Award Winning Event:
2013 National Innovative Program Award: Feral Hog Management Extension Program from the Association of Natural Resources Professionals (ANREP)
2014 Achievement Award: Environmental Protection and Energy from National Association of Counties (NACo)
September 12-13, 2014
Weigh-in at St Lucie County Fairgrounds Entry Fee: $300 per team
Grand Prize: Heaviest Hogs (2) 1st Place = $2500 Over $3000 in Additional Prizes Additional Categories: Single Heaviest Hog, Most Hogs Killed, Cutter Contest
Feral hogs are an invasive exotic animal and this contest is one method in attempt to control the feral hog population.
Proceeds to benefit Southern Swine 4-H Club's 'Behind the Seeds' agricultural educational field-trip