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Mid-America Open Wild Turkey Calling and Owl Hooting Championships

The largest competition of its kind in the world!

Don't miss this must-hear spectacle! Room 120 on Saturday, February 9 at 3pm. Want to compete? Signups start at 10am. Sponsored by the St. Louis Longbeards. 

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Catch-and-Release Trout Pond

FREE Fishing for Kids

There's no limit to the fun! Catch-and-release fishing pond is a great way to introduce youngsters to the sport of fishing. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the moment when your little angler reels in a big one! Free for kids 12 and younger.

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Twiggy, the Waterskiing Squirrel

2019 Tour

Don’t miss the world’s most famous watersports-loving critter. Twiggy will amaze and entertain you as she skis behind a radio-controlled boat that cruises around a custom-made heated pool.

Twiggy’s Schedule:
• Thursday: 3 PM, 5 PM & 7 PM
• Friday: 3 PM, 5 PM & 7 PM
• Saturday: 12 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM & 7 PM
• Sunday: 12 PM, 2 PM & 4 PM

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Pirate Island

Climb Aboard!

Join Captain Tim and his crew of pirate scallywags for a "high seas adventure"—climb aboard a pirate ship, sing pirate sea shanties, and skirmish with swords. Be sure to take photos as a souvenir of your pirate adventure.

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Kids Archery Range

Presented by The National Wild Turkey Foundation and St. Louis Longbeards - Saturday & Sunday ONLY

Young outdoor enthusiasts can take aim and test their marksmanship on a BB Gun Range or try archery at a 3-D Archery Range and learn about the importance of safety and stewardship while having fun in the great outdoors.

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The Hawg Trough

Casting Demos & Fishing Seminars

Learn from tournament pros as they conduct fishing seminars atop the Hawg Trough- a 5,000 gallon, 40-foot-long, fully stocked fish tank. There will be a full complement of experts teaching their tips and techniques at seminars throughout the weekend.

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Paddle Sports Pool

On-Water Demos

Experience the fun of paddle sports at our large indoor pool. Watch demos and test out a new Hobie or Jackson Kayak.


THURSDAY: 2PM - 9PM Open Paddle

FRIDAY: 12PM - 4PM Open Paddle, 5PM Hobie Demo, 6PM Jackson Demo, 7PM - 9PM Open Paddle

SATURDAY: 10AM - 4PM Open Paddle, 5PM Hobie Demo, 6PM Jackson Demo, 7PM - 9PM Open Paddle

SUNDAY: 11AM - 12PM Open Paddle, 1PM Hobie Demo, 2PM Jackson Demo, 3PM - 5PM Open Paddle 

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Upper Limits

Rock Climbing Wall

Upper Limits' mobile rock wall will be open for free sessions every day, and for all ability levels- no advance skills needed! As the premier indoor climbing destination in the Midwest, Upper Limits has established around 30,000 square feet of artificial climbing surface to the St. Louis area across 3 locations: Downtown St. Louis by Union Station, Maryland Heights, and Chesterfield. Sign up for a class at the show! 

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Progressive® Insurance Boat Club

Boost your boating IQ!

Come visit the Progressive Boat Club! Progressive provides education and inspiration in partnership with the Annapolis School of Seamanship so you can get the most of your boating lifestyle! Stop by to master your docking technique at our docking pool or take a spin at a Virtual Reality boating experience. You can also chat with a Progressive Insurance expert to ask any questions about boating coverages or get a free quote!

Children younger than age 13 can participate in the virtual reality activation with parent's onsite permission.

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