2012 Central Texas Boat Show

Dates: Friday 1/6          Saturday 1/7      Sunday 1/8

12Noon-9PM    10AM-8PM       10AM-5PM

Where: Bell County Expo Center and Expo Hall / Free Parking!

Admission: $6.00 Adults / Children 12 & under admitted free

With a paid adult.

Dealers: Marine Outlet                     -       Temple

Texas Boat World              -       Harker Heights

Marineland Boating Center -       Waco

Sail & Ski                           -       Austin

Yowell’s Boat Yard            -       Waco

Events: Kid’s Catfishing – Fishing for Kids of all ages

From the live catfish tank!

Scott & White Blood Mobile will be on site from 10:00am to 2:00 pm on Saturday.  Anyone donating blood will receive a free pass for the show.

Friday is Military Appreciation Day. All Active

Duty Military and their dependants will be

admitted free by showing their Active Duty I.D.

Boats / Motors and on Display by:

Skeeter, Xpress, Sweetwater Pontoons, Larson Runabouts,

Triumph Fishing Boats, G3 Fishing Boats, Hurricane Deck Boats, Yamaha Outboards, Chaparral, SeaArk, Nautic Star, Premier, Apex, Yamaha Sport Boats, Yamaha Waverunners, Glastron, Mercury, Volvo, Sea Ray Sport Boats, Bayliner Sport Boats and Cruisers, Nautiques by Correct Craft, Harris FloteBote Pontoon Boats, Sea Ray and Meridian Sport Yacht and Yachts, Kawasaki Personal Watercraft, Mercruiser, Cummins Mercruiser, Triton Boats, Ranger Boats, Legend Boats, Stingray Pleasure Boats, Alumacraft Fishing Boats, Cypress Cay Pontoon Boats, Buster Boats.

Exhibitors: Wooded Acres Tackle               -       Richland

Tight Line Tackle                     -       Killeen

Lowrance Electronics

Wow Inflatable Water Toys

Humminbird Electronics

Minnkota Trolling Motors

Motorguide Trolling Motors

Tournament Saver Pro             -       Texas

Texell Credit Union                  -       Temple

Developer Marketing and         -       Spring Branch, Texas

Management Company

Texan Lures                              -       Temple

Holding the Line Guide Svc     -       Killeen

Silver Spur Outfitters               -       Gatesville

Austin Canoe and Kayak          -       Austin

3D Resorts                               -       Austin

Advanced Chiropractic            -       Temple

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers         – Lakes Belton & Stillhouse

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary     -       Lake Belton

Texas Bass Couples Tournament Trail – Dallas

LINE-X of Harker Heights        –      Harker Heights

CenTex Bass Clubs                  -       Killeen

Texas Partners Federal Credit Union

Silver Leaf Resorts                   -       San Antonio

Bubba’s Smoked Meats           -       New Braunfels

Scentsy Candles                        -       Nolanville

Seminars: Crappie Expert Tommy Tidwell will host a Crappie Fishing Seminar on Saturday from 12noon – 1 PM.  Professional Bass Pro Keith Combs, will host a bass fishing seminar Sunday from 12noon – 1 PM.  Bass Pro Gary Klein will be at the show on Friday and Saturday at the Texas Boat World display!

TuffMan Championship Weigh-in: Saturday afternoon beginning at approximately 3:30PM qualifying teams that competed in the TuffMan Bass Tournament Championship on Lake Belton will weigh-in their catch.  Over $20,000 dollars will be awarded to the top five teams.  The winning team will receive $10,000 dollars for 1st place!  Come watch the fun!  The weigh-in will be held in the Bell County Expo Center under the dome.  Winner of the Toyota Bass Classic on Lake Conroe , Texas

Professional bass angler, Keith combs, will be the master of ceremonies for the weigh-in.

TuffMan Championship Contingency Prizes

Legend Boats:

Legend Boats will pay Advantage Members in the TuffMan Championship as follows for the First Place win.  The Tier 2 Tournament field must be 70 anglers (35-2 man teams) or more for payout of any kind, excluding Championships.  Advantage Plus members will double their winning purse in these events, up to the maximum amount.

Boat Year Bonus Paid

2011 – 2012:     $1,500.00

2010:                 $   800.00

2009:                 $   500.00

Triton Boats:

Tournaments with a field of 60+ boats;  Winner with 2010 – 2012 model year boat with 250 HP engine will receive $7,000; with 225 HP engine will receive $5,000; with 200 HP engine will receive $3,000; and engines less than 200 HP will receive $1,000.  Winner fishing in a 2009 model or older Triton will receive $500.  Winner in a previously-owned boat will receive $500 if model year 2010 – 2012 or $250 for model 2009 and older.  Tournaments with 30 to 59 boats; Winner with a 2010 – 2012 model year with any HP will receive $500 or $250 for model year 2009 or older.  Winner with previously-owned boat will receive $250 (2010 – 2012 models) or $125 (2009 model or older).  If no winner $500 to the highest qualifying angler finishing in the top ten (10).