COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 8, 2023 – USA Wrestling is pleased to announce Pritchard Companies as Official Automotive Enterprise Partner of USA Wrestling and title sponsor of the U.S. Open Championships to be held April 25-30, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“USA Wrestling is absolutely thrilled to add Pritchard Companies to our sponsor lineup,” said Rich Bender, Executive Director of USA Wrestling. “They are a unique company with strong ties to the wrestling world, and we’re excited to see how this partnership continues to flourish for years to come.”
“The Pritchard Family couldn’t be more excited to partner with USA Wrestling. The discipline and work ethic that wrestling instills in men and women provides a strong foundation for success in the business world and particularly in our Commercial Truck Industry,” says Joe Pritchard, CEO of Pritchard Companies.
USA Wrestling is the national governing body for wrestling in the United States, and a member of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and United World Wrestling, the international wrestling federation. USA Wrestling provides competition and programs for over 250,000 members of all ages, including athletes, coaches, officials and club leaders.
The U.S. Open Championships is one of the largest and most prestigious wrestling competitions held annually in the United States. It features the national championships for Senior men and women in the Olympic disciplines, as well as popular national championship events at six other age-group levels. It is hosted at the South Point Hotel and Casino and broadcasted to the world by FloWrestling.
Pritchard Companies, a national automotive enterprise that has been proudly family-owned and operated since 1913, manages various commercial and rental fleets, auto stores, carwashes, equipment sales outlets, and more. Additionally, they retail Serial 1 e-Bikes, Phat Scooters, and Streetrod Golf Cars. Pritchard Companies is headquartered in Clear Lake, Iowa. The Pritchard family have long been fans and supporters of the sport of wrestling, making the partnership an ideal fit.