Monday , 9 December 2019

7th Annual Urban Kids Fishing Derby 2012

Urban American Outdoors (UAO), and the Kansas City Kansas Community College will host the Seventh Annual Urban Kids Fishing Derby.  The Saturday fishing experience will be held on May 19, 2012 at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Pond near the Conference Center by the duck pond, located on the south end of the campus. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the derby kicks off soon after till 12 noon.

Partnering host includes Gates Bar-B-Q, Will to Succeed Foundation, Kansas City Kansas Schools Foundation for Excellence, Al’s Bait Shop, F.A.C.T.S and Operation Brightside. The Kids Derby is free for youngsters between the ages of 4 and 16, and must be accompanied by a parent or adult.  All registered participants must bring their own rods, reels, and bait.  If you are interested in having your youngsters participate, email us for forms at or call to pre-register. The event is limited to the first 250 kids.

The young anglers who have the winning catches will receive gifts and other outstanding prizes. For the biggest fish there will be a $100.00 prize. We will also have goodie bags and hot dogs. The entire derby will be filmed for an upcoming segment on Urban American Outdoors with local host Wayne Hubbard. Award winning Urban American Outdoors TV show airs weekly on Time Warner Cable Metro Sports and various other TV affiliates across the country. The show offers sports enthusiast’s a chance to view outdoors from a different perspective. Wayne Hubbard has for the past decade been sharing his outdoors adventures, conservation tips, green ideas, wildlife information and has mentored over 35,000 youth in the greater Kansas City area.

So if you’re a parent, gather up the children and enjoy a day of family fun at the Urban Kid’s Fishing Derby, Saturday May 19, 2012.  The event is free, and there will be plenty of family fun, fishing and volunteers.  Kansas City Kansas Community College is located at 7250 State Avenue, KCKS 66112. For additional information or should you have any questions please contact Candice Price, Executive Producer of Urban American Outdoors at,facebook or by telephone at 913-334-5177.

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