Zeiss Sponsors Sportsman Channel’s 2011 Sportsman Choice Awards


Carl Zeiss Sports Optics has signed on the as a sponsor of Sportsman Channel’s 2011 Sportsman Choice Awards, the network’s viewer-decided awards program. All shows and show hosts airing on the network in 2011 were eligible with the final vote going to channel viewers.  The awards will be presented during SHOT Show week in Las Vegas for the following Best Show categories: Best Hunt Show, Best Shoot Show, Best Fish Show, Best Combination (hunting and fishing) Show, Full Draw Award (bowhunting), Best New Series and Best Show Host(s).   The evening also features Best Clip awards for select categories.

“Sportsman Channel is honored to have Zeiss be a part of our Sportsman Choice Awards,” said Gavin Harvey, Sportsman Channel CEO. “They’ve been a great partner and supporter of the network. We look forward to the evening’s events and celebrating with our fans and business partners.”

The Zeiss sponsored show “A Hunter’s Life with Larry Weishuhn” has been nominated for two Sportsman Choice Awards – Best New Series and Best Clip for Animal of the Year.

“Sportsman Channel offers some of the finest outdoor shows on television today, and we are proud to support this popular, viewer-driven awards program,” said Michael A. Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics.  “Zeiss has strong ties with the Sportsman Channel and its viewers, and we will continue to strengthen this exciting partnership in 2012.”

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