Ballard County Waterfowl Festival 2018 Official Schedule of Events 

Friday, Sept 14
 
2:00-6:00 PM Helicopter Tours of Ballard County

Sponsored by Flint Law Firm (Track Infield)

4:00-6:00 PM Vendors Open

4:00-7:00 PM Fish Fry

Provided by Ricky Waldon & BBTC (Main Concession Stand)

5:00 pm Registration FOR 5K Walk/Run
2018 Inaugural Duck & Run 5k
Registration fee $25, sign up at BBTC Festival tent, 5K begins at 5:30.

Start & finish at Waterfowl Festival

Live Music  (Main Stage)

Saturday, September 15th:

8:00 – 6:00 PM Vendors open, live music all day

Helicopter Tours of Ballard County  (Track Infield)

Sponsored by Flint Law Firm (Track Infield)

8:00 AM Registration for Bicycling Event (Main Festival Tent)

8:00 AM Registration Begins for Southern US Open Calling Contests

9:00 AM 5 Spot Archery Tournament 

Sponsored by Paducah Shooters Supply (between horse stables)

9:00 – 3:00 PM Kayaking event on Big Turner Lake

Sponsored by Gander Outdoors (Registration is at the main festival tent)

9:00 AM Choosing a Kayak/Paddle
9:30 – 12:00 Guided Tours with Gander Outdoors Pro-Staff
10:00 – 12:00 Bow Fishing off of Kayaks (Filming)
12:00 – 1:00  Choosing a Kayak/Paddle
1:00 – 3:00 PM Guided Tours with Gander Outdoors Pro-Staff,

Bow Fishing off of Kayaks (Filming)

10:00 AM Bicycling Event Begins

Sponsored by Ballard County Wheels and Wings

10:00 AM 2018 Southern U.S. Open 2-Man Team GOOSE
$50 Entry Fee per team, each caller can be on 2 teams.
WINNINGS: 1st Place receives plaque & 50% of Entry Fee

2nd Place receives 35% of Entry Fee.

12:00  and 2:00PM – Ultimate Dogs – distance jump (best of 2 jumps)

Immediately Following
2018 Southern U.S. Open GOOSE
$65 Entry Fee
WINNINGS: 1st Place $5000 – 2nd Place $2500 – 3rd Place $2000 – 4th Place $1500

5th Place $1000 – 6th thru 10th Place $500 each

30 to 45 Minute Break for Southern U.S. Open Calling

2:00 PM (approximate)
2018 Southern U.S. Open 2 Man Team DUCK
$50 Entry Fee per team, each caller can be on 2 teams
WINNINGS: 1st Place receives plaque & 50% of Entry Fee

2nd Place receives 35% of Entry Fee.

Immediately Following
2018 Southern U.S. Open MEAT DUCK
$65 Entry Fee
WINNINGS: 1st Place $5000 – 2nd Place $2500 – 3rd Place $2000 – 4th Place $1500

5th Place $1000 – 6th thru 10th Place $500 each

4:00PM – Duck Dash (timed retrieved of bumper or duck to end of pool)

SUNDAY, September 16th
10:00 AM Gospel Singing Begins

Faith Missionary Baptist Church (Main Stage)

11:00 AM Worship Service Begins (Main Stage)
Provided by Faith Missionary Baptist Church

Officiated by Billy Prince Jr

12:00-6:00 PM Helicopter Tours of Ballard County

Sponsored by Flint Law Firm (Track Infield)

1:00 PM Vendors Open

1:00PM, 2:00PM and 3:00PM – Ultimate Dog Finals

12:00 PM Registration Begins for Southern US Open Calling Contests
2018 Southern U.S. Open JUNIOR GOOSE

$10 Entry Fee – Prizes 1st through 5th

Immediately Following
2018 Southern U.S. Open INTERMEDIATE GOOSE

$20 Entry Fee – Age 13-16 – Prizes 1st through 3rd

Immediately Following
2018 Southern U.S. Open JUNIOR DUCK

$10 Entry Fee – Prizes 1st through 5th

Immediately Following
2018 Southern U.S. Open INTERMEDIATE DUCK

$20 Entry Fee – Age 13-16 – Prizes 1st through 3rd

4:00 PM (approximate)
2018 Southern U.S. Open NOVICE MEAT DUCK

$40 Entry Fee – Prizes 1st through 3rd

FINAL DRAWINGS