Monday, May 5, 2014

Ninth Annual Urban Kids Fishing Derby set for May 17

News Release
KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Urban American Outdoors (UAO), and the Kansas City Kansas Community College will host the Ninth Annual Urban Kids Fishing Derby.  
The Saturday fishing experience will be held on May 17, 2014 at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Pond near the Conference Center by the duck pond, located on the south end of the campus at 7250 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas 66112.  Registration begins at 8:00 AM and the derby kicks off soon after till 12 noon.

Partnering host includes Gates Bar-B-Q, 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, there will also be forms at the event. The derby 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 55,000 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 17, 2014. You do not have to know how to fish, 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.