Saturday June 8th, 2013 will mark the 5th annual King Kat Tournament in Dixon. This is the Biggest and Best Catfish Tournament Trail put on by Cabela's and King Kat USA. The 2013 event is sponsored by Dixon Tourism, KSB Hospital, ACE Hardware and the City of Dixon.
Registration forms are available at the Dixon Welcome Center and ACE Hardware in Dixon or you can register online at www.kingkatusa.com . Registration fee is $200 and Late Registration ($25 fee) is also available at ACE Hardware from 5p-7p on Friday, June 7th, 2013. Vendors will also be available to talk with this evening.
On Tournament day, June 8th, teams can fish on the Rock River from the Steel Mill Dam at Milan to the Dam at Oregon for $10,000 in prize money. The purse is one of the national catfish tourney's largest. Fishing begins at 630am and goes till 330pm and Anglers must be in line for weigh in by 4pm.
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the day as fisherman check-in from 11am - 4pm at Paige Park Drive along the Rock River. Food will be available for Purchase at Paige Park from 11am-end of event, courtesy of Dixon Junior Dukes.
More information is available at the Dixon Welcome Center or ACE Hardware or at www.kingkatusa.com.
Photos from 2012 King Kat Tournament, supplied by King Kat USA
The Dixon City Fire Department is sponsoring the first annual "Battle of the Badges" blood drive. This will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Dixon City Fire Department, located at 210 S. Hennepin Avenue in Dixon, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. To make an appointment, call the Fire Department at 815-288-3323. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Donors will be able to choose a department to support, and pints of blood will be counted to determine which department was able to collect the most life saving donations. Participating departments include Dixon City Fire Department, Dixon Rural Fire Department and Dixon Police Department.
Click here to view the flyer.
Come out and show your support!
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