UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Cumberland

FLW Cup Schedule of Events

FLW Cup Schedule of Events
FLW Cup

The FLW Cup goes down August 9-11 on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Ark. As the crowning event of the FLW Tour season, there’s naturally a lot that goes with it, from takeoffs, the FLW Expo, a Trace Adkins concert and of course the weigh-ins at the Bank OZK Arena. Below you’ll find everything you’ll need to follow or attend the Cup, from the times to each event and seminar to each giveaway going on. Keep in mind, everything is free to attend and all times are Central.

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Brandon McMillan

Schedule

Saturday, August 3  

  • Noon - 2 PM Pro Day at Bass Pro Shops stores in Little Rock, Memphis and Bossier City and at Greeson Polaris

Friday, August 9

  • 6 - 6:25 AM FLW Morning Takeoff at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery – anthem by Zach Mikenzie, prayer by Scott Martin
  • 6:30 AM Takeoff at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery - General Tire Ramp
  • 8 AM - 2 PM FLW Live on-the-water broadcast
  • 10 AM - 4:30 PM FLW Expo at the Hot Springs Convention Center, including winning State-Fish Art Contest artwork grades K-12 from 50 states and Ontario 
  • 10 AM - 4:30 PM Bass & BBQ presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette in Baxter Plaza outside the Hot Springs Convention Center
  • 11 - 11:30 AM Jimmy Houston autograph signing in the FLW booth (Exhibit Hall, Booth #439)
  • 11:30 AM - 12 PM Jimmy Houston fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 12:30 - 1PM  Electronics seminar presented by Lowrance in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 1 - 1:30 PM Hank Parker autograph signing in the FLW booth (Exhibit Hall, Booth #439)
  • 1:30 - 2 PM Luke Dunkin fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 2:30 - 3 PM Dion Hibdon fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 3:30 PM Bank OZK Arena doors open to FLW members for weigh-in
  • 4 PM Bank OZK Arena doors open to public for weigh-in
  • 5 PM Weigh-in at Bank OZK Arena – anthem by Amber Dunn

 

Saturday, August 10  

FREE Shakespeare Rod & Reel presented by KATV ABC 7 to the first 250 children 14 & under* at the FLW Booth (#439) in the Exhibit Hall + Jackson Kayak Giveaway presented by Lamar

  • 6 - 6:25 AM FLW Morning Takeoff at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery – prayer by Kevin Hunt
  • 6:30 AM Takeoff at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery - General Tire Ramp
  • 7:30 AM - Noon Lowrance on-the-water demos at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery
  • 8 - 10 AM FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby at Hot Springs Family Park
  • 8 AM - 2 PM FLW Live on-the-water broadcast
  • 10 AM - 4:30 PM FLW Expo at the Hot Springs Convention Center, including winning State-Fish Art Contest artwork grades K-12 from 50 states and Ontario 
  • 10 AM - 4:30 PM Bass & BBQ presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette in Baxter Plaza outside the Hot Springs Convention Center
  • 11 - 11:30 AM Hank Parker autograph signing in the FLW Booth (#439) in the Exhibit Hall
  • 11:30 AM - 12 PM Hank Parker fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 12 - 12:30 PM Jimmy Houston autograph signing in the FLW Booth in Exhibit Hall Booth #439
  • 12:30 - 1PM  Jimmy Houston fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 1:30 - 2 PM  Arkansas high school anglers Brody Jacks and Kanon Harmon fishing seminar presented in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 2 - 2:45 PM Bree Ogden Band live on the Bass & BBQ stage
  • 2:30 - 3 PM Electronics seminar presented by Lowrance in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE Berkley bait.
  • 3 PM FLW Member VIP Tour at Bank OZK Arena
  • 3:30 PM Bank OZK Arena doors open to FLW members for weigh-in
  • 4 PM Bank OZK Arena doors open to public for weigh-in
  • 4:40 PM State-Fish Art Contest Best of Show award presentation at Bank OZK Arena
  • 4:45 PM FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby winner and runner up award presentation at Bank OZK Arena
  • 4:50 PM Forrest L. Wood Sportsmanship and Community Leadership Award presentation at Bank OZK Arena
  • 4:55 PM Junior World Championship award presentation at Bank OZK Arena
  • 5 PM Weigh-in at Bank OZK Arena - Jackson Kayak Giveaway presented by Lamar

 

Sunday, August 11 

FREE Shakespeare Rod & Reel presented by KATV ABC 7 to the first 250 children 14 & under* at the FLW Booth (#439) in the Exhibit Hall + Ranger Z521L powered by Evinrude giveaway presented by US 97 FM

  • 6 - 6:25 AM FLW Morning Takeoff at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery
  • 6:30 AM Takeoff at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery - General Tire Ramp
  • 7:30 AM - Noon Lowrance on-the-water demos at Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery
  • 8 AM - 2 PM FLW Live on-the-water broadcast
  • 10 AM - 4:30 PM FLW Expo at the Hot Springs Convention Center, including winning State-Fish Art Contest artwork grades K-12 from 50 states and Ontario
  • 10 AM - 4:30 PM Bass & BBQ presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette in Baxter Plaza outside the Hot Springs Convention Center
  • 11:30 AM - 12 PM Kristie Hoover kayak seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202 presented by FishUSA. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE bait courtesy of FishUSA.
  • 12 - 12:30 Hank Parker autograph signing in the FLW Booth in Exhibit Hall Booth #439
  • 12:30 - 1 PM FishUSA pro Drew Gregory kayak fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202 presented by FishUSA. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE bait courtesy of FishUSA.
  • 1 - 1:30 Jimmy Houston autograph signing in the FLW Booth (#439) in the Exhibit Hall
  • 1:30 - 2 PM KBF Founder Chad Hoover kayak fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202 presented by FishUSA. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE bait courtesy of FishUSA.
  • 2 PM FLW Member VIP Tour at Bank OZK Arena
  • 2:30 - 3 PM Jackson Kayak pro Eric Jackson kayak fishing seminar in the 103.7 The Buzz Seminar Room - Meeting Room 201/202 presented by FishUSA. First 50 fans attending receive a FREE bait courtesy of FishUSA.
  • 2 - 2:45 PM Bailey Hefley live on the Bass & BBQ stage
  • 2:30 PM Bank OZK Arena doors open to FLW members for weigh-in
  • 3 PM Bank OZK Arena doors open to public for concert and weigh-in
  • 4 - 4:55 PM FREE Realtree Trace Adkins Concert presented by KSSN 96 FM at Bank OZK Arena
  • 4:55 PM Marshal boat winner announcement
  • 5 PM Weigh-in at Bank OZK Arena - Ranger Boat Giveaway presented by US 97 FM. 
  • Following Boat Giveaway News conference in the Media Room with top anglers – autograph area outside Media Room.

*  Giveaways for children 14 and under to be picked up at the main exits following weigh-in. No exceptions.

 

Nick LeBrun

Where to go

Launch & Takeoff

Andrew Hulsey Fish Hatchery

350 Fish Hatchery Road

Hot Springs, AR 71913

 

FLW Expo

Hot Springs Convention Center

134 Convention Blvd

Hot Springs, AR 71901

800.772.2489

 

Weigh-in and Trace Adkins concert

Bank OZK Arena
134 Convention Blvd
Hot Springs, AR 71901

 

FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby

Hot Springs Family Park

215 Family Park Rd

Hot Springs, AR 71913

501.321.6871

 

Pro Day

Bass Pro Shops

1 Bass Pro Drive

Little Rock, AR 72210

501.954.4500

Pros: Scott Martin, Jeremy Lawyer, Casey Scanlon

 

Bass Pro Shops

1 Bass Pro Drive

Memphis, TN 38105

901.291.8200

Pros: Terry Bolton, Miles Burghoff, Ryan Salzman

 

Bass Pro Shops

100 Bass Pro Drive

Bossier City, LA 71111

318.549.8800

Pros: Matt Reed, Todd Castledine, Kurt Dove

 

Greeson Polaris

2219 Albert Pike Road

Hot Springs, AR 71913

501.767.2771

Pro: David Dudley

 

Ranger Boat Giveaway

Contests & Giveaways

Ranger Z521L powered by Evinrude giveaway presented by US 97

One lucky fan will win a new Ranger Z521L powered by a 250 hp Evinrude G2 from US 97 following the final weigh-in at Bank OZK Arena on Sunday, Aug. 11. Entry forms are available at the front entrance to the FLW Expo at the Hot Springs Convention Center and select promotional stops leading up to the FLW Cup. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win your dream fishing rig. You must be present at the drawing following the Aug. 11 weigh-in to win. Admission is FREE. Follow US 97 for special promotional stops and visit us97country.net for the latest FLW Cup news.

 

FREE Realtree Trace Adkins concert presented by KSSN 96

Realtree and KSSN 96 are staging a FREE concert featuring country music Trace Adkins on Sunday, Aug. 11 at Bank OZK Area starting at 4 p.m. Don’t miss this exciting family-friendly concert plus your opportunity to meet Trace Adkins in person! Five lucky winners and their guests will receive VIP seating for the concert and weigh-in and a backstage pass to meet Trace. Visit kssn.iheart.com for details and stay tuned to KSSN 96 for your chance to win.

 

Bass & BBQ Festival presented by Arkansas Democrat Gazette

No summertime gathering of fishing enthusiasts is complete without barbeque, and there is no better barbeque on earth than in Arkansas. For 2019 the Arkansas Democrat Gazette has teamed up with FLW for “Bass & BBQ” at the FLW Cup to raise money for local charities. Come enjoy all of the fishing action and barbeque from top barbeque teams on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and help raise money for some worthy causes. Visit arkansasonline.com for additional Bass & BBQ information.

 

500 FREE Shakespeare Rods and Reels presented by KATV ABC 7

The first 250 children 14 and under to attend the FLW Expo at the Hot Springs Convention Center when doors open at 10 a.m. on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11 will receive a voucher for a FREE Shakespeare rod-and-reel combo presented by KATV ABC 7. The voucher can be redeemed for the rod and reel at the Bank OZK Arena exits following each day’s weigh-in. Vouchers must be redeemed on the day issued and may not be redeemed before weigh-in. Follow all the FLW Cup news on KATV and katv.com.

 

Jackson Kayak Giveaway presented by Lamar

One lucky fan will win a new Jackson Kayak Coosa FD from Lamar following the weigh-in at Bank OZK Arena on Saturday, Aug. 10. Entry forms are available at the front entrance to the FLW Expo at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to win the ultimate fishing kayak. You must be present at the drawing following the Aug. 10 weigh-in to win. Admission is FREE.

 

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