AKC Coonhounds

Southern Heritage Hunt and Show

Please join us again for our 11th Annual Southern Heritage Hunt & Show!


$4,000 Purse – $2,000 Each nite.

Top 4 dogs determined by score.

Top 4 has option to hunt off or split.

Cast winners each night receive payback of entry fee regardless of score!

This event is hosted by the Alabama State Coonhunters Association and sponsored in part by Valu-Pak Dog Food, Cajun Lights, Hound Dog Country, Outlaw Lights and GT’s Hunting Supply.

NO Pre-Qualifying:

This event is open to ALL registered coonhounds with NO pre-qualifying, NO advanced entries required. All you need is your hound’s number to enter. Don’t have a number? Bring your dog’s current pedigree and we will help you complete a registration app, cost to register is $17 (1/2 off) so you can have a registration number. $85 entry on the hunt each night. Deadline each night is 8:00PM (90 min hunt).


The Overall Hunt Champion will receive a trophy and a very special, one of a kind, custom embroidered Dan’s jackets with the event logo on the back.  $4,000 total purse will be awarded – $2,000 split among top 4 each night or the final four can vote to hunt off. The Overall Show Winner will also receive a custom embroidered Dan’s jacket and overall and reserve champions will receive trophies. 

Hunt Format:

Double cast wins over hi-score single cast win for Overall Southern Heritage Hunt Champion.

Bench Show Info:

Saturday Southern Heritage Bench Show entries are $40 and entry taking begins at 9:00AM. Deadline is 11:00AM. Remember! All registrations are 1/2 off – so bring your pedigrees!

There will also be a Youth Show with free entry on Saturday with a deadline of 11:00AM.

Contacts & Directions:

Contact: Jimmy Phillips 229-894-8550

AKC Coonhounds 919-816-3909 or coonhounds@akc.org

All dogs will need to be penned and dog owners may be asked for proof of rabies.

Coonhound Cabin
6007 County Rd 41
Clanton, AL 35046

Directions: Southbound – Take exit 205 off I-65S to US-31S. Turn left onto US-31S for .9 mi. Turn left on County Rd 41 and clubhouse will be immediately to the left. Northbound – on I-65N, take exit 205 to merge onto US-31S for .9 mi. Clubhouse will be immediately to the left.

All event coverage is posted on our facebook page

 See You In Clanton!

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Congratulations to our 2023 Hunt and Show Overall Winners! All past Overall Hunt & Show Winners can be found on our Past Winners PageFor complete history of each year’s winners, visit our FB page