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News : Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow
Posted by LSF on Mar 06, 2013 (1459 reads) News by the same author

Upper Midwest’s largest outdoors show returns with Hillbilly Handfishin’ and Lumberjack fun, plus hundreds of boats, RV’s, outdoors accessories, outfitters and resorts to shop

February 5, 2013 – Minneapolis, Minn. – Families, expert boaters, sportsmen and newcomers to all-things outdoors can gather to shake off the final days of winter and prepare for warmer weather at the 2013 Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow March 21-24. The annual four-day event transforms the Minneapolis Convention Center into a one-stop marketplace for outdoor fun, providing visitors an ideal spot to see and buy everything needed for outdoor adventures.

NW SportshowThe 2013 sportshow features hundreds of new boats, RV’s, outdoors products and accessories to shop, plus entertainment for the whole family.

Top reasons to discover the great outdoors at the 2013 sportshow include:

NEW! Meet Skipper Bivins and Trent Jackson of Animal Planet’s Hillbilly Handfishin’. Show hosts Bivins and Jackson teach everyday folks how to catch massive catfish with their hands and feet on the hit show Hillbilly Handfishin’. The stars will be at the show Friday March 22 – Sunday March 24 to meet fans, share their stories and sign autographs.

NEW! Awe-inspiring Lumberjack Feud Show. Visitors of all ages can watch the Lumberjack Athletes compete in this axe swinging, log rolling, tree climbing, chainsaw carving experience. It’s a jaw dropping, action packed log-rolling show for the whole family.

NEW! Wild Turkey Room – Features experts from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), shooting simulators and a World Slam of wild turkeys on display. Kids have the ability to make their own turkey calls to take home, while supplies last.

NW SportshowDiscover Fly Fishing. Learn how to tie a fly, watch casting demonstrations, find out about gear, and everything needed to start a lifetime of fly fishing. Experts Bob Nasby, Vic Mason and Scott Nordby are on hand to provide tips and instruction for everyone from the novice to the experienced fly fisherman.

Additional sportshow highlights include the Trout Pond where kids fish for trout FREE, Fish Tank Pro Demonstrations, the Ducks Unlimited room and much more. Visit the Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow website for updates on exhibits, features and speakers.

Thursday, March 21 1PM – 9PM
Friday, March 22 11AM– 9PM
Saturday, March 23 10AM - 9PM
Sunday, March 24 10AM – 5PM

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tickets may be purchased online at or onsite the day of the show and cost:

Adults (16 and older) $11
Senior Day, (Thursday, March 29th only, 62+) $8
Children (15 and younger) FREE

Visit us at; Twitter @NWsportshow; and Facebook.

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