2018 Progressive® Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow® Makes a Splash at America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome February 8-11

The region’s largest indoor boat & sportshow returns with hundreds of the latest boats and interactive entertainment for the whole family

11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM


What:                Banish the winter blahs at the Progressive® Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow®, the ideal February escape to experience a taste of the outdoors. The annual four-day event is the region’s largest indoor gathering for outdoor enthusiasts at the America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome from February 8-11, 2018. The Show features more than 400 of the latest model boats, the newest marine products, and outdoor gear on display for attendees to view, board, test, and shop – plus educational seminars and interactive fun for all ages.  

New this year, are the LumberJills, a globe-traveling group of highly trained athletes demonstrating their log-rolling, chainsaw-carving, and axe-throwing skills. Show visitors can see how fish react to different lures and baits at the new Hawg Trough, a 5,000 gallon tank with daily seminars from fishing pros. Attendees will also enjoy past favorites including kayaking and stand up paddleboarding at the Paddlesports Pool, plus visitors can take a spin the Hobie Mirage Eclipse, the world’s first stand up pedalboard! DIY enthusiasts can visit Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center to learn boat maintenance and repair techniques in a real-life garage setting. Get the kids to unplug and reel ‘em in at the catch-and-release trout pond, learn archery at the 3-D Archery Range and much more.Thursday, February 8 Sunday, February 11, 2018  


Times:          Thursday: 2:00pm–9:00pm
Friday: Noon–9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am–9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am–5:00pm


Where:          America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome

701 Convention Center Plaza

St. Louis, MO 63101


Admission:   $12.00 for adults

FREE for children 12 years and under

NOTE:  Advance tickets are available to purchase online in early December at


Web:               For more information, visit


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Media Note:    For press materials, preview photos, B-roll, interviews, to attend the media preview or obtain a press badge, please contact Brooke Foster at (314) 660-3066 or  

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About Progressive® Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow®

The Progressive Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit

About Progressive: The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient—online at, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.

Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including American Strategic Insurance Corp. and subsidiaries (ASI), our majority owned subsidiaries.

Progressive is the fourth largest auto insurer in the country; a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance; and through ASI, one of the top 20 homeowners carriers. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®Snapshot®, and Service Centers.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.

To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercrafts, contact Julie Kolencik at, (440) 395-2019.           






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