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Arizona’s Largest Annual Celebration of the Outdoors Expands to Include the Arizona Boat ShowTM
The 14th annual Arizona International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE) will fill the University of Phoenix Stadium Feb. 20-23 with an expanded list of outdoor products.
The expo will spotlight 300 companies: manufacturers and retailers; local, regional and international destinations;
ISE’s new, co-located Arizona Boat ShowTM will feature 11 local marine dealers presenting 20 national sport- and fishing-boat brands. 2014 watercraft for sale will include wakeboard and ski boats, fish/ski boats, family runabouts, party pontoons, deck boats, personal watercraft, kayaks and stand-up-paddle boards. A giant houseboat will be on hand, too, plus a wide selection of marine accessories for sale at show prices.
The event also offers two outdoor-skills and seminar venues: the Adventure Theater and 40-ft.-long aquarium-demonstration tank, which presents Arizona’s top bass pros and fishing guides. Special guests include Scottsdale-based outdoor-gear guru Tim Ralston, and Richard Nance, host of Personal Defense TV. Ralston’s business, Gear Up, will offer a wide variety of camping and survival gadgets for sale. There’s also a large, new display of fishing lures for sale. In addition, two trophy displays spotlight elk and deer from throughout the West.
Interactive features that also host statewide contests are a perennial show favorite. Winners from the DockDogs water-jumping contest will have a chance at the World Championships. The show’s 9,000-sq.-ft., three-dimensional-
The Youth Fair represents ISE’s significant investment in the future of the outdoors, offering youth free instruction in catch-and-release fishing, archery and shooting safety.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will bring its extremely popular “asset sale,” which raises money for law-enforcement operations by selling and auctioning seized hides, horns and other items.
Once again, on Saturday, the Grand Canyon Council Boy Scouts of America will co-locate its annual Scout-O-Rama on UoP’s giant west lawn (separate admission). ISE supports this family event, which draws 15,000 people.
ADMISSION: $12 adult admission. Parking is free, as is admission to youth under 15 and Active Military with military ID. Uniformed Scouts are also admitted for no charge.
SHOW HOURS: Thurs & Fri 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sat 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm.
SPECIAL OFFERS: Friend ISE at www.Facebook.com/
MORE INFO: www.SportsExpos.com, and info@SportsExpos.com
Black Dog Promotions
9920 S. Rural Rd., Ste 108
Tempe, AZ 85284
Black Dog Promotions