Mark your calendar now for the dates of February 15-19. That is when the 2017 NORTHLAND OUTDOORS DULUTH DEER CLASSIC will make its annual appearance at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) and if you are a hunting enthusiast you won't want to miss this annual event. As always the show will run in conjunction with the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel, & RV Show which occupies the entire downstairs portion of the DECC as it has for the past 51 years. One admission gains access to both of these great shows and makes the combination of the 2 the largest show of its kind in the state of Minnesota. What a great opportunity for you, our valued consumer.
If you have a prized rack be sure to bring it along. The Minnesota Measurers (Boone & Crockett, Pope & Young) will be on hand to measure and score it for free. Just bring the rack to their booth. They will also explain the techniques and procedures they use in the scoring process. To see some of the racks you did not get a chance at visit the "Wall of Shame" and learn more about the sad effects of poaching. Also, be sure to visit the Pheasant Forever Youth Village Display where you will have the opportunity to test your shooting skills at the Laser Shot or Safe Archery zone as well as the Indoor Sling Shot center while learning valuable information on firearms safety. If you are looking to book a hunting trip this is the place to be. A variety of guides, lodges and resorts from the United States, Canada and a far will be on hand, each eager to tell you the advantages of booking with them. If you are interested in purchasing a firearm or would just like to view the latest in weaponry stop by the massive firearms display. Archery enthusiasts have not been forgotten. A wide assortment of bows and archery accessories will be available . Gun safes will also be on display so that you can safely store all of your weapons.
Throughout the show a variety of hunting seminars will be presented by experts in their fields. Check the seminar section of this website or consult your show program when you arrive at the show. You are sure to find a seminar that will be of interest and you will leave with new ideas.
If it is entertainment you are looking for you won't be disappointed. This year the main stage entertainment in the arena will be MOUNTAIN FAITH. Perhaps you will remember them as runners up on "Americas Got Talent" where they wowed the judges and audience alike with their unique and enjoyable music. See and hear a preview of this talented group on the "Entertainment" tab of this webpage. They will perform at 9PM Wednesday through Saturday and also at 4PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday so you will be able to see and hear them live as part of your admission.
Up in the Lake Superior Ballroom you will be able to see an amazing display of endangered species animals. You won't want to miss seeing and hearing about these fascinating creatures. Seminars detailing the histories, habits and interesting facts about the animals will be presented daily. Check your show program for times of these interesting talks. The animals will be available for viewing throughout the show.
Also while downstairs have the kids stop by the Main Deli and see "Cherri Merri Muffin". They will receive a free face painting and balloon animal and are sure to walk away smiling. Also be sure to stop by the Trout Tank for the chance to cast a line and reel in "The Big One". This attraction has been a family favorite for decades and the chance to attend has been passed down from generation to generation.
With so much to see and do why not make your plans now to attend Winter's Biggest Entertainment Value, the NORTHLAND OUTDOORS DULUTH DEER CLASSIC and the 51st Annual Duluth Boat Sports, Travel & RV Show. It is a great way to get a break from winter hibernation and the whole family is sure to leave happy.
DON'T MISS IT!!!