TPWD News Release — March 22, 2004
Among the nearly 20 outdoors activities for the events are catfish and bass fishing tanks. TPWD is a primary sponsor of the extravaganza will be providing a tank with catfish for people to catch. TPWD also usually provides some display fish, including bass.
Other activities at the event, which lasts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., include: archery, kayaking, jet skiing, water skiing, sailing, scuba, air rifles, rock climbing, remote control cars, fly fishing and self-defense demos, sky diving, hand-cycling, camping, computer technology and crafts.
Physically challenged participants will receive a ticket for each activity for a chance to win prizes, including a new PT Cruiser. Those going to the extravaganza also get a chance to meet Paralympic Gold Medalists Dave Kiley, Randy Snow, Candace Cables and others.
Other Turning P.O.I.N.T. events during the weekend include a 25th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser Celebration May 14 featuring Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets, with special guest Jimmie Vaughan at the Sterling Hotel. There will also be a tournament series May 15 featuring Kid’s 3-on-3 and Men’s 3-on-3 basketball, bowling, billiards, trap shooting, and tennis. Pre-registration is required for the tournament.
Tickets to the Extravaganza on May 16 are $15 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. For more information or to register, visit the Web site at (http://www.turningpointtexas.org/), e-mail Shorty Powers at email@example.com, or call Turning P.O.I.N.T. at (972) 524-4231.