It’s hunting competition time
This is the third year for the Cromwell Hunting Competition – a fundraiser for Kidsfirst Cromwell Kindergarten.
All proceeds raised from the hunt will go towards building a new playground for the kindy.
For the competition itself, here’s what you need to know:
Adults are in the hunt for a Red Stag, Fallow Buck and Boar. There are prizes for heaviest animals, as well as the combined heaviest weight of all three. There are also prizes for the best Jaw and Best Head as well as the Closest to average weight boar.
There are also going to be prizes for early entry, first to weigh in, smallest animals, hard luck, lots of spot prizes, raffles, carrying competitions and more.
Juniors (under 16 years) are going after the Critter Bag. Comprising the heaviest combined weight of a fish, magpie, hare, rabbit and possum. There will be additional surprise prize/s for the juniors as well for individual animals as well as masses of spot prizes and carrying competitions on weigh in!
There is $10,000+ in prizes – so every animal, big or small can be in to win. If you don’t manage to bag an animal, you are still in the draw for the spot prizes. The Competition starts on Friday April 22. Weigh in is noon until 2.30pm Sunday outside the Golden Gate Lodge. Entries close Thursday 21 April 5pm 2016. It is entrant’s responsibility to ensure they have the required permissions/permits to hunt in their chosen area/s.