Makita Catches Soccer Fever with Gear Giveaway, Tickets and More

5/1/2014

Makita U.S.A., Inc. is connecting with contractors who have a passion for soccer with an exclusive offer that gives fans free national team gear with select purchases of Makita tools, and one lucky winner will be heading to Brazil for the world's largest sporting event. Makita is an official sponsor of the Mexican National Soccer Team (Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, or "FMF"). 

It's all part of Makita's continuing drive to bring the excitement of soccer to the growing number of fans on jobsites across the United States.

With a qualifying purchase of Makita power tools, contractors can select gear from 12 national teams including Mexico, United States, Honduras and Costa Rica, as well as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, England, Germany, Italy, Spain and Uruguay. The mail-in promotion is based on qualifying purchases made through May 31, 2014, with a postmark date of June 13, 2014. Details are available at MakitaTools.com/PonteLaCamiseta.

Makita has also teamed up with The Home Depot and Coca-Cola, official sponsors of the Mexican National Soccer Team (Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, or "FMF"), to offer a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Brazil this summer to watch Mexico in championship match play. In addition to the Grand Prize, fans can enter to win select Makita power tools and combo kits, as well as Home Depot Gift Cards and Coca-Cola products. "Win a Week in Brazil" is effective through May 12, 2014. You can find details here: WinToBrazil.com.

Also, from June 1 through July 31, 2014, select Makita dealers will feature an eye-catching display featuring FMF team graphics, select Makita power tools and exclusive gifts-with-purchase including FMF tool bags, soccer balls and team scarves. To find a participating Makita dealer, go to www.MakitaTools.com/FMF.

As the leader in product innovation, Makita engages Hispanic contractors on jobsites with best-in-class power tools. The new 2014 soccer-focused promotions are the latest in Makita's ongoing engagement with Hispanic contractors through the sport of soccer. Makita is a sponsor of Major League Soccer (MLS), as well as the Mexican National Team (FMF) during their annual tour of the US. On MLS and FMF game days, Makita can frequently be found at the stadium meeting fans and sharing the very latest best-in-class power tool solutions. In addition, Makita's "Build your Dreams" campaign focuses on the benefits realized by Hispanic contractors who use Makita power tools.