August 3-5, 2012
Adults $6 per day; Children 12 and younger Free; Free Parking
Gwinnett Center, I-85 and Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Ga. http://www.gwinnettcenter.com/
Show Times & Dates:
Friday, August 3: 1 p. m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 4: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 5: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
2012 GON OUTDOOR BLAST FAST FACTS
• Truck-Buck Shootout Finals:
Watch the excitement as 42 Georgia hunters compete for more than $50,000 in prizes. Who will overcome the nerves, out shoot the rest and drive home a brand new Silverado from John Megel Chevrolet this year? Semi-finals start at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. The first pellet flies at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday to determine the Ultimate Champion. Also, in conjunction with the Truck-Buck Contest, come see the SEEDS Youth Shoot-Out at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday.
• Truck-Buck Wall of Fame:
Get up close and personal with Georgia's Biggest Bucks of 2011. This massive collection of Georgia bucks will have you itching for opening day.
• Deer Scoring & Display:
Come get your deer scored for the GON Big Buck Awards, and have it displayed for all to see. Get your mount measured for County-by-County records. Official scorers will be on hand, measuring racks for free.
• Muzzy 200 Club Display:
With over 3,000 total inches of antler mass the Muzzy 200 club display will have you itching for opening day. It's not just a bunch of deer heads hanging on a wall with a couple of big racks. It's wildlife artwork with high-tech audio, video and lighting that brings out every detail of these monster bucks.
• Kids Pavilion:
Shooting simulators, inflatables and more! The GON Outdoor Blast is a family-centered event that provides numerous games and entertainment for children. The kids can take part in DNR-certified hunter education courses at the Blast. They'll be ready for opening day.
General Blast Information:
Duluth Area Preferred Hotels Offering Discounted Rates (Enter Group Code On Website)
Holiday Inn Gwinnett Center
: (770) 476-2022 • Click Here For Reservations
• Group Code: GON
: (678) 407-0018 • Click Here For Reservations
• Group Code: OB2
Hilton Garden Inn
: (770) 495-7600 • Click Here For Reservations
• Group Code: ODB
Other Duluth Area Hotel Information:
Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau
Duluth Area RV Parks:
Jones RV Park
: (770) 923-3147 • www.jonesrvpark.com
Lake Lanier Islands Resort
: (800) 677-5304 • www.lakelanierislands.com
Click here to download the 2012 Blast Vendor Contract
Click here to download the 2012 Blast Floor Plan