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January 5-7, 2017

Two Nite Hunts - One Bench Show
(held over two days)

At the Orangeburg County Fairgrounds
350 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Schedule of Events

*Advanced Entries $30 each night.

All Nite Hunt entries had to be postmarked no later than December 10, 2016.


Money order or certified check to “Grand American CHA”.

Dogs must be confirmed between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. each day.

Entry changes must be made between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Entry Requirements - Easy Entry™ Card and/or Registration Certificate

There will be a hunt-off following Saturday night’s hunt to crown the Grand American Champion.

Double cast winners will advance to the final four. If more than four double cast winners, then top four with highest combined final score will advance. If less, then highest score dog(s) from either night will advance. MUST HUNT BOTH NIGHTS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FINAL FOUR.

Treeing Contest: Friday and Saturday at 1 p.m., cost $5

First Place: Overall - $1,000, Tri-Tronics Trashbreaker, Regal Dog Box, Bright Eyes Light, custom embroidered jacket from Dan’s Hunting Gear, Garmin System from Garmin, and gift certificate from GT’s.

Second place: $500, Bright Eyes Light, dog box from Woods and Water, Marshall Tracking System, custom embroidered jacket from Dan’s Hunting Gear, and gift certificate from GT’s.

Third place: $300, Bright Eyes Light, dog box from KJ Kennels & Supplies, Garmin System from Valley Creek Hunting Supply, custom embroidered jacket from Dan’s Hunting Gear, and gift certificate from GT’s.

Fourth place: $200, Bright Eyes Light, custom embroidered jacket from Dan’s Hunting Gear, and gift certificate from GT’s.

The High Scoring Dog both nights will receive a Predater II light from Nite-Time Hunting & Pet Supplies. Each of the Final Four winners will be receiving a pair of boots from Yoder Nylon.

David McKee
314 Alexander Road
Whitmire SC 29178
(803) 528-9050

Call after 3 p.m. during the week.

First 350 advanced entries per night, then dogs go on to the waiting list. You must bring your UKC Easy Entry™ Card or Registration Certificate to confirm entry.

David McKee
(803) 528-9050
Call after 3 p.m. during the week

Harry Ott
(803) 536-0837

Dog Dealers
DOG DEALERS - BARN SPACES MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE. All money must be received by December 30, 2016. No spots will be held without payment.
Send check or money order to Randy Riser - make payable to Grand American CHA.

Randy Riser
122 Riser Road, Waterloo SC 29384
(864) 677-3368 After 5 p.m.

Bench Show
2 Day Event
Bench Show will be in the Bates Building.

Overall Show Winner receives Regal Dog Box donated by Regal, a custom embroidered jacket from Dan’s Hunting Gear.

Dual Champion Show Winner receives a light from Valley Creek.

Bench Show Deadline: Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.
Entry Fee: $20

Entries will be taken in the Bates Building:
Friday, January 6 from 8 - 10 a.m. for Registered, Dual Champions & Pairs
Saturday, January 7 from 8 - 10 a.m. for Champions, Grand Champions & Overall

Runner-up will receive a dog box from Clinch Mountain.

10 a.m. free Bench Show for children under 12 years old.
Show Contact Cleo Bowers (803) 960-6057

Opening Ceremonies will be Friday, January 6, 2017 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Bates Building.

Supply Vendor information contact:
Roger Enlow (864) 923-5431 Call after 4:30 p.m.
Grand American Barn (803) 534-5707

Camper Hookups
Please mail a $30 deposit and information to:
Orangeburg County Fairgrounds
PO Box 726, Orangeburg SC 29116-0726

Call (803) 534-0358 for more information

All dogs on grounds must have proof of rabies vaccination.

Fairgrounds and barns will be open Thursday 10 a.m. Parking $5 a day per vehicle.

Dogs on ground for sale $30 per 15 x 30 space


Grand American reserves the right to refuse entry or to remove any dog or person from grounds.

Nite Hunt Entry Rules
1. Entry must be filled out completely to be accepted.
2. All hunters will be drawn out of the basket.
3. Dogs must be UKC registered to hunt.
4. UKC and Grand American reserve the right to assign observers to any cast.
5. All guides must be residents of South Carolina and members of a participating club.
6. Any cast that becomes separated must return to the Fairgrounds or be scratched.

UKC, Grand American and Host Clubs are not responsible for loss, accidents or theft. Absolutely no alcoholic beverages, firearms or illegal drugs will be allowed on the grounds or while participating in the hunt or in the buildings the day of a UKC licensed event.

Coon Fest! Free to all early arrivals on Thursday, January 5 beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Featuring: Food, Country Music, Entertainment and Door Prizes

Sponsored by

C & H Publishing
SC Bank & Trust
Tyler Brothers Work Wear
Woods and Water of Chapin, South Carolina
Derrick Equipment Company
Lazer Light Company
Wilson's Tractor & Equipment
J-K Pet Foods
The Dog Food Center
KJ Kennels