Thursday, March 01, 2007

Pictures from the 1st ever sanctioned Elk Calling Contest in Virginia

Picture of a proud Torie Smallwood with her trophy. She was a favorite of the attendees and made a big impression for the youth in the outdoors. She calls with her mouth and was fantastic!

Pictured left to right, Adam Campbell, second place winner in Intermediate division and Dakota Clouser, first place winner in the Youth Elk Calling Contest.
This is pictures of the elk calling winners and P.J. Wright, the promoter of the show. The names in the pictures apply left to right. P.J. Wright, Larry Smallwood ( winner of draw for seven day elk hunt), in front of Larry is Torie Smallwood, Larry's daughter. Torie won a trophy in the Pee Wee division, next is Bryan Zuber first place winner in Senior division and Dakota Clouser, he was winner of the Intermediate division.

The following is the placing for the elk calling contest in order: Bryan Zuber, Daymon Davis, Wayne Cowles, Gene Hyatt, Keven Weaver, Eddie Dean, Larry Smallwood, Kurtis Russell, Allen Burke, Dwight Corlk and Wilson Wenger .

The Judges were Toni Wilt, David Campbell, Ricky Campbell and Kevin Paulson.

I had the pleasure of judging this fantastic contest and hats off to the Staunton, VA Chapter of the RMEF for their tremendous support!