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Wanganui Young Farmers Possum Hunt

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  • Fri 25 Aug ’17, 12:00pm
  • Sat 26 Aug ’17, 12:00am
  • Sun 27 Aug ’17, 12:00am – 11:30am


355 Pakaraka Road, Waitotara, 355 Pakaraka Road, Waitotara, Manawatu / Whanganui


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


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Tons of prizes! Drinks and activities at the weigh in!
10% of all funds raised will be donated to the Palmerston North rescue chopper!

Entry - Up to 5 people per team.
Entry price is $5 per person ($25 per team).

- All competitors must enter using the official entry form. Entries close Wednesday before the competition starts.
- Shooting period is between 12 pm Friday the 25th of August 2017 – 10am Sunday the 27th of August 2017.
- Only possums shot during this period are allowed. Possum counting will begin at 9:30am on Sunday the 27th of August 2017.
- All possums must be at the weigh in location before 11:30am on Sunday Sunday the 27th of August 2017.
- All possums must be dead. This includes joeys.
- Possums must be shot, trapped, or poisoned.
- Team leader must hold a current firearms licence or a poisoning licence. All firearms regulations must be obeyed by those shooting possums. Identify your targets.
- Contestants must have owner’s permission and any necessary permits to enter and hunt on the property.
- No road kills nor frozen possums will be accepted. No skinned or plucked possums will be accepted. Mangled or badly disfigured possums will not be accepted. Only possum bodies in good condition will be accepted. No decomposing possums, or “green possums”. This will be at the organiser's discretion and it is final.
- All possums entered become the property of the Wanganui Young Farmers club.
- Wanganui Young Farmers will not be held responsible for any contestants actions especially with regard to personal safety. Every care should be taken and contestants enter at their own risk.
- No firearms are going to be brought to the prize-giving.

Sign up sheet linked below, or Email details to Wanganui young farmers club:
Email - wanganuiyfc@hotmail.com

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