Outdoor Sports Group is proud to announce the Arlington - Chicago Sports Show at the Arlington Park Race Track, Arlington Heights, IL. FREE PARKING!! This year’s show continues a 39 year tradition of great sports shows gracing the shores of Lake Michigan and providing the greater Chicagoland area a break from cabin fever.
The show team is proud to present dozens of fishing and hunting seminars, tons of new family-friendly attractions and hundreds of quality vendors and exhibitors preferred by the outdoor enthusiast.
The Chicago Sports Show’s goal is to deliver seminars, attractions and exhibits designed to speak to sportsmen and women of all ages with a focus on activities that the entire family can enjoy.
Attendees will have an opportunity to shop for amazing deals on fishing tackle, boats, archery, outfitters, wildlife art, hunting supplies, charters, rafting, gun safes and knives, taxidermy plus so much more. The countries and worlds most prestigious fishing and hunting lodges will be on hand to provide you with unique travel opportunities. Destinations and family fun attractions await you around every corner at the sports show. You never know what you will see.
Cant wait to see you at this years Arlington - Chicago Sports Show!!
Professional Walleye Angler
National Walleye Tour 2016 Lucas Oil
Angler of the Year ‐ Professional
Recent Tournament Accomplishments:
- National Walleye Tour 2016 Lucas Oil Angler of the Year ‐ Professional
- Top TEN all‐time money earner on the National Walleye Tour
- 2nd Place in 2015 National Walleye Tour Championship ‐ Devils Lake, ND
- 2012 FLW Walleye Tour Championship 2nd Place
- Qualified for every National Walleye Tour Championship and FLW Tour Championship during professional career
- Featured angler on multiple episodes of the Internationally Televised (NBC Sports, Pursuit Channel, Fox Sports) National Walleye Tour, over 13 million viewers per season.
FLW Tour Pro
Boat, RV & Powersports Hall
C. Haling & Sons Marine
FEATURED TACKLE TIME, HUNTING & FISHING PAVILION EXHIBITORS
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