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The Extreme Huntress™ Competition is about preserving our outdoor heritage. Our goal is to create positive role models for women who want to participate in hunting.

With a 50% divorce rate among parents and kids becoming invested in other sports at a younger and younger age, kids may not have the role models or opportunity to start hunting when they reach the legal age to hunt (12 or 14 depending on the state). If mom goes hunting, so will her children, thus preserving our outdoor heritage for future generations.

Now in its 10th year, the competition is wildly popular among contestants and fans. The Extreme Huntress Competition continues to set the bar for serious outdoors women, while at the same time providing positive role models for women who are new to hunting, shooting and other traditional outdoor sports. In addition, by preserving our outdoor heritage for future generations, we ultimately create more conservation stewards for wildlife and their habitat.

The winner of the 2019 Extreme Huntress Competition will be announced in January at the Dallas Safari Club annual, black-tie awards dinner.


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2019 Judges

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    Olivia Nalos Opre

    Wildlife Conservationist/Host/Travel Consultant

     Olivia’s greatest passion is to educate the public about the important role hunters’ play as stewards of nature and humanitarians.  Because of her sincere appreciation for wildlife, and enthusiasm to help promote conservation, she is… Read More

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    Larry Weishuhn

    Award-winning Outdoor Writer/Author/Show Host

    Professional wildlife biologist, outdoor writer, book author, speaker, television show host and hunter, Larry Weishuhn is one of our country most recognized outdoor personalities.  Even though known to many as… Read More

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    Kristy Titus

    Alternate Judge/Magazine Editor/Hunter/Show Host

    With a shared passion and love of the outdoors, Kristy Titus is honored to serve as an outdoor ambassador and featured member of RMEF’s Team Elk television Show, host of Pursue the Wild digital series… Read More

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Competition

What is the Extreme Huntress™ Competition

The Extreme Huntress™ Competition is about preserving our outdoor heritage. Our goal is to create positive role models for women who want to participate in hunting and the outdoor lifestyle. Ultimately, we hope to create a new generation of conservation stewards, providing sound management for wildlife and their habitat.

With a 50% divorce rate among parents and kids becoming invested in other sports at a younger and younger age, kids may not have the role models or opportunity to start hunting when they reach the legal age to hunt (12 or 14 depending on  the state). If mom goes hunting, so will her children, thus preserving our outdoor heritage for future generations.

Now in its 10th year, the competition is wildly popular among contestants and fans. The Extreme Huntress™ Competition continues to set the bar for serious outdoors women, while at the same time providing positive role models for women who are new to hunting, shooting and other traditional outdoor sports.

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How does the Extreme Huntress™ Competition work?

The Extreme Huntress Competition takes nearly nine months for the contestants to complete.  Now you get the opportunity to see these women in action– and you get the opportunity to vote.

Beginning in October 1,  video episodes of Extreme Huntress™ will post online. Afterwards you can vote on which Extreme Huntress you think should win starting November 15.  Voting will end midnight, January 2, 2019.

The winner of the 2019 Extreme Huntress Competition will be announced in January at the Dallas Safari Club’s annual, black-tie awards dinner.

 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 


Women from all over the world are invited to post a short video (via YouTube or Vimeo) describing why they are the most hardcore Extreme Huntress.
A panel of  celebrity judges score the entries to determine the top semi-finalists based on a weighted set of criteria. The judges are interested in why the women hunt, rather than how many or what size animals they’ve taken.
Once the judges determine the top semi-finalists, the essays are posted on ExtremeHuntress.com and the public is invited to vote for their favorite Extreme Huntress. Online voting is not meant to be a popularity contest, but rather an opportunity to bring more attention and public awareness to women and hunting.
The top four finalists travel to ranches in Texas for a head-to-head competition that tests the women in their physical fitness, shooting, tracking, and hunting skills.  The entire event is caught on film to produce tons of exciting video.
The post on ExtremeHuntress.com. Y0u, the viewer, get to choose which of the four finalists was your favorite Extreme Huntress on vote online.
The winner of the competition is determined by a combination of their score in the outdoors skills competition (30%), a separate score from the judges in the hunting competition (60%), and their total of online votes received after the episodes air online (10%). This year, the 2019 Extreme Huntress winner will be announced at the Dallas Safari Club convention during a gala black-tie awards dinner. Respected artist Mark James has sculpted an exclusive Extreme Huntress™ Award.

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Past Winners

Winners over the last 9 years!

2010 – Rebecca Francis – Wyoming

2011 – Angie Haas-Tennison – Montana

2012 – Jackie Guccini (Gross) – Colorado

2013 – Tad Mechum – Utah

2015 – Erika Bergmark – Sweden

2016 – Shannon Landsdowne – British Columbia 

2017 – Lindsay Christensen – Idaho

2018 – Melanie Peterson – Wyoming

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November 21, 2018, 9:10 am

#givingtuesday - Please take a moment to support (AND have Facebook MATCH your contribution) to an important non-profit - Shepherds of Wildlife Society! They are tasked with educating children and ... See more

November 19, 2018, 12:16 pm
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Extra petrol? The things you witness while traveling the world documenting wildlife conservation. Kyrgyzstan #marcopolosheepproject

November 19, 2018, 12:06 pm

History at the 3R Whitetail Ranch — old homestead chimney. Hunting is more than pulling the trigger. Appreciating local history helps us understand our vital position in the circle of life. ... See more

November 18, 2018, 5:00 pm
Extreme Huntress Episode 7: Conservation is Key

In Episode 7, Competition continues at the FTW ranch, where the SAAM instructors always have something up their sleeves to test our huntresses. Plus, Tatiana gets a chance to put true wildlife ... See more

November 15, 2018, 4:48 pm

Traveling around the SAAM Training by FTW and headed out to compete. #extremehuntress2019

November 14, 2018, 7:00 pm
Extreme Huntress Episode 7: Conservation is Key

In Episode 7, This Sunday, Competition continues at the FTW ranch, where the SAAM instructors always have something up their sleeves to test our huntresses. Plus, Tatiana gets a chance to put true ... See more

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