The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

May 4, 2013

Wild game event set for May 14; cook teams needed

For The News Courier

— The Limestone County Chapter of the Alabama Wildlife Federation will host the fifth annual Wild Game Cook-Off in Athens on May 14.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at the Canebrake Club. Tickets are $35 per person/couple and free for cook teams and children under 16.

The ticket price includes a one-year membership in the Alabama Wildlife Federation, a subscription to the Alabama Wildlife magazine and free food samples.

Cook teams will compete in three divisions this year including the fish, fowl and game divisions.  First, second and third-place awards will be given to the teams with the tastiest treats in each division in addition to awards for the Best Overall Winner and the Best Presentation.

Cook teams are still needed. Entry for cook teams is free, and all teams must preregister prior to the day of the event. For additional information about the competition or to register your cook team for the AWF’s Wild Game Cook-Off, call Greg Lambert at 256-998-0057 or Maria Sloan 800-822-9453.

To learn more about the AWF, including membership details, programs and projects, contact the AWF at 1-800-822-WILD or visit