3602 N Clack St Abilene, TX |
(325) 677-6815

Friday, October 4th –
Saturday October 5th, 2024

Event will be held at the beautiful private ranch of Dr. Norm Dozier.

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$850 Hunt Fee

Want to save $50? Grab our hunter’s early bird is special through August 31st, and register for $800.

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What Can I Expect?

  • Three exciting hunter experiences
    • Group bird hunts
    • Hunter heptathlon and flurry
    • One box competition
  • Helpful dove hunting instructors
  • Fun and unique awards and prizes
  • Fantastic food
    • Friday night BBQ
    • Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Complimentary beer, wine, seltzers, water and sodas with dinner.
  • Live music and auction Saturday night
  • Two days of FUN!

What Do I Need To Bring?

  • Hunting gear and attire
  • Shotgun and ammunition
  • Drinks for the hunt (water and sodas provided)
  • Hunting dog (optional)

Registration

Beginning September 1st, registration will go up to $850 per hunter. Registration and online raffle sales will close on Sept. 30th. To register after Sept. 30th, please get in touch with Christine Curtis-Carr at ccurtiscarr@gmail.com.

Raffle

Does your business want to donate a a gift card or in-kind service coupon? We are seeking raffle items valued at $50 and up.

Auction

Do you have an auction item to donate? We are seeking art, trips, coolers, gift cards, and other high-dollar items for the live auction at Saturday night’s dinner.

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Sponsorship Levels

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Hunt Sponsor
$10,000

8 Hunting and Heptathlon Slots
16 Tickets to Friday & Saturday night dinners
DRI mini swag bags for guests
Name & Logo on Sponsor Board, website, poster, and billboard

Whitewing Sponsor
$7,500

6 Hunting and Heptathlon Slots
12 Tickets to Friday & Saturday night dinners
DRI mini swag bags for guests
Name & Logo on Sponsor Board, poster, and website

Mourning Dove Sponsor
$5,000

4 Hunting and Heptathlon Slots
8 Tickets to Friday & Saturday night dinners
DRI mini swag bags for guests

Name & Logo on Sponsor Board, poster, and website

Clay Sponsor
$2,500

2 Hunting and Heptathlon Slots
4 Tickets to Friday & Saturday night dinners
DRI mini swag bags for guests
Listing on Sponsor Board, poster, and website

Heptathlon Sponsor
$1,000

1 Hunting & Heptathlon slot
2 Tickets to Friday & Saturday night dinners
Name and logo on individual sign and heptathlon station, Sponsor Board, and website.

Friends Sponsor
$500

4 Tickets to Friday & Saturday night dinners
Name and logo on Sponsor Board, and website

Why Sponsor?

As a sponsor, you can impact the lives of the folks at DRI directly. We are currently working to upgrade our facilities with a new awning, cafeteria equipment, and much more in preparation for accepting additional day and vocational folks – a huge contribution to the lives of Abilene families.

Accomodations

Courtyard by Marriott Abilene NE
2141 Scottish Road
Abilene, TX 79601
325-673-0400

$159 per night + tax.

Use the link below for the group rate for the West Texas Dove Classic.

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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 4th
• 1pm – 3pm: Registration at the White Rock Lodge on Norm’s Place
• 3pm – 8pm: First round of hunting
• 8pm – 10pm: BBQ dinner and The One Box competition

Saturday, October 5th
• 8am – 10am: Come and go breakfast burritos
• 9am – 1pm: Heptathlon
• 11am – 2pm: Sausage wraps and hamburger lunch sponsored by First Financial Bank-Clyde
• 3pm – 8pm: Second round of hunting
• 8pm – 10pm: BBQ dinner live auction, awards, and live music by Terry Razor

Dove Classic Heptathlon

The Dove Classic Heptathlon will be a 2-person team event consisting of 7 country-style challenges. Load up your shotgun, grab a partner, and join us for an unforgettable experience!

Challenges
• Scoped .22 rifle target shoot at 100 yards
• Open sight .22 target shoot at 35 yards
• Pistol .22 target shoot at 15 yards
• Hatchet throw
• Washer pitchin’
• Clay target shoot

PLUS
• Flurry
• Cornhole

Stick around after the competition for hecklin, side bets, and raffles.