WEATHERFORD, Tex. –-(Ammoland.com)- Salt Lake City, Utah: What better way to feed your hunting passion then to join the Mule Deer Foundation and Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife for the 2014 Western Hunting and Conservation Expo (WHCE).
This year’s Expo will coincide with Valentine’s Day and it is certain to be a sweetheart of a weekend. Held from February 13-16, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, the WHCE will provide attendees with a weekend full of top-notch guides, vendors, seminars and auctions.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz along with country and pop singers Kellie Pickler and Uncle Kracker are some of the celebrity headliners who will make this a weekend to remember. Rob Keck will return as the MC for the nightly events and day auction.
Unique to the WHCE, attendees can apply for the chance to draw one of 200 premium Utah big game tags. Non-resident attendees can apply for a chance to draw one of five once-in-a-lifetime big game hunting tags.
“The 2014 Western Hunting and Conservation Expo is sure to be a can’t-miss event for any sportsman who loves to hunt in the West,” commented Miles Moretti, President of the Mule Deer Foundation. “We have coveted tags up for auction, great entertainment and some of the best vendors in the industry – what’s not to love about this weekend?”
“We increased exhibitor floor space by 20 percent over last year’s WHCE. With more than 30,000 consumers expected, we know that attendees will find something for everyone in their hunting family,” according to Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife President, Byron Bateman.
The WHCE will have over 500 guides, outfitters and manufacturers on the show floor throughout the four-day event. Make your plans to come to Salt Lake City now!
A full schedule of events and details of auctions, tags, seminars and more is available at www.huntexpo.com.
The Mule Deer Foundation is the only conservation group in North America dedicated to restoring, improving and protecting mule deer and black-tailed deer and their habitat, with a focus on science and program efficiency. MDF is a strong voice for hunters in access, wildlife management and conservation policy issues. MDF acknowledges regulated hunting as a viable management component and is committed to recruitment and retention of youth into the shooting sports and conservation. Get involved at www.muledeer.org or call 1-888-375-3337.
Headquartered in North Salt Lake, Utah, Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife is a charitable, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of SFW is to promote the protection and enhancement of wildlife habitat, assist in providing quality wildlife management programs, educating the public about the role hunters play in wildlife conservation, and perpetuating the family tradition of hunting and fishing. Visit www.sfw.net or call 801-936-1386.