The Altamaha River Partnership will hold its first annual Big Tom Turkey Contest scheduled for the opening day of turkey season this spring, Saturday, March 24, 2012. This exciting event will be held at the Jeff Davis County Fairgrounds in Hazlehurst from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Each ticket includes lunch and dinner and the ticket stub is eligible to be drawn for over $5,000 in door prizes. Drawings begin at 7:00 p.m. that evening and you must be present to win!
To enter your turkey in the Big Tom Turkey Contest, one bird per ticket to compete for a purse of over $2,500 in cash, trophies and other prizes. Judged by Georgia DNR Rules and Regulations, tickets to this event are available at local Chamber offices in the River Corridor as well as the partnership website www.altamahariver.org .
The Partnership is seeking sponsors for the event and exhibitor opportunities are also available. For more information contact Dan Stone at 912-240-0768.
The Altamaha River Partnership was organized in 1998 for the purpose of marketing the Altamaha River to nature-based tourism, and includes the 11 counties that surround the river.
The Partnership is excited about this new event that will be fun for the whole family. Enter your turkey in the contest or just come and enjoy the day, your ticket number may be a lucky winner.