Hunt Brothers Pizza announced Ryan Wilson of Pelahatchie, Miss., as the winner of the grand prize Bad Boy Buggies Recoil IS 4×4 hunting ATV with Realtree camouflage design valued at $15,000 today.
The contest which ended on Dec. 31, 2012 enabled hunting enthusiasts across the country to enter to win Realtree prize giveaways. Wilson works for the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department as a Detention Officer and also serves his community as a firefighter.
“I can’t began to explain how excited and lucky I am to win the Bad Boy Buggy. This is like a once in a lifetime thing for me. How many 22-year-olds can you think of that can register for a sweepstake and actually win the grand prize?” Wilson said. “I love to hunt, so I know I will have many uses for the Bad Boy Buggy. I am pleased to thank Hunt Brothers Pizza, Realtree and Bad Boy Buggies for choosing me for a lifetime experience.”
“Realtree and Bad Boy Buggies are some of the biggest and most well-respected names in the outdoor and hunting industry, and we are thrilled to partner with them on this sweepstakes,” said Keith Solsvig, vice president of marketing for Hunt Brothers Pizza. “With nearly 14 million licensed hunters across the country hunting in the same areas where Hunt Brothers Pizza’s locations are found, this partnership is a great way to get hunters involved in trying our products while rewarding our loyal consumers.”
The contest ran from Sept. 10, 2012 until Dec. 31, 2012 and generated approximately 270,000 entries, the largest promotion Hunt Brothers Pizza has completed to date. “All of us at Realtree are excited about teaming up with Hunt Brothers Pizza on this awesome fall sweepstakes,” said Bill Jordan, president of Realtree. “Hunt Brothers Pizza is known for quality pizzas and wings, and this is a great way to promote their products to outdoorsmen and women everywhere.”
He added, “What a great opportunity for Hunt Brothers Pizza consumers to win some unique prizes, plus the camo pizza box has a usable target on it, which is pretty cool.” Hunt Brothers Pizza will be mailing out First-Prize (5) Nikon #7 Binoculars, Second-Prize (10) Nikon #3 Binocular and Third-Prize (25) One Case Realtree Energy Drink in the next few weeks.
With more than 6,500 locations in 28 states, Hunt Brothers Pizza is the nation’s largest brand of made-to-order pizza in the convenience store industry.