Our thanks to all of the hardy souls that braved the storm to come to our show and make it a success in spite of the weather! A special thanks to Becky Kagan Schott, Mike Gerken, and all of the speakers, exhibitors, donors, award winners, and instructors.

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Welcome to the 2014 Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show

February 22, 2014 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel

(formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel)

2200 Freeway Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN

 

This year featuring professional photographer Becky Kagan Schott's journey to the deep caves. Also enjoy our concurrent Discover Diving and Discover Rebreather Classes, Lunch Buffet, and Awards Banquet in the evening.

Don't forget to order your banquet ticket!

Discover Diving

Discover Diving at the Show!

Unsure if you would like Scuba Diving? Would you like to try Scuba Diving free of charge? The Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a Professional in a swimming pool. When you participate in a Discover Scuba Diving program, you discover excitement and adventure - freedom and serenity. Nothing compares to the "weightless" exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling! read more...

Our Discover Diving Classes are all full now so we will not be able to take walk-ins this year.

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Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel

(formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel)

Brooklyn Center, MN

 

Raffle

Raffle and Silent Auction

Bid on thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and trips in the silent auction or buy a chance in the show raffle. All donations benefit the GLSPS shipwreck preservation programs.

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February 22, 2014 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel

(formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel)

Brooklyn Center, MN

 

Discover Rebreathers

Discover Rebreathers

Experience a diving a rebreather with the Upper Midwest’s most experienced rebreather divers on the area’s most popular units, including the KISS Classic, Megalodon, Inspiration, Evolution, and Optima closed circuit rebreathers. Rebreathers are big investments and if you are considering buying a one, this is an excellent opportunity to kick the tires, compare the different units, and meet the instructors. read more...    

at the

Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel

(formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel)

Brooklyn Center, MN

 

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Join Us at the After Show Awards Banquet

Top the weekend off as you join your fellow divers and friends for cocktails and socializing at the GLSPS Awards Banquet while we honor our 2014 Award Winners.

Our congratulations to the 2014 AWARD WINNERS

Dick (Grumpie) Hagen

will receive the Dive Community Contribution Award

C. Kimm Stabelfeldt

will receive C.Patrick Labadie Special Acknowledgement Award

Jay Hanson

will receive the GLSPS Appreciation Award

 

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Underwater Photography Seminar

Mike Gerken has been extensively photographed shipwrecks from Truk Lagoon to Vanuatu and North Carolina as well as the stunning reefs from the Maldives and Palau. In Mike’s wide angle workshop, he will share his best tips and techniques on how to capture wide angle imagery from reefs to wrecks. Cost $10.

You can register on line or at the GLSPS Booth the day of the show.