2018 Lowndes County Turkey Rodeo
The 2018 Lowndes County Turkey Rodeo is upon us!
The event, weigh in, and lunch will be March 31 at Harrell and Sons Farm in Hayneville. Check the Google Map for directions.
James (Big Daddy) Lawler will be on site broadcasting live!
The rodeo will consist of 2-man teams. Teams will receive two numbered tags which will be used to identify your teams turkey(s). A tag will be placed on the harvested turkey’s leg, with the second being used in case of a double. The $90 team entry fee will include lunch and t-shirts for both team members.
**All birds must be harvested on the morning of March 31**
Birds will be scored using the following formula:
(spurs X 10)+(longest beard X 2)+(weight)=Total Score
In case of multiple beards only the longest beard will be scored.
There will be a payout for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Along with the largest double. Only one turkey per team out of a double will be eligible for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
Teams must weigh-in after 10 am and before 12 pm.
All turkeys entered will be displayed until after the awards have been presented
Prizes this year include:
- $300 & a truck toolbox
- $200 & a feeder
- $100 & a Yeti Cooler
The prize for the biggest double is $200 and 2 Yeti cups.