The Ohio State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation

The Ohio State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is devoted to the conservation and improvement of Wild Turkey and all wildlife habitat in the great State of Ohio.

In this site you will find information about the Ohio State Chapter and the many local chapters through out the state.  For information about the National Chapter go to

NWTF State Awards Banquet

This year's Ohio NWTF State Awards Banquet will be January 14, 2017 at All Occasions Catering 6989 Marion-Waldo Road, Waldo, Ohio 43356.  This year we will be in their Brand New Hall "The Barn" with more space for us to spread out and move around.  A new addition to our event we will be incorporating the Buckeye Challenge Call Making Competition.  Call makers from all over the US will have calls to be judged and awarded prizes.  Participants at the banquet will be able to see these calls on display and have the opportunity to purchase select calls in the auctions at the banquet.  If you would like to advertise at this banquet contact Adam Hollobaugh for options.  State chapters get your groups ready to attend and contact Adam Hollobaugh, Bill Suliks, or your favorite State Board Member for tickets.  Download the ticket order form here.

Inaugural "Buckeye Challenge" Call Makeing Competition

The Ohio State Chapter of the NWTF is happy to announce that we are hosting an inaugural Turkey and Game Callmaking Competition.  "The Buckeye Challenge" The first turkey call competition in Ohio. It will take place at The Ohio State Chapter Banquet held in Waldo, Ohio, January 14,2017. This will be a unique competition that will be judged by a panel of award winning callers and callmakers. We will give cash payouts for 1st and 2nd places and will award medallions to the first 5 places (according to class size). We will offer 100% entries for free and 50/50 split entries at $20 each. I would like to encourage all callmakers to build some entries for this brand new competition. We will have Div 1 Hunting class and Div 2 Decorative open category. Hunting call categories will include Longbox, Shortbox, Potcall slate, Potcall  glass, Potcall other, Turned trumpet, Wingbone, Air operated open, Trough call, Scratchbox, Call sets, Locator call, Deer Grunt / Doe Bleat, and also the Diaphragm category! Six calls will be picked for live auction at The Ohio State Chapter Awards Banquet and the rest will be sold on Ebay accessible to everyone. Please contact Bob Fulcher with any questions. More info will follow. Callmakers Start Your Machines !!! This will get you guys primed up for Grand Nationals. ALL CALLMAKERS WELCOME !! Sorry no waterfowl calls.  

Click Here To Download the Registration Form

Click Here for Call Making Contest Rules