More Events and Special Guests Added to the Green Top Outdoor Expo on Oct. 2-3, 2021
Virginia's largest outdoors enthusiast expo will feature free admission and 200+ of the top sporting goods manufacturers, product demos, kids' activities, live music, and more.
RICHMOND, VA – To celebrate 70+ years of ardent customer loyalty, Green Top is once again saying "thank you" by hosting Virginia's largest outdoor expo on October 2-3, 2021.

The Green Top Outdoor Expo, which began in 2017 as a 70th anniversary celebration for staff and loyal customers, has swiftly developed into an annual “must-attend” event for outdoor enthusiasts from across the region and historically attracts an average of 20,000+ guests over the two-day expo.

The Green Top Outdoor Expo 2021 ( will host more than 200 of the biggest manufacturers from the outdoor industry’s most loved brands, including Calcutta, Daniel Defense, Element Outdoors, GSM Outdoors, Pure Fishing, Realtree, Ruger, Smith & Wesson, Walther, YETI, and more.
These manufacturers are sending more than 350 product specialists and factory representatives to the event, who will be meeting with guests, offering hands-on product demonstrations, seminars, and more.

"Green Top has survived and thrived over the past 70-plus years in large part due to our steadfast commitment to above-and-beyond customer service," said Blaine Altaffer, CEO of Green Top. "This annual expo is truly a celebration for our customers. It's the ultimate backstage pass for outdoors enthusiasts to meet the folks that make their favorite products and get the inside scoop on their favorite brands."

The expo will also include seminar speakers, demonstrations, and entertainment for the whole family. Daily activities for children of all ages will include interactive stations for kayaking, archery, catch and release fishing, backyard bass education, a National Wild Turkey Federation air gun range, and Ducks Unlimited waterfowl education.

In addition, the 2021 Green Top Outdoor Expo will feature:
  • Live Gun Auction: On Thursday, Sept. 30, 150 guns will be up for grabs to the highest bidder in a live gun auction conducted by Motleys.
  • The VA Whitetail Trophy Clash: Throughout the weekend of the Expo, hunters can bring their mounted trophy bucks from the 2019-2021 hunting seasons to compete for awards and bragging rights.
  • 13th Annual Virginia Ducks Unlimited Duck and Goose Calling Contest: On Oct. 2, Duck and goose callers from across Virginia will compete for more than $5,000 of cash and prizes, and a chance to compete on behalf of Virginia in the 86th Annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest.
  • Meet & greet opportunities with special guests including:
  • World champion speed and competition shooter Jerry Miculek - "The Greatest Shooter of All Time"
  • Team Glock captain Shane Coley
  • Bone Collector host Michael Waddell
  • Red Arrow TV's Kip Campbell
  • Truckload & Clearance Sale: Great pre-expo deals on outdoor gear on Thursday and Friday.

This year's expo supports and features numerous nonprofit and charity organizations including Hunters for the Hungry, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, the Marine Corps League, and Virginia Citizens Defense League.

When: October 2-3, 2021 | Saturday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. & Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Green Top Sporting Goods, 10150 Lakeridge Parkway, Ashland, Virginia, 23005
Cost: Free admission and parking
About Green Top
Since 1947, Green Top has been Virginia's headquarters for fisherman, hunters, and recreational shooters, providing the absolute best outdoor products in the marketplace at competitive prices. Throughout its 70-year history, the company has held itself to one standard in everything it has accomplished — to provide the best customer service and the best advice on the products it sells. That dedication to its customers for their continuing loyalty and support is the reason Green Top is the largest independent outdoor retailer and firearms dealer in Virginia. Learn more at
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