THE Outdoor Sports, Lake & Cabin Show
January 24 – 26th, 2014
Memorial Coliseum – Ft. Wayne, IN
Our Official Media Sponsors:
Giant Prize list below – one given away every hour! See all of our vendors – exhibitor list link below.
Show Features & Attractions:
Here are just a few of the 2013 features and attractions – Much more to see and do at the Show – updated regularly:
- Mark’s Ark Animals – Children can learn about and take rare photographs with birds, small reptiles and exotic amphibians
- Lumberjack Show & Competition – log rolling, climbing, sawing and carving – 3x daily, plus a special competition featuring local Indiana News Center personalities and FWFD Firefighters. Presented by Indiana News Center:
- Wisconsin Dells Trip Giveaway – Win a free trip for 2 to the Wisconsin Dells. Trip details are 3 nights accommodations at Indian Trails, addmission to Cascade Mountain Ski Lift, Mount Olympus Water Park, Ripley’s Believe It-or-Not, Wizard Quest, and Wisconsin Dells and Duck Tours. Sponsored by:
- Duck Calling Contest – For the Kids
- ROCK 104.5 – Will have LIVE broadcasts
- Harley-Davidson Simulator - Ehlerding Motorsports will offer free stationary motorcycle.
rides and educate guests on how to shift gears, all without the risk of falling.
- Indiana Wild – See some live animal shows designed to celebrate the Human-Animal cultural connection.
- 25,000 Gallon Lagoon – Guests can cruise the show in the water while taking a kayak or
canoe for a test spin, sponsored by WXKE Rock 104:
- Log & Timber-Frame Homes – Gastineau Log Homes will showcase a beautiful pre-built oak
cabin on site, fully furnished and available for purchase, brought to you by K105:
- Sand and Water – What goes better together than a Beach with a duck Pond and Fish Pond? Brought to you by WAJI Majic 95.1 and WLDE Fun 101.7:
- Kids’ Fishing Derby – Fun for the kids at the beach!
- Watch TV in the Comfort of a Log Cabin – NBA Game: Miami vs Boston in the Man Cabin on Sunday. Brought to you by ABC 21 Alive.
- RV Show and Sale! - Be the first to see this year’s RV, 5th wheel, camper, and motor home specials at the Coliseum. Presented by The RV Center:
- Adventure of a Lifetime – Book your dream vacation in a Canadian or Alaskan hunting/fishing lodge.
- 40 Foot Video Game Trailer – A 40-foot video game arcade will provide multi-player fishing and hunting
games, all for free.
- Expert Archery & Fishing Demos presented by Gander Mountain champs and pros.
- Air Rifle Shooting Range – Yes, really target shoot and learn to shoot air rifles in our indoor range. Presented by:
- Girl Scout Cookies – Stop by the Girl Scout cookie booth and watch the Eyes FWD promo spots and Figure Skating on NBC. Brought to you by NBC33 TV.
- Rocking-Rolling Bubbles – the newest craze in water walking sports- just like log rollers! act like a crazy hamster or go for log rolling tricks! it’s all fun and best of all you can go with a friend Mom and Dad bring your video cameras, the photo ops are fantastic!
- Free Seminars & Clinics featuring leading experts on all kinds of outdoor sports, travel, log and timber-frame home building and design and much more (see details below).
- Hourly Prizes & Giveaways – see details below.
- The BS Show LIVE from our show – Fort Wayne’s only LIVE and Local radio program, The BS Show, Billy and Stiller, All Sports, All the time.
Exhibitor List for 2013 - Click here for more information. We continue to add to this list, so check back often!
Free Seminars on 3 Stages:
We’ve got some fantastic programs that will be featured on our 3 stages: O’Daniel’s Jeep Outdoor Sports Stage, Gander Mountain’s Pro Stage, and the Log Home Magazine Stage. Click here for the seminar schedule (we will continue to update).
- Bird Dog Selection and Training – Power Point Kennels is a professional pointing dog training and breeding facility located in Ligonier, Indiana. Power Point is home to 6 AKC Master Hunter Titled German Shorthaired Pointers, along with a couple of young dogs who are well on their way to achieving Master and Sr. titles. Dave Troup trains numerous pointing dogs per year and also handles dogs in all levels of AKC hunt tests across 6 Midwest states. Dave is also an AKC Judge for all hunt test levels of pointing breeds. The kennel is primarily a training facility that raises 1-2 select litters of German Shorthair puppies per year
- Hunting Trophy Bucks on Public Land – Tom Mesnard of Total Land Management will be presenting valuable information on finding and hunting on public land.
- Morel Mushroom Hunting – Learn the secrets of successful Morel Mushroom hunting with Alex Babich.
- Salmon and Trout Fishing on Lake Michigan - Whether you have a small boat or a cabin cruiser, you can get in on the action for the toughest freshwater fish in North America. Your only hours away from latching on to King Salmon fishing. Captain Jeff Eck, of “The Rodfather” will go over the tackle, techniques and locations for getting in on the action and some simple methods to rig your boat for hooking up with the hard fighting fish of our great lakes.
- Bait Selection and Techniques for Early Spring Coho Fishing on Lake Michigan - Hone your skills in catching early spring Coho salmon in the southern ports of lake Michigan. Tackle, techniques, locations and timing are all critical in success. Capt Jeffrey Eck of “The Rodfather” will show you his methods used for successful Coho fishing and tips on which port, hot spots and what time of year you can fish.
- How to Select and Train a Hunting Retriever – Trinity Oaks Labs are home to FIVE Hunting Retriever Champion titled dogs, and holds its place as one of the TOP training and breeding kennels in the region. They will be holding 4 seminars covering Selecting, Starting, and Training Your Hunting Retriever, as well as providing demos.
Free for All:
All attendees will receive, free of charge:
- Dick’s Sporting Goods coupons worth many times the price of admission
- Free subscription to Log Cabin Homes magazine
Fantastic Door Prizes:
Every hour on the hour one lucky attendee wins a fabulous prize worth at least $50 and sometimes worth thousands!
- Droid Razr M cell phone by Verizon Wireless2 Pontoon boat rides for the day – Main Channel Marina
- 10 – $50 Dicks Sport Goods Gift Certificates
- Wisconsin Dells weekend trip – Rock 104
- 120 sq. ft. of free deck built – Windows Door & More
- $600 Alpaca rug – Alpaca Pete
- $500 of animal hides by Wildlife Pride
- 2 One hour video game parties by Rolling Video
- Giant sofa frame photo by Pictures for Everyone
- Fishing trip boat charter trip for two by Penrod & Reel Charters
- ATV gear from Loose Moose Motorsports
- One free ticket to the races every hour by Baerfield Speedway
- BBQ gift baskets from Masters Hand BBQ
- Concert Tickets – K105
- Fishing trip boat charter trip for two by Hoosier Hookers Charters
- Deluxe camping tent – Ft. Wayne Outfitters
- Free camping at Fish Lake Family Resort
- Kindle Fire by F&R Builders
- 300 gun safety locks by Dead Eye Supply
- Michigan weekend bike trip tour – Bike Tour Vacations
- 6 hour Fishing Trip for 4 people on Lake Erie – Devil Dog Charters
- Rolling Video Games is giving away two 1 hour parties where the trailer shows up at your house or event and you and as many friends as you invite can play unlimited video games for an hour. What a great party prize!
- Trinity Oaks Labs will be giving away 2 weeks of dog obedience training. Trinity Oaks Labs are home to FIVE Hunting Retriever Champion titled dogs, and holds it place as one of the TOP training and breeding kennels in the region.
Show-Only Specials coming soon:
Please Support Our Sponsors:
Interested in becoming an exhibitor or sponsor? Click here.
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Fishers, IN 46037
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