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2015 Convention Agenda

Wednesday, Feb. 11

1-7 p.m.

Registration

2:30-5:30 p.m.

Board of Directors' Meeting

6-8 p.m.

Early Bird Reception

Sponsored by

Thursday, Feb. 12

7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Registration

8-10 a.m.

NWTF National Board of Directors and State Chapter Presidents Breakfast

8:30 a.m.-Noon

Technical Committee Meeting

8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Exhibitor Set Up

9 a.m.-Noon

Grand National Gobbling & Owl Hooting Competition

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Conservation Awards Luncheon

1-5 p.m.

Grand National Friction Preliminaries

1:45-5 p.m.

Technical Committee Meeting

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Sponsor Member Reception

5:45-10 p.m.

Welcome Party—Dinner, entertainment and a Wild Turkey Bourbon Tasting

Reserved Seating

Friday, Feb. 13

7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Registration

7 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Parking Lot Shuttle

7:10-9 a.m.

Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. Breakfast  

Awards presented: Women in the Outdoors, Wheelin’ Sportsmen, JAKES, and National Scholarship

9-11 a.m.

Grand National Team Challenge

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Exhibit Hall (See below)

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Family Adventure Village

Sponsored by

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

YWCE (Youth Wildlife Conservation Experience)

9:30 a.m.-Noon

Technical Committee Meeting

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hunting and Conservation Seminars

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ladies' Auction and Lunch

Raffle Sponsored by

Noon-2 p.m.

Conservation Awards Lunch

Noon-5 p.m.

Grand National Senior Preliminaries

5:30-10 p.m.

NWTF Grand National Auction & Dinner

Reserved seating.

Spirit Splash hosted by

Drink Special provided by

Dessert Sponsor

Saturday, Feb. 14

7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Registration

7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Parking Lot Shuttle

7:20-9 a.m.

Veterans Breakfast

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Exhibit Hall (See below)

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Family Adventure Village

Sponsored by

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grand National Head-to-Head Championship

Sponsored by

9-Noon

12th Annual Premier Grand National Custom Call Auction: Registration, reception and awards

Call Auction begins at 10 a.m.

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hunting and Conservation Seminars

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Taxidermy Competition Awards Presentation

Sponsored by

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Hunt Auction and Lunch

Raffle Sponsored by

Auction Sponsored by

Noon-4 p.m.

Wildlife Law Enforcement Officers' lunch & meeting

Noon-5 p.m.

Open Auction

5:45-10 p.m.

Awards Banquet and Entertainment

Awards presented: Corporate Achievement, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Henry Mosby Award, C.B. McLeod, Lynn Boykin Hunting Heritage Award, L.A. Dixon Chapter Awards, Latham Awards and Wayne Bailey Lifetime Achievement

Reserved seating.
Dessert Sponsored by

Drink Special hosted by

Sunday, Feb. 15

7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Registration

7:20-9 a.m.

Breakfast and Worship Service  

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Exhibit Hall (See below)

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Family Adventure Village

Sponsored by

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grand National Wild Turkey Calling Championships-Poults, Juniors and Intermediate Divisions

Sponsored by

4 p.m.

Show Ends

Exhibit Hall Activities

  • Turkey Shoppe
  • 750 booths
  • Wild Turkey and White-tailed Deer Taxidermy Competitions Sponsored by
  • Decorative & Hunting Turkey Call Competition
  • Decorative & Hunting Duck and Goose Call Competition
  • Gun Blasts Sponsored by

  • Mega Sport Show raffle Sponsored by
  • Continuous Silent Auction
  • Celebrity Autographs Sponsored by