2015 D&R Sports Big Fish Contest
Saturday, April 25 - Saturday, September 5
D & R Sports Center’s 2015 Big Fish Contest begins Saturday, April 25th and runs through Saturday, September 5th. Thirteen different species of fish may be entered. At the close of the contest, entries in first, second and third place in each division will receive a gift card to D&R Sports. One Grand Prize will also be awarded based on a random drawing from all entries at the end of the contest. ALL ENTRIES, even those that did not make the standings, will have a chance at the Grand Prize.
Click here for contest details and standings
Youth Conservation Day
Saturday, August 15 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Partnered with the Southwest Michigan Long Beards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation we will be hosting the 20th Annual Youth Conservation Day. Any youth between the ages of 6-17 can attend, however they must be accompanied by an adult over 21. Spaces are limited and you must pre-register with D&R Sports Center ahead of time. Cost is $5 per person (cash or check only)
Each participant will receive: Jakes membership in the National Wild Turkey federation (a $10 value) with membership card and magazine; and an Owl Hoot Flute. Lunch will be furnished for all!
Activities include: Fishing Techniques with Grandpa Jim Hamrick, Wildlife with Jordyn Richardson of the MI DNR, Air Gun and Gun Safety, Cherry Seed Spitting Contest with prizes, and an Archery Shoot. ALL youth will be entered in a drawing for a Marlin single-shot .22 rifle (or its value in fishing tackle!) and ALL youth will also be entered in a drawing for a fishing trip with licensed guide Grandpa Jim Hamrick!
For more information, or to sign up, call D&R Sports Center at (269) 372-2277
Hunter Safety Class
We have three different classes scheduled for this fall:
August 21 & 22
September 25 & 26
October 23 & 24
Fee for the class is $10, due at Friday's session. You are required to attend both sessions (Fri. and Sat.) in order to pass the class. The Friday session runs from 4:30pm - 8:00pm. Saturday's session runs from 9:30am - 4:30pm. There will be a lunch break on Saturday. Please plan to bring a lunch. We do have pop machines and assorted snack items available for purchase at our front counter. You will also need to bring eye and ear protection for target practice on Saturday.
Classes are open to all ages. Students under 10 years of age should have an adult with them. Sessions will be held in D&R Sports Center's Service Department, located behind the store. Call D&R's Customer Service at 269-372-2277 to sign up, or stop by the store. Class sizes are limited, so please sign up in advance.
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