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Polaris Ranger Signs Three-Year Sponsorship Deal With PRCA

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 04 / 15

The PRCA has inked a three-year deal that makes the Polaris Ranger the official utility vehicle (UTV) of the rodeo organization, as well as for the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo and Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Financial terms were not available for the deal, which was negotiated in-house. Po...

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