"Recreation and Sports" for active and sporty people coming in March!

The international exhibition of active recreation and sports "Recreation and Sports 2018", From the 23rd to the 25th of March in Kipsala, the spring season will open The three-day event will bring together about 22 thousand stakeholders – athletes, cyclists and motorcyclists, hunters and anglers, boaters and sailors.

More than 150 companies from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, the United Kingdom and Germany have already registered to take part in this event.

The four exhibitions – "Recreation and Sports", "Hunting and Fishing", "Motorcycle" and "Baltic Boat Show" – will offer almost everything for active recreation and sports, from fishing and hunting accessories, sports gear and bicycles to the latest motorcycle models and all types of water transport available at very attractive prices. Visitors are welcome to enjoy an inviting and sporty atmosphere to watch sports competitions and various shows, and get professional advice.

A cycler’s paradise
Great news for those who are looking for a new bicycle. There will be a vast selection of kid, teen, adult and sport bicycles available from such retailers as “Veloprofs”, “Sportland”, “My Sport”, “X-Sports” and others. Thus, for example, the store "Veloatlaides" will offer up to 40% off bikes and up to 20% off accessories and cycling gear!

Those who are interested in other opportunities of active recreation will have an opportunity to get the now-so-famous laser tag discount coupons offered by Poligons 1. The Latvian company iKamper will offer to try their roof top tent for travellers on the road and purchase it at an extremely favourable price. These are only some of the best deals!

For hunters and anglers
Those who take recreational activities in and around water, and get an adrenaline rush waiting for the big catch are welcome to Kipsala to get acquainted with the latest fishing news and tackle. Alongside the top local retailers “Salmo”, “Finex Group”, “Fishcom”, “IG Services”, “Olvija Pen”, “Profi Tackle”, there will also be a number of Lithuanian and Estonian companies, including “Baltijos urmas” (known as the online store www.2ko.eu) and “LEIGIV”, an Estonian company taking part in this event for the first time. Dealers of the hunting gear – “Ieroči”, “Gun Market” and online shops www.skyhunters.lv, www.ieskaties.lv and others – will offer a wide variety of hunting weapons, optics, accessories, clothing and game farm equipment. The company ATN Europe from Great Britain offering the latest night vision optics and binoculars, and Baltic Armament Co from Estonia presenting a broad spectrum of products for the defence sector, will take part in this event for the first time. See more: www.bt1.lv/sports/eng/visit.php#partnews

From inflatable boats to yachts
Every angler needs a boat! The Baltic Boat Show will offer a wide range of inflatable and plastic fishing boats, kayaks, cutters and yachts presented by the Latvian companies “Laivu centrs”, "Dole Marine", "Beaver", "Laivu depo", "Aqua Sports", "Delfīns M", "Laivu nams", "Baltijas Jahtu serviss", "Bosch", “Baltijas Tirdzniecības sistēmas”, “Regate Takats”, as well as “Baidariu centras”, “Garant Group”, “Losttoys”, “Garant Safety–Laivo Sandelis” from Lithuania and “Marintech Group Ltd”, “Alter Baltics” from Estonia and many other companies. The boat show will also offer special equipment for water transport, water sport and sailing gear, out-boards and spare parts.

Is it possible to invent something new? As it turns out… yes! The Baltic premiere of jet-skis powered boats offered by KLMM will take place during the fair! The French-made Sealver Wave Boats have no engine but they are compatible with almost all jet-ski models that shoulb be attached to the rear of a boat.

Get ready for the new biking season!
The biking season is just around the corner! The participants of “Motorcycle” will present a number of excellent news! Harley-Davidson this year celebrates its 115th anniversary with eight new Softail® models – Fat Boy®, Heritage Classic, Low Rider®, Slim®, Deluxe, Breakout®, Fat Bob® and Street Bob®. Some of them will also be presented in Kipsala. During the fair, Harley-Davidson will showcase the anniversary ultra-limited series with the new Milwaukee-Eight® 114 engine.

There will also be represented such brands as ARCTIC CAT, BRP, DUCATI, KAWASAKI, KTM, Royal Enfield, BMW and many others. Find out their news soon! During the fair, biker’s outfit, biking accessories and other stuff will be available at very attractive prices. Experts will help choosing the most suitable brand and type of a motorcycle, scooter or ATV. Those who are still dreaming of learning to ride a motorcycle will have an opportunity to apply for driver education course.

Competitions and shows
To make the event more exciting, various competitions will be held during the exhibition days. The only in the Baltics functional fitness championship "Battle of Riga" will be held on 24-25March, bringing together more than 300 European top athletes to compete for titles and the prize pool of 6,500 euros! There will also be the international bouldering competitions "Riga Open 18", strength and combat sports demonstrations, and speedminton competitions. Visitors will have an opportunity not only to watch shows offered by sports associations and cheer athletes, but also to take part in exciting activities.

"Recreation and Sports", "Hunting and Fishing", "Motorcycle" and "Baltic Boat Show" are held by the International Exhibition Company BT 1. Read more: www.bt1.lv/sports and www.facebook.com/atputa.sports.kipsala/

Opening hours:

23–24 March 10.00-19.00
25 March 10.00-17.00

Ticket prices:

Full ticket – EUR 5.00
Senior citizens, persons with disabilities, student – EUR 3.50
Children aged 8 to 18 – EUR 3.00
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children) – EUR 13.00
Children under 7 years of age – free entry!
Pre-sale tickets online: www.bezrindas.lv/ne/exhibitions
Schoolchildren groups (10+) – 3,00 €
Student groups (10+) – 3,00 €
Parking ticket – EUR 5.00
Bus parking – EUR 10