Mark your calenders for the 6th annual Oregon Waterfowl Festival, August 11, 12, 13, 2006. THIS WILL BE THE FESTIVAL’S BIGGEST AND BEST YEAR! We have moved to a great new location, Mitchell’s Sporting Clays in Gervais, Oregon. It is easy to find located halfway between Portland and Salem, along I-5.
Bring the Family and enjoy a fun-filled weekend. Some of the top names in the industry will be on hand to introduce you to the latest waterfowl products, they will conduct duck and goose calling clinics, seminars on better strategies, and give tips for the coming season. This year Shawn Stahl is joining us as our Master of Ceremonies. Joining him at the event will be Buck Gardner, Duck Calling Champion of Champions, 3-time World Champion John Stephens and Phil Robertson aka The Duck Commander!
NEW EVENTS JUST ADDED: One of the most spectacular dog competitions in the country today has signed to join our festival. You have watched it on OLN and now you can see it in person! The Super Retriever Series (SRS). It consists of the Super Fly and Super V dog jumping events and the Retriever Trials. This is the first time that SRS has moved to the West Coast and we are confident that this will add a great deal to our festival. Visit here for more info: http://www.superretrieverseries.com/
We have also added a 3 man sporting clay contest. Prizes and bragging rights are on the line for both Saturday and Sunday. So come out and get ready for the season or just shoot for fun and enjoy Mitchell’s beautiful Sporting Clays Course.
Other events planned for the weekend include: Lots of Kids event with prizes, Barbecues both Friday and Saturday evenings, the Boat/Blind contest, Decoy carving contest, Silent and Oral auctions, seminars, demonstrations, and more.
The vendor list includes: wildlife artists, call makers, decoy manufacturers, shotgun manufacturers, decoy carvers, retreiver trainers and breeders, boats, collectors and more.
Calling Contests:You can come out to hear the Northwest’s top duck and goose callers compete in calling contests throughout the weekend. The title of Oregon State Duck Calling Champion is on the line, with the winner representing Oregon at the World Duck Calling Championship in Stuttgart, Arkansas. Other contests include:
Oregon State Goose
$1,000 Open Goose
$1,000 Two-Man Goose
$1,000 Columbia River Open Duck
Novice Duck and
$1,000 2-Man Duck
Jr.Duck (17 and younger)
Jr.Gooe (17 and younger)
For more information please visit our website at http://www.oregonwaterfowl.com
The Oregon Waterfowl Festival is a non-profit organization that is committed to creating and facilitating youth-oriented waterfowling opportunities, regional habitat improvement and overall enhancement of the waterfowling experience for all related interest groups. Required funding and supportive resources are raised through festival activities, sponsor donations and contributions from corporate and individual benefactors.