The Greater Dacotah Chapter Banquet and Auction March 10th 2018

SCI’s Ultimate Hunters’ Market ® at the Ramkota Convention Center in Rapid City South Dakota.

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The evening fun and excitement began at 4:30PM and concluded at 9:00PM.  Members came together to celebrate the accomplishments of the organization, and bid in a pulse-pounding auction with auctioneer Adam Karrels and his crew.  The event had over 360 in attendance, with hunts in Africa, Argentina, South Dakota, Wyoming, Canada, Alaska, and Texas.  We hope to see everyone next year March 2nd 2019 at the Ramkota Convention Center, (Mark Your Calendar)

This was the first year for the Youth Hunter/Conservation Award with 4 nominations.

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Kaden Suelflow was chosen as the first recipient of this award with the nomination coming from Deb Leatherman with South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures!  Congratulations Kaden you represent the youth hunter conservation philosophy, continually exhibit youth hunting skills and experiences, and demonstrate a commitment to wildlife conservation, and education through volunteer service.  Kaden’s family was present and his mentor Jeff Kearney.  Kaden received a jacket, and a Sig Sauer KILO 1250 rangefinder with his award.

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The Hunter/Conservation award was presented to Dr. Robert Ferrell accompanied by his wife Jan, Bob was the third recipient of this award recognizing character and sportsmanship, conservation and education, and hunting accomplishments.  Jon and Lanceine Ziegler were the second recipients of the award and were present to present this award to Bob for a lifetime commitment to hunting and conservation.  Bob represents the ultimate embodiment of the hunter conservationist philosophy, exhibits extensive hunting accomplishments, and demonstrates a lifetime commitment to wildlife, to habitat conservation, and education through voluntary service and philanthropy.