Upshur County Goes Hog Wild

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Upshur County Goes Hog Wild

GILMER- This February hog hunting enthusiasts will descend on Gilmer for the annual Hog Wild Hunting Tournament. February 8-10, hog hunters and their dogs will compete for cash prizes. The Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce will host the fourth annual wild hog hunt.

 

Team Information

Dog Team

1. 4-Member Team – $350 per team

2. Each team must designate a team captain

3. A person can be on only one (1) team

4. Hunters must have a valid hunting license 5.No pen raised Hogs

6. No limit on hogs. Most pounds win

7. All hogs must be ALIVE

8. All hogs become the property of the Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce upon entry onto the designated tournament property.

9. Judges maybe used with teams to ensure the validity of the hunt. Teams will be responsible for the care of their assigned judges.

10. Heaviest hog competition – (optional) $100.00 per team – 100% pay back on jackpot. Must be sent in with entry fee. Registration money must be received at Chamber by 5:00 PM, Feb. 08th. Registration can be mailed to the Chamber @ PO Box 854, Gilmer, TX 75644 or dropped off at the Chamber (106 Buffalo Street).

11. 75% pay back

15 teams pay’s two holes
20 teams pay’s three holes Over 25 teams pay’s four holes

Gun Team

1. 2-Member Team – $250 per team

2. Each team must designate a team captain

3. A person can be on only one (1) team

4. Hunters must have a valid hunting license

5. No pen raised Hogs

6. Weight – 5 biggest hogs

7. Heaviest hog competition – (optional) $100.00 per team – 100% pay back on jackpot. Must be sent in with entry fee.

8. Registration money must be received at Chamber by 5:00 PM, Feb. 08th Registration can be mailed to the Chamber @ PO Box 854, Gilmer, TX 75644 or dropped off at the Chamber (106 Buffalo Street)

9. 75% pay back

15 teams pay’s two holes
20 teams pay’s three holes Over 25 teams pay’s four holes

Hunting and Weigh In Information

1. Two Categories: 2 Member Gun Teams and 4 Member Dog Teams

2. Hogs must be hunted between 5:00pm Friday, Feb.8th thru 4:00pm Sunday, Feb. 10th 2013.

3. Two Member Gun Teams weigh-in will begin @ 10:00am and conclude at 1:00pm Sunday, Feb. 10th 2013. All hogs must be on the premises by 1:00pm to be eligible for prize money and prizes. Prizes will be announced immediately following.

4. Four Member Dog Teams weigh-in will begin @ 1:30pm and conclude at 4:30pm Sunday, Feb.10th 2013. All hogs must be on the premises by 4:30pm to be eligible for prize money and prizes.

5.Tournament officials will hold the official clock.

6.All live hogs are the property of the Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce upon entry onto the designated tournament tournament premises.

7.All dead hogs are to be disposed of by the hunters after the official weigh-in.

8.Participants may be on only one (1) team.

9.Judges will be used at the discretion of the tournament chair to watch and record /report any and all irregularities.

10.Winners may be subject to a polygraph if so deemed by the tournament officials.

11.Tournament chair has final say on any and all disputes.

75% pay back is based on $200 per team for gun teams and $300 per team on dog teams 

Entry Form

 

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