-Single entry's will not be considered for the big 3 team event.
-Teams are of two to four members only
-Every member must pay an entry fee
-Entry fee for both Open and Junior will increase by $10 after the 13th July
-All competitors must abide by New Zealand firearm laws
-Permission to access any private land must be obtained, and permits for any public land must be held
-All deer, pigs, goats must have ears and testicles attached
-All animals must be in a presentable and edible condition
-No frozen, farmed, trapped or poisoned animals will be accepted, all game must be hunted within the advertised time.
-No female pigs or deer or goats
-Tahr are not required to be presented whole, heads only will be accepted
-A competitor may choose to bring solely a goat or stags head to the competition in order to enter it in the categories judging for best head/antlers/horns. By only entering the head the competitor cannot enter any other categories and solely the head categories with the specimen.
-All other animals aside from those entered as above are required to be presented whole
-Competitor can weigh in a maximum of two animals only of the same species in each section.
-If two animals are the same weight, the first weighed will collect the prize.
-The minimum weight for boars is 20kg
-All offal must be removed to the scrutineer’s satisfaction
-All hunting and fishing to be undertaken in a safe and ethical manner
-Where applicable, game licences must be presented in order to weigh in species
-Fish must be gutted and gilled and in a presentable state at the weigh in
-Junior is considered Under 16 years of age on the day of the weigh in (19th July 2019)
-Judges decisions are final
-Entrants must be at prize giving to receive spot prizes
-Entries close 11:59pm on Thursday 16th July
-Hunting starts at 12.00am Friday the 17th of July. Weigh in opens at 11am and vehicles must be in line by 2pm 19th of July, no more entries will be considered after this point.
- Single entries must be for solo hunters, if found to be hunting as a team entrants will be disqualified from the competition.
Phone: 022 134 2683