Since the first event was held way back in 1981, the Dixie Deer Classic has grown to become one of the most anticipated events in the country for outdoor sports enthusiasts. With an impressive slate of presentations and exhibits, this year’s event promises to be the best one yet.
What is the Dixie Deer Classic?
The Dixie Deer Classic was formed as a way to bring together hunters and sporting enthusiasts from all over the nation and help them network, communicate, and learn from each other. Each year since, new events, contests, seminars, and exhibits have been added to the mix, all of which seek to promote responsible hunting and outdoor sports.
When and Where Will the 2018 Dixie Deer Classic Be Held?
The 2018 Dixie Deer Classic will be held from March 2nd through March 4th, 2018 at:
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Road,
Raleigh, NC 27606.
Parking for most vehicles will be provided free of charge at both the State Fair grounds and nearby Carter-Finley Football Stadium, however, recreational vehicles are excluded.
What Can Visitors Expect to See and Do at the 2018 Dixie Deer Classic?
This year’s exciting exhibits, seminars, and events include some old favorites, along with dozens of new ones, including:
- The Carolina Dockdogs Jumping Competition
- Snakes of North Carolina and Birds of Prey exhibits
- Kid’s Fishing Rodeo (Free)
- Turkey Calling Competition
- Antler Scoring
- Turkey Call Making
- Lee and Tiffany Lakosky of The CRUSH
- Kyle Lamb of Viking Tactical
A complete, updated list of events, presentations, and seminars is available here. In addition, there will also be several exciting contests, with more than $50,000 worth of prizes and awards, including hunting gear and a 2018 Polaris Sportsman ATV.
Where Can More Information Be Obtained?
Interested parties can get more information about the 2018 Dixie Deer Classic, including maps, driving directions and an updated list of attractions and events by visiting their website or Facebook page.