Winter Park, Fla. — Lucas Oil has signed on as title sponsor for the 2017 Offshore World Championship. This is the latest collaboration in a growing partnership between Lucas Oil and Bonnier Corp., which produces the tournament.

The Lucas Oil Offshore World Championship is the world’s premier saltwater championship held annually in Quepos, Costa Rica. To qualify, teams must win one of more than 100 international qualifying events throughout the year. The 2017 tournament returns to the world-class facilities at Marina Pez Vela April 23-28.

Lucas Oil is a leading manufacturer of automotive, motorcycle, motorsports and outdoor products, including a full line of marine-related oils and additives.

“We’d like to welcome Lucas Oil aboard as our title sponsor,” said Dan Jacobs, tournament director, Offshore World Championship. “This is the perfect synergy between a company on the cutting edge in the marine boating industry and an elite cross-section of the top anglers in the world.”

“Our company has always had a passion for hunting and fishing,” said Jamie Devney, vice president for brand development, Lucas Oil. “The championship is a high-end event, the best of the best, and we’re happy to be affiliated with it.”

For more information on the 2017 Lucas Oil Offshore World Championship, see the full story (page 14).