If you’re looking for adventure, look no further than the Arizona Sportsmen Boat & RV Expo. The annual event returns March 13 – 15 at WestWorld of Scottsdale for its 20th anniversary in the Valley.
New for 2020, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in exciting clinics including Wilderness Survival with experts Matt and Brooke Wright, both contestants on The Discovery Channel’s hit show, “Naked and Afraid”. Outdoor Gear Guru Dan Kidder adds daily demos to the popular Outdoor Product Showcase (OPS). And, to celebrate 20 years, outdoor enthusiasts will also have the chance to win incredible prizes including an ATV or PWC, plus a deluxe Camp Chef pellet grill, and a complete campsite for two from Klymit.
In the North Hall, vendors will spotlight outdoor products and services, plus regional and international fishing and hunting destinations. Valley marine dealers will offer special pricing on fishing and sport boats and accessories. The recently debuted 200,000-square-foot Good Sam RV Pavilion will feature a massive selection of recreational vehicles, campers and accessories alongside seminars, entertainment, and special events.
The the event will also feature a variety of show attractions, nearly all of which are FREE with entry. Local bass pros will share fishing techniques at the 40-ft. Aquarium Tank. Offroaders can test drive ATVs and UTVs at the Kawasaki Track. And anybody who loves dogs or wants to have fun can watch the incredible DockDogs, the premier canine-aquatics competition that features dock-diving dogs competing in distance, speed, and vertical jumps.
“For 20 years, we’ve been the Valley’s ultimate guide to discovering and exploring your life outdoors,” said Brian Layng, Expo CEO and President. “From beginners to wilderness experts, we are proud to host an event that gives enthusiasts everything they need to fall in love with and get out safely into nature by themselves, or with a friend or the entire family.”
WHO: Arizona Sportsmen, Boat & RV Expo, including hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the latest destinations and products for fishing, hunting, boating, RVing, off-roading and destination travel.
WHAT: Unique show attractions include:
§ Giant, fish-filled Aquarium Demo Tank
§ DockDogs, The Premier Canine Aquatics Competition
§ Outdoor Product Showcase and clinics
§ Off-road Test Track
§ Truck and RV Ride-and-Drives
§ Good Sam Seminar Theater
§ Great Elk Tour
WHEN: March 13 – 15, 2020
HOURS: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
COST: Admission is $12; Youth 15 and under enter FREE with a paid adult, active military enter FREE with I.D. Parking $5
For more information, visit the Arizona Sportsmen, Boat & RV Expo website at www.sportsexpos.com/attend/scottsdale. You can also follow them at www.facebook.com/sportsexpos.