JAN. 18th - JAN. 21st 2018
Thursday - Sunday

Birmingham Sport & Boat Show Birmingham Sport & Boat Show



Show Layout

BJCC Directions
& Public Parking


Boat Show Give-A-Ways

Salute to Smith Lake

Free Seminars

Marine Dealers

Exhibitors' Info
& Move-In Schedule

Media Fact Sheet


Hotel Headquarters

Contact Us

2017 Special Attractions WERE

GRAND PRIZE - 2017 Yamaha WaveRunner VX Deluxe with 110 horsepower, four-stroke engine and is a 3 Person PWC. Galvanized Trailer Included! Personal Watercraft- Courtesy of Big Number One Motor Sports and WJOX FM - 94.5 - Drawing Sunday 4:30pm, January 22nd. Need not be present to win. Winner responsible for all applicable taxes & registration fees.

2017 - Visit the 40-foot long OKLAHOMA BASS TUB aquarium, which holds four to five thousand gallons of water. View the 30 - 40 fish of various species in their natural habitat. A Bass Tub Professional will make an approximate thirty minute presentation every two hours for the duration of the show, which includes casting demonstrations, how lures work in the water, techniques on catching various fish, and other pertinent facts.



Humminbird/MinnKota factory personnel will be on hand to demonstrate the latest trend in marine electronics that is dominating the fishing and boating world, “side imaging” and “i-pilot”. The Humminbird/MinnKota factory personnel will demonstrate how to use the units to locate more structure and fish faster than ever before with gps guided accuracy with depth finder and trolling motor.
Seminars will be conducted at the following times at the Hummingbird/Minnkota trailer display:
Friday - 6:30pm            Saturday - 1:30pm and 6:30pm            Sunday - 2:00pm
Seating at the trailer is limited to 30 people.


Outboard Drag Boat Association. They will have two drag boats on display. Their mission is to provide an organization and forum for one of the hottest spectator sports in the United States – Championship Outboard Drag Racing. Visit their website for racing venues, etc. - you can even download the rule book.

“The boat, Captain America, will be at the 2017 show.” Chris Craig – ODBA Drag Boat Association

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 8-11 will have a booth at the show to inform the public of their various duties and opportunities available with their Flotilla. Stop by to inspect one of the flotilla's 32-foot boats and to watch their videos. Curtis Cantrell is the Flotilla Commander and Dave Shores is the Vice Flotilla Commander.


Barry Hagan, President & D2 Representative of Alabama Hunter Education Association (AHEA), will have a booth at the show provided by Sylacauga Marine & ATV, Inc. The laser will be set up to promote gun safety and proper firearm handling.


Come by Russell Marine's Booth 114 and meet Jimmy LaRiche, 2-Time World Champion Wakeboarder.

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***THURSDAY ONLY*** First 500 Receive a Free Fishing Lure Courtesy of Lucky's Bait and Tackle.
***SATURDAY ONLY*** First 1,000 Receive a Free Fishing Cap Courtesy of Sylacauga Marine & ATV, Inc. and Tracker Boats.
***SATURDAY ONLY*** The Great Hot Dog Give-a-Way!  First 1,000 Attendees Receive a Coupon good for One Free Hot Dog from any Boat Show concession stand Courtesy of  America's First Federal Credit Union.
***SATURDAY, 2:30pm*** 17th Annual Famous Kids Fishing Show - Featuring an Introduction to Kids Fishing. Sponsored by Fishing Personality Reed Montgomery, owner of Reed's Guide Service. Free Drawings for Kids Fishing Prizes!
***SUNDAY ONLY*** First 500 Receive a Free Koozie Courtesy of Alabama Power.
Nightly Seminars Featuring the South’s Leading Fishing  Experts.