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Attention Hunting Enthusiasts: Shelton State Community College Foundation’s Big Doe Hunt is On

It’s a new kind of fundraiser for the Shelton State Community College Foundation: A big doe hunt. The first annual Big Doe Hunt competition, which began on Oct. 15, runs through Dec. 16. Proceeds from the event benefit the Foundation, which helps provide scholarships for deserving students and financial support of the college.

Participants in the inaugural Big Doe Hunt can purchase a $100 tax deductible ticket, harvest a doe and weigh the doe at one of eight participating weigh-in stations located throughout West Alabama. The winner will be announced during a special celebration on Dec. 17 on the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College.

Prizes will also be awarded on Dec. 17: $1000 for the biggest doe and $500 for second place. In addition, prizes will be awarded for the biggest coyote ($200) and the biggest bobcat ($200). Only free range deer are accepted, and all entries must be weighed at an official contest weigh-in station.

An online silent auction is also being held, with items such as a sniper tree stand, a Yeti cooler and Yeti products, a Big Green Egg and Walt Disney World tickets up for grabs.

To purchase tickets, view and bid on the online silent auction and to see a complete list of rules and weigh-in stations, visit sheltonstate.edu/bigdoe.

Sponsors for the Shelton State Community College’s 2015 Big Doe Hunt are: Carlock Kia, McAbee Construction, Jones Heating A/C Electrical and Plumbing, Southland International, Bama Buggies, Barkley Buick Cadillac GMC, Woods & Water, Superior Autos, DePalma's Italian Café, Truck Supply and Outfitters, Contemporary Automotive, First South Farm Credit, Tuscaloosa Chevrolet, Rosen Harwood, Jalapenos, Pop's Shop, Kyle Office Solutions, Mary's Cakes and Pastries, 20 Mid Town, Hood Bottom Farm, WVUA, The Tuscaloosa News and Jamison Money & Farmer.

Photo: USFWSmidwest on Flickr



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