Contests and Giveaways

Daily Giveaway:

Friday, January 8 – Pates Ford Marina Day!
Adults will receive a free canvas tote bag filled with “lake-friendly items courtesy of Pates Ford Marina (one per family, while supplies last)! 

Enter to Win Sweepstakes:

Visit Pates Ford Marina (545) and register to win one of these great prizes! /lib/img/gallery/img141118145859.jpg

Win a VIP WakeFest Experience! 
Enter to win VIP treatment at Wakefest, Middle Tennessee’s premier Wakeboard tournament, courtesy of Pate’s Ford Marina and TNT Watersports. One (1) winner and a guest will enjoy “Pro Day” at Wakefest from the best spots on the lake—the Wakefest Party Barge and the official Wakefest towboat.  The Wakefest Pro Day experience includes transportation from Pate’s Ford Marina to the Wakefest Party Barge and back, VIP treatment at event and a ride in the official Wakefest towboat. (Value $500)

Win a Pates Ford Marina VIP Houseboat Day Cruise!

Enter to win a day on Center Hill Lake with your friends, courtesy of Mid-Tenn Houseboat sales and Pates Ford Marina. One (1) winner and up to 19 friends will enjoy an unforgettable day on Center Hill Lake aboard one of Pate’s Ford Marina’s Houseboats. Pate’s Ford will provide a Captain for your cruise as well as finger sandwiches and drinks (water, soft drinks, beer and wine). The cruise starts at 9am and will return to Pate’s Ford around 4:30pm that afternoon.  
(Value $1,500)

Visit Mitchell Creek Marina (Space 232) and register to win a Houseboat Getaway!

Enter to win a vacation on Dale Hollow Lake, courtesy of Mitchell Creek Marina

Imagine spending a carefree week cruising, fishing, swimming, exploring or just chilling out on deck with family and friends. One lucky winner will enjoy a one-week (7 nights) getaway aboard a houseboat on Dale Hollow Lake. The houseboat sleeps eight to ten people comfortably and is fully equipped with a gas grill, TV, waterslide and more.  Please visit Mitchell Creek Marina at to preview their rental fleet. Prize excludes holiday/event weekends―reserve your trip in advance! (value $2,795) 


Visit the Enter-to-Win station (Space 127) and register for your chance to win one of these great prizes!

Win a Smoky Mountain Tour Connection Gift Certificate!
The Smoky Mountain Tour Connection is your connection to fun in the Smoky Mountain Area! Enter to win a $1,600 Gift Certificate good for tour and travel services. One lucky winner can customize a vacation package that may include: private auto tour, meals, show and/or attraction tickets, and accommodations (some limits apply). (Value $1,600)
Win a Guided Fishing trip for 2!
Enter to win a day of fishing for two on Kentucky Lake/Lake Barkley! Courtesy of Scott Patton Guide Service.  (Value $350)
Win an annual Boat Command Subscription!
Enter to win a Boat Command subscription that allows users to remotely monitor their boat’s activity using Boat Command’s easy to use apps or website. (Value $120)
Win Boating Classes!
Increase your nautical knowledge! Enter to win one of the following boating courses from Music City Power Squadron.
America's Boating Course (ABC)—ABC is the United States Power Squadrons' premier basic boating safety course. The course is designed for boaters of all types—power, sail, personal watercraft, anglers, hunters and paddlers. ABC is fully approved by the United States Coast Guard and by NASBLA. The course includes a 244-page full color manual and interactive "courseware". The course manual consists of five chapters packed with boating tips along with the nautical rules of the road. The ABC class will be held on February 13, 2016  from 8am to 5pm. (Value $39.95)
Boat Tennessee—The Boat Tennessee class is required for anyone born after January 1, 1989 to operate a vessel on the water in Tennessee. The class will be taught by one of Music City Power Squadron's qualified instructors. The Boat Tennessee classwill be held February 27, 2016 from 8am to 5pm. (Value $20)


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