Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

March 11, 2008 17:04 ET

O.F.A.H. encourages kids to Get Outdoors at Toronto Sportsmen's Show

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Assignment Editor, City Editor, Environment Editor, Sports Editor ONTARIO: O.F.A.H. MEDIA RELEASE--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - This week, the Toronto Sportsmen's Show will celebrate its 61st anniversary, and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (O.F.A.H.) will welcome 15,000 kids to the biggest indoor-outdoor youth event in Canada. It is a record-setting achievement for O.F.A.H. Get Outdoors, Ontario's leading youth conservation and leadership program.

"The O.F.A.H. is proud to work with the Toronto Sportsmen's Show and all of its partners to help children and their families realize the great recreational opportunities that await them in the outdoors," said O.F.A.H. Executive Director, Mike Reader. "An enjoyable experience at the Get Outdoors Kids' Zone or one of the other fantastic exhibits could spark a lifelong interest in fishing and hunting."

Every child that attends the Toronto Sportsmen's Show will receive an O.F.A.H. Get Outdoors Passport that will guide them through over 500,000 square feet of outdoor adventure, including archery, fishing, casting, rock climbing, a Lazer Shot hunting simulator, dogs shows, and fishing seminars, as well as camel and elephant rides.

Completion of the Get Outdoors Passport earns children a scratch and win ticket guaranteed to win a prize from O.F.A.H. Get Outdoors Kids' Zone sponsors, including Yamaha, Rapala, Le Baron, Kodak, Hawaiian Tropic, and Super Fly.

With over 83,000 members and 655 member clubs, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is the leading fishing, hunting and conservation organization in Ontario and the voice of anglers and hunters. For more information visit www.ofah.org and www.getoutdoors.org

/For further information: Keith Beecroft
Get Outdoors Coordinator
705 748-6324
705 931-2899 (cell)/ IN: EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT, ENVIRONMENT, FISHERIES, SPORTS

Contact Information

  • Lezlie Goodwin, Communications Coordinator, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
    Primary Phone: 705-748-6324 ext. 270
    E-mail: lezlie_goodwin@ofah.org