2013 Mathews Forum Turkey Contest – Rules/General Info

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  • February 6, 2013 at 3:29 pm #498080 Back to Top REPORT
    thunderchicken21
    thunderchicken21

    Age: 30
    Joined: 8/4/2006
    Location: Ohio
    DIRECTIONS

    This contest will include all 6 subspecies of wild turkey as recognized by the NWTF.
    This will be BOW ONLY

    To submit an entry a participant must include:[/u:28ee1sf1]
    – your screen name
    – beard length (in inches)
    – individual spur lengths (in inches)
    – a photo of himself/herself with the turkey and your bow. photo must be of entire turkey as to make sure no mounts are entered
    – a legible photo of legal properly filled out tag unless your state doesn’t use them. In that case, documentation (or a link to) stating such.

    E-mail all the required info to brettbueltel@hotmail.com and I’ll verify everything is in order and update your team with the earned points. Don’t forget to include your forum name and the team you’re on as I may not be able to figure that out from your e-mail address.

    CONTEST DEADLINE

    The contest will run from March 1, 2013 until June 1, 2013. After that time the contest will be closed for entries.

    If there are seasons running later than June 1st, please let me know.

    This will be a team contest. Number of people on the team will be decided by the number of entries, but will be around 5 people per team.

    SIGNUP

    Once again, there will be a 2 phase signup for this event. [/b:28ee1sf1]

    A person needs to sign up for BOTH phases to be entered in the contest. This will prevent the one-time forum cruisers from signing up and never returning, thereby hindering a team.

    Phase 1 will be from February 10th until February 17th.[/color:28ee1sf1] [/size:28ee1sf1]

    Phase 2 will be from February 18th until February 25th.[/color:28ee1sf1] [/size:28ee1sf1]

    At that time all the names will be randomly selected for the teams.

    SCORING:

    1 turkey will be counted per person.
    You can upgrade your turkey (once) if you take a bigger one.

    We will use the NWTF scoring method, except weight will not be used for scoring.

    http://www.nwtf.org/all_about_turkeys/turkey_score.html[/url:28ee1sf1]

    Bonus points will be added for:[/u:28ee1sf1]
    +4 points for head shot
    +4 points for a filmed hunt, with dedicated cameraman (has to be shared with the forum)
    +10 points for a SELFILMED (self-filmed) hunt (has to be shared with the forum)

    All successful SELFILMED hunts will receive a small prize. Last year, all successful participants received a fitted hat. So get out your cameras and participate!

    Prizes will be determined at a later date.

    In the event that a tiebreaker is needed the team with the most turkeys entered will win.

    If you have any questions about an entry please contact me.

    Keep in mind that this contest is for fun and should never be taken too seriously. As we go deeper into this we surely will find discrepancies as well as unforeseen circumstances that may appear to hinder any one person or his/her team. While I will do my best to reasonably accommodate any concerns that may arise I can’t guarantee everyone’s complete satisfaction. Please remember that each case will be judged individually and given the same consideration regardless of who is requesting or when they do so.

    Thanks and GOOD LUCK!!!

    Remember……………………..responding to this thread is not signing up for the contest. There will separate threads for the phase 1 and phase 2 periods. If you won’t have computer access during these weeks, please ask another forum member to enter your name for you.

    **THIS CONTEST IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH MATHEWS, INC IN ANY MANNER. IT IS A CONTEST RUN BY THE FORUM MEMBERS, FOR THE FORUM MEMBERS.**[/color:28ee1sf1]

    All We Do Is SELFILMED
    February 7, 2013 at 12:41 am #551616 Back to Top REPORT
    vince71969
    vince71969


    Joined: 7/5/2004
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    Made into a sticky. Love the idea of points for filming. I might do the same next year. :thumbup
    February 11, 2013 at 1:36 am #551617 Back to Top REPORT
    thunderchicken21
    thunderchicken21

    Age: 30
    Joined: 8/4/2006
    Location: Ohio
    Phase 1 signup is live!

    http://forums.mathewsinc.com/archery-4/bow-hunting-9/2013-mathews-forum-turkey-contest-phase-1-signup-thread-217215/[/url:1l2q3oup]

    All We Do Is SELFILMED
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