Boat show

Captain Thompson of Salado poses in the driver’s seat of a boat for a photo taken by his father, Aaron, during a previous boat show at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

The 2019 Central Texas Boat and Outdoor Show will take place this weekend at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121 in Belton.

The show will be open 4-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The show will feature vendors, demonstrations, exhibits, seminars and the Tuff Man Championship weigh-in.

“Central Texas finest marine dealers will display boats and outdoor toys of all shapes and sizes,” according to a news release on the annual event. “Almost 50 boating designs and models will be available for you to view during the show.”

Adult admission is $7; kids 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Tickets are $5 for those providing a military ID and youth aged 13 to 18. An individual may purchase a pass for only $10 and attend all three days.

The event also features seminars from fishing experts and others, and a kids zone featuring catfishing and bow fishing.

For more information on participating vendors or to view the schedule of events, visit centraltexasboatshow.com.

CENTRAL TEXAS BOAT & OUTDOOR SHOW

Schedule of events, seminars and more

FRIDAY

Show Hours 4-8

4 p.m. – Doors Open

5 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Tuffman Registration

5:30 p.m. Bob Pohlman- Under Texas Skies - Beginner & Novice Fly Fishing

6:50 p.m. – TuffMan Alternate Registration

7 p.m. – TuffMan Captain’s Meeting in the Dome

8 p.m. – Doors Close

SATURDAY

Show Hours 10-8

10 a.m. – Doors Open

11 a.m. – Chris Payne – Payne Outdoors – Getting Started Kayaking

12 p.m. Central Texas Tae Kwon Do Demonstration

1 p.m. Tommy Tidwell – Crappie Fishing Techniques and Secrets

1:30 p.m. Central Texas High School TuffMan Championship—Dome

2 p.m. Central Texas Tae Kwon Do Demonstration

3 p.m. – Chris Payne – Payne Outdoors – Spring Fishing Patterns on Lake Belton

3:30 p.m. 18th Annual TuffMan Championship Weigh-In in the Dome

5:30 p.m. – Bob Maindelle – Holding the Line Guide Service – Use and Interpretation of Sonar: Garmin LiveScope Technology

6:30 p.m. – Tommy Tidwell – Crappie Fishing Techniques and Secrets

8 p.m. – Doors Close

SUNDAY

Show Hours 10-5

10 a.m. – Doors Open

11 – Bob Pohlman – Under Texas Skies – Fly Fishing Techniques

12 p.m. – Bob Maindelle – Holding the Line Guide Service – Use and Interpretation of Sonar: Garmin LiveScope Technology

12:30 p.m. – Central Texas High School TuffMan Championship – Dome

2:30 p.m. – TuffMan Championship Weigh-In and Awards Presentation — Dome

4 p.m. – Prize Drawings (Do not have to be present to win)

5 p.m. – Doors Close

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