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Polaris® Named Title Sponsor of Fishing League Worldwide Rookie of the Year Award

Polaris® Named Title Sponsor of Fishing League Worldwide Rookie of the Year Award
Polaris will award a Polaris Sportsman® 570 – the best-selling automatic 4x4 ATV of all time – to the 2019 FLW Tour Rookie of the Year.

MINNEAPOLIS – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Polaris, the leading global powersports manufacturer, has been named the presenting sponsor for the coveted FLW Tour Rookie of the Year (ROY) award. The award is given to the highest-ranked first-year angler on the prestigious Tour, which features some of the top anglers in professional bass fishing.

Polaris will award a Polaris Sportsman® 570 – the best-selling automatic 4x4 ATV of all time – to the rookie angler that accumulates the most points after the seven-event FLW Tour regular season. Points are allocated on the basis of one point per place, in descending order from first place, which is worth 200 points in each event. This year’s ROY race features 34 FLW Tour rookies.

“We are thrilled to support newcomers to the sport through this award,” said Kyle Duea, Vice President of ORV Marketing for Polaris Industries. “Polaris was founded on a passion for the outdoors, so it is only fitting that we reward the hardest working rookie with a vehicle that allows him or her to stay connected with the outdoors.”

The 2019 FLW Tour rookie class includes some of professional bass fishing’s most promising up-and-comers, including Costa FLW Series champions, Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American champions and FLW College Fishing standouts. Historically, former ROY winners have gone on to enjoy successful careers highlighted by both regular-season wins on the FLW Tour, and the sport’s most prestigious tournament – the FLW Cup.

Fans will be able to follow all of the ROY race action through FLW’s extensive media offerings including FLW Live, which streams live online on Saturday and Sunday from all FLW Tour events, at FLWFishing.com, through the Emmy-nominated “FLW” television show, in FLW Bass Fishing magazine, and on FLW’s social media outlets.

For complete details and updated information visit FLWFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the sport’s top anglers on the FLW Tour on FLW’s social media outlets at FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

About FLW
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2019 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW and their partners conduct more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa and Spain. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube.

About Polaris
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 2018 sales of $6.1 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and pontoon, deck and cruiser boats. 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 includes 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.

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