Kennesaw, Ga. – June 28, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, the Proven Off-Road leader in powersports and
supporting outdoorsmen and women, is celebrating 10 years of teaming up with National Hunting and Fishing Day
(NHF Day). This year’s partnership features an all-new, built in the USA Kodiak 450 ATV sweepstakes at
For a decade, Yamaha has sponsored NHF Day, working to raise funds and awareness for their mission. This year,
Yamaha is again working to support NHF Day through the sweepstakes, as well as its Yamaha Outdoor Access
Initiative grant program, aiding NHF Day’s Live It! grants.
“Yamaha has been, and continues to be, committed to public land access and safe, responsible use while giving
back to the outdoors community in significant, impactful ways,” said Steve Nessl, marketing manager for Yamaha’s
ATV / SxS group. “Yamaha’s partnership with National Hunting and Fishing Day is a great example of the work we
can do together to support the outdoor, adventure, and family recreation lifestyle.”
NHF Day serves as the most effective grassroots effort ever taken to promote outdoor sports and conservation.
Yamaha, through its relationships with organizations such as Ducks Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation,
Safari Club International, Buckmasters, Tread Lightly!, National Wild Turkey Federation and NHF Day, among
others, is a continued supporter of conservation efforts for outdoor recreational enthusiasts. For 45 years, NHF Day
has been scheduled annually on the fourth Saturday of September. This year the celebration of hunting, fishing and
conservation is set for September 23rd.
“We’re honored to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary partnering with Yamaha in support of outdoor recreation
across the country,” said Misty Mitchell, director of conservation programs for Wonders of Wildlife National Wildlife
Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Mo. — the official home of National Hunting and Fishing Day. “It’s exciting
for NHF Day entrants to have a chance to win an all-new vehicle that outdoorsmen and women will love, and we’re
anticipating a record turnout on the online sweepstakes and at our events in September thanks to Yamaha’s
One lucky entrant, 18 years-of-age or older, will win a 2018 Kodiak 450, the highest value mid-class 4x4 ATV
providing the best off-road capability, comfort and confidence for all-day riding. No purchase necessary.
Sweepstakes ends 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time on October 31, 2017. Winner will be determined by random
For more information on NHF Day, visit their website at NHFday.org. Complete rules, entry details and additional
information are available by visiting http://YamahaSweepstakes.com/NHFday. Follow Yamaha Outdoors at
Facebook.com/YamahaOutdoors, Twitter.com/YamahaOutdoors or Instagram.com/YamahaOutdoors. #Yamaha
#YamahaOutdoors #NHFDay #ProvenOffRoad #YamahaAdventure
About Yamaha Motor Corp., USA
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, (YMUS) a leader in the motorsports market, makes the toughest, most capable
and versatile ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings also include
motorcycles, outboard motors, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, accessories,
apparel and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of dealers in the United States.
Headquartered in Cypress, Calif., since its incorporation in 1976, Yamaha also has facilities in Wisconsin and
Georgia, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on Yamaha, visit
ATVs over 90cc are recommended for use only by riders 16 years and older.