SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – There are just three weeks to go before Federal-Mogul’s iconic Champion spark plug, wipers and chemical additives brand begins the 2014 “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest. The popular annual contest, which enables grassroots racers to compete for $125,000 in Champion sponsorship packages, will open for entries beginning November 1 at the brand’swww.AlwaysaChampion.com website.
To enter the contest, racers simply need to submit 2-minute videos that describe their commitment to winning a racing title with the help of Champion spark plugs. At stake are 15 $5,000 sponsorships as well as one $50,000 Search for a Champion grand-prize sponsorship for the 2014 racing season.
“Throughout its history, the Champion brand has been a catalyst for thousands of talented racers in virtually every form of competition,” said Jessica Wynn, digital marketing manager for Federal-Mogul. “Search for a Champion is an investment in the next generation of racing superstars and an opportunity for any racer or team to compete for a chance to display the iconic Champion bow tie logo next year.”
The contest is open to grassroots racers in three broad categories of competition – Asphalt, Dirt and Water/Snow – covering everything from junior dragster, go-kart and motorcycle racing to snocross and personal watercraft competition. Video entries must be submitted to the www.AlwaysaChampion.com website between Nov. 1, 2013, and Jan. 3, 2014. The Champion community will vote for 15 finalists between Jan. 6 and Feb. 2. Voting for the $50,000 Search for a Champion grand prize will take place Feb. 21 through March 23.
The first 250 racers to enter the contest will receive a free Champion “swag” bag featuring a contest decal and Champion hat and T-shirt.
For more information about the Search for a Champion contest and “Performance Driven” Champion products, visitwww.AlwaysaChampion.com. Like Champion on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChampionSparkPlugs, and follow the brand on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ChampionPlugs.