2022 Spring Turkey Contest

Enter now to compete in the competition!

 *** Important Rule change- Turkey's DO NOT have to be field dressed. We will take the weight of the whole turkey. 

 

2021 Los Cazadores Spring Turkey Contest 

March 20th- May 16th, 2021

 

Weigh-in/ Check-in:

Check-in/ Weight Stations will be at the Los Cazadores locations in Pearsall and Stonewall.

Pearsall: 490 S I-35, Pearsall, TX 78061

Stonewall: 14887 East HWY 290, Stonewall, TX 78671

Scoring will take place during Business hours ONLY. 


Registration:

Participants in the Spring Turkey Contest must be pre-registered before hunting. The entry fee will be $40.00 and an additional $15.00 for each sub-category "side pot" you wish to enter. Youth is 12 years old and younger. (Age determined as of 03/21/21.) Entries will be taken at any Los Cazadores Location or online. 

The Spring Turkey Contest is separate from the main Deer Contest and will have it's own entry fee. Annual Members are covered for the $40.00 fee but will need to pay the additional $15.00 per side pot they wish to enter. 

 

Photos:

Field photos can be sent to contest@loscazadores.com or photos can be taken at Check-in.

 

Entries: 

-All entries for the Turkey Contest must be brought to Los Cazadores for official scoring. 

 

Scoring:

Scoring will be based on the National Wild Turkey Foundation scoring Protocols. 

 

Divisions:

1. Firearms/ Crossbow 

Score is based on the turkey's weight, spurs, and all beard lengths combined.  Turkey's will be weighed by the Los Cazadores official scale and all weights are final. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall for this division. Turkey must be harvested with a firearm or crossbow. 

2. Archery 

Score is based on the turkey's weight, spurs, and all beard lengths combined.  Turkey's will be weighed by the Los Cazadores official scale and all weights are final. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall for this division. Turkey must be harvested with a legal archery device (recurve or compound). Crossbow does not fall into this division. 

3. Youth (12 and Under)

Score is based on the turkey's weight, spurs, and all beard lengths combined.  Turkey's will be weighed by the Los Cazadores official scale and all weights are final. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall for this division. (Any legal means of harvest).

 

Sub- Categories "Side Pots":

1. Longest Beard(s)

Score will be based on the measurement of the turkey's beard(s). A Turkey entered into this category may also be entered in the main divisions. There will be a first and 2nd place for this category. 

 

2. Total Spurs 

Score will based on the combined measurement of all spurs. A Turkey entered into this category may also be entered in the main divisions. There will be a first and 2nd place for this category. 

 

3. Heaviest Bird 

Turkeys will be weighed by the Los Cazadores official scale and all weights are final.. A Turkey entered into this category may also be entered in the main divisions. There will be a first and 2nd place for this category. 

 

A contestant may enter more than one turkey. However, each particular turkey can only win one category. The contestant must designate which category the turkey should be entered in. If the turkey gets bumped from one category, it may be placed in another category as long as the contestant does not already have a turkey entered there. For any questions, call 830-334-5959 or email bailey@loscazadores.com.