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Big Gobbler Contest Spring 2018

This years prize is a Purpleheart/Walnut cc box call.

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Thanks to everyone that participated in this years contest.

All birds are trophies no matter the size.  This year we had several outstanding birds.

Congratulations to the winner Jon Ricciarelli from Rhode Island!

His bird was 24.5 lbs. - 10 beard - 1.50 & 1.375 spurs = 73.25 pts.

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Marshall Farnsworth, or           Jon Ricciarelli, ri                  Kevin Kopecky, tx

17-7-.75,.75 = 46                            24.5-10-1.50,1.38 = 73.25                      15.3-4.88-.50,.44=34.38

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Daniel Ludwig, ca                    Lucas Zeier, wi                      Ed Ludwig, ny

20-8.5-1.0,1.0 = 57                           23.5-10.63-1.38,1.31 = 71.63               24-9.5-1.25,1.25 = 68

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Dave Ricciarelli, ri                        Madelyn Pforter, ny

22.5-10.5-.88,.88 = 61                                     19-9.5-.88,.88 = 55.5

 

The rules are:

1 - weight within 1/4 lb.

2 - beard length within 1/8"

3 - length of left & right spur within 1/16"

4 - In case of multiple beards only the longest beard counts. 

5 - email me a photo of you and your bird.

Scoring: weight, each lb. = 1 point

beard length x 2

length of both spurs x 10

Please don't forget to put my call that you used in the picture.

I encourage anyone who has entered to send in a picture of your bird because

even if it's not that big it might win.  I won't show individual scores until 6/1/18.

Also if you get more than one bird send the pics and I will enter the largest

and put the other in the 2018 Gallery.  Good Luck!

     

2017 Winner : Kelsey Fausett, OR

Weight  24.4 - Beard 9.75 - Spurs 1.25 , 1.25 = 68.9 pts.

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Jack Holman, CA      Jon Ricciarelli, RI                Jerry Dunlap, CA

23 - 9 - .75,.75=56        22 -10 -1.25,1.375=68.25               20 - 9.5 - 1,.75=56.5

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Dave Ricciarelli, RI         David Tillack, VA       Kelsey Fausett, OR

22.75 - 10.5 - 1.25,1=66.25      17.5 - 10 - 1.25,1.25=62.5      24.4 - 9.75 - 1.25,1.25=68.9

 

2016 Winner: Brandon Rabon, NC

Weight 24.0 - Beard 11.0 - Spurs 1.5,1.5 = 76 Points

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Don Bertoli, CA              Jim Banton, VA              Jack Holman, CA

22 - 10 1/2 - 1.5,1.25 =70.5       22 - 11.375 - 1.25,1.25 = 69.75          20 - 9.0 - .875,1 = 56.75

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Sheila McCloud, CA       Larry McCloud, CA                 Jeff Parker, CA

17.5 - 8.5 - 7/8,7/8 = 52.0           19.5 - 9 - .875,.875 = 55.0     22 - 10 3/8 - 1 3/8,1 1/8 = 67.75

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Brandon Rabon, NC           Nick Fashing, OR            Chris Davidson, NY

24 - 11 - 1.5,1.5 = 76                   18.2 - 8 - 0,.5= 39.25                     22 - 10 - .875,.875 = 59.5

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Dave Ricciarelli, RI                  Ed Ludwig, NY

23 - 9 - .875,.875 = 58.5                20 - 10.25 - 1 1/4,1 1/4 = 65.5

2015 Winner : Jeff Parker, CA

Wt. 21.0 - Brd. 9.0 - Spr. 1.6 , 1,5 = 70 Points

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Mike Blackwelder, LA               Jack Holman, CA                                  Jeff Parker, CA

20.25 - 10.5 - 1,1 = 61.25             22.0 - 9.5 - 7/8,3/4 = 57.25                  21.0 - 9.0 - 1.6,1.5 = 70

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Andy Fashing, OR                     Nick Fashing, OR                    David Tillack, VA

19.6 - 9.25 - 1,1 = 58.1            17.3 - 10.25 - 7/8,7/8 = 55.3        18.0 - 9.75 - 1 1/8,1 = 58.75

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Jim Banton, VA                                    Jayden Small, CA

17.1 - 10.0 - 1.0,1.0 = 57.1                   24.0 - 9.25 - 1.25,1.25=  67.5

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Kelsey Fausett, OR                       Kirk Fausett Sr, OR

15.25 - 5.0 - 1/2,1/2 = 35.25              19 - 9.5 - 7/8,7/8 = 55.5

 

                                                         

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