2022 FTO Hog Hunt

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

 

Hunting begins at 12 noon on the Saturday, June 25th.

$300/team up to 4 team members 

Dog and Thermal Division - you must pick one before tournament starts.

Every fee covers main pot and both side pots:

Main Pot: Heaviest 3 Hog Stringers 

Side Pots: Longest Cutter & Heaviest Single Hog 

Weigh-in is the following Sunday, June 26th, no later than 12:30pm at 101 N Franklin St., Holland, TX 76534

Failure to make weigh-in by 12:30pm sharp will result in disqualification Entry fee is $300.00 per team, up to 4 members per team

Need NOT to be present Saturday if registered early for hunt.

Stringer Rules(Thermal):

1. Main pot will be determined by 3 Hog heaviest stringer

2. Stringer will consist of 3 Hogs. (Do not need to have all Three to weigh in)

3. Winning team will be subject to a polygraph.

4. Teams are responsible for picking their Heaviest three Hogs!!

5. Side pots will be: Heaviest Single Hog, Longest cutters

6. Tie breaker will be the team to weigh in first.

General Rules(Thermal):

1. Hogs are weighed whole! Do not gut or clean them!

2. No soliciting of hogs!

3. We reserve the right to check/dissect/autopsy your hog!

4. The use of alcohol or intoxicating / mind altering substances is prohibited during tournament hours, even if the team has weighed in.

5. All Teams are responsible for removal and disposal of their animals in a legal manner. 6. No pooling of animals between teams.

7. Hunting feeders IS allowed! 8. All team members must hunt together at all times. No splitting up unless all team members are on the same piece of property.

9. All animals must be killed within the 24 hour hunting contest time period.

10. Thermal and Night vision IS allowed.

11. Must follow all county, state and federal hunting laws. If you break the law, your team will be disqualified. Texas Hunting license is encouraged to have

12. 4 team members max!

13. All team members must be present on Sunday in order to claim prize money. No exceptions!!

14. NO trapping or Helicopters! Must be hunted from the ground in regulation with TPWD

15. NO modifying the weight of animals in any way. Must have wild hog characteristics!

16. Decisions by judges are FINAL! (Judges will be participating in the contest)

17. Polygraph tests will be given to winning teams!

18. Failure to check in with judges on Sunday by 12:30pm sharp at the location with your teammates will result in immediate disqualification of your team! NO exceptions!

19. NO Barred hogs! Must have both nuts if a boar!

20. All entries must be paid by 12:00 noon Saturday. NO refunds will be given.

21. You may hunt anywhere in the state of Texas only!

22. You may have a landowner with you while on his land, but the landowner may not shoot.

23. Rules are subject to change without further notification!

24. Judges, contestants and/or anyone affiliated with this contest are not responsible in the event of an accident and/or laws broken by a contestant or team.

**HOG DOGS ARE NOW ALLOWED!!!!

General Rules (Dog Division) 

  1. Hogs are weighed whole! Do NOT gut or clean them!
  2. No soliciting of hogs!
  3. We reserve the right to check/dissect/autopsy your hog!
  4. Have all dogs tied or in boxes at weigh in
  5. All Hogs caught with dogs can be kept alive until weigh in and killed on the day of
  6. The use of alcohol or intoxicating / mind altering substances is prohibited during tournament hours, even if the team has weighed in.
  7. All Teams are responsible for removal and disposal of their animals in a legal manner.
  8. All animals must be killed within the 24 hour hunting contest time period.
  9. Must follow all county, state and federal hunting laws. If you break the law, your team will be disqualified. Texas Hunting license is encouraged to have
  10. Hogs must be in a standing bay before killed 
  11. No trapped, pen raised hogs or helicopter hogs
  12. No High fence under 1,000 acres
  13. NO modifying the weight of animals in any way. Must have wild hog characteristics!
  14. Decisions by judges are FINAL! (Judges will be participating in the contest)
  15. Polygraph tests will be given to winning teams!
  16. NO Barred hogs! Must have both nuts if a boar!
  17. Failure to check in with judges on Sunday by 12:30pm sharp at the location with your teammates will result in immediate disqualification of your team! NO exceptions!
  18. All entries must be paid by 12:00 noon Saturday. NO refunds will be given after 12 noon on Saturday!
  19. You may have a landowner with you while on his land, but the landowner may not kill hogs.
  20. You may hunt anywhere in the state of Texas only!
  21. Rules are subject to change without further notification!
  22. Judges, contestants and/or anyone affiliated with this contest are not responsible in the event of an accident and/or laws broken by a contestant or team. 
  23. All team members must hunt together at all times. No splitting up unless all team members are on the same piece of property.
  24. Dogs are considered part of the team

Stringer Rules(Dogs):

  1. Pots will be determined by 3 hog heaviest stringer
  2. Stringer will consist of 3 Hogs. (Do NOT need to have all 3 to weigh in)
  3. Winning teams will be subject to a polygraph test.
  4. Teams are responsible for picking their heaviest 3 hogs.
  5. Side pots- Heaviest single hog & Longest cutters
  6. Tiebreaker will be the team to weigh in first

***You must agree to these rules in order to enter