The Second Annual World Predator and Wild Hog Expo & Modern Sporting Arms Expo will be held in Waco, Texas later this month. The convention will take place at the Waco Convention Center from Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21.
The event, which is organized by Scurry Outdoors South is the only sporting event exclusively dedicated to predator and wild hog hunters as well as modern sporting arms and accessory enthusiasts.
“Scurry Outdoors South has brought together these two unique events under one roof to offer attendees a showcase of industry professionals, as well as hunting equipment manufacturers that specialize in these fast-paced hunting sports,” according to a Scurry Outdoors South news release.
Here are some of the event features:
THE WORLD PREDATOR CALLING COMPETITION
This event brings together professional predator stage callers from all over the world to compete for the World Predator Calling Champion title. The contestants are the best of the best of predator stage calling. They know the vocalizations of predators as well as the distress sounds that attract predators to their next meal. These professionals bring impressive talent to the stage. It is a must-see event. Cash, prizes and the World Cup will be awarded to the best callers in the Vocalization Division, Distress Division, and the Best All-Around Division.
THE WORLD PREDATOR HUNTER CALLING COMPETITION
This event brings together predator hunters from all walks of life to share their enthusiasm and passion for predator hunting. The event welcomes all predator hunters who are not on a professional calling level to put their calling skills to the test of other callers of the same caliber. Awards and prizes will be given for the best callers in the Vocalization Division and Distress Division.
Companies from all aspects of the predator and wild hog hunting arena as well as manufacturers of modern sporting arms and accessories will have booths at the event.
PREDATOR & PIG RIG HUNTING TRUCK COMPETITION
The Second Annual World Predator and Wild Hog Expo & Modern Sporting Arms Expo is looking for the ultimate predator or wild hog vehicle. The muddier, the better! First, second, and third place will receive awards and prizes.
WORLD PREDATOR AND WILD HOG TAXIDERMY COMPETITION
Judged by independent industry professionals, the taxidermy competition will include: wild hogs, bobcats, foxes, coyotes, gators, mountain lions, bears and any other predators and furbearing varmints you’d like to enter.
The competition will feature three divisions:
- Professional Taxidermist Division — For the professional who practices the art of taxidermy full or part time.
- Hunter Division — For the hunter who has an animal they have harvested and mounted that he would like to display and have rated by our judges who know the signature of quality work and good craftsmanship.
- Ugliest/Worst Mount Division — Always a crowd favorite! Entries will be judged on the poor quality of work, age-related wear and tear or the sheer ugliness of the mounted animal.
EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS
FROM INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
There will be demonstrations and seminars held by national television personalities, columnists, manufacturer’s pro staff, hunters and other industry professionals who will share their expertise and give attendees a competitive edge on their predator or hog adventures.
For more information on the Second Annual World Predator and Wild Hog Expo & Modern Sporting Arms Expo, visit www.ScurryOutdoorsSouth.com.