On the Water

Tuesday, July 10
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
North Side of the OCCC’s North/South Concourse
across the street from the West Concourse

ICAST’s expansive product demonstration area for buyers and media is better than ever this year! This event is open to ICAST and IFTD buyers and credentialed media only.


ICAST Cup – Industry Bass Fishing Tournament
Presented by FLW

ICAST CupTuesday, July 10
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Big Toho Marina, Lake Toho
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, Florida

This event pairs professional anglers with media representatives and other industry professionals. It is being held at Big Toho Marina located on Lake Toho, in Kissimmee, Fla. FLW will create fishing teams to compete side-by-side in this exciting tournament in support of Keep America Fishing.

Bass & Birdies Classic
Presented by Florida Sportsman

Bass and Birdies

Tuesday, July 10
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Shingle Creek Golf Club
9939 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida

The Bass & Birdies Classic, the fourth, annual golf/fishing tournament, is held the day before the show floor opens. This unique golf-and-fishing event is open to ASA members and registered ICAST attendees. A portion of the proceeds goes to support Keep America Fishing.


New Product Showcase Preview Reception

FIshing Tackle Retailer Tuesday, July 10
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Orange County Convention Center

The reception is open to registered buyers and Media-Editorial badge holders only.

The New Product Showcase Preview Reception includes voting for the “Best of Category Award” in 25 product categories.

Voting for “Best of Category”

The voting process will now be held over a two-day period. The first round of voting will take place on Tuesday, July 10 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. during the New Product Showcase Preview Reception.

Voting opens again from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, for Buyers and Media-Editorial only. The “Best of Category” winners will be announced during the New Product Showcase Awards Reception beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Room S320.

Voting for the Overall “Best of Show” Award

The second round of voting for the overall “Best of Show” will take place Thursday morning from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. adjacent to the ICAST Registration Desk.

Buyers and Media-Editorial badge holders will have the opportunity to select one product from the 25 “Best of Category” winners which will be showcased in the South Hall lobby of the Convention Center, near registration.

The ICAST 2018 New Product Showcase “Best of Show” winner will then be announced at 2:00 p.m. in the New Product Showcase on the show floor.