Mountaineer Classic

Mountaineer Classic Calling Contest

September 11, 2022 | Yamagata Hall

Sponsored by – NWTF Gauley River Strut Busters Chapter, Nicholas County WV

Event Details

Event Begins at 10am

Onsite/Late Registration begins at 9am
Participants who pre-register receive 50% vehicle discount on admission to the
WVDNR Hunting and Fishing Day activities.

Yamagata Hall At the Summit Bechtel Reserve
How to get to the Summit South Entrance:
Search for “Yamagata Hall & Lodge”
on Google Maps.

Contest Setup

Poults – 10 & Under
Junior – 16 & under
Senior Open & Friction – 17 & up
Owl & Gobbling – All Ages
*Any age can call up in other division.

Entry Fees

Poults & Junior – $10

Owl and Gobbling – $25

Senior Open & Friction – $50

Special Note: This is a National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) sanctioned contest and will follow the NWTF Sanctioned Calling Contest Rules and Regulations.


Senior & Friction
1st – 2nd – 3rd place trophies.
2 Night stay at Yamagata Lodge for 1st Place

1st – 2nd place trophy

1st – 2nd place trophy

1st – 2nd – 3rd place trophies plus a prize for top three

Grand Slam 
Combined points for Open, Friction,
Gobbling and Owl Calling Divisions

Overall winner will receive a Firearm
(winner must pass background check)

Turkey Grand SLam

Calls Per Division

Plain yelp of the Hen
Cluck N Purr
Caller’s Best Call

Junior Division
Plain yelp of the Hen
Cutting of Excited Hen
Caller’s Best Call

Adult Hen Assembly Call
Fighting Purr
Fly Down Cackle
Kee Kee Run

Fly Down Cackle
Gobbler Yelp
Cutting of Excited Hen
Plain Yelp of Hen

Division Lineup

Each division will begin after the
completion of the prior division



10 Minute Break and awards for two divisions


Owl Hooting
10 Minute Break and awards for two divisions

Friction Open
15 Minute Break and Awards

Senior Open Awards and
GrandChampion Award