YG LogoThe OCR World Championships (OCRWC), the premier independent world championship for the burgeoning sport of Obstacle Course Racing, announced today a partnership with D.G. Yuengling and Son, Inc., which will position Yuengling as the exclusive beer sponsor the 2015 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships.

“We are proud to partner with another great American company that shares in the excitement of our event,” said OCRWC CEO Adrian Bijanada. “Yuengling is a family-owned company that has thrived in the marketplace thanks to hard-work and a hands-on approach, both of which are principles that resonate strongly within the Obstacle Course Racing community.”

“Yuengling is very proud to play a major role in this year’s OCR World Championship event as the exclusive beer sponsor and we are very excited to host the event here in Southern Ohio,” said D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. Ohio District Manager Tom Puma. “This event brings in the best athletes from around the world and we are delighted to support these amazing athletes as they compete in the event. This will again prove to be an awesome event for both participants and spectators.”

As part of the partnership, athletes and their guests will be able to enjoy some of the best beers from America’s Oldest Brewery, including Yuengling Traditional Lager, Light Lager, Black & Tan and Oktoberfest.

About D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc: 

Based in Pottsville, PA, D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, is family owned and operated since 1829.  Principal beer brands include Traditional Lager, Light Lager, Premium, Light, Black and Tan, Dark Brewed Porter, and Lord Chesterfield Ale.  For more information, visit www.yuengling.com.

About the OCR World Championships:

The OCR World Championships is the first truly independent championship event designed to celebrate the athletes in the burgeoning sport of Obstacle Course Racing. The race will be held on October 17 & 18, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio and will be one of the most diverse competitive events in the sport. The two day event will feature with 20 racing categories including elite, age-group, and team competitions, and over 50 categories for cash and prizes for athletes. For more information, visit http://ocrworldchampionships.com.