Pac-12 announces Old Trapper as official sponsor
LOS ANGELES - The Pac-12 announced today it has added Old Trapper as an official sponsor of both the 2021 Pac-12 Football Championship Game, presented by 76®, as well as the 2022 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, presented by New York Life.
As the official jerky of the Pac-12 Conference and a sponsor of next season’s Pac-12 Football Championship Game and Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, Old Trapper will receive a slate of media inventory across Pac-12 Networks’ linear, digital and social channels, along with in-stadium branding and hospitality at the two flagship championship events.
“We are pleased to welcome Oregon-based Old Trapper as the official jerky of the Pac-12 and to have them involved with our championship events,” said Steve Tseng, Pac-12 Networks Executive Vice President of Sales. “Old Trapper is a 50-year-old family business headquartered just outside Portland, Ore. and we are thrilled to partner with a brand that makes a wide variety of the tastiest jerky available today.”
“Old Trapper is Proud to be an official Partner of the Pac-12 helping support college athletics throughout the conference,” said Robert Leary, Director of Marketing of Old Trapper. “As locals to the Pacific Northwest and many of us as alumni of Pac-12 schools, the college sports seasons are something we look forward to as fans. Life is great when you are able to snack on the best beef jerky while watching the finest college athletes in your home region.”
The 2021 Pac-12 Football Championship Game, presented by 76, will be played Friday, Dec. 3, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and broadcast on ABC. The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will be played March 9-12, 2022, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the sixth year.
Pac-12 sponsors and supporters of the 2021 Football Championship Game, presented by 76, and 2022 Men’s Basketball Tournament, presented by New York Life, include 76, Gatorade, GEICO, Jockey, MGM, LVCVA, Nextiva, Old Trapper, Pacific Premier Bank, Primesport, Redbox, Ticketsmarter and Unifi.
The Pac-12 Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” leading the nation in NCAA Championships in 55 of the last 61 years, with 537 NCAA team titles overall. The Conference comprises 12 leading U.S. universities - the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Colorado, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, the University of Utah, the University of Washington and Washington State University. For more information on the Conference’s programs and member institutions, please visit Pac-12.com/conference.
Old Trapper Smoked Products has produced its signature line of authentic handmade beef jerky from its headquarters in Forest Grove, Oregon since 1969. That 50 years of experience, complemented by continued investments in state-of-the-art processes, results in top-quality products that are distributed nationwide. A family-run business, Old Trapper offers a full line of high-quality, smoked meat snacks using only the leanest strips of beef, best seasoning ingredients and real wood-fired smoke. For more information, please visit www.OldTrapper.com.