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Nationwide Insurance joins Future Pro Tour’s group of premier sponsors
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Nationwide Insurance joins Future Pro Tour’s group of premier sponsors

SACRAMENTO, Ca. - Future Pro Tour Tournament Trails, the largest amateur-level bass fishing tournament trail in the western United States, is pleased to announce the addition of Nationwide Insurance to its group of premier sponsors supporting the tour. One of the largest insurance and financial investment companies in the world, Nationwide has been providing quality services for more than 80 years, and will become a presenting sponsor of Future Pro Tour.

Vince Harris, president and director of Future Pro Tour said that he is honored to have Nationwide Insurance become part of the tour's group of premier presenting sponsors, and is eager to get the insurance giant involved in the participation and support aspect of the sport.

“Having Nationwide Insurance on as a premier sponsor of the tour is something we are excited about, and humbled to announce,” stated Harris. “Their philosophy of providing quality products and unwavering customer care is a viewpoint that is totally congruent with what Future Pro Tour has tried to accomplish for our participants over the years.”

Nationwide is an 80-year old company that began as a small mutual automobile insurer in Ohio and has become one of the largest insurance and investment services providers in the world.  Nationwide’s path from small organization to Fortune 500 Company is one that has set an example for companies the world over, and it will do the same for Future Pro Tour.

 ”Nationwide Insurance is thrilled to announce its partnership with Future Pro Tour as the exclusive insurer of choice”, stated Kimber Edwards, Sales Associate Vice President for Nationwide Insurance. We are looking forward to meeting all of the anglers and being a part of tour’s fun and competitive environment”. 

Harris said the best part of the new partnership is what it means for the anglers that participate in Future Pro Tour events. “Nationwide’s partnership is a tremendous marriage that will allow our participants to continue to flourish both on and off the water,” he said.  Now, their competitive efforts will have the support of one of the country’s premier companies alongside them, and that provides a win-win situation for both organizations.” 

Look for the Nationwide Insurance presence at all Future Pro Tour events, as you can be sure that their involvement in the Tour will certianly enhance the quality and fun Future Pro Tour participants have come to expect over the past ten years.

 About Future Pro Tour - The Future Pro Tour is an amateur level team circuit that offers a great opportunity to learn the basics of competitive bass fishing, meet lots of great people, and have fun while doing it. The goal of the organization; simply put, is to provide a venue in which entry/amateur level anglers can improve on their bass fishing skills in a friendly yet competitive environment.   Future Pro Tour works to the motto of being a “great place to learn.”  For more on Future Pro Tour visit them at

 About Nationwide - Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by A.M. Best. The company provides a full range of personalized insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services. Nationwide currently supports other "power sport" activities such as NASCAR, and the PGA Tour. For more information, visit

Thursday 02 June 2011 - 12:33:39

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