Old Trapper Signs On As Official Jerky Of Big Ten Conference


Forest Grove, OR — Old Trapper Smoked Products is now the official beef jerky of the Big Ten Conference, covering the Big Ten football, men’s and women’s basketball and hockey seasons.

Throughout the 2021-22 season, Old Trapper will be highlighted as the official beef jerky of the Big Ten in both television broadcasts and streaming programming. The brand will also be featured in 30-second spots across the Big Ten Network’s linear and digital platforms and included on conference signage at the Big Ten Football Championship Game presented by Discover, Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament and the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. The beef snacks brand also receives rights to use Big Ten Conference logos throughout the season.

“We are excited to be partnering with the Big Ten Conference in this new sponsorship. Big Ten fans know that meat snacks pair perfectly with their traditions in football, basketball and hockey,” says Robert Leary, director of marketing of Old Trapper. “In considering expanding our sponsorships this year, it was an easy choice to partner with the Big Ten when we think about how committed the fans are to not only the teams, but to Old Trapper at the stores too.”