Chicago Sports Show is greeting you! Come in and cheer up!
This year’s Chicago Sports Show continues the old tradition of great sports fairs in Rosemont on the shores of Lake Michigan and provides a respite for the greater Chicagoland area.
The exhibition team is proud to present many fishing and hunting seminars, various family attractions, and a large number of high-quality suppliers and exhibitors who are well-known among outdoor enthusiasts.
The goal of the Chicago Sports Show is to provide seminars, attractions, and exhibitions that appeal to athletes of all ages, with a focus on activities that the entire family can enjoy.
Great deals on fishing equipment, boats, archery, outfitters, wildlife art, hunting accessories, charters, rafting, weapons safes and knives, preparations, and much more can be found here. Around every corner at this fair, there are attractions for the entire family. You never know what you’ll come across!
Looking through a fair’s program
Remember that the Chicago Sports Show is not a boring event for a small group of people; instead, you can expect to learn about a unique program that includes:
Archers from the Greater Chicagoland area are encouraged to bring their bows to the 3D Archery Range and Tournament for one of the best indoor 3D tournaments in the region. Both hunters and sports shooters will benefit from the 3D course.
Both modern and traditional bow hunters are welcome to compete in the tournament. There is an entry fee, and the winners will receive cash prizes.
The Illinois Bowfishing Association, Bow Fishing Range, will be on hand to share their enthusiasm and expertise about one of the oldest forms of hunting, which has been used to collect food since prehistory.
Spence Petros (National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Famer), Bob Mehsikomer (9-time world record holder), Ranger Rick Krueger, Captain Matt ‘Catfish’ Firestein, and Hook & Hunt TV host Jim Crowley will moderate a Musky expert panel discussion with an interactive question and answer session.
The Rosemont Boat & RV Pavilion showcases the newest boats and RVs. The following boat brands will be on display in the pavilion:
- BRP/Evinrude Johnson
- Encore Bentley
- Mercury Marine
- Partick Force
- Polar Force
The Big E TV Pavilion will showcase the best in hunting and nature programming. Patrick, the host, and co-host Brandon Eger will be present to discuss their most recent outfitter adventures.
The Fire & Ice Expo Pavilion serves as the focal point for designing the ultimate man cave, campsite, or garden barbecue party.
The pavilion displays products used by outdoor enthusiasts after a day of hunting, fishing, or exploring the great outdoors. Industry experts will also present their cave designs, camping survival tactics, and game dish recipes.
The American Fly Fishing School Casting Pond is led by Captain Mike Corblies, the director of the American Fly Fishing School and a world-class teacher and videographer of the sport.
The Historical Fishing Display specializes in preserving and displaying old fishing tackle at exhibitions, sporting events, fishing clubs, museums, historical societies, children’s fishing competitions, and Bass Pro Shops.
They show more people old fishing tackle than any other facility. Beginning with the earliest fishing tackle from the copper culture 8,000 years ago, the exhibition progresses to the first Native American fishing lures brought from Europe, the first American-made fishing tackle, and numerous manufacturer exhibits and humorous depictions of tackle.
Bring in your old fishing lures and other fishing gear for free identification, evaluation, and cash out.
What will be offered to families?
There is also family-friendly entertainment available. The following are the main leisure attractions:
Dan Armitage will be on hand to teach children about fishing and outdoor safety during the weekend exhibition days.
Chauncey’s Great Outdoors World is a great place for kids of all ages to learn and have fun. You can learn about camping and nature while also playing outdoor games at Chauncey’s Great Outdoor. Even older kids can get answers to their fishing, hunting, camping, and hammock-napping questions.
The Kids Zone is an area dedicated to children of all ages. This area includes a learning center for the next generation of outdoor athletes, as well as interactive attractions like the Chicago Toy Company and much more.
The next generation of athletes and women will benefit from the Boy Scouts of America. Families can find out more about broadcasting and participate in casting. You will also learn critical outdoor safety precautions for everyone.
Archery range for kids: A 10-20 meter long course will be set up next to the 3D archery range, where children can use the bow to shoot at various 3D targets and learn the latest archery techniques.
The trout pond, a pond for catching and releasing fish, is a favorite of children and parents who see their children catch their first fish at a sporting event.
To sum up: to visit or not to visit
It’s always up to you. Learn in detail a special program once more and make a decision. The event seems to be evolving and fascinating, so if it requires all your needs – don’t waste a time and buy a ticket.