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Ringneck Festival & Bird Dog Challenge

The Huron Ringneck Festival & Bird Dog Challenge is an annual Pheasant Hunting competition that draws participants from across the United States. Each year, 30 teams (6 people per team) are selected through an application process. The object of the competition is to bag the most birds (within the state limit) with only four shells per hunter. The competition fee includes two banquets, field lunch, rules breakfast, live entertainment and first-class prizes.

The Bird Dog Challenge tests the skills of dogs and hunters. This competition allows two hunters and one dog to take the field in a timed, limited shell hunt. Points are awarded to each team based on retrieves, shots not taken, and every second remaining on the clock. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three teams.

Current Projects

  • Annual Ringneck Festival and Bird Dog Challenge

Meeting Information

  • When:  Monday's - Once Monthly
  • Where:  Huron Chamber Boardroom
  • Time:  5:15pm

2014 Committee Chair

Kent Shelton
Churchill, Manolis, Freeman, Kludt, Shelton and Burns Law Office

Committee Members

Ben Meyer
Huron Automotive/Meyer Auction Service
Daniel Krugman
Welter Funeral Home
Eric Kannegieter
Carr Chiropractic Clinic 
James Paye
              Prostrollo Motor Sales

Paula Mom
Beadle Conservation District
Rebecca Rink
Overbuilt Paving & Mining
Shari Pyle
American Bank & Trust
Steve Besch
             Overbuilt
Stephanie Taylor
              American Bank & Trsut
Taylor Shelton
              Simply Divine


For more information on the Ringneck Festival Committee, email Mackenzie or call 352-0000.

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