Schedule

Make the Most of Your ICAST Experience

From Super Tuesday to the final bell on Friday, ICAST is packed with events and opportunities for you to improve your business.

Noon – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the North Hall Lobby – Rooms N220 B-E.

6:30 AM – 10:30 AM

ICAST Cup Bass Fishing Tournament
Presented by Major League Fishing

Join the fun in the ICAST Cup – presented by MLF – and help Keep America Fishing. Take off is at 5:30 a.m. from Big Toho Marina with weigh-in at approximately 9:00 a.m. Let the best team win!

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8 AM – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the North Hall Lobby – Rooms N220 B-E.

10 AM – 2 PM

On the Water Product Demonstrations
OCCC North Building Ponds

Buyers and media can test the latest rods, reels and lures, paddle a SUP or kayak, and even take a spin in a bass boat.

3 PM – 4:30 PM

Excise Tax Seminar – Understanding Your Federal Excise Tax Obligations

Room N210E

This special seminar will provide an overview of the excise tax obligations for fishing tackle manufacturers and importers.

The presenters are excise tax specialists and will be addressing issues such as taxable products and tax computation formulas with plenty of time for Q & A. Individual appointments can be made by texting Mitch King at 303-585-0377.

5 PM – 8 PM

New Product Showcase Preview Reception
Sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer
Open to buyers and media editorial only
Booth 5900

All retailers and media will want to be there to get their first look at the ICAST 2021 New Product Showcase entries and begin the voting process for the “Best of Category” competition.

7:15 AM – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the North Hall Lobby – Rooms N220 B-E.

7:15 AM – 8:45 AM

State of the Industry Breakfast
Featuring Keynote Speaker Jay Baer
Presented by Take Me Fishing
Room N320
Ticketed event

The State of the Industry Breakfast is one of the most important business events for our industry.

9 AM – 2 PM

New Product Showcase “Best of Category” Voting
Open to buyers and media editorial only
Booth 5900

Voting continues for the “Best of Category” awards in 30 product categories.

9 AM – 6 PM

Exhibition Open

9 AM – 6 PM

Lure Tank Open
Show Floor

The showcase for the latest in hard and soft lures. See how lures preform underwater as well as on top of the water.

9 AM – 6 PM

ICASTing Pond Open
Show Floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

10:30 AM – Noon

Special “Deep Dive” Business Development Session with Jay Baer
Booth 233 – On the show floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

2 PM – 6 PM

ICAST 2020 New Product Showcase is Open
Booth 5900

With voting complete, the Showcase is now open to all exhibitors and attendees.

4 PM – 6 PM

Social Hour in Exhibitors’ Booths

6 PM – 8 PM

New Product Showcase “Best of Category” Awards Reception
Room N320

The “excitement factor” is felt throughout the ballroom as the 2021 “Best of Category” awards are presented.

8 AM – 5 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the North Hall Lobby – Rooms N220 B-E.

9 AM – 6 PM

Exhibition Open

9 AM – 6 PM

Lure Tank Open
Show Floor

The showcase for the latest in hard and soft lures. See how lures preform underwater as well as on top of the water.

9 AM – 6 PM

ICASTing Pond Open
Show Floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

9 AM – Noon

New Product Showcase “Best of Show” Voting
Open to buyers and media editorial only
Booth 5900

Buyers and media will cast their votes for the “Best of Show” from Wednesday night’s 30 “Best of Category” winners.

9 AM – 6 PM

New Product Showcase
Open to all exhibitors and attendees
Booth 5900

2 PM – 2:30 PM

New Product Showcase “Best of Show” Award Presentation
Open to all exhibitors and attendees
Booth 5900

This is it! Be there for the ICAST 2021 New Product Showcase “Best of Show” award announcement.

4 PM – 6 PM

Social Hour in Exhibitors’ Booths

8 AM – 1 PM

Registration Open

Registration is located in the North Hall Lobby – Rooms N220 B-E.

9 AM – 3 PM

Exhibition Open

9 AM – Noon

New Product Showcase
Open to all exhibitors and attendees
Booth 5900

9 AM – 3 PM

Lure Tank Open
Show Floor

The showcase for the latest in hard and soft lures. See how lures preform underwater as well as on top of the water.

9 AM – 3 PM

ICASTing Pond Open
Show Floor

Get hands-on experience with some of the latest technology in spinning, baitcasting and fly reels for fresh and saltwater.

Noon – 2 PM

Social Hour in Exhibitors’ Booths

3 PM

Exhibition Closes

Note: The schedule is subject to change without prior notice.