The Bass Fishing Tournament and Cruise-In are now accepting people interested in being part of these events at the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival, May 7, 2022.
Bass Fishing Tournament
Anglers who want to show their fishing abilities can sign up for the 8th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, part of the many Festival events.
The Tournament will be held May 7, the same day as the popular Festival. Check-in is at 6 a.m. that day with weigh-in held in downtown Johnston shortly after 1 p.m.
The entry fee is $50, which includes $10 for big fish pot. This Tournament is pond fishing only and for Jon Boats only. Payback is based on 20 boats on the five-fish limit Tournament, including a first place prize of $400, second prize of $240, and third prize of $160, along with $150 for the largest bass and $50 for the second largest.
Entry deadline is May 6.
For a complete list of rules and to enter, please call Cindy Sullivan, 803-275-2594.
Now in its sixth year, the Cruise-In has become a crowd favorite.
The Cruise-In will bring in many interesting and exciting vehicles for participants to enjoy. Some of the cars will be in the parade, which starts at 10 a.m., then the cars will be available for viewing through about 3 p.m. in the parking lot of All About Performance (formerly Jim Satcher Motors).
Those who want more information or are interested in participating should contact Tony Friar, 803-640-2593. In addition to vintage cars, the Cruise-In is also looking for old motorcycles or antique tractors as well.
The popular Festival is taking applications for individuals, organizations or businesses interested in being a part of event in these areas:
- Entertainment: Gaye Holmes, (803) 275-4234
- Parade: Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345
- Food Concessions: Noah Peterson, (803) 480-0135
- Arts and Crafts: Donna Livingston, (803) 275-7002
- Corporate Sponsorships: Dean Campbell, (803) 275-3635
- Program Book Ads: Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345
The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and the continued promotion of Johnston.