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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549



FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  September 24, 2019

Johnson Outdoors Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Wisconsin
 
0-16255
 
39-1536083
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

555 Main Street, Racine, Wisconsin 53403
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(262) 631-6600
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Securities registered or to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading symbol(s)
Name of exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $.05 par value per share
JOUT
NASDAQ Global Select Market SM

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging Growth Company     ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Section 7 – Regulation FD

Item 7.01.
Regulation FD Disclosure.

On September 24, 2019, Johnson Outdoors Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release (the "Press Release") announcing that the Company's requested exclusions for tariff relief were granted by the United States Trade Representative and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  A copy of the Press Release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.  The attached Exhibit 99.1 is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K.

The information in this Form 8-K, including Items 7.01 and 9.01, and the Exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 
(d)
Exhibits
     
 
 
99.1 ‑‑ Press Release of Johnson Outdoors, issued September 24, 2019.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC.
Date:  September 24, 2019
   
 
By:
/s/ David W. Johnson
 
   
David W. Johnson, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer