Author Topic: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard  (Read 572 times)

Offline OutaAmmo

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Sure would be a shame to miss another year at this great event.  With attendance down why are we not having a booth at this event??  Its been several years since we have had one.  Booth rental was cheap.  Do we not have enough people to handle 70,000 like minded, 2A folks??   There is still time to put something together.  There are no other events on the schedule for that weekend.  Should we or shouldn't we, that is the question.

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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2014, 09:06:52 AM »
What event is this?
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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2014, 06:25:52 PM »
Steck and I will see you tomorrow @ LeRoy. Let's brainstorm.
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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2014, 06:55:04 PM »
70,000?
What event?
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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2014, 08:44:19 PM »
Are you talking about the Grand American Trap Shoot in Sparta IL?

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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2014, 12:56:07 AM »
Are you talking about the Grand American Trap Shoot in Sparta IL?

Nope.  Better than that. 

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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2014, 11:01:47 AM »
Hunting and Fishing Days?
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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2014, 02:49:31 PM »
Oktoberfest at Lee's Summit. Isn't that mostly outdoors and a German Festival? I guess you could dress like Hessians.  **)  Call them and ask for a speaking roll and we can organize a Libertyseed.
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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2014, 07:05:07 PM »
Oktoberfest at Lee's Summit. Isn't that mostly outdoors and a German Festival? I guess you could dress like Hessians.  **)  Call them and ask for a speaking roll and we can organize a Libertyseed.
If we're going German, do they still have the Schutzenfest at Altamont in Effingham County?

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Re: Sept. 27-28 2014 70,000 attendees in our own (Illinois) backyard
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2014, 10:58:59 PM »
Hunting and Fishing Days?

Yep the "Ol Red Fox 24  has it figured out.    The Illinois National Hunting and Fishing Days.  A two day event at two separate locations. The Northern Illinois Hunting and Fish in Yorkville draws 40,000 people for the two day event and the Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing days draws 30,000 folksat Carterville.  40,000 plus 30,000 equals 70,000.  This is really to good of an event to pass up.  I have run an Appleseed booth twice at the Southern Illinois and Fishing Days but it takes 5-6 people that can talk to people to make it work.  There is still time to make it happen.