The Garden State Outdoor Sports Show welcomes the return of the tackle time pavilion, expanded hunting & fishing pavilion and the always popular N.J.D.E.P. deer classic. This year’s show will continue Outdoor Sports Groups pledge to provide a forum for the entire family and the next generation of the outdoor enthusiasts.
Kick the 36th Anniversary Show off with the world famous Hawg Trough, 5000 Gallon Aquarium, and Pro Staff Fishing Demonstrations. Check out the latest in boats, outboards, kayaks and dock offerings all demonstrated by your favorite bass pro.
Schedule your time appropriately as there are 4 days of seminars, multiple entertainment events; starting with the spectacular Wild World of Animals, kids zone, 3D archery tournament, endless shopping and much more…
Discount tickets are offered on line. Buy in advance and save time and money!
HUNTING CELEBRITIES: WATERFOWL CLINIC - MEET & GREET AUTOGRAPH OPPORTUNITIES
MEET & GREET SCHEDULE
AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES
$25.00 Online (Saves $20)
- 1 Day Adult Admission Ticket
- Autographed Print
- Digital Photo emailed to Participants
4:30 Halo Waterfowl Pro Staff
5:00 Halo Waterfowl Pro Staff
11:30 Halo Waterfowl Pro Staff
1:30 Hal Shaffer, Drop Zone
Located in the Celebrity Board Room
as Seen On
Hal Schaffer Texas Buck December 2018
Special Guest Appearance by Hal Schaffer.
Special Guest Appearance by Greg Camp, Brad Allen & Mary Caroline Nolan
MEET THE EXPERTS: CELEBRITY HUNTERS
Celebrity Hunters Clinics & Seminars are Located on The Demonstration Stage. Exclusive Meet & Greets /Autograph Opportunities are located in The Celebrity Board Room for an additional Fee. Click Here for Details
MEET THE EXPERTS: BASS PROFESSIONAL ANGLERS
The 5,000 gallon aquarium is one of the shows favorite attractions. The audience can receive expert information from witnessing the professionals use various techniques in catching fish right before their eyes. Bass fishing secrets from the experts to help you get the BIG ONES!
MEET THE EXPERTS: CAPTAINS, GUIDES, AUTHORS, TV HOSTS & WRITERS
Sportfishing TV Host/Writer/Editor
Host - Hookin' Up with Nick and Mariko; World Fishing Network
Field Editor -Salt Water Sportsman/Guy Harvey Magazine/Outdoor Life/The Fisherman
AUCTION AND FUNDRAISING EXHIBIT: Benefits USO of
Metropolitan New York
Garden State Outdoor Show Fundraiser to help support active duty service members and their families via the USO of Metropolitan New York.
Saturday, 12:00 pm at The Hawg Trough
Kicking off our 12PM auction to say a few words about the USO’s support of our Troops will be highly decorated Vietnam War Army / Marine Veteran and Tournament Bass Angler Joseph Belardo from South Plainfield NJ.
For More Information about the Auction – Click Here
NJ Gun Law Survival Course
Arming Gun Owners With Knowledge
Free Gun Seminar with Paid Admission
Purchase a General Admission Garden State Outdoor Sports Show Ticket on Saturday 1/12/18 and attend a free gun law seminar sponsored by The Heritage Guild from 1:30-4:00pm. Register online, pay to enter the show, and join us at 1:30pm in the main ball room to hear Attorney Evan Nappen ESQ. teach on New Jersey Gun Law. Click the link above to reserve your seat today!
Boat, RV & Powersports Pavilion
FEATURED TACKLE TIME, HUNTING & FISHING PAVILION EXHIBITORS
CASTING POND: A.F.F.S. FLY CASTING & SEMINAR SERIES
A.F.F.S calls it "SIMUL-CASTING" and it takes teaching these sports to a whole new level. Member Pros of AMERICAN FLY FISHING SCHOOLS plus national and regionally known guest Pros give Pond Side Seminars on many topics. Our performances are very interactive with our guests plus we offer individual casting lessons and kayaking tips between presentations.
LATEST NEWS: Meet OSG Chairman
Jim Grandt, Chairman OSG Shows
Welcome to OSG Shows! I am honored to be Chairman of this team of experienced sales representatives, management, and administrative professionals. With more than 35 years of Producing Sports Shows along with countless other shows across the country, we bring you total value. From our huge indoor Lake sporting the latest boats, motors and docks we work hard to bring you exciting and unique features. Arlington Park – Chicago Outdoor Sports Show features a first ever Boat, RV, and Powersports Pavilion, the largest of its kind in the industry, bringing you even more features and the latest promotions and attractions. Valued booth space is a priority along with educational speakers, the latest fishing and hunting professionals, cooking demos, and tips and tricks about the Great Outdoors.
As Chairman of OSG I bring you 35 years of experience with Grandt Industries, Inc., working with show management in depth on all accounts from layouts of facilities, special programs and features, booth design and agendas, and bringing value to the exhibitor and the attendees to give you the most valued Outdoor Show in the Industry. Working within the industry for 35 years, I not only partner with OSG, but travel the show tours exhibiting around the country, so industry involvement within changing times are always part of my agenda to bring the best to OSG and their latest shows and events. I understand the attendee and the value they deserve coming to outdoor shows, and also understand what makes this a great team effort for all of us. So please know that this is a full time venture working with OSG promoting this exciting lineup of Outdoor Sports Shows, and your valued support is our priority. Welcome to Outdoor Sports Group, we hope you enjoy our exciting events.
Jim Grandt, Chairman
Outdoor Sports Group
Credits of Jim Grandt
Grandt Industries, Inc. President
Evinrude / BRP National Pro Staff / Executive
2015 Illinois Youth Conservation Award
2015 Pinnacle Award Renfro Productions , 30 plus years supporting the outdoors Industry
2016 Inducted into the Illinois Outdoors Hall of Fame
2018 Class, National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
Gold Key presented to Jim Grandt – Hoffman Estates, IL for educational support and youth donations
35 years exhibiting at Fishing and Outdoor Sports Shows
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