Mark your calendars!
Plans are well underway for the 2016 Annual Banquet. and because of the success of the 2015 annual event in Helena, we are going back for another round! Mark your calendars as the date has been set for March 18-19, 2016 at the Colonial Inn in Helena. We will have a fresh lineup of seminars, another youth event at the Montana WILD facility and a great time raising money for bighorn sheep! See below for major fundraising items.
A full agenda can be viewed on our events page. You can also purchase banquet and raffle tickets online.
Custom Rifle Raffle: Defiance Machine of Columbia Falls, MT has donated their “Deviant” action with integral 20 MOA rail for the 2016 custom rifle in a .270 Remington. Lilja Barrels of Plains, MT has donated the 24 inch custom barrel. Randy Melvin of Bull Mountain Rifle Company in Billings, MT is building the rifle. It will be fitted on a McMillan Game Scout fiberglass stock donated by Kelly McMillan. It also features a Jewell trigger and TSR Aluminum rings. The rifle serial number is MTWSF 2016 and will include a scope. Tickets are $20 each. Need not be present to win.
Sheep Camp Raffle: 10’ X 12’ Relite Spike III tent by Montana Canvas of Belgrade, Montana. Includes internal frame, Riley stove, cots, sleeping bags and other camp amenities.
New Member Raffle: One new members name will be drawn for a rifle. You must have joined the chapter since the 2015 Fundraiser.
Hat Raffle: Karl Tyler Chevrolet of Missoula is again sponsoring our hat raffle. 48 numbered hats and one lucky number will be drawn for a rifle.
Taxidermy Raffle: To set the stage, anyone who brings a wild sheep mount will be entered into a drawing for a rifle.
“Whiskey Tango”: (7) Premium Montana made whiskey bottles in the silent auction with a raffle ticket attached. 1 in 7 will win a Rifle.
Photo Contest: Photo categories include: “Hunter in the Field”, “Hunter with Trophy” or “Wild Sheep”. One photo entry per person per category.
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