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UPCOMING EVENTS

October 5, 2019 – We Heart Veterans’ Annual Fishing Rodeo

SPECIFICS

  • Date: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Art & Vicki’s The Dock / 118 Harbor View Ct. Slidell, LA
  • Launch: First Safe Light
  • Weigh-In: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Awards: 4:00pm

More Information

TOURNAMENT RULES –  .PDF FILE

NOMINATE A VETERAN

We have several boats willing to sponsor a veteran to participate in our Fishing Rodeo!  Do you know someone who would benefit from participating in our event? If so, please let us know!

NOMINATE A VETERAN

AFTER PARTY

  • Food & Beverages
  • Live Entertainment by:
    • 2:00pm – 4:00pm  Supercharger
    • 4:30pm – 6:30pm  Voodoo Gumbo

DIVISIONS  (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)

  • Boat Angler – Inshore

    • Speckled Trout
    • Redfish
    • Largest Five (5) Fish Bag
  • Freshwater Division
    • Bass
  • Kayak – Inshore

    • Speckled Trout
    • Redfish
    • Largest Five (5) Fish Bag

VETERAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

We are proud to announce the recipient of this year’s Captain John Rogers Veteran of the Year Award, Secretary Joey Strickland!

Joey Strickland was appointed Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs by Governor John Bel Edwards on Jan. 13, 2016. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing five veterans homes, four state veterans cemeteries, the department’s parish service offices, the administrative, contact assistance, and claims divisions, the Military Family Assistance Fund, the Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal Program, and a myriad of outreach initiatives for veterans service organizations, our homeless, incarcerated, and women veterans.