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Garmin International to become official marine electronics sponsor of USA Bass

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (May 3, 2018) – USA Bass is proud to announce that Garmin International will become the official electronics sponsor for USA Bass. Garmin, based in Olathe, Kansas, is recognized as the world leader in GPS technology. USA Bass supports Garmin’s mission, vision, and values as outlined below:

GARMIN MISSION: To be an enduring company by creating superior products for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and sports that are an essential part of our customers’ lives.

GARMIN VISION: We will be the global leader in every market we serve, and our products will be sought after for their compelling design, superior quality and best value.

GARMIN VALUES: The foundation of our culture is honesty, integrity and respect for associates, customers and business partners. Each associate is fully committed to serving customers and fellow associates through outstanding performance and accomplishing what we say we will do.

"We are thrilled that Garmin has agreed to support our USA Bass team at the Pan-American Bass Fishing Championship held on Lake Okeechobee this February and Black Bass World Championship to be held in Mexico this November," said USA Bass President Tony Forte. "Their products and support will help us in our pursuit of Gold medal excellence and propel bass fishing toward achieving Olympic status in the near future."

The USA Bass team recently followed up their Silver medal performance at the 2017 Black Bass World Championship in South Africa with Gold (Scott & Roland Martin) and Silver (John Cox & Keith Carson) medals at the 2018 Pan-American Bass Fishing Championship. The inaugural Pan-American Bass Fishing Championship was the first event supported by Garmin. With Garmin backing the USA Bass program, the future of USA Bass and bass fishing worldwide is very bright.

Garmin is the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer and was recently named Manufacturer of the Year for the third consecutive year by the NMEA, an honor given to the most recognized marine electronics company for support of products in the field. Garmin’s portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology, high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution mapping, sailing instrumentation, audio, entertainment, and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability and ease-of-use. Other Garmin marine brands include FUSION Entertainment and Navionics, a premier supplier of electronic navigation charts. For more information, visit

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