Big game contest planned

Published 7:23 pm Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Virginia Peninsula Sportsmen’s Association, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, will host its annual big game contest to recognize those successful sportsmen who harvested citation-sized deer, bear and turkeys last season.

This year, the contest will include a western regional, eastern regional and state Competition under one roof.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 23 and 24 at the Southampton County Fairgrounds. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 23.

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The cost of the event is $10 for a weekend pass or $7 per day. Children 12 and under, as well as active-duty military, will be admitted free of charge.