2015 Great American Outdoor Show Media Advisory

Posted On On: January 20, 2015 Categories Filed Under: Member News

General Information

Largest consumer sports and outdoor show in the world.

650,000 square feet of indoor floor space.

Themed exhibitor halls forArchery, Boats, Fishing, Hunting Outfitters, Outdoor Products, RVs, and the Shooting Sports.

More than 1,000 exhibitors.

900,000 NRA members live within 300 mile radius of Harrisburg.


Show Hours

February 7, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00am – 7:00pm

February 8, 2015 (Sunday)
10:00am – 5:00pm

February 9 – February 13, 2015 (Mon-Fri)
10:00am – 7:00pm

February 14, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00am – 7:00pm

February 15, 2015 (Sunday)
10:00am – 5:00pm


Ticket Prices

**Tickets are now on sale**

Adult: $13.00

Child (6-12): $6.00

Senior (65 or older): $10.00

2-Day Pass: $22.00

Group ticket $10 (10 or more)



2/6: Taxidermy Competition – Compete among 22 categories to determine the most innovative, artistic taxidermy work.

2/7 – 2/12: Archery Tag in the Large Arena.

2/7 – 2/15: LaPorte Archery Arial Archery Shooting – Come try to shoot the flying discs!

2/7 – 2/15: 3D Bowhunter Challenge – Test your accuracy with a bow in 16 classes of skill at the Indoor Archery Range.

2/7 – 2/15: Celebrity seminars and demonstrations on hunting, fishing, cooking,and self/home defense.

2/7 – 2/15: Family Fun Zone – Visit the special area for families and youth with hands-on activities for all ages, including camo face painting, magnetic fishing, barrel racing, orienteering, boat safety, suction cup archery, LaserShot, and more.

2/7 – 2/15: Wall of Guns – Play the odds in the popular NRA Foundation event and try to win your choice from more than 40 firearms or a $400 cash prize.

2/7 – 2/15: Pyramyd AirAir Gun Range – Relax at a multi-lane air gun range stocked with the latest high powered air rifles and air pistols on the market. There’s something for everyone from novices to experts.

2/7 – 2/15: NRA 3 Gun Experience – Experience the fast-growing and ever-popular 3-Gun shooting sport in a recreational format designed to showcase its fun and safe aspects through AirSoft.

2/8 – 2/13: Game Calling Challenge – Who are America’s best game callers? Categories for Duck, Elk, Canada Goose, Barred Owl, Turkey, and Predator.

2/12: NRA Foundation Banquet – Celebrate American values at a family friendly night of fundraising with chances to bid on and win unique firearms, merchandise, and hunts.

2/14: NRA Country Presents Lee Brice and Thompson Square – Join a Valentine’s Day jam with chart-topping country music acts Lee Brice and husband and wife duo Thompson Square.



The 2015 Great American Outdoor Show is presented by Outdoor Channel.

Associate sponsors are Cabela’s and Ram Truck.

The NRA Foundation Banquet and Wall of Guns event are sponsored by Henry Repeating Arms.


Press Releases

Great American Outdoor Show press releases are located at http://greatamericanoutdoorshow.org/media/press-releases.aspx. If you would like to be added to our GAOS press release distribution list, please request via a reply to this email.


Press Office

The Great American Outdoor Show Press Office is located in room Exhibit B in the Maclay Lobby of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex.


Press Credentials

If you would like Press Credentials for the Great American Outdoor Show, email NRAGOMedia@nrahq.org with the following:




News Organization

Phone Number

Email Address



**Credentials can be picked up in the press office starting Friday 2/6 and during regular show hours.



Please email NRAGOMedia@nrahq.org if you would like to schedule an interview with NRA Media Staff before/during/after the Great American Outdoor Show.