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Fall Club Member Hunt 2015 Roundup

2015 Fall Club Member Only Hunt Roundup

Photos provided by Gary Carnes, John Hamilton, Shaun Kucera, and Bill Watkins. Thank you.

The hunt was held Sunday, October 25th at the Creek County Fairgrounds. And we could not have had better weather, sunny day, light wind, and a high of 70°. Thanks to those that were out there early helping with stringing the fields, burying the coins, setting up the building, cleaning up the building, and all the other jobs that had to be done for this event to be a success.

ITTHC member Bill Plese had brought along his quadcopter and we had hoped to get some aerials from a drones-eye view of the hunt. But alas it was not to be, the winds aloft got too strong by hunt time to safely fly the quadcopter with video camera.

And the most important segment of the Fall Hunt, the food! There were 44 ITTHC members lined up for this banquet. There was a great spread of food again. (I could not even sample all of it, but made myself miserable trying!) We probably should have had a second feed after the main hunt. Thanks to all the cooks that made it possible and that includes all you guys that had entries in the “Bobby Crocker” dessert contest.

Winners in the “Bobby Crocker” contest were: 1st – Shaun Kucera with his triple chocolate “Cache Cake”. 2nd – Ken Fanning with his “Apple Cream Cheese Bunt Cake”. 3rd – Wally Dick with his “Grandma’s Cheese Cake”. Thank you Rachel Hayworth for again organizing the “Bobby Crocker” contest. It was all OUTSTANDING!

Thanks to Roger Eaton & Bill Watkins for planting the Deep Buried Competition Hunt this year. This is a Competition Hunt where the Quarter size targets (1 point) & the Dime size targets (3 points) are buried 6+ inches deep. The top finishers are those with the most points after the 45 minute hunt.

And the winners were: 1st Place with 18 points - Bob Cook 12 points, 3 quarters & 3 dimes; 2nd Place TIE with 6 points - Ronnie Duncan & John Hayworth with 6 points, 3 quarters & 1 dime. This hunt is a good test of man & machine.

The club allotted $200.00 to purchase prizes for the hunt. Jim Nobles did another good job on the selection of prizes purchased and working the prize board. There were also club member donated prizes including a Fisher F11 Metal Detector donated by Chuck Marcum. Thanks to all those that donated prizes to the hunt. The prize tokens were stamped and painted Silver Mercury Dimes & Silver No-Date Standing Liberty Quarters. This years hunt also had $187.00 added from the Silent Auction to purchase coins over the amount of entry fees collected.

In the Main Coin/Prize Hunt there were a 37 entries. The hunt field was 50 yards by 90 yards. There were 605 Silver Mercury Dimes in the coin hunt. There was a total of 55 prizes. All of the prize tokens were found.

The big winner of the Fisher F11 Metal Detector donated by Chuck Marcum was Gary Young.

The 50/50 raffle had great club member support. Thanks to Jean & Wally Dick for running the raffle.

Cathy Young was the big winner in the 50/50 raffle of $68.00! The Young Family was on a roll.

If you missed the 2015 Fall Club Member Only Hunt, you missed another good one. Hope everyone had a great time.