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Apr
28
Sat
Ledge Whitetails Branch (Wis.) Meet and Greet @ Trout Springs Winery
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ledge Whitetails Branch (Wis.) Meet and Greet @ Trout Springs Winery | Greenleaf | Wisconsin | United States

One of Wisconsin’s newest QDMA Branches will be holding a “Meet and Greet” at Trout Springs Winery on April 28, 2018, from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. The Branch will be serving chicken booyay, along with cheese and venison sausage snacks. Beer and wine can be purchased at the winery. This will be the official kickoff to the new QDMA Branch. Plenty of time to meet the officers and to learn more about QDMA and QDM. There will be a presentation from Tim Pagel of County Visions Cooperative on soil testing and food plotting for deer.

Long Island Branch (N.Y.) 2nd Annual Banquet @ The Main Event
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Long Island Branch (N.Y.) 2nd Annual Banquet @ The Main Event | Farmingdale | New York | United States

Tickets
Single $65.00
Youth $35.00
Sponsor $250.00
Table $600.00
Life Membership $1,000.00

Early Bird special

  • $100 for $300 worth of raffle tickets, plus 3 tickets for a CVA 20 gauge slug gun.
  • $250 for $600 in general raffle tickets, plus 5 tickets for the CVA 20 gauge slug gun and 3 chances at the Rifle of the Year, a Winchester Model 70 Featherweight in 30.06

Early Birds must be purchased by 4/20. Please add and use normal positive fun verbiage in event and eblast.

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Lake Murray Branch (S.C.) Oyster Roast @ Rucker Farms
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Murray Branch (S.C.) Oyster Roast @ Rucker Farms | Pelion | South Carolina | United States

Join the fun with all-you-can-eat oysters, live music, open bar, silent auction and raffle items. Live music will be performed by Charles Funk and Gabriel Lopez. All proceeds benefit the Lake Murray Branch youth hunts and mentor programs.

Tickets – $50.00

May
3
Thu
Twin Cities Whitetails Branch (Minn.) Food Plots and Attractants Workshop @ Osseo Community Center
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twin Cities Whitetails Branch (Minn.) Food Plots and Attractants Workshop @ Osseo Community Center | Osseo | Minnesota | United States

How to create food plots to provide nutrition for your deer by Jon Molden, owner of Big Buck Adventures. Cost is a $5 donation which includes a door prize raffle ticket. QDMA membership is not required to attend. Memberships will be available at a discounted rate.

May
4
Fri
QDMA Michigan Leadership Conference @ Hal & Jean Glassen Shooting Education Center
May 4 @ 8:00 am – May 5 @ 5:00 pm
QDMA Michigan Leadership Conference @ Hal & Jean Glassen Shooting Education Center | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Branch leaders from the Great Lakes Region and surrounding areas are invited to attend a Regional Leadership Workshop in Lansing, Michigan on May 4th and 5th. This will be a great opportunity to come together as branch leaders and focus on ways we can work together to accomplish our 5 year mission goals!

It will be a fun event with an optional sporting clay shoot on Friday afternoon at the Capital Area Sportsmen’s club, followed by dinner and drinks at a local establishment. Saturday will consist of updates from members from the national office, an update on efforts in Michigan, grassroots fundraising and membership, hunting heritage programs available through QDMA, advocacy updates on CWD, APR’s and more, and panel discussions with branch leaders. I truly believe an event like this can help take this region to the next level, and I hope you are all able to attend!

QDMA Michigan Leadership Conference Flyer

Tickets
Sporting Clays (Optional) $30
Leadership Conference $25

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May
5
Sat
Greater Rochester Southern Tier Branch (N.Y.) 6th Annual Banquet @ DoubleTree by Hilton
May 5 @ 4:30 pm
Greater Rochester Southern Tier Branch (N.Y.) 6th Annual Banquet @ DoubleTree by Hilton | Rochester | New York | United States

Join the Greater Rochester Southern Tier Branch of QDMA for a night of great food, fellowship and fun!

Early Bird Raffle Packs:
1)  $100 gets $200 worth of raffle tickets.
2)  $250 Gets $500 worth of Raffle tickets plus one chance at the gun of the year.
3) $1500 Table of 8 Raffle Ticket Bonanza – add this to your table of 8 order and get 8 $250 packs and 8 chances at the gun of the year, this pack saves you $2500. 

Early Bird deadline is 4/21/18. Order by 4/7/18 and you’ll receive a free gun raffle ticket.  

Tickets
Single $70.00
Youth $40.00
Sponsor $250.00
Table $700.00

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May
6
Sun
Northwest Wisconsin Branch Whitetail Habitat Field Day @ Chris Polfus's Land
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
May
10
Thu
Twin Tiers Branch First Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet @ American Legion
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Twin Tiers Branch First Annual Sportsmen's Banquet @ American Legion | Big Flats | New York | United States

Join us for our first annual Sportsmen’s Banquet. We will have a live and silent auction, Chinese raffles, games, guns, gear and everything in between. Everyone who comes gets a great meal, a QDMA membership, and a great time. Help us make the area have better deer and better deer hunting.

Tickets
Single $45.00
Youth $35.00
Sponsor $250.00
Table $500.00

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May
12
Sat
Capital District Branch (N.Y.) Habitat Workshop @ TBA: Schoharie County, NY
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Capital District Branch (N.Y.) Habitat Workshop @ TBA: Schoharie County, NY

Join the Capital District Branch of QDMA and other forestry and wildlife professionals for a woodland habitat workshop. We will be working in a hardwood stand to improve bedding, browse, wildlife cover and future timber value on professionally managed lands. QDMA membership and RSVP required for directions to the site.  Join is for a free BBQ on site following the field portion.

Cadillac Area Branch (Mich.) Annual Banquet @ Kettunen Center
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cadillac Area Branch (Mich.) Annual Banquet @ Kettunen Center | Tustin | Michigan | United States

Join the Cadillac Area QDMA Branch at their annual banquet on Saturday, May 12. It will be a fun-filled night with a great dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles, games and more! Proceeds raised at this event will help QDMA continue to pursue preserving our hunting heritage and the white-tailed deer.

To be entered into an Early Bird gun raffle, make sure to purchase your tickets on or before April 30.

Table Captains will be entered into a Table Captains only gun drawing. A Table Captain is anyone who pays for and organizes a full table of 8 people for the night of the banquet.

Tickets can be purchased online by following the link below or by calling Tim Liponoga at 231-878-9245.

Tickets
Single $60.00
Youth $30.00
Sponsor $250.00
Table $720.00

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Peach State Branch (Ga.) Hunters’ Banquet @ Yaarab Shrine
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Peach State Branch (Ga.) Hunters' Banquet @ Yaarab Shrine | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

The Peach State Branch is inviting you out to their 1st Annual Hunters’ Banquet for a night of fun, guns, fellowship, and food. More than 20 guns, gear, and once-in-a-lifetime hunts will be going home with many lucky winners that night! You can’t win if you’re not in, so join in and get your tickets or sponsorship today. QDMA, “Where Deer Hunters Belong.”

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Single $75.00
Table $500.00
Sponsor $250.00 – $5,000.00

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May
19
Sat
Devil’s Garden Branch (Fla.) Hunters’ Banquet @ Labelle Civic Center
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Devil's Garden Branch (Fla.) Hunters' Banquet @ Labelle Civic Center | LaBelle | Florida | United States

The Devil’s Garden QDMA Branch would like to invite you for a night of food, fun, guns, and fellowship.

Tickets:
Single $50.00
Couple $75.00
Youth FREE
Sponsor $250.00
Table $1,000.00

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Jun
6
Wed
Twin Cities Whitetails Branch (Wis.) Trail-Camera Workshop @ A-1 Archery
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Twin Cities Whitetails Branch (Wis.) Trail-Camera Workshop @ A-1 Archery | Hudson | Wisconsin | United States

Dan Ellyson (co-owner/GM A-1 Archery) and Bill Volkert (Covert Camera Rep) will discuss trail camera setup, placement, maintenance, and strategies. All attendees will receive 10% off Covert cameras and accessories, plus a 5% donation will be made to QDMA. Cost is a $5 donation which includes a door prize raffle ticket. QDMA membership is not required to attend. Memberships will be available at a discounted rate.

Jun
16
Sat
Central Michigan Branch Burn Symposium @ Waldron Farm
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Central Michigan Branch Burn Symposium @ Waldron Farm | Elwell | Michigan | United States

You are invited to join the Central Michigan Branch at their Burn Symposium featuring Dr. Craig Harper on June 16. The day will consist of a lecture on burning, property tour, and a burn demonstration (weather permitting). Lunch will be provided for all attendees.

For attendees interested, there will be a more in-depth property tour from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Harper. This session is limited to the first 30 people and the total cost for the day would be $20.

About Craig Harper:
Dr. Craig Harper is a Professor of Wildlife Management and the Extension Wildlife Specialist at the University of Tennessee. Craig is a regular contributor to Quality Whitetails and a Life Member of the QDMA. Dr. Harper and his graduate students concentrate their work on applied management issues, including forest management, early succession management, food plot applications, and the effects of quality deer management.

Capital City Branch (Wis.) Whitetail Habitat Day @ Kozlowski Farm
Jun 16 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Capital City Branch (Wis.) Whitetail Habitat Day @ Kozlowski Farm | Reedsburg | Wisconsin | United States

Join the Capital City QDMA Branch for a property tour on the Kozlowski farm led by Joe Bartylla. Joe has developed habitat plans from Canada to Texas. Get ideas on how you can improve your habitat and your hunting.  Topics include food plots, early successional habitat, creating bedding areas, fruit trees, travel corridors, water sources, licking branches, stand selection, equipment, hinge cutting, screening options and access.

LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE

Jul
7
Sat
The County Branch of Maine Second Annual Sportsman’s Banquet **SOLD OUT** @ Nordic Heritage Center
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm
The County Branch of Maine Second Annual Sportsman's Banquet **SOLD OUT** @ Nordic Heritage Center | Presque Isle | Maine | United States

Update: This event is SOLD OUT! However, early bird raffle tickets are still available.

Come join us for an evening of fun while we celebrate the white-tailed deer and raise conservation funds for QDMA and The County Branch of Maine QDMA Branch. There will be a live auction, silent auction, general raffles, games, guns, gear, and good times!  Don’t miss out on the early-bird raffle packs. Get three times the number of chances for 1/3 the price, if purchased before the banquet. Soybeans available as supplies last (see below).

Tickets
Single $45.00
Donate a Vet Meal $15.00
Youth $35.00
Sponsor $250.00
Table $500.00

Bag of glyphosate-resistant soybeans $12.00 (limit one per adult)

Jul
19
Thu
QDMA 2018 National Convention @ Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm
QDMA 2018 National Convention @ Ritz-Carlton New Orleans | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States

Join us again in New Orleans as we celebrate the accomplishments of our first 30 years while looking forward to the road ahead and achieving our new mission goals. Enjoy great speakers, educational opportunities and fellowship in a Mardi Gras atmosphere.

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QDMA National Convention Dinner Only Tickets @ Ritz-Carlton
Jul 19 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 10:00 pm

National Convention 2018

Please use the link below to purchase separate meal only tickets for the QDMA 30th Anniversary National Convention.
Tickets for meals include the meal only, drink and/or beer (optional)

If you are not looking for a meal ticket and want to attend the convention, please click here register for a package.

Ticket Prices

Thursday Adult Dinner Ticket – $55.00
Thursday Child Dinner Ticket- $35.00
Friday Adult Dinner Ticket- $65.00
Friday Child Dinner Ticket- $35.00
Saturday Adult Dinner Ticket- $75.00
Saturday Child Dinner Ticket- $35.00

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Aug
10
Fri
Renfrew County Branch (Ont.) 3rd Annual Banquet Dinner @ Cobden Agriculture Hall
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Renfrew County Branch (Ont.) 3rd Annual Banquet Dinner @ Cobden Agriculture Hall | Cobden | Ontario | Canada

Live and silent auctions, raffles, games, giveaways and a FANTASTIC meal!

Aug
16
Thu
Red River Branch (La.) Annual Banquet @ Bossier Civic Center
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Red River Branch (La.) Annual Banquet @ Bossier Civic Center | Bossier City | Louisiana | United States

Tickets
Single $50.00
Couple $65.00
Sponsor Couple $275.00
Table $500.00 – $600.00

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