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New show set for California

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The new 2011 Orange County Boat Show and Sportfishing Festival is scheduled for May 21-22 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, Calif.

The event is a collaborative effort between the Southern California Marine Association and Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine.

"We've been successfully producing the Orange County Boat Show for 19 consecutive years and the opportunity of now combining it with a serious offshore fishing component elevates it to an entirely new level," SCMA executive director Dave Geoffroy said in a statement.

"For the past 55 years, SCMA's focus and strength has been producing exceptional consumer boat shows," he added. "Now we have a partner who is equally adept and knowledgeable about the sportfishing market. The synergy of these combined efforts has the potential to deliver a recreational boating and sportfishing show the likes of which the public has never experienced."

One of the key elements of this collaboration was the decision to hold it at the Orange County Fairgrounds, organizers said.

"This venue is an established icon of South County," Geoffroy said. "More than a million people pass through these gates each year to attend the Orange County Fair and thousands more at the weekly outdoor marketplace."

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