With more than 5 million women participating in shooting sports, an increase of 46.5 percent since 2001, women make up an important group in sustaining the outdoor way of life.
Cabela’s Fort Worth will celebrate the growing number of women enjoying the outdoors with Ladies Day Out, April 6, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This bi-annual event encourages ladies to try out the latest outdoor apparel, camping gear, personal firearms and other supplies. The first 100 women to register at the store will receive a free gift.
This growing demographic will enjoy classes including:
· Defensive Firearms – with airsoft range time
· Archery Basics – with range time
· Towing 101 – with time to drive the trailer
For women seeking to expand their knowledge and expertise in other areas, such as outdoor cooking, fly tying, orienteering and wilderness survival, classes will include:
· Fly Tying – hooks or earrings
· Camping Basics
Ladies in attendance will have an opportunity to meet local TV star Sonia Hendrick from Bullets and Broadheads and our newest edition to the Cabela’s Pro Staff. She will also be hosting a seminar ‘From House to Huntress’ a look into the life of being a TV star, mom and huntress.
Classes will be taught by local experts and are free of charge.
Product specialists and industry experts will be on hand to answer questions and provide recommendations while offering suggestions to help ladies make the most of their next outdoor adventure.
“Ladies Day Out is a celebration of women in the outdoors,” said Fort Worth Kevin Newton, general manager. “Cabela’s is proud to offer women not only the gear, but also the expert knowledge to pursue their outdoor passions.”
According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation Firearms Retailer Survey Report, 2011 Edition, 61 percent of retailers surveyed saw an increase in female customers in 2010 over 2009.
All ladies in attendance will be eligible to enter a drawing for a $1,500 Cabela’s gift card. Winners do not need to be present to win, but must be 18 years of age or older.
For a complete schedule of Ladies Day Out events, call 817-337-2400.