EXPERIENCE USC FOOTBALL AS A VIP WITH FREE 50-YARD LINE TICKETS, FREE TAILGATE PARTY PASSES, SIGNED FOOTBALL, FREE TIRES AND MORE COURTESY OF KUMHO TIRE
-- Kumho Tire Announced as Official Tire of USC Athletics -Sep 13th 2012
Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc., one of the world's leading tire manufacturers, is pleased to announce its partnership with the University of Southern California for the 2012-2013 athletic season. As a part of this major sponsorship supporting one of Southern California's premier colleges for the third consecutive year, Kumho Tire is giving Trojan gridiron fans the chance to win valuable prizes including the Golden Ticket Grand Prize Package. As the official tire of the USC Trojans, Kumho's tires are synonymous with performance and durability. As a company, Kumho Tire aligns itself with partners that embody these qualities. Kumho Tire representatives will be attending many USC football home games with a complete onsite activation program designed to engage fans. For more details on the Kumho Tire/USC Athletics partnership, visit www.KumhoTireUSA.com.
"The USC Trojans in their cardinal and gold uniforms are one of the most highly recognized college football teams in the country. The school also has one of the most aggressive athletic programs encouraging students to perform at their best as part of a team," said Rick Brennan, vice president of marketing, Kumho Tire U.S.A. "We support these young athletes as they pursue their dreams and their passions in sports and academics and are happy to be the official tire sponsor of USC athletics."
The agreement between Kumho Tire and USC Athletics was facilitated by USC Sports Properties, the FOX-owned sales entity which manages the marketing and media rights on behalf of USC Athletics.
"Kumho Tire has been a great partner to USC Athletics and we're thrilled to broaden this relationship to bring more exciting opportunities to both the company and to Trojan fans," said USC Sports Properties Director of Corporate Relations, DeSh Runnels. "Both USC Athletics and USC Sports Properties are committed to helping Kumho Tire reach their business goals and we look forward to working together to continue to bolster their brand."
In addition to making their contribution to the school, Kumho Tire also gives USC fans the chance to win big ticket items during several of the home games at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Kumho Tire's Golden Ticket Grand Prize package gives fans the chance to win two 50-yard line tickets, a pre-game on field tour, ESPN LA's Tailgate Party passes, ESPN Stage Access, an autographed football, an opportunity to call the first play live on ESPN radio, free Kumho tires and more. Find Kumho Tire at the September 22nd USC football game versus University of California Berkeley, the November 10th game against Arizona State and the November 24th game against Notre Dame. Fans may also sign up to win online at www.KumhoTireUSA.com or through Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KumhoTire, though only those who enter at the Kumho display located outside the Coliseum will be eligible to win the free Kumho tires. This top tire manufacturer also makes it easy to win by offering a $75 rebate on the purchase of a set of select Kumho Ecsta tires.This rebate is valid through December 12, 2012 and is available at all authorized Kumho retailers in California.
Fans coming to the Los Angeles Coliseum to watch the USC Trojans work to make it to the national championship should stop by the large Kumho Tire display located off of Figueroa Boulevard in front of the two giant bronze statues flanking the main stadium entrance. Here fans can meet and take photos with the Kumho girls, enter to win prizes, play fun football games and even talk to tire experts about proper tire inflation and safety.
ABOUT KUMHO TIRE
Founded in 1960, Kumho Tire has more than 50 years of history steeped in innovation in management, technical development and environmental awareness that has positioned the Company as one of the world's top 10 tire manufacturers. Distributed in 160 countries, Kumho is dedicated to providing a top quality driving experience to consumers throughout the world. Headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Kumho Tire USA is the U.S. sales, marketing, product development and distribution arm of Kumho Tire Co. Inc. For more information on Kumho Tire USA, Inc. and its products, please visit www.KumhoTireUSA.com. Follow Kumho on Facebook.com/KumhoTire and on Twitter @KumhoTireUSA.
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ABOUT USC ATHLETICS
USC has one of the nation's most successful athletic traditions. Trojan teams have won 117 national championships (94 men's, including a national-best 81 NCAA titles, and 23 women's), more than all but two other schools. USC's men athletes have won more individual NCAA titles (304) than any other school (the Women of Troy have another 64 individual NCAA crowns). Troy has more Olympians, medalists and gold medalists than any other school. Since 1904, 418 Trojans have competed in the Games, winning 135 gold medals (with at least one gold in every summer Olympics dating back to 1912), 87 silver and 65 bronze. Four Trojans have won the prestigious Sullivan Award as America's top amateur athlete: diver Sammy Lee (1953), shot putter Parry O'Brien (1959) and swimmers John Naber (1977) and Janet Evans (1989). Two Women of Troy have won the Honda-Broderick Cup as the top collegiate woman athlete of the year: Cheryl Miller (1983-84) and Angela Williams (2001-02). Trojan women have won 14 Honda Awards, as their sport's top female athlete. USC student athletes have received 51 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships (in the Top 10 among all schools) and Troy has had 29 first team Academic All-Americans and four athletes who were Rhodes Scholars. USC field 21 intercollegiate teams, nine men's (football, basketball, baseball, track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, golf, water polo, volleyball) and 12 women's (basketball, track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, golf, water polo, volleyball, rowing, cross country, lacrosse and sand volleyball).
USC Sports Properties
A division of FOX Sports' Home Team Sports, USC Sports Properties is a full service sales and marketing organization representing the University of Southern California. Its mission is to create long-term strategic partnerships through customized, integrated marketing programs that deliver great value while addressing the needs and objectives of its corporate partners, USC and its stakeholders.