NWTF Oklahoma to host first State Turkey Calling Contest since 2014!
Presented by Cabela’s and hosted by Michael Waddell
For the first time since 2014, Oklahoma will crown a state turkey-calling
champion! The Oklahoma State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation,
in conjunction with Cabela’s of OKC, will present the sanctioned contest on
Saturday, August 12, 2017. Michael Waddell from the hit outdoor tv show Bone
Collector will be the host of the day’s event.
Other divisions that will crown champions include the Open Division, Friction
Division, Owl Hooting, Amateur, and Youth Divisions. Prize money for the State
and Open divisions will include $1000 for 1 st place, $500 for second and $250 for
third. The Friction Division winner will receive $800, with second being $450, and
The Owl Hooting winner, and the top 3 places in the Amateur and Youth Divisions
will receive great Cabela’s prize packages!
Another perk of competing this year will be that all contestants receive employee
pricing on their in-stock Cabela’s purchases (excluding power sports) on both
August 12 th & 13 th ! There will also be a special discounted event lunch menu for
contestants so they do not have to travel for meals.
There will be drawings throughout the contest for door prizes for those attending
the contest as spectators. You must be present to win these prizes.
All contestants must be current NWTF members and may purchase their
memberships at registration.
Registration fees are as follows:
Youth – Free
Amateur - $20
Owl Hooting - $25
Friction - $40
State - $50
Open - $50
The champions of the Friction, State, and Open divisions will be qualified to
attend the 2018 Grand National Calling Contest in Nashville next February!
State division contestants must be current residents of Oklahoma.
We hope you will all join us for this exciting event! Registration will be from 9-
10am, with a mandatory callers meeting following registration.
Calling will begin at approximately 11am with the youth division!
Arrive at 9, register, shop, visit with Michael, and enjoy the day!!
Other event sponsors include:
Bob Moore Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram of Oklahoma City
Ram is the official truck of the National Wild Turkey Federation