Chevy Sports Zone - Thurs - Sat 11AM - 5PM, Sun 11AM - 4PM
Thursday June 11, 2009
Friday June 12, 2009
Sunday June 14, 2009
Outdoorsman Challenge Field & Stream magazine will bring their Total Outdoorsman Challenge to the CMA Music Festival for two days of Sports ZStreet).
Field & Stream magazine will bring their Total Outdoorsman Challenge to the CMA Music Festival for two days of Sports ZStreet).
On Thursday, June 11 (12:30 PM), Field & Stream will challenge the Country Music world to dethrone their three-time Total Outdoorsman Challenge Champion Paul Thompson in an outdoors skill competition. Artists will compete against each other and Thompson to show off their hunting and fishing know-how. The top scoring Artist will be featured in Field & Stream as Country Music's reigning Total Outdoorsman and the top three scoring artists will take home Diamond Archery bows. Participating artists include Bo Bice, Rhean Boyer, Dean Brody, Jason Brown, Matt Dame, Dan Evans, Daniel Lee Martin, Dave Robbins, Ronnie 'Cuz' Strickland, Rusty Tabor, Keni Thomas, Trent Willmon, and Mark Wills.
On Friday, June 12 (10:00 AM), 50 pre-qualified local sportsmen and sportswomen will compete in the Total Outdoorsman Challenge Regional event to move on to the National Championship, to be held in Springfield, Mo..
Outdoor Life Save-A-Stream Charity Pro-Am
County Artists and the Primos Hunting Pro Staff come together for a friendly outdoors competition at Fort Nashboro (First Avenue North at Church Street), Friday, June 12 (3:30 PM). Daniel Lee Martin of The Sportsman Channel's Backstage & Backroads will host.
"Ultimate K9 Sports Show, presented by Waggin' Train Dog Treats"
The Ultimate K9 Sports Show, presented by Waggin' Train Dog Treats, will feature trainer John Misita and up to six world class K9 athletes participating in events including Dock Diving, High Jump, and K9 Frisbee. Fans will be invited to be a part of the show and will get the chance to meet the K9 stars afterwards and learn a few training secrets. All of the "Ultimate K9 Sports Show" stars have been rescued or adopted from shelters all over the country.
"Ultimate K9 Sports Show, presented by Waggin' Train Dog Treats" will be held Thursday, June 11 (11:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM); Friday, June 12 (11:30 AM and 1:00 PM); Saturday, June 13 (11:30 Am, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM).
Mahindra Tractors Championship Bull Riding Challenge
The Mahindra Tractors Championship Bull Riding Challenge will return to the Sports Zone on Friday, June 12 (3:30PM). Artists and Championship Bull Riders (CBR) will compete for the best mechanical bull ride in the Sports Zone activity area. Artists will be paired up with professional CBR athletes to compete against each other.
New Holland Celebrity Tractor Race, hosted by Michael Peterson
On Sunday, June 14 (11:30 AM), the Sports Zone will be filled with action-packed excitement as celebrities test their tractor-driving skills during the New Holland Celebrity Tractor Race hosted by Michael Peterson.
Enjoy 20 PlayStation®3 gaming stations on board the PlayStation® Experience Tour with Country artist Jason Michael Carroll stopping by on Thursday, June 11(3:00 PM) to game with fans. By playing SingStar® Country, Sports Zone visitors can compete to win exclusive tickets to fan club parties. Visitors can stop by on Friday, June 12 to sing "Redneck Woman" for Gretchen Wilson fan club party passes, or they can give their rendition of "Kerosene" on Saturday, June 13 for passes to Miranda Lambert's party. Fans can also stop by the PlayStation ® Experiece Truck to find out how to win an autographed Kenny Chesney guitar being given away on Sunday, June 14
Other Sports Zone Activities
Sports Zone visitors can relax in massage chairs provided by Allstate Insurance and drive a NASCAR racing simulator courtesy of Nationwide Insurance. Other exhibitors include NOS Energy Drink, US Smokeless Tobacco, and Waggin' Train Dog Treats.
Thursday 9AM- 6PM, Fri-Sun 10AM - 6PM
Broadway between First Avenue South and Third Avenue South
Hours: Thursday, June 11 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Friday, June 12 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday, June 13 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sunday, June 14 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
The action-packed Fun Zone will keep families excited and busy for hours while they enjoy interactive games, activities, celebrity appearances, product samples, giveaways, and more.
The BowTech Interactive Archery Experience allows people of all ages the opportunity to experience archery in a safe, enclosed environment. Once at the event site, the trailer's three 8-foot windows open to create an observation area allowing spectators to view individuals shooting bows and hitting lifelike 3-D targets. Participants are greeted by instructors who provide one-on-one training ensuring an enjoyable "in-the-woods" experience.
DIY Network's "Stud Finder"
DIY Network is on a mission to find their next home improvement host in their DIY Network's Stud Finder search. DIY Network is searching nationwide to see who's got the right combination of skills and charisma. One lucky winner will walk away with the grand prize - their very own show on DIY Network. There will be a live audition in DIY Network's tent in the Fun Zone during the CMA Music Festival for the chance to be DIY Network's new home improvement star.
Super 8 Motel
Super 8 will hosts an autograph signing with Super 8 sponsored top North American bull rider, Tyler Thomson, on Thursday, June 11, (11:00 AM-1:00 PM) and will have a register-to-win drawing for an autographed guitar. With the"Super 8 Top 8," attendees can vote at the Super 8 booth for their favorite performances from any of the CMA Music Festival concert stages. The top eight performances will be revealed at LP Field before the concert Sunday (June, 14).
Other Fun Zone Activities
Fans can also take the VaultTM Taste Challenge, practice their karaoke skills at the Tetley® Iced Tea area and stop by booths from others sponsors including Blue Bell Creameries, Dish Network, GEICO, Greased Lightning®, Honey Bunches of Oats, Martha White® Foods, Tennessee Lottery Education Corporation, Smoothie King, Mahindra Tractors, USA, Roughstock.com, and Votre Vu® Paris·France.
Thurs - Sat 11-5, Sun 11 - 4
Thursday - Sunday - 12:30-3:30 Arts and Crafts
Thursday - Jimmy Wayne will appear from 2PM - 3PM to collect instruments from fans for the "Keep the Music Playing" Nashville Alliance
Thursday, Friday and Sunday - Celebrity Chef Jon Ashton - 1:15PM
Thursday - Janet's Planet Stage Emcee - 2:15PM
Thursday and Sunday - Ronald McDonald - 2:20PM
Thursday 3:15 - Random House Celebrity Storytelling - Katie Armiger
Thursday 4PM - Grandbob
Friday - Saturday - Cupcake and Apron Decorating with Jon Ashton - Friday Guest Megan Munroe, Saturday Guest Sarah Darling
Friday 11:30 - Katie Chance
Friday 12:20 - Comedy and Magic of Sean T Hughes
Friday 2:15 - Random House Celebrity Storytelling - Dean Brody
Friday 3:15 - Conductor Jack and the Zinghoppers
Friday 4:00 - Taylor Ware
Saturday - 10:30 YWCA Celebrity Auction (see Charity/Other Events page for more info)
Saturday 4:00 - DIY Network's Deconstruction featuring Matt Blashaw
Sunday 11:00 and 2:15 - Bummkin Band
Sunday 11:30 - Dr Pepper - McDonald's Family Picnic - First 500 fans get a free lunch from the sponsors
Sunday 11:30 - Adam and the Couch Potatoes
Sunday - 1PM - 2010 Chevy Camaro Giveaway by Dr Pepper
Sunday 3:15 - Random House Celebrity Storytelling - Megan Mullins
Exhibitors - Cabbage Patch Kids, Carl Black Chevy, Davidson County Police and Sheriff Department, Dr. Pepper, McDonald's, First Act Musical Petting Zoo, Girl Scouts of America, Nashville Alliance for Public Education, Random House Publishing, Tennessee Aquarium, Vanderbilt EMT's