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FREE Outdoor Fun for Families and Fishing Fans at Bass Pro Shops US Open Qualifying Event at National Harbor
July 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Families and fishing fans of all ages are invited to join the fun at The Bass Pro Shops US Open National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championships taking place on the Potomac River at National Harbor, Md., on Saturday, July 17. During the event, 250 two-person teams will be fishing for their cut of the $4.3 million guaranteed purse value and chance to qualify for the National Championship and ultimate $1 million prize.
While anglers are competing on the water, the general public is invited to participate in the excitement taking place at National Harbor with free activities for the whole family beginning at 10 a.m.
- Free Kids Activities & Live Music: Free interactive games, inflatable slides and more will create a festive atmosphere for families and fishing fans of all ages to enjoy. The Petersens, an American bluegrass band from Missouri’s Ozark Mountains, will take center stage to provide live music and entertainment throughout the day.
- Live Music & Awards Ceremony: In the afternoon, fans are invited to gather as anglers begin tournament weigh-in at 3 p.m., followed by the final awards ceremony at 4:45 p.m.
- Bass Pro Pop-up Shop: Enjoy a Bass Pro Shops pop-up shop featuring exclusive merchandise and the latest gear from top outdoor brands.
- Boat & ATV Displays: Fans can view on-site displays of boat models from America’s foremost boat brands including Tracker, Ranger, Nitro and more, as well as the best-in-class ATVs from TRACKER OFF ROAD.
- Outdoor Fun for the Whole Family: Guests can learn about fisheries conservation with representatives from the National Fish Habitat Partnership and enjoy special activities along the riverfront.