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Michigan Duck Hunters Tournament, Senior & Junior Grand Championship River Events

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This is what started it all! Compete in either Junior (15 years and under) or Senior (16 years and up) championship events for cash and prizes. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Events include:

  • Earl Wilkins Memorial Sneak Shooting Championship

  • Hy Dahlka Memorial Layout Shooting Championship

  • Nate Quillin Memorial Punt-Boat Race

  • Jim McIlhinny Memorial Duck Boat Rowing Race

  • Ed Lezotte Memorial Marsh Shooting Championship

  • Saturday Only - Senior & Junior Lake Erie Layout Shoot
  • $20.00 Entry Fee - Senior Class
  • $10.00 Entry Fee - Junior Class
  • Steel Shot Only - Ammo Provided
  • Entrants Will Receive a Hat and / or Tee-Shirt

Winners of each event will receive a handsome plaque. Senior Grand Champion receives a trophy and cash prize.

Annual "Hy Dahlka Award of Merit" - to the Most Promising Newcomer -"Ralph T. McElvenny" Premanent Grand Championship Plaque Trophy" --- Junior Grand Championship Trophy and Prize --- Senior Grand Champion & Junior Grand Champion .............. 4:00PM

To Participate:

  • Entrance fee of $10.00 or $20.00 per person.

  • Registration begins PROMPTLY at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

  • Events begin immediately following registration and will continue one after another until the completion of all events.

  • Events may overlap one another

  • Grand Champions are determined by the contestants acquiring the highest accumulated points throughout the competition. In case of a tie for either Junior or Senior Grand Champion, the Duck Identification method will be used by the judges to determine a winner.

For more information on competing in these events, please contact:

Chairperson Bob Whitwam at (734) 587 3221
Co-Chairperson Bill Barrow at (734) 675 0121

Earlier Event: September 20
Trading Post
Later Event: September 20
Retriever Demonstration