March 9-12, 2023
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show
March 9-12, 2023
Thurs-Sat: 10 a.m. – 8.p.m. | Sun: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
State Fair Park | West Allis
Start your adventure at the 2023 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show. New exhibits! New speakers and seminars! New gear! Plus the return of your favorites!
Find it all at State Fair Park for the 82nd year of the Sports Show. Everything outdoors will be celebrated indoors for four days, and there will be something for all ages. There will be fishing tips at a 5,000-gallon aquarium, a trophy deer contest, a fastest retriever contest, archery tournament and traditional favorites like the huge Trout Pond and Lumberjack Show. And don’t forget the more than 100 vendors showcasing the best they have to offer. There’s so much to explore, you just might want to attend more than one day!
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2023 Sports Show
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Don't miss these speakers and guest appearances at this year's event.
Eva Shockey and John Crews will be appearing on select days at this year’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports along with a full panel of experts. Learn more about Eva and John below and see our full panel of speakers here.
Co-Host of Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures
Eva Shockey is a multi-talented personality who is a wife, mother, author, lifestyle blogger, and passionate advocate for all things outdoors. Born into the outdoor industry as the daughter of professional hunter and television producer Jim Shockey, she has continued to pursue her love for hunting and the outdoors while successfully balancing her family life and her lifestyle brand, Eva & Co Marketplace. Her message is centered on promoting a healthy, family-focused outdoor lifestyle.
Two-Time Bassmaster Champion
John Crews is an American professional bass fisherman and businessman. He has been a competitive angler for over 20 years, participating in major tournaments such as the Bassmaster Classic and FLW Tour. He is also the owner of Missile Baits, a company that produces fishing lures and accessories. Throughout his career, Crews has become known for his expertise and dedication to the sport of fishing, and has won several titles and awards. He is also an active supporter of various fishing-related organizations and conservation efforts.
Win A Signed Bow by Eva Shockey
Enter now to win an exlusive signed bow by Eva Shockey at the 82nd Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show!
The $1,015 Prize package includes:
- BowTech bow
- Two (2) packs of 4 arrows
- Five (5) packs of Soft Missile Baits with a rod.
Enter for your chance to win by clicking below, or register at the show!
Fastest Retriever Contest
Registration for the Fastest Retriever Contest is closed.
Participants must pre-register for the youth, adult, bowhunter and target shooting events. All participants will receive show admission with their paid registration! Register to participate here.
Badgerland Pro-Am Saturday, March 11
Adult Bowhunter Challenge Thursday, March 9
Team Bowhunter Challenge Friday, March 10
Kids Bowhunter Challenge Sunday, March 12
Kids Shootout Sunday, March 12
WBBC Trophy Deer Contest
Attendees are invited to bring in their own trophy deer for the Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club Trophy Deer Contest. There is a fee to participate but think of all the glory you’ll receive! All entries will be displayed for the public. Just bring your trophy deer to the show and sign up at Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club’s booth. Guests enter the show free with a trophy deer to enter in the contest.
Air Rifle Tournament
Youth: $500 1st Place, $250 2nd Place, $150 3rd Place
Adult: $200 1st Place, $100 2nd Place, $50 3rd Place
Tournament courtesy of the Daniel Boone Conservation League and the MJS Sports Show. No advance registration required. Enter onsite! $3 entry fee for 3 shots.
Event Partner: The Milwaukee Marathon
March 26, 2023 | Downtown Milwaukee
The Milwaukee Marathon is a standout race in the city and the official event partner for the Milwaukee Sports Show. The 2023 event features both a half marathon and 5K distance, taking participants through downtown and ending at the Fiserv Forum’s Deer District. Half-marathoners receive a full zip jacket and 5K runners receive a quarter zip pullover for participating. At the finish line, all runners receive a finishers medal and the first 500 registrants will receive a free beanie. The post-race celebration includes food, beer, vendor booths, music, and appearances by the Bucks Beat Drum Line, Milwaukee Bucks Hoop Troop, and Bango, the Bucks mascot. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience! Save 10% with code SportsShow10.
Past Event Photos
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