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Win a 2009 Grizzly 550 FI ATV sweepstakes

Yamaha Motorcycles,a leading maker of ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, reminds outdoorsmen and women that National Hunting and Fishing (NHF) Day is coming up on September 26. Yamaha is a proud sponsor of NHF Day and is giving away a 2009 Grizzly 550 FI ATV with Electric Power Steering (EPS) to support the cause. The sweepstakes runs through the end of October.

 "Yamaha is in the outdoors year round, but National Hunting & Fishing Day gives us a special opportunity to show our support for outdoorsmen and women across the country," said Steve Nessl, marketing manager for Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group. Through its relationships with organizations such as Ducks Unlimited, Safari Club International, Buckmasters, NWTF and NHF Day, among others, Yamaha is a continued supporter of conservation efforts for outdoor recreational enthusiasts.

Scheduled annually on the fourth Saturday of September, this year the celebration of hunting, fishing and conservation is set for September 26, 2009. NHF Day serves as the most effective grass roots effort ever taken to promote outdoor sports and conservation. Public commemorations of hunting, fishing and conservation are being planned nationwide. And the official home of NHF Day, the Wonders of Wildlife museum in Springfield, Mo., is spearheading a national awareness campaign. More information can be found at

The sweepstakes is open to all hosts, volunteers and attendees of any of the hundreds of nationwide events celebrating NHF Day. The contest is also open to all outdoor recreational sports participants. One lucky entrant, 18 years-of-age or older, will win a 2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI EPS. Approximate retail value is $8,199. No purchase necessary. The sweepstakes ends at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Oct. 31, 2009. The winner will be determined by random drawing. Complete rules, entry info and more information are available by visiting

The growing list of sponsors for National Hunting and Fishing Day includes Wonders of Wildlife, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Bass Pro Shops, Sportsman Channel, Realtree,, Hunting Heritage Trust, Cabela’s, Boone and Crockett Club, Smith & Wesson, Field & Stream/Outdoor Life, Woolrich, Yamaha and Pope and Young Club.

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