The Daytona Beach Area CVB wants you to show off your biker pets
August 09, 2013
The following is an industry press release...
Daytona Beach, Fla. (August 8, 2013) –
People aren’t the only ones who enjoy long motorcycle rides – as it
turns out, fluffy companions are also digging the action. Pets riding
along with their owners on motorcycles are becoming a more common sighting during
bike events. In preparation for the 21st Annual Biketoberfest®,
the Daytona Beach Area CVB is asking pet-friendly motorcycle enthusiasts to
show off their biker pets for a chance to win one of three getaways to Daytona
promotion, called Tails & Tailpipes, is a photo contest geared towards
bikers and their faithful two and four-legged companions. Pets can be
positioned on a bike, around a bike, wearing biker gear or in another creative
way that shows they are truly worthy of being called “bikers.” Entries
will be accepted through the Official Biketoberfest® Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/Biketoberfest)
from Aug. 1 – Sept. 15, 2013.
will be first, second and third place prizes for the best biker pet photo
submissions with the grand prize of a four-day, three-night stay at the Shores
Resort & Spa; admission for two to the Museum of Arts & Sciences;
admission for two to the Marine Science Center; admission for two to the Ponce
de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, a gift card for one Banana Boat ride with Ponce Inlet
Watersports and a $25 gift card for the Ocean Deck Restaurant and Beach
order to make it fun for all involved, the CVB added a twist to this photo
competition allowing voters to also have a chance to win. Two lucky
voters will be chosen at random to win one of two available prize packages.
Voting will be open on the Official Biketoberfest® Facebook
Page on Sept. 16 – Oct. 10, 2013 with a winner being drawn on Oct. 11, 2013.
promotion captures the awareness that events like Biketoberfest®
cross a variety of demographics and are not limited to the stereotypes of years
past. Statistics show that more than 3 in 5 Americans own at least one pet, and
we’ve seen some bike enthusiasts first hand at area bike events with their pet
in tow,” stated Jeffrey Hentz, President/CEO of the Daytona Beach Area CVB.
“Bringing the softer side of motorcycle owners into perspective helps put a
different angle on the biker persona.”
contest ends just before the beginning of the 21st Annual
Biketoberfest® sponsored by Amsoil® and GEICO. This
internationally known event happens every October and is set for October 17 –
20, 2013. Biketoberfest® attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from
across the United States and Canada for an extended weekend of live music,
motorcycle rallies, scenic rides, poker runs and more.