Reno, Nevada Saturday morning we were all up early and the sound of competition was in the air.  There were bugles, chirps and mews all through the practice room in the back hall as the seats began to fill up with spectators.  For the next three hours we broke through caller after caller one at a time and it was an absolute joy to behold.  From the youngest competitor at five years old to the oldest competitor at 84 years old.  These girls, boys, women, men and professionals knew their way around the vocalizations of the Rocky Mountain Elk.

I am going to let the pictures tell the story and will follow up with the results at the end of the post.  All I can really say is that you all need to be in Fort Worth, TX next March 5th -8th, 2009.  In the next month I will have a post about how you can learn how to compete in these competitions.

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