2017/18 Velvet Competitions

2017/18 Velvet Competitions

Sunday, November 19, 2017 to Saturday, February 24, 2018

All velvet entered into any velvet competition is required to have a completed Velvet Status Declaration (VSD) accompanying the entry. If you need a VSD, call DINZ on 04 473 4500.

Calendar of the NZDFA Velvet Competitions for the 2017/18 year. Details will be added as confirmed.

Results from last year can be viewed here.

To update or add a listing, email details through to Cenwynn on cenwynn.philip@deernz.org.

2017/18 Velvet Competitions Date Contact Phone / Email Where / Details Entry Forms
Central Regions / Taihape Sun 19/11/17 Tony Gray kinross575@inspire.net.nz Orlando Country Club, Palmerston North  
Hawke's Bay Deer Farmers 23/11/17 Grant Charteris 027 230 8531
Dinner and prizegiving will be held in conjuction with the North Island Velvet Comp on 30/11/17 in Napier  
South Canterbury / North Otago Competiton Fri 24/11/17 James Hudson 027 419 2294
Pharlap Raceway Timaru - Entry Form
- New Commercial Class Criteria
North Island Velvet Competition Thu 30/11/17 Grant Charteris 06 856 5747
Judging 29th November.
Awards - 30th November Napier Sailing Club
5.00pm – 6.00pm Velvet viewing
5.00pm – 6.45 pm Cash bar and nibbles
6.45pm till late ‘Awards Dinner & Presentations’
Tickets for the dinner are $60 each and need to be booked by Friday 22nd November 2017
- Entry Form PDF
- Entry Form Word Doc
- Information and Rules
Marlborough Sun 3/12/17 Tahi Doonan 027 221 0463
The Woodburn Tavern - 2.30pm start  
Wairoa  TBC          
Top of the South Competition Tue 5/12/17 Grant Hasse 027 224 5542
Darfield Community Centre 2017 Rules >>
2017 Entry Form >>
Taranaki Thu 7/12/17 Rex Cowley (Branch Chairman)
or Mary Cusdin (Branch Secretary)
R Cowley - 06 755 2551 r.cowley@xtra.co.nz
M Cudsin - 06 765 5180 nidsuc@xtra.co.nz
Judging in the afternoon and a dinner that night at the Plymouth International Hotel, New Plymouth,
Viewing of velvet prior to dinner at 6.30pm and then dinner and more viewing after dinner.
Any questions for more information contact either Rex Cowley Branch Chairman or Mary Cusdin Branch Secretary
Kaipara Sun 10/12/2017 Dave Chisholm
(Kaipara DFA secretary)
davechis369@gmail.com Sheerwater Deer Farm at South Head - Details and classes
Otago TBC        
National Velvet & Trophy Antler Competition Tue12/12/17 Bruce Paterson 03 225 8708 / 027 344 3629 
Entires due Friday 8th December. Awards at Ascot Park Invercargill. Dinner tickets $100 More details here >>
Entry Form >>
Gisborne TBC        
Fiordland Sun 21/1/18 Jim Cameron 021 220 7871 2pm at Lochinvar Te Anau  
Elk & Wapiti Society Sat 27/1/18 Paul Waller or Lynda Gray ewsnz@ihug.co.nz Raincliff Station - Entry Form
Southland 2 year old Competition Sun 28/1/18 Janet Horrell janet.horrell@velocitynet.co.nz Venue TBC  
Central Regions 2yo, 3yo and Spiker Velvet and Hard Antler Competition Sun 11/2/18 Tony Gray kinross575@inspire.net.nz   - More details

XCELL Rising Stars National Hard Antler and Velvet Competition

DEADLINE EXTENDED - entries and dinner ticket bookings will be accepted up until Sunday 18th Feb

Sat 24/2/18 Rebecca Cowley 022 4681030

Club Mount Maunganui, Mt. Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
- Optional fishing trip 7.30am Sat 24 Feb, click here for more information >>

Suggested accommodation options:

www.seagullsguesthouse.co.nz (walking distance to venue)

www.oceanside.co.nz (beach front / down town)

www.cutterscove.co.nz (beach front)

www.anchorageapartments.co.nz (habourside / down town)

www.aquariusmotorinn.co.nz (10 minute walk to venue)

www.baywatchmotorinn.co.nz (10-15 minute walk to venue)

www.pacificmotorinn.co.nz (15-20 minute walk to venue)

- 2018 information Flyer
- Accommodation suggestions

Photo in event listing - Follow me boys! by Demi Lawrence