FAIRFAX, Va. -The National Rifle Association is proud to announce that Outdoor Channel will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Great American Outdoor Show, the largest sports and outdoor show in the country. The Great American Outdoor Show will be held February 1-9, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA.
"Outdoor Channel is looking forward to the inaugural Great American Outdoor Show as we will have the opportunity to celebrate America's hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions with our valued audience and partners," said Jim Liberatore, President and CEO, Outdoor Channel. "We're very excited this year with the NRA's leadership of the show, particularly the addition of The National Rifle Association Great American Outdoor Show's new Shooting Sports hall; the show attendees are going to love it. Outdoor Channel, along with the NRA, invites every area hunter, angler, archer, marksman, and outdoor lover to join us this winter in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania."
"The NRA is proud to partner with Outdoor Channel in celebration of our country's rich hunting, fishing, and outdoor traditions." said Kyle Weaver, Executive Director of NRA General Operations. "The Great American Outdoor Show will be an excellent addition to the relationship between our organizations, one that includes several great NRA television shows."
The Great American Outdoor Show celebrates the outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their families in a 650,000 square foot exhibit space that will feature nearly 1,100 exhibitors, including shooting manufacturers, outfitters, boats, RVs, hunting and fishing retailers, and much more. This year's show will expand the presence of firearms, including Modern Sporting Rifles, with the addition of a shooting sports section thatwill join the traditional hunting, fishing, archery, camping, and boating areas.
About Outdoor Channel
Taking viewers across America and around the world on unparalleled adventures since 1993, Outdoor Channel is America's Leader In Outdoor TV. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network is a division of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure entertainment. Outdoor Channel is received by 39.1 million U.S. households - the largest outdoor TV footprint in the country - and is available in more than 50 countries internationally. Outdoor Channel can be viewed in HD and is accessible by broadband and mobile platforms. For program times and other information, visit www.outdoorchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter and on Facebook, and download our iPhone and iPad app.
About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America's oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group. Five million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and is the leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military.