The Challenged Outdoorsmen of America Arkansas Chapter will be hosting the annual youth fishing derby at Bobby Ferguson Park in Texarkana Arkansas this Saturday, May 20, 2017. Registration begins at 8:30 am and the fishing begins at 9:00 am.
The youth fishing derby will be taking place on Lake Diffenbacher inside Bobby Ferguson Park near the Four States Fairgrounds. Open to all, participants must be 16 years of age or younger and a parent or guardian must be present. Participants must bring their own pole, and are asked to bring a lawn chair, fishing gear and bait. (Organizers will have some gear that can be shared, but supply is limited). For more information, please contact Ms. Inez Jackson at 903-748-2437.
In the case of bad weather, organizers will cancel the event and look to reschedule the derby for a later date to be determined at a later time.
From the Facebook Event Page:
Challenged Outdoorsmen is hosting a Youth Fishing Derby May 20, 2017 at Bobby Ferguson Park (Four States Fairgrounds) fishing will begin at 9:00 AM till 1:00 PM a good time is to be had by all. Come out and have fun with us. See Flyer for more info. any questions please call Inez Jackson 903 748 2437. Hope to see you there.
This is a great organization to get involved with. The Challenged Outdoorsmen of America Arkansas Chapter is very active in our region with challenged outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. If you love the outdoors, you know the healing powers of being out in nature, and if you have a desire to share that, consider getting together with the Challenged Outdoorsmen of America.
COA stands for Challenged Outdoorsmen of America. It is a non-profit organization that received its charter on March 4th, 2003,
COA works for the encouragement and opportunity of organized outdoor activities among challenged outdoorsmen as well as disadvantaged youth.
COA believes in giving the challenged outdoorsmen and youth the pride of belonging to a group where fellowshipping, working hard, and serving others is rewarded by improving the quality of life through outdoor activities.