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Vamos A Pescar™ and Carlos Correa Announce Fishing and Boating Sweepstakes
One grand prize winner will win a family vacation for four to Walt Disney World® Resort

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To inspire more families to boat and fish and share their experiences with others, Houston shortstop, and reigning AL Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa and the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar™ campaign are announcing the Así Vamos A Pescar™ sweepstakes.

To inspire more families to boat and fish and share their experiences with others, Houston shortstop Carlos Correa and the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar™ campaign are announcing the Asi Vamos A Pescar™ sweepstakes.

From now to Sept. 5, 2016, social media users are encouraged to share their fishing and boating photos and videos on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #VamosAPescarSweeps for a chance to win daily and weekly prizes, and a chance to win the grand prize of a magical vacation for four to the Walt Disney World® Resort.

"Growing up near the ocean, some of my favorite experiences have been on the water fishing with family and friends. Capturing those special moments on camera lets us relive them again and again," said Correa. "Part of the joy of fishing is creating lifelong memories of your own. We're excited to share in your special fishing and boating moments through the Vamos A Pescar™ sweepstakes."

All Twitter and Instagram users who post photos and videos meeting the official entry requirements and use #VamosAPescarSweeps will be entered for a chance to win great prizes from RBFF. Daily giveaways include a $25 Visa® gift card and a Vamos A Pescar™-branded baseball cap. Weekly giveaways will be announced every Monday and include a tackle box or a Carlos Correa-autographed baseball. One grand prize winner will win a magical vacation for four to Walt Disney World® Resort. Winners will be chosen at random and RBFF will notify the grand prize winner on or about Sept. 12, 2016.

"We're committed to spreading the joy of fishing and boating to people of all ages and cultures, and we hope families will find a new passion after getting out on the water," said Frank Peterson, president and CEO for the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation. "We look forward to seeing all of the fun everyone is having fishing and boating this summer."

Visit VamosAPescar.org for official promotion rules, to learn about how to get licensed and prepared to start fishing, and to explore the interactive map and find local waterways near you.

About the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF)

RBFF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating, thereby protecting and restoring the nation's aquatic natural resources. RBFF developed the award-winning Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ campaigns to create awareness around boating, fishing and conservation, and educate people about the benefits of participation. Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ help boaters and anglers of all ages and experience levels learn, plan and equip for a day on the water. The campaign websites, TakeMeFishing.org, and VamosAPescar.org, feature how-to videos, information on how to get a fishing license and boat registration, and an interactive state-by-state map that allows visitors to find local boating and fishing spots.

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SOURCE Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation

For further information: Bruna Carincotte, 703-519-6917, bcarincotte@rbff.org

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