The wait is almost over! Camp Country happens this weekend at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort. Friday night don't miss a Big Ole' Fishin' Tournament with amazing prizes up for grabs!

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Camp Country kicks off Friday evening with the "Southern Outdoors" FREE Fishing Tournament and it's open to ALL ages! It's so much fun and there's some amazing prizes up for grabs. Just bring your pole, get ready to toss a line and catch the BIG one!

How does money sound? Cold hard cash prizes along with t-shirts and goodie bags will be awarded in various age groups!

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Registration begins at 6:00pm with the tournament taking place from 7:00-9:00 at the pay lake pavilion. Did I mention that it's FREE. It is indeed and we want you to come hang out with us. You don't have to be camping to participate. It's OPEN to the public!

We have two days full of country-flavored fun lined up for all.

Here’s the official Camp Country schedule of events!


5pm- The Angels for Ashley Fish Fry for St. Jude at Swim City Pavilion (bring an appetite because Jerry Morris and his team team will be cooking all weekend long to benefit the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital).

6pm- Fishing tournament registration begins at the pay lake pavilion.  However, the tournament is FREE and open to the public!

7pm-9pm- The “Southern Outdoors” FREE Fishing Tournament (open to ALL ages and prizes will be awarded)

9pm- The Owensboro RV Scavenger Hunt (you may want to bring a sense of adventure and a flashlight for a chance to win some fun prizes).  Hunt begins at Swim City Pavilion.  Lots of prizes up for grabs.


10a-2pm WBKR Camp Country Live Broadcast on The Country Station, 92.5 WBKR **You never know.  YOU could be a special guest on the radio!

10am-11am Cornhole Tournament registration begins at Swim City Pavilion.  $10 per team.  Cash prizes will be awarded.  32 teams max (open to public). Double elimination.  First come, first served.

11am- WBKR’s Country Cookout and Cornhole Tournament w/ plate lunches from the Angels for Ashley cooking team.  All proceeds will be benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!   Plus, meet and greet with WBKR air personalities.

11:30am- WBKR’s Cornhole Tournament begins.

6pm- Doors and box office open for The WBKR Game Show

7pm- The WBKR Game Show at the Good Time Theatre– Admission $5 per person.  Contestants will be chosen from the audience and great prizes will be available!  It’s going to be fast, fun and hilarious!

Camp Country is presented by Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC and it’s shaping up to be the camping event of the year.  The campground still has a limited number of camping spots available and the general public is invited to join us for all activities!

For more information, you can call Diamond Lake at 270-229-4900.

Don’t miss CAMP COUNTRY!



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