2018 Fishing for
Friday June 1st,
2018 -- Meet and Greet
Grilled Pork Loins / Fried Chicken Dinner - Trapshooting - Archery Range at Eagles Club at 3737 North 5th Street, Quincy, Illinois
from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Please bring your own bow and arrows; we will provide guns and ammon for the trap shoot
Concert to follow the Meet and Greet. Location and Time to still be determined.
This year the Grilled Pork Loin and Fried Chicken Dinner will be held at the Eagles Club in Quincy. There is an archery range there. You will sign up for the trap shoot there and we will have a shuttle available to take those that want to shoot to the gun range.
This is open to all warriors, all boaters and all families.
June 2nd, 2018 --
Morning 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 (noon).
at Clat Adams Bicentennial Park
at 134 South Front Street, Quincy, Illinois.
Veterans home tournament for the veterans home residents from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tournament Rules Meeting at 4:00 p.m. and
Banquet starting at 5:00 p.m.
with the Opening Ceremony
at Oakley Lindsey Center (Quincy Civic Center)
at 300 Civic Center Plaza, Quincy, Illinois
with dinner being served from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Dinner is followed by raffles and the Auction.
June 3rd, 2018 --
Tournament, weigh in and awards ceremony
Fishing begins at 6:00 a.m. and ends at noon.
Clat Adams Park from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Weigh - In Starts at 12:00 Noon
Weigh In Locations will be Mark Twain Lake, Ramp 107, Reregulation Pool Spillway Ramp, Great River Marina in Hamilton, Illinois for Pool 19 and Clat Adams Park Quincy
Watch this website and Facebook for later announcements
regarding some very special celebrity guests and entertainment!
This year's event will be
operated out of Quincy Illinois which is
located right on the banks of the
Mississippi River in West Central
For our warrior
participants, their lodging requirements
will be paid for in full by the Fishing
for Freedom sponsors and donors. The
Fishing for Freedom lodging Point of
Contact (POC) will contact them with
their lodging information at least one
week prior to the event as we will fill
rooms based on the information that the
warriors have provided during the
registration process. If you have any
special needs or accessibility issues,
please make sure to make a note of it in
the comments block on the registration
form. There will be several accessible
We ask that you utilize double occupancy
in all rooms
unless your medical needs prevent double
If your plans change and
you are later unable to attend after
making your reservation, please contact
us to cancel out your reservation.
Lodging is available for
boaters that live over an hour away from Quincy, Illinois or Mark Twain Lake area at several locations in Quincy
Illinois. Some of the locations are
within a block from the Mississippi
River. You will receive contact information from the registration committee on which hotels that we have a block of rooms saved for the event.
If you choose to stay in any other hotels or accommodations, you will be responsible for the expenses. You should contact the
hotels/motels that are listed on our
Lodging Information Sheet and identify
yourself as a "Fishing for
Freedom" participant in order to get
into the designated rooms that have been
set aside for this event. Volunteer
boaters are responsible for their lodging
expenses and making their individual
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