BENTON, Ky. – Major League Fishing announced today that OPTIMA Batteries, a world leader in high-performance automotive, marine, heavy-duty AGM and lithium batteries, will become the presenting sponsor of REDCREST 2024, MLF’s most prestigious event, March 14-17 in Birmingham, Alabama. The agreement marks an expansion of the successful marketing partnership between the two brands that was first launched in 2012 and will showcase OPTIMA’s new OPTIMA ORANGETOP marine lithium batteries to fishing fans across the globe.
“We are excited to join the Major League Fishing team this season as a brand-new presenting sponsor for REDCREST 2024. Our ongoing partnership with MLF has been extremely successful, and when we had the opportunity to step up our involvement as the presenting sponsor of MLF’s biggest event of the year, we jumped at the chance,” said Cam Douglass, Director of Marketing for OPTIMA Batteries. “As leaders in the industry, we recognize the need for reliable, durable batteries for boats and recreational vehicles, and we are proud to showcase our new OPTIMA ORANGETOP marine lithium batteries to the loyal and avid MLF fans. These batteries will be fitment GR31 and have been designed specifically for marine and RV applications, available for both deep cycle applications and as dual-purpose for starting power.”
In addition to a massive presence at REDCREST 2024 and the MLF Outdoor Sports Expo held in conjunction with the event, OPTIMA ORANGETOP marine lithium batteries will continue to receive prominent exposure through multiple MLF outlets, including MLFNOW! livestream, television broadcasts, website, social media channels, and MLF Bass Fishing magazine. OPTIMA Lithium is also the Exclusive Battery Sponsor of the MLF General Tire Team Series.
In addition to MLF, OPTIMA Lithium will continue to sponsor Bass Pro Tour star Edwin Evers, the REDCREST 2021 Champion with more than $3.9 million in career earnings.
“Numerous historic and exciting moments have happened at REDCREST – including OPTIMA pro Edwin Evers’ big win in 2021 – and the tournament has established itself as one of the premier bass-fishing championship events in the world,” said MLF Vice President of Sponsorship and Sales Development Chris Bork. “Thanks to incredible sponsors like OPTIMA Lithium, the dedication of our anglers and staff, and the passionate fans who watch or attend each year, we are extremely excited about REDCREST 2024 and expect this event to be our best REDCREST yet.”
OPTIMA high-performance automotive, marine, heavy-duty AGM and lithium batteries are manufactured by Clarios, LLC, the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive batteries. OPTIMA REDTOP, YELLOWTOP and BLUETOP batteries feature state-of-the-art SPIRALCELL TECHNOLOGY. This patented design allows OPTIMA batteries to deliver superior performance in both starting and deep cycling applications. OPTIMA ORANGETOP batteries are the newest additions to the legendary line of reliable performance batteries with six sizes available that utilize HYPERCORE LITHIUM technology. This new offering allows for more than 95% of the powersports market to experience the power and performance of OPTIMA Batteries. The OPTIMA product family also includes a line of Digital Chargers with advanced multi-stage charging to charge and maintain a variety of 12V vehicle batteries, maximizing battery life and performance. To learn more or to purchase OPTIMA products, please visit www.optimabatteries.com, call 1-888-8OPTIMA (1-888-867-8462) or find @OPTIMABatteries on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.