Gather your gear or get ready to get some gear at the 33rd annual Central Washington Sportsmen Show! It kicks off on Friday, February 23rd, and runs through Sunday, February 25th, at the Yakima Valley Sundome.

It is filled with displays, vendors, exhibits, and special in-person presentations. It is an experience for the outdoorsy person and the WHOLE FAMILY!

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Fishing and hunting gear and guides, camping essentials, everything from sleeping bags to camp trailers! ATVs, boats, and anything you need to have fun in the sun or out on the lake will be at the 33rd annual Central Washington Sportsmen Show!

It features a vast 30-foot, 5,000-gallon demonstration tank filled with fish! Onlookers can witness how fish react to the different lures, flies, and bait during several live demonstrations!

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New to the CWSS is the BowSim 4-D archery Simulator from Pac Bow. A computer simulator that allows archers to use their own bows and arrows to shoot at various digital targets and game from around the world! New to archery? No worries, volunteers from Kamiakin and Mt Cleman's Archery Clubs will be on hand to help and instruct!


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A crowd favorite is back with the Annual Horn and Antler Competition, the only competition in Central Washington where hunting trophies are scored and displayed for the crowds. For more information on the 33rd Annual Horn & Antler Competition sponsored by Legend's Casino, click here.

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This family-friendly event is jam-packed with sights, sounds, and activities all weekend! Sunday will be "Kid's Day," with kids getting in at a reduced rate, and the first 100 kids will score a Cabela's goody bag and fish for free all day at Lunker Lake courtesy of Les Schwab Tire Stores.

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So much fun for kids of ALL ages every day, complete with daily door prizes and other exciting giveaways from exhibitors.

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The 33rd Annual Central Washington Sportsmen Show Prices

General admission to the CWSS is $15 for adults and $10 for children 6-12. Kids under 6 are free. The best part, pay once and get into the show ALL THREE DAYS (just make sure to get your hand stamped)! On Friday, Seniors 60 or older will get in for $10 and first responders for only $12. On Sunday (Kid's Day), ages 6-12 are only $8. There's also a $2 discount for all military members (with military ID) all weekend.

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The 33rd Annual Central Washington Sportsmen Show, Friday (2/23) noon to 7p, Saturday (2/24) 9a to 7p, and Sunday (2/25) 9a to 4p. This year, PARKING IS FREE, courtesy of JLM Productions!

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Take a look back at last year's Central Washington Sportsmen Show!

2023 Central Washington Sportsmen Show

The Central Washington Sportsmen Show has been a yearly tradition in the Yakima Valley for the past 32 years. Take a look at the event from this past February taken from inside the Yakima Valley Sundome.

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