SOURCE: CNH

CNH

January 21, 2011 15:38 ET

Case Launches Triple Threat Rodeo Competition

Grand Prize Winner to Receive a New Case Compact Track Loader and Ram Truck

RACINE, WI--(Marketwire - January 21, 2011) - Case Construction Equipment today announced the launch of the Case Triple Threat Rodeo Competition, a yearlong rodeo competition featuring Case loader/backhoes, wheel loaders and skid steers.

The operators who win rodeo events at Case dealerships across North America will compete in a final event during the 2012 World of Concrete tradeshow to determine the champion. The grand prize winner receives a new Case compact track loader for the sponsoring company and a Ram truck for themselves. Fully loaded with a quick coupler, pilot controls and Ride Control, the compact track loader is valued at $59,000. The Ram 2500SLT truck features a 5.76 V8 Hemi and is valued at $42,000.

"Operators demonstrate their skills on the job every day," said Rob Marringa, Case marketing manager. "They're placing pipe in narrow trenches, maneuvering equipment around jobsite obstacles and leveling ground to exact specifications. The Triple Threat Rodeo gives the very best operators a chance to show off their skills."

Operators participating in the local rodeo events are eligible to win up to $500 in cash prizes and Case gear. First-prize winners also will win a trip for two to Las Vegas to compete in the Case North American Triple Threat Rodeo Championship.

Case dealer events benefit local charities, such as Habitat for Humanity
The Case Triple Threat Rodeo Competitions also provide partnership opportunities with Habitat for Humanity affiliates. Each participating Case dealership will make a donation to its local Habitat affiliate or other local charity and provide the opportunity to recruit skilled volunteers at the events.

The rodeo events also will promote the Case Community Challenge program, which honors contractors who donate their time and energy to participate in local community improvement projects. 

Information about the Case Triple Threat Rodeo, including a calendar of upcoming events, is located at www.caserodeoseries.com. More information about the Case Community Challenge program is available at www.CaseCE.com/communitychallenge.

Case Construction Equipment sells and supports a full line of construction equipment around the world, including the No. 1 loader/backhoes, articulated trucks, excavators, telescopic handlers, motor graders, wheel loaders, vibratory compaction rollers, crawler dozers, skid steers, compact track loaders and rough-terrain forklifts. Through Case dealers, customers have access to a true professional partner -- with world-class equipment and aftermarket support, industry-leading warranties and flexible financing. More information is available at www.casece.com. Case is a division of CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. (MI: FI). More information about CNH can be found online at www.cnh.com.

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