AKC Coonhounds



Please join us again for our 8th Annual Southern Heritage Hunt & Show.  

Congratulations to our 2019 Hunt and Show Overall Winners! All past Overall Hunt & Show Winners can be found on our Past Winners Page. For complete history of each year’s winners, visit our FB page



$6,000 Purse to Overall Hunt Winner or Agree to Split

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

This is a benefit hunt to aid in the prevention of child abuse and is hosted by the South Georgia Coon & Squirrel Hunters Association. This event is also sponsored in part by The Exchange Club of Albany, The Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau, and The Albany Beverage Company. This is a benefit event where portions of the proceeds goes to various organizations that help in the fight against child abuse.  

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 $10 (1/2 off) so you can have a registration number. $75 entry on the hunt each night. Deadline each night is 6:00PM.  A poll will be taken at the time of entries where each hunter will be asked their preference a 90 min or 120 min hunt for that night.


Eagle trophies will be awarded to the Overall Hunt and Show winners as well as Hi Score from each night’s hunt. Hunt trophies awarded and $6,000 to overall hunt winner unless final four agree to split. All entrants receive the annual collectors pin. Very special, one of a kind, custom embroidered Dan’s jackets with the event logo on the back will be awarded to each night’s hunt winner, and to overall hunt and show winner. There will be $1,000 added awarded on show winners, placement recipients to be announced. Trophies and Rosettes awarded as well at the show. 

Hunt Format:

Top 4 Double Cast wins advance to final four.  If not four, will drop down to Hi Score single cast winner(s).  

Bench Show Info:

$1,000 Added on the Show. Bench Show entries are $30 and entry taking begins at 9:00AM. Deadline is 11:00AM. Remember! All registrations are 1/2 off – so bring your pedigrees!

Contacts & Directions:

All vendors welcome. Vending space $100.

Vendor Contact: Jimmy Phillips 229-894-8550

Dog Pen Rentals: Jim Arnold 229-310-0213

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

Exchange Club Fairgrounds
810 South Westover Rd.
Albany, GA 31707

DirectionsOakridge Dr. at Westover Rd. turn west on Oakridge Dr, just north of the airport.

All event coverage is posted on our facebook page

 See You In Albany !

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