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Youth Coonhound Series

The Youth Coonhound Series consists of multiple, Statewide Youth Championships, open to youth participants only. Youth can earn double points at these events to go towards their yearlong Next Generation Spotlight (NGS) Series standings.

If you’re ready to try your hand and try your hound at an event with people of your own age, look for a Youth Coonhound Series event near you!

State Youth Championships and Youth Nationals are Double Point Events

Event Month Date City State
Event

2021

Event

Mississippi State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

4

City

Coffeeville

State

MS

Event

Florida State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

4

City

Crawfordville

State

FL

Event

South Caroloina State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

11

City

Georgetown

State

SC

Event

Georgia State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

11

City

Chatsworth

State

GA

Event
Event

2022

Event

Louisiana State Youth Championship

Month

March

Date

5

Event

Texas State Youth Championship

Month

March

Date

26

Event

Virginia State Youth Championship

Month

April

Date

16

Event

Rhode Island State Youth Championship

Month

April

Date

23

Event

American Black & Tan Association Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

6,7

City

Olney

State

IL

Event

Indiana State Youth Championship

Month

April

Date

30

City

Liberty

State

IN

Event

North Carolina State Youth Championship

Month

April

Date

30

Event

National Plott Hound Association Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

7

Event

Maryland State Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

21

Event

West Virginia State Youth Championship

Month

May

Date

21

Event

National Redbone CHA Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

4

Event

Missouri CF State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

4

Event

Wisconsin State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

18

Event

Pennsylvania State Youth Championship

Month

June

Date

25

Event

Illinois State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

9

Event

Michigan State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

9

Event

New Hampshire State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

9

Event

Ohio State Youth Championship

Month

July

Date

16

Event

UKC Youth Nationals

Month

July

Date

22,23

City

Medina

State

OH

Event

Western English Association Championship

Month

July

Date

30

Event

Iowa State Youth Championship

Month

August

Date

27

Event

Minnesota State Youth Championship

Month

August

Date

27

Event

Kentucky State Youth Championship

Month

September

Date

10

Event

Bluetick Breeders & Coonhunters Youth Championship

Month

September

Date

30

Event

Bluetick Breeders & Coonhunters Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

1

Event

Alabama State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

1

Event

Arkansas State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

8

Event

Southeastern Treeing Walker Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

8

Event

Kansas State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

15

Event

Tennessee State Youth Championship

Month

October

Date

15

Event

Florida State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

3

Event

Mississippi State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

3

Event

Georgia State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

10

Event

South Carolina State Youth Championship

Month

December

Date

10

Event
Youth Coonhound Series

UKC Youth Programs

Coon hunting is a family sport, usually passed down from generation to generation. For this reason, the United Kennel Club is committed to growing the future of the coonhound world by creating programs and events for youth to get involved in the sport.

Click on an event name below to learn more!

Next Generation Spotlight Youth Coonhound Series YEP!