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2015 Great American Outdoor Show: New interactive events & contests for 2nd Annual Event

Published: Jan 7, 2015

2nd Annual Great American Outdoor Show adds family-oriented events & contests for 2015.

Interactive Events announced for Great American Outdoor Show

2nd Annual Show takes place February 7-15 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA.

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Harrisburg, PA – The 2015 Great American Outdoor Show, held February 7-15 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex (FSC) in Harrisburg, PA will feature many exciting interactive events and contests in addition to the show’s more than 1,000 hunting, fishing, and outdoor sports exhibitors. Families will enjoy the Family Fun Zone in the Hunting Outfitter Hall. This kid-friendly area is open every day featuring stations for camouflage face painting, magnetic fishing, barrel racing, wildlife identification, suction cup archery, LaserShot, and more.

“This year’s events are a great opportunity for the entire family to test their outdoor sports skills in a fun environment,” said Jeff Poole, NRA Shows & Exhibits Managing Director. “Between the show’s events, seminars, the NRA Foundation Banquet, and the NRA Country Concert with Lee Brice and Thompson Square, there’s so much to do at the Great American Outdoor Show.”

The Kid’s Casting Contest and the live trout pond will test kids’ fishing skills while the Pyramyd Air® Air Gun Range will give all show goers an opportunity to try a variety of air guns from the extensive Pyramyd Air® inventory. Plus, a dozen archery shooting lanes will be open for visitors to try out the latest bows from every major bow company.

Great American Outdoor Show

Also found in the Hunting Outfitter Hall and open each day of the show will be NRA Sports’ exciting 3 Gun Experience, a fun and interactive showcase of the fast-growing sport of 3 Gun. Shooters of all ages are invited to learn the skills required for a 3 Gun match in a safe and fun environment with AirSoft technology. 

Additional events at the Great American Outdoor Show include game calling contests and the 3D Bowhunter Challenge on a beautifully landscaped range. This year’s show will also feature more than 200 seminars and demonstrations on topics from some of the country’s top experts on hunting, fishing, trick shots and protecting your home.

To purchase tickets to the Great American Outdoor Show and see a complete list of events, visit www.greatamericanoutdoorshow.org.


Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Visit Hershey & Harrisburg
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110