2014 Great American Outdoor Show Media Advisory

Great American Outdoor ShowIf you're planning on attending the Great American Outdoor Show, February 1 - 9, you can easily go about getting your press credentials for the show.


The Great American Outdoor Show is presented by Outdoor Channel with associate sponsors Cabela’s and Ram Truck.

NRA Foundation Banquet is sponsored by Diamondback Firearms and Taurus.

3D Bowhunter Challenge is sponsored by Rocky Boots and Rinehart Targets.

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 1/31 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.

General Information

Largest consumer outdoor show in the United States.

650,000 square feet of indoor floor space.

New Shooting Sports hall joins the Archery, Boats, RVs, Fishing, Outdoor Products, and Hunting Outfitter halls.

More than 1,000 exhibitors.

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

Show Hours

February 1, 2014 (Saturday)
9:00am - 7:00pm 

February 2, 2014 (Sunday)
10:00am - 5:00pm 

February 3 - February 7, 2014 (Mon-Fri)
10:00am - 7:00pm 

February 8, 2014 (Saturday)
9:00am - 7:00pm

February 9, 2014 (Sunday)
10:00am - 5:00pm

Ticket Prices

Adult: $12.00

Child (6-12): $6.00

Senior (65 or older): $10.00

2-Day Pass: $20.00

Group ticket $10 (10 or more)


1/31: Taxidermy Contest: Think you’re the best at preparing, stuffing, and mounting animals? Put your skills to the test against the top taxidermists in North America.

2/1: NASP Archery Competition.

2/2 – 2/6: Archery Tag in the Large Arena.

2/7: NRA Foundation Banquet: A night of food, fun, exclusive firearms, and fundraising for the future of our shooting sports traditions.

2/8: NRA Country Presents: Trace Adkins: Dust off those cowboy boots and join NRA Country and Trace Adkins, whose trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts, for a night of music you won’t soon forget!

2/1 – 2/9: Kid’s Casting Competition.

2/1 – 2/9: 3D Bowhunter Challenge: Test your accuracy with a bow among 14 classes of skill at the Indoor Archery Range.

2/1 – 2/9: Game Calling Contest: Who are North America’s best game callers? Compete in Duck, Elk, Canada Goose, Barred Owl, and Turkey calling.

2/1 – 2/9: 91 demonstrations and seminars on hunting and fishing as well as self/home defense topics.