SATURDAY, July 27th

All callers must be on location and registered 15 minutes prior to contest start time. Contest start times are subject to change.

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

9:00 a.m. Grand National Intermediate Goose (ages 16 and younger)

Sponsored by DOA Decoys

  • First Place: $500
  • Second Pace $250
  • Third Place: $100
  • Fourth Place: $50
  • Entry Fee: $30

10:45 a.m. Grand National Junior Goose (ages 13 and younger)

10: 45 a.m. Grand Rookie Goose Calling Contest (ages 9 and younger)

Sponsored by Final Approach

  • First Place: $250 Rogers Gift Card
  • Second Pace $100 Rogers Gift Card
  • Third and Lower: Prizes
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Every Junior & Rookie get a prize!

12:00 p.m. Grand National Live Goose

Sponsored by Avian-X

  • First Place: $2500
  • Second Place: $1500
  • Third Place: $700
  • Fourth Place: $450
  • Fifth Place: $250
  • Sixth Place: $100
  • Entry Fee: $50

1:15 p.m. Judges Lunch

1:45 p.m. Grand National Two Man Live Goose

Sponsored by Big Foot Decoys

  • First Place: $4000
  • Second Place: $2000
  • Third Place: $1000
  • Fourth Place: $500
  • Fifth Place: $250
  • Sixth Place $100
  • Entry Fee: $80 PER TEAM -The field is limited to 30 teams

3:30 p.m. Grand National Novice Goose

Sponsored by Kent Cartridge

  • First Place: $1000
  • Second Place: $500
  • Third Place: $250
  • Fourth Place: $150
  • Fifth Place: $100
  • Sixth $50
  • Entry Fee: $40

5:00 p.m. Grand National Open Goose

Sponsored by Dakota Decoys

  • First Place: $4000
  • Second Place: $2500
  • Third Place: $1000
  • Fourth Place: $750
  • Fifth Place: $500
  • Sixth $250
  • Seventh: $250
  • Eighth: $250
  • Ninth: $250
  • Tenth: $250
  • Entry Fee: $60

CONTEST RULES

JUNIOR AND ROOKIE DUCK AND GOOSE CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

The Junior contests are OPEN to any caller age Thirteen (13) years and under. The Rookie will be 9 and younger. These contests will be judged on a “competition style” routine, which will be ninety (90) seconds maximum.

Callers will be judged against others in their age group only! Judging will be done with five judges…the
high and low scores from each round will be thrown out and the remaining three scores totaled.

Each caller will call a minimum of two rounds when there are fifteen (15) or fewer callers in their age division. When there are more than fifteen (15) callers the standard rules of a three round contest will apply, with cuts of approximately 50% after rounds one and two. In all cases the top five, plus anyone tied for fifth will advance to the final round. In the event of a tie for any of the top five place finishers the ties will be broken. Props are not allowed.

INTERMEDIATE GOOSE CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

These contests are OPEN to any caller sixteen (16) years of age or younger. These contests will be judged on a “competition style” routine, which will be ninety (90) seconds maximum.

Callers will be judged against others in their age group only!

Judging will be done with five judges…the high and low scores from each round will
be thrown out and the remaining three scores totaled. Each caller will call a minimum of two rounds when there are fifteen (15) or fewer callers in their age division.

When there are more than fifteen (15) callers the standard rules of a three round contest will apply, with cuts of approximately 50% after rounds one and two. In all cases the top five, plus anyone tied for fifth will advance to the final round. In the event of a tie for any of the top five place finishers the ties will be broken.

OPEN GOOSE CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

These contests are OPEN to all callers! The contests will be judged on a “competition style” routine, which will be ninety (90) seconds maximum. Judging will be done with five judges….the high and low scores from each round will be thrown out and the remaining three scores totaled.

There will be a minimum of three rounds of calling, with cuts made after rounds one and two at approximately 50% plus ties.

In the event there should be more than thirty (30) callers competing, cuts may be increased to a rate of approximately 60% cut after rounds one and two.

The final round will be a minimum of five callers, plus anyone tied for fifth. In the event of a tie for any of the top five place finishers the ties will be broken.

LIVEGOOSE CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

This contest embraces the vocabulary of geese in their natural habitat. For the callers, their object is to sound as realistic as possible, without much guidelines or restrictions. This contest was designed for the caller to imitate the sounds of the Canada goose, not just vocally. The judges will listen to the caller and judge based on what they think a Goose sounds like. With all different sounds of the Canada goose, this leaves lots of room for interpretation. Those that are fancier than a goose will be marked as a mistake. This contest will be a sixty (60) second maximum routine.

TWO MAN/WOMEN LIVE GOOSE CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

This contest is OPEN to any TWO callers any age and gender. Callers can only call on 2 different teams and cannot call on same team twice. THE FIELD IS LIMITED TO 30 TEAMS. Registration opens at 8:00AM with a $80 per team entry fee.

This contest embraces the vocabulary of geese in their natural habitat. For the callers, their object is to sound as realistic as possible, without much guidelines or restrictions. This contest was designed for the caller to imitate the sounds of the Canada goose, not just vocally. The judges will listen to the caller and judge based on what they think a Goose sounds like. With all different sounds of the Canada goose, this leaves lots of room for interpretation. Those that are fancier than a goose will be marked as a mistake. This contest will be a sixty (60) second maximum routine. Judging will be done with five judges, the high and low scores from each round will be thrown out and the remaining three scores totaled. There will be a minimum of three rounds of calling, with cuts made after rounds one and two at approximately 50% plus ties. In the event there should be more than thirty (30) teams competing, cuts may be increased to a rate of approximately 60% cut after rounds one and two. The final round will be a minimum of five teams, plus any team tied for fifth. In the event of a tie for any of the top five place finishers the ties will be broken.

NOVICE GOOSE CALLING CHAMPIONSHIP

This contest is OPEN to any caller who has never won another Novice, Open, or sanctioned State or Regional duck calling contest. Judging will be done with five judges….the high and low scores from each round will be thrown out and the remaining three scores totaled.

There will be a minimum of three rounds of calling, with
cuts made after rounds one and two at approximately 50% plus ties. In the event there should be more than thirty (30) callers competing, cuts may be increased to a rate of approximately 60% cut after rounds one and two. The final round will be a minimum of five callers, plus anyone tied for fifth. In the event of a tie for any of the
top five place finishers the ties will be broken.

By paying the required entry fee each caller is presumed to have read and fully comprehend the rules as presented above. Any questions should be asked and clarified before the start of the contest. The Contest Committee reserves the right to interpret the application of these rules and in all instances their decision shall be final.

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