers, and will award $1,000 to the angler who makes the largest gain in Angler of the Year standings from tournament to tournament.

“Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels is synonymous with sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts,” said Bruce Akin, CEO of B.A.S.S. “We’re proud to have the company as a supporting sponsor for all of our series.”

Dick Cepek-sponsored Elite Anglers for the season include Clifford Pirch
David Walker, J. Todd Tucker and Justin Lucas. For more information on the Elite tournament schedule, visit

About Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels
Known as the company that developed the “original adventure tire”, the Dick Cepek brand has always taken great pride in providing quality tire and wheel products for truck, SUV and 4×4 owners. From its humble beginnings in 1958, to its high-tech tire manufacturing facilities around the country today, Dick Cepek’s legacy lives on in the quality products that bear his name. For more information, visit
Connect via Facebook and Instagram and Twitter. Media contact: Don Sneddon, Advertising Manager, 800-222-9092 ext. 3750,

About B.A.S.S.
B.A.S.S. is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 500,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website, television show (The Bassmasters on ESPN2), social media programs and events. For more than 45 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing. The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the most prestigious events at each level of competition, including the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open Series, B.A.S.S. Nation, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Costa Bassmaster High School Series, Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship and the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro. For more information, visit
Media Contact: Helen White, 205-313-0944, or Dave Precht, 205-313-0931,

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