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60th Annual Progressive Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow Cruises Into Town February 26-March 2, 2014
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The 60th Annual Progressive Insurance St. Louis Boat & Sportshow offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to shop deals on hundreds of boats and marine accessories, and has an extensive line-up of educational seminars and exciting interactive features for the whole family.
 
Boat and sport enthusiasts can participate in a wide variety of hands-on activities, including: learning the latest techniques in fishing and hunting at the Boating and Outdoor Classroom; receiving tips on maintaining and repairing boats at Fred’s Shed; expert demonstrations in fishing and casting in the 40-foot long, 5,000 gallon Texas Bass Tank and testing out their paddlesports skills in Paddler’s Party Cove.
 
Boat and beer enthusiasts are invited to attend the newest feature at the show called Anchors and Ales on Friday, February 28th, 2014. Anchors and Ales ticket holders will receive admission into the show and exclusive access to sample craft beers from some of the top breweries in the state. 
 
Families will enjoy the Kids Cove area, where kids can compete in the BassMasters Kids Casting Competition, practice their fishing techniques in the Becky Thatcher Trout Pond and transform themselves into pirates on the Gypsy Rose III Landship. Families also won’t want to miss the Dock Dogs in their high flying competition and visiting Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer during the weekend of the show.
 
February 26 – March 2, 2014
America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome
701 Convention Center Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101
 
Wednesday, February 26: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 27: 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, February 28: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 1: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 2: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
Adults (16 and older): $10
Youth (15 and under): Free
Progressive Customers: $8
2-Day Pass: $14
Pre-Show Discount: $2 discount for tickets purchased online in advance
 
Keep up with us on Twitter at @STLBoatShow for all the latest news and promotions and join the conversation on Facebook.
 
About the 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 www.nmma.org.
 
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 progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.
 
Progressive also offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance through select carriers. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller ofmotorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.
 
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.
 
CONTACT INFO
To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, contact Erin Vrobel at Erin_L_Vrobel@Progressive.com, (440) 395-0179.
 
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Office: 816-753-6222
E-mail: eschellhorn@inkincpr.com
 

  

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