CLEARFIELD – Organizers of the Carns Equipment Central PA Outdoor Show have announced that more than $15,000 in door prizes will be given away at the show.
Attendees will receive a free door prize ticket each day of the event, March 20-22, for a chance to win:
- the top prize, a new Polaris Ranger 500 from Carns Equipment.
- a rifle, shotgun and crossbow package (Sunday entry).
- a four-hour striped-bass fishing trip on Beltzville Lake from Troll On Fishing Guide Service.
- $300 in Plu$ the Money scratch-off lottery tickets with a chance of winning 10 top prizes of $100,000.
- $100 in Pennsylvania Camping gift certificates.
- a wood-carving from Knotty Ray.
All prizes will be drawn on Sunday, March 22, beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Also, beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, March 20, the first 50 kids (6 to 12 years of age) will receive a certificate for a free Spin Cast Fishing Outfit courtesy of Jim’s Sports Center in downtown Clearfield. The limit is one certificate per family.
On Sunday, March 22, the first 50 people through the door will receive a gift certificate for a free flashlight courtesy of Bob’s Army & Navy.
In addition to the prizes this year, the “Take’m Out Coyote Hunt is being organized to coincide with the show, and Whitetails Unlimited will occupy the Expo I Building with numerous displays and a banquet to be held Saturday evening, March 21.
A slate of new presenters this year include Brad Lockwood of Outdoor Edge’s Love of the Hunt TV and local popular predator hunter, Jerry Lannen. Both Lockwood and Lannen will present seminars throughout the weekend.
The Arena Training Group will also host a seminar as well as a virtual shooting competition with qualifiers beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 21.
Making a welcome return to the area is National Pro-staffer and host of Rush Outdoors and Pursuit Channels’ World of Rush, Tim Andrus. Andrus will host “meet and greets” and perform various seminars.
Edson Waite from Buckmasters will also be on hand Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22, of the show this year to score both antlers and sheds, and Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania will host a CWD forum on Saturday, March 21.
There will be food vendors, chain saw carvers and more and a full schedule of events will be released at a later time.
The show is sponsored by Carns Equipment, Visit Clearfield County, the Clearfield County Fair & Park Board, Seven Mountains Media (Bigfoot, Passport and POP radio), Denny’s Beer Barrel Pub and GANT News, and is held in conjunction with the annual sales events at Grice Gun Shop, Bob’s Army & Navy and Jim’s Sports Center.
Show hours are Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 22, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Admission is $5 per adult and kids 12 and under are free.
Visitors to the event Web site, centralpaoutdoorshow.com, can view exhibitor specials offered throughout the show, find host hotels and obtain more event information.