Urban American Outdoors TV (UAOTV) and the Kansas City Parks & Recreations will host the 10th Annual Urban Kids Fishing Derby. The Saturday fishing experience and celebration will be held on June 20, 2015 at Spring Valley Park located at 27th & Woodland, Kansas City, Missouri 64109.  Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the derby kicks off soon after till 12 noon.

There will also be a pre ceremony to start off with US Fish & Wildlife Services, Director Dan Ashe of Washington DC and staff, to help celebrate our decade of derby’s and share information about the Monarch butterfly restoration. Partnering host includes KPRS and KPRT Gospel Radio, US Fish & Wildlife, Gates Bar-B-Q, The Kansas Speedway, Hiland Dairy, F.A.C.T.S and Roberts Music Group. 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 uaotv27@yahoo.com 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 $103.00 prize. We will also have goodie bags and hot dogs. The entire derby will be filmed for an upcoming segment on Urban American Outdoors TV with local host Wayne Hubbard.  Award winning Urban American Outdoors TV show airs weekly on Local Bounce TV every Saturday at 7:30 am and on 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 sixteen years been sharing his outdoors adventures, conservation tips, green ideas, recipes, 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 10th Annual Urban Kid’s Fishing Derby, Saturday June 20, 2015. We will be having a day of community! You do not have to know how to fish, the event is free, and there will be plenty of family fun, fishing and volunteers to help.  For additional information or should you have any questions please contact Candice Price, Executive Producer of Urban American Outdoors TV at uaotv27@yahoo.com,facebook or by telephone at 913-334-5177.

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