Duck Commander is both the brand of a duck call and the name of the company in West Monroe, Louisiana, United States. The company manufactures these calls and other duck-hunting merchandise, as well as deer-hunting merchandise under the Buck Commander brand.
Duck Commander Logo since 2000
|Headquarters||West Monroe, Louisiana, United States|
|Phil Robertson (Founder & President)|
Willie Robertson (CEO)
Jase Robertson (COO)
Kay Robertson (Vice President)
Buck calls and accessories
|Revenue||$40 million (2012)|
|$20 million (2012)|
|Owners||Willie Robertson, Jase Robertson, Phil Robertson, Jep Robertson|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||Duck Dynasty |
Phil Robertson, a football quarterback at Louisiana Tech University, founded the company. He began his business in a dilapidated boat, where he spent 25 years making duck calls from Louisiana cedar trees.
The Robertson family and business are the subjects of Duck Dynasty, a reality television series on A&E. Before that, they were featured in the Duck Commander television show on the Outdoor Channel.
Sports and sponsorshipsEdit
Duck Commander 500Edit
In 2014, Duck Commander served as the title sponsor of the Duck Commander 500, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas which had been previously sponsored by Samsung, DirecTV, Radio Shack, National Rifle Association, and others. It was replaced by O'Reilly Auto Parts in 2017.
Duck Commander Independence BowlEdit
|2009–2010||Duck Commander||Aired on Outdoor Channel|
|2011||Presents: Buck Commander Protected by Under Armour||Duck Commander spin-off|
|2012–2017||Duck Dynasty||The hit A&E show|
|2014||Duck Commander: Before the Dynasty||Episodes air on A&E, consisting of clips from the original series interspersed with modern-day commentary from members of the Robertson family. Aired between Seasons 6 and 7 of Duck Dynasty.|
|2016–present||Jep & Jessica: Growing the Dynasty||Follows Jep Robertson, Phil's youngest son, and his wife Jessica as they adopt a baby boy into their family.|
|2016–present||Going Si-ral||Follows Si Robertson, Phil's brother, as he explores various quirks of the Internet.|
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- Owens, Ryan; Scholz, Jim (March 20, 2012). "'Redneck' Millionaires Built 'Duck Dynasty' in Duck Call Business". ABC News. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- "Willie Robertson". Duck Commander. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
- "The Week Ahead, Mar. 19–24". The New York Times. March 16, 2012. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
- Owens, Jeff (February 6, 2014). "Duck Dynasty stars to sponsor NASCAR race at Texas". Sporting News. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
- "O'Reilly Auto Parts Signs Multi-year Entitlement Deal for Annual Spring NASCAR Sprint Cup Race". Texas Motor Speedway. 2016-05-16. Archived from the original on 2016-06-19. Retrieved 2016-05-16.
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