Who Will Catch The Biggest Walleye?
LOCAL2 Staff for local2 sault ste. marie
July 12th, 2012 at 10:16am
Come on down to the Roberta Bondar Tent and Marina this weekend for lots of Free Family Fun! The Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore is hosting their second annual Kiwanis International Walleye Tournament July 13-15, 2012.
Schedule of events:
Friday July 13th 6:30p.m. - Parade of Boats
We will close St. Mary's River Dr. to vehicular traffic and have our participants boats parked on land between the Station Mall and the boardwalk. Come on down, meet the competitors, see the impressive boats, take some pictures and get some autographs. Italo Labignan from Canadian Sportfishing on TSN will also be there wandering the parade grounds and meeting the public.
Saturday July 14th & Sunday July 15th - 7:00a.m.
For the early risers! The launch of our competitors' boats is an impressive site to behold! They'll collect in front of the Bondar Marina and be released by our starter's boat starting at 7:00a.m.
Saturday July 14th & Sunday July 15th Noon-4:00p.m. (on the lawn between Roberta Bondar Pavillion & Marina)
Free Childrens Activities will run throughout both afternoons including: Inflatable Fun Carnival, Facepainting, Metis Crafts, and our Fishing Simulator where you're guaranteed to catch a big one! A BBQ and refreshments will be available on site as well.
Saturday July 14th 2:00p.m. - Childrens Fishing Seminar Hosted by Italo Labignan
Sunday July 15th 1:00p.m. - Childrens Fishing Seminar Hosted by Shane Turcotte
Get excited about fishing - for kids of all ages! Sign up via email as this space is limited - firstname.lastname@example.org (Roberta Bondar Pavillion Amphitheatre)
Live! In-Water Weigh-Ins
Saturday July 14th 4:00p.m.
Sunday July 15th 3:00p.m. - with final prize ceremony to follow
Witness the monster Walleye caught straight from our own backyard! Our competitors bring the fish in live, we weigh them in water and release them back into the St. Mary's River. Please Note: The weigh in station will be open all day but all competitors must check in by the times listed above. (on stage at Roberta Bondar Pavillion)
The Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore and the KIWT Committee would like to recognize the generosity of our sponsors. It is with their support that we are able to host this unique event and continue our efforts to improve the lives of children both locally and globally. Special thanks to: Ontario's Algoma Country, Sault Ste. Marie CDC, Easy Express, Kewadin Casinos, National Transportation, Quality Inn, Service Rentals, Saldan, City SSM, Maitland Ford Lincoln, Pet Valu, Rico's Catering, Royal Tire, Subway, S&T Group, Steel Speed, Superior Marine, The Trading Post, Alfano Bros Auto Body, Hooked Guide Services, Krown Rust Control & Lube, Maple Leaf Motors, R.F. Contracting, Sutton Group SSM Realty, Trillium Office Supply, Viau Financial Group