Fishing, Hunting, Boating and Outdoor Adventure, Oh My!

The 67th Annual Toronto Sportsmen's Show Starts Tomorrow

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto Sportsmen's Show opens its doors to the public tomorrow for the 67th year - and this year's event is set to be better than ever. Running from February 6-9th, Canada's biggest and best outdoors show will once again take place at the Direct Energy Centre and feature more than 400 exciting exhibits, making it the biggest event of its kind in Canada. Feature highlights include: the Fish TV Trout Pond, live Birds of Prey display, Marvelous Mutts shows, the Hamilton Halton Brant Tourism Outdoor Adventure Pool, hunting and fishing seminars and back by popular demand, the Husqvarna chainsaw carving demo with artist Bobbi Switzer. From fishing and hunting to boating and camping, this year's show will be one to remember, bringing together the very best in adventure, travel and entertainment for the ultimate great outdoors experience.

For complete show information please visit www.torontosportshow.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sportshowTO
Twitter: @CNSSToronto

What: The 2014 Toronto Sportsmen's Show
   
When:   Thursday, February 6: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  Friday, February 7: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
  Saturday, February 8: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  Sunday, February 9: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
   
Where:  Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place
  100 Princes' Boulevard Toronto, ON


Opportunities & Visuals:

  • More than 400 exhibitors - Catch your first fish at the Fish TV Trout Pond, meet live North American endangered birds at the Birds of Prey exhibit, watch the thrilling Marvelous Mutts dog sport entertainment show, paddle at the Hamilton Halton Brant Tourism Adventure Pool, check out the awe-inspiring Husqvarna chainsaw carving feature and much more!
  • Interviews with Toronto Sportsmen's Show exhibitors and representatives including Walter Oster, Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows Chairman and CEO

Admission details: Adults: $19.00
  Seniors (60+): $13.00
  Juniors (age 6-15): $13.00         
  Children: Free when accompanied by an adult (under six years)
  Family pass: $45.00 (two adults & two juniors)


*FREE parking is available after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7.

About Toronto Sportsmen's Show
The Toronto Sportsmen's Show, part of the Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows (CNSS), first took place in Toronto in 1948 under the leadership of world famous outdoorsman, author and dedicated conservationist, Frank Kortright, who devoted his life to protecting Canada's wilderness. Sixty five years later, CNSS has helped protect Canada's outdoors with grants in excess of $32 million. Community programs launched by CNSS include "Kids Fishing Day," which allocates more than 6,500 fishing kits to kids each year.

About CNSS
As a not for profit corporation, Canadian National Sportsmen's Shows is committed to conserving Canada's outdoors and instilling Canadian youth with an appreciation for nature and outdoor activity. CNSS uses the proceeds from these shows to support and promote outdoor campaigns and programs in Canada. Since the first show in 1948, more than $32 million has been donated.

SOURCE Toronto Sportsmen's Show

For further information:

For media registration, interview requests and to receive show updates please contact:
Candace Beres, Environics Communications
416-969-2705 / cberes@environicspr.com