Dock Jumping Splash Dogs Make Waves At the Reno Outdoor Sports and Recreation Expo

March 25-27, 2011 at Reno Sparks Convention Center

Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo ~ Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo ~ Spring Home & Garden Show ~ Reno Pet Show

RENO, NV    MARCH 14, 2011:  Miller Lite presents the Reno Outdoor Sports and Recreation Expo at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Friday through Sunday, March 25-27, 2011. The Outdoor Expo is one of four big shows that also includes the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo, the Spring Home & Garden Show and the Reno Pet Show.

Waggin tails and Splash Dogs excite the crowd at the Reno Outdoor Expo. Splash Dog teams make waves with the fine art of dock jumping and dock diving events throughout the weekend. Show attendees are invited to bring their ‘Splash Dog’ and learn from the pros.

Bass Tubs of Oklahoma will have their 40 foot mobile aquarium at the show. A natural habitat for hungry bass and game fish—including native trout—will become the education tool for demonstrations on bass fishing techniques, how to catch other varieties of fish, how lures work in the water, basic casting techniques and demos of the latest in rods, reels and all the favorites in fishing equipment.

Activities at the Reno Outdoor Expo include Cabela’s fly casting instruction, Nevada State Parks seminars on GPS, map and compass reading, and the first ever Tail Gate Toss Competition featured by Ace Hole-Reno. Local Off-Road clubs will also be on hand to share their incredible Nevada back-country adventures, ghost town tales and 4-wheel trails, and their favorite fishing and hunting spots.

“The Reno Outdoor Expo has everything you’ll need for winter and summer sports,” said show producer Al Lockett, “plus, combining all four shows into one weekend gives show attendees more bang for their buck with the low price of only $10 per person”.

The four show event will also feature Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser and part comedian, Dr. Lori, who will give FREE appraisals at the Spring Home & Garden Show; attendees are invited to be a part of the show by registering their antique collectable online at Two-time World Trials Champion Tommi Ahvala will take on a giant obstacle course at the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo with live performances daily. The Reno Pet Show brings the Pug Parade on Sunday, March 27th at 2 p.m.; pug owners are encouraged to register early and enter their best friend online at Hear the velvety smooth voice of country singer Joseph Greco and his tribute to country legends, Marty Robbins and Jim Reeves; auditions in search of the next Johnny Cash Tribute Star will take place on stage with Joseph Greco everyday at 2 p.m.—register online at

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About Lockett Shows: Reno’s original show producers since 1967, Lockett Incorporated has produced successful convention center shows in Reno, Nevada for 44 years. Al and Shirley Lockett produce Reno’s original home shows—the Spring Home & Garden Show and the Fall Home & Lifestyle Show; the Reno Bridal Shows—Grand Bridal Showplace, Premier Bride Showcase, and Bridal & Beauty Expo; and more recently the Reno Off-Road Motorsports Expo and Reno Outdoor Sports & Recreation Expo.

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Please contact Lockett Shows at 775-849-8000 or email

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