2014 Celebrity Bios

There will be approximately 75 hunters participating in the 2014 Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt. 20 new hunters will join the event this year. 6 Kansas youth hunters as well as the National JAKE Essay Winner will also be at the hunt. 3 Hunting Heroes wi be on hand also. New invitations are sent based on economic development, conservation and our mission of education and opportunity in the Great Kansas Outdoors!.  This is an "invitation only" event and the past shooters who attend must first join the Past Shooters & Guides Association in order to be invited back to another hunt.

Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt
2014 Schedule of Events

                                   Here's What's Happening - SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
We ask that all shooters in the hunt check in for your packets at the Hunt Room, located in the pool area of the Best Western Red Coach Inn.

Thursday April 10, 2014
4:00 PM- Celebrity social @ Coutts Museum , 110 N Main (celebrities, board members, social sponsor)
               Event Sponsor: EL Dorado Inc.
5:45 PM - Transportation leaves at the BEST WESTERN HOTEL.

6:15 - 8:00 PM - Get Acquainted Social for 2014 celebrity hunters /guides and their spouse/guest.
                                El Dorado  Civic Center 201 E Central
                         Event Sponsor: Past Shooters & Guides Association,
                                                  Mat Raymond Jr
                        Live Auction Items, Recognizing Youth & Sponsors,Cash Bar, Full Meal - buffet style

Friday April 11, 2014
4:00 AM -Breakfast & field lunch assembly
                for celebrities, guides and Past Shooters and Guides Association members at the Cafe.
                Leave for Friday hunt.
Breakfast sponsor: James Bryan Lewis
Field lunches sponsor:

Weigh In until 5:30
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon at the Community Center
                                  PUBLIC INVITED-$5.00 per meal.    
                                            Event Sponsor: EL Dorado Convention & Visitors Bureau

5:30 PM - Hunt ends for the day. TURKEY WILL NOT COUNT IF NOT AT WEIGH STATION BY 5:30 PM

7:00 PM - 10: 00 PM - "BIG TOM SOCIAL" at Butler Community College Hubbard Welcome Center - Clifford/Stone Community Room. Attendees will include celebrities and spouse/guest, Past Shooters and spouse/guest, guides and spouse/guest, sponsors and news media.  Live Auction items, Cash Bar, Full Meal 

Event sponsor: Savage Services Corporation and Butler Community College Foundation
       Meat Sponsors:

For the “BIG TOM SOCIAL” and “ONE SHOT BANQUET”, dress is casual.

Saturday April 12, 2014
4:00 AM - 6:00 AM - Breakfast at the Café.& field lunch assembly            
Breakfast sponsor: James Bryan Lewis
Field lunches Sponsor:  Butler County Economic Development

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Luncheon at the Community Center with the PUBLIC INVITED, $5.00 per meal. Hunt
PUBLIC Invited and Sponsor lunches
Event sponsor: Kansas Gas Service-a division of One Gas

5:00 PM - Final weigh in at the Community Center.  TURKEY MUST BE AT WEIGH STATION BY THIS TIME!

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM - "ONE SHOT BANQUET" -Butler Community College Welcome Center                                                          Clifford /Stone community Room  Tickets available to the public    
                                  Introductions made, awards presented, prizes given and Auction held.
     Event Sponsor:  Butler Community College Foundation

Hunt Auctions
In order for the Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt to continue to offer the programs and opportunities provided by the hunt, auction items are gathered from a number of sponsors to auction.  Take a moment to review the sponsors link to see who contributes to continuing the efforts of the Kansas Governor's One Shot Turkey Hunt.