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Kittles to host CA Duck Calling Contest

Kittles California State Championship duck Calling competition logo

05/01/15 -- Kittle's Outdoor & Sport Co. in Colusa is proudly hosting the California State Championship Duck Calling Contest for the fifth year in a row on August 29th and 30th.

Over the years this event has grown from a one day event into a full two-day Outdoor Expo packed with vendors, sponsors, competitions, sales, and family fun! Kittle’s always has activities for children, a great lunch, and lots of new product to check out!

Other important events include the Two Man Calling contest, Canada Goose Calling, Meat Calling, Speck calling and much more! See the agenda below!

9:00 a.m. – Junior Duck Calling Workshop
10:30 a.m. – Junior & Intermediate Duck Calling Contest
11:30 a.m. – Junior & Intermediate Speck Calling Contest
12:15 p.m. – Seminar
1:30 p.m. – CWA Regional Duck Championship (World Championship Qualifier)
3:00 a.m. – California State Live Duck Calling Contest
5:30 p.m. – Appreciation Dinner for Judges, Volunteers and Top Level Sponsors
6:00 p.m. – CWA Dinner Party at the Steelhead Lodge
9:00 a.m. – California State Canada Goose Calling Contest
10:30 a.m. – California State Duck Calling Championship (World Championship Qualifier)
12:00 p.m. – Seminar
1:00 p.m. – California State Speck Calling Contest
2:30 p.m. – Two Man Meat Duck Calling Contest

Booth spaces and sponsorships are available according to Pat Kittle, co-owner of Kittles, the outdoor story considered by many as duck hunting headquarters in the Sacramento Valley. “Any firm that wants to reach a large number of waterfowl hunters is invited to take a booth to showcase their products and services,” Kittles said.

Kittle's Outdoor Teal Sponsor $250.00

Teal Level Sponsorship Includes:

  • 12" booth for two-day expo
  • choice of contest your company will be sponsoring and announced during contest and awards
  • (*excluding the CA State contest, contest availability will be on a first come first serve basis)

Kittles Outdoor Widgeon Sponsor $750.00

  • Widgeon Level Sponsorship Includes:
  • Small size logo on event signs & website
  • Small size logo on distributed event marketing materials
  • Lunch for two provided both days at event
  • Two tickets to Saturday night's judges & contestant recognition dinner at Steelhead Lodge
  • 12' booth for two-day expo

Kittle's Outdoor Pintail Sponsor $1250.00

  • Pintail Sponsorship Includes: Medium size logo on event signs & website with html link
  • Medium size logo on distributed event marketing materials
  • Company announced over load speaker during the contest
  • Lunch for two provided both days at event
  • Two tickets to Saturday night's judges & contestant recognition dinner at Steelhead Lodge
  • 12' booth in prime location both days at the event

Kittles Outdoor Greenhead Sponsor $2000.00

  • The Top Level Greenhead Sponsorship Includes:
  • Radio Advertising
  • Website Logo with html link to your website
  • Prime location on all marketing materials
  • Large Logo on Event Signs, Market Street banner, & STAGE AREA
  • Company announced over Live Radio Broadcast and Speaker during the contest
  • Lunch for four provided both days at event
  • Four tickets to Saturday night's judges & contestant recognition dinner (Location To be announced!)
  • 24' double booth in prime location both days at the event

To register for a sponsorship go to

Directions and other useful information about the event can also be found at the website. “Kittle’s Outdoor will be hosting a quiet appreciation dinner for our contest judges, volunteers and top level sponsors (location to be announced!),” Kittles said. “Our expo vendor coordinator this year is Jonathan Howard. Jonathan has many years of experience in the marketing field and is currently the Executive Director for the Colusa County Fair Board. For further details on vendor booth locations and more please contact Jonathan at 530-501-0763 or by email at

“This year CWA will be joining us as they again host the Regional Calling Contest on Saturday at the park!” Kittles said. CWA will be hosting a dinner dance at the Steelhead Lodge. Saturday Night.

“On Sunday Kittle's will host the State Contest. Both contests are World Qualifiers! Steve Sherbondy will coordinate both contests in regard to judges and contestants. We are excited to have the Regional Contest here as it is bound to bring more callers and observers to the event! The more the merrier!!”

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