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Champlain Valley Expo, Essex Jct., VT

Come Celebrate with over 175 exhibitors
Outfitters, Hunting and Fishing Supplies
Boats, RV’s, ATVs,  Snowmobiles and much more

Over 45 Free Seminars:

Sponsored by Boot Hill Metal Benders, Patterson Fuels One Credit Union

Whitetail, Waterfowl, Turkey, Elk, Bear, Coyote, Rabbit and Moose
Hunting & Calling, Ice-Fishing, Dog Training, Wildlife Management,
 and much more


The Whitetail KINGS Collection
Come see the KINGS Collection display featuring some of the biggest Whitetails to ever walk the planet. The X-factor pictured here is the first deer to score over 500. 
This display is a must see!

The Benoit Brothers
Shane & Lanny Benoit share all new stories, film footage,
advice and answers to your questions.

Hal Blood
Tracking Big Woods Bucks

Lee Schanz
Big Woods Bucks Pro-Staff
Hunting Trophy Moose in Maine

The Salerno Brothers
New York’s First Family of Deer Hunting
How to Hunt Trophy Bucks of The Adirondacks

Scott Kirkpatrick
Buffalo County Outfitters on hunting mature, trophy bucks


Ken Hammel
Nationally known caller, rattler and hunter shares his expertise

Game Cooking with Jimmy Kennedy,
Award Winning Chef and Tournament Bass Fisherman
Saturday Jan 18, 3:00pm, Upstairs Seminar Room

Sponsored by VT Fish and Wildlife Department

Join Ari Rockland-Miller
Seminar on Hunting For Wild Mushrooms
Saturday Jan 18th at 2:00pm


Jamie Vladyka
Proven Tactics on the water and through the ice


 Nate Laskiewicz
Fishing Vermont and New York Lakes and Ponds

Alec Sparks
Live Hunting Dog Training Demonstrations
Sponsored by Guys Farm and Yard.



Sam McCuin and Outfitter TV
Youth Deer and Turkey Hunting Seminars

Bob Howe
Master Maine Guide on Coyote  Hunting

Joe Judd
Nationally Acclaimed Quaker Boy Pro Staff,
advanced turkey calling tactics

North American Champion Pete Lajoie
Talks Taxidermy

Lorenda DayCoombs
Registered Maine Guide and Big Woods Bucks Pro-Staff
Talks about Secrets of a Savvy Hunter – Unlocking the Cod

Celebrity Whitetail Symposium Saturday 1-2:30 PM
Sponsored BY

Please join us and moderator Bradley Carlton for the 4th Annual Celebrity Whitetail Symposium, Saturday, Jan 18th from 1:00PM- 2:30PM
upstairs in the Expo Center seminar room.
This year The Benoit Brothers, DiNitto & Masset, Hal Blood, Scott Kirkpatrick,
Bob Howe, Ken Hammel & The Salerno Brothers will all be on stage to answer your questions.


NWTF Turkey Hunting Events

Turkey Calling Competition
Saturday Jan 18th at 10:00am  upstairs seminar room
To Register call Ron Lafrenier at 802-434-4274

Vermont Champions
Turkey Hunting and Calling Symposium
Saturday Jan 18th, at 3:00 pm Stevens Seminar room

Nick Smith - Knight and Hale pro staff
Don Isabelle - Ol' Tom Pro staff
Ken Jones - Knight and Hale Pro staff
Brent Lafreniere - Mossy Oak and Ol' Tom Pro staff
Phil Salzano Quaker Boy Pro staff


The Vermont Big Game Trophy Club will be on hand with scorers representing the following clubs: MASTC,NHASTC, NBBC, P&Y, B&C, and VBGTC. These professional scorers will be able to officially score any species of North American Big Game.  The Vermont Big Game Trophy Club is anetwork of volunteer measurers throughout the state to measure trophies and forward this information to the VBGTC offices for inclusion in their records keeping program.


Fun for the Whole Family 

Hey Kids, I'm Bobber Bob,
the official spokesbobber of LCI.  Come see me, your #1 Bobber, at the LCI Booth and receive your special fishing gift! I hope to see all you lil fishing buddies there!

Kids Trout Pond
sponsored by  KOOL 105

Pelkey’s Kids Archery Shoot  
sponsored by Pelkey’s Archery

The Kids Pellet Gun Shoot
sponsored by Vermont State Rifle and Pistol Assoc..

Kids 20' Rock Climbing Wall 
sponsored by
Vermont National Guard

Lure Making and Knot Tying
sponsored by the Let’s Go Fishing program

Kids Shooting Simulator
sponsored by VT Fish and Wildlife Dept

Kids Face Painting
sponsored by One Credit Union

Rainforest reptile Show

 Live Dog Demos with Alec Sparks

Prizes, Raffles, Giveaways & More

Vermont's Hunters and Anglers Have a Significant Impact on the Economy
Spending $258 Million a Year

In 2011 over 15,000 sportsmen and women attended the show.
We hope to see you this January!


©2013 Yankee Sportsman Classic, P.O. Box 286, Vergennes , VT 05491 -
 info@yankeeclassic.net - (802) 877-0033


Champlain Valley Expo



Friday 1/16/2015
Noon - 7:00pm

Saturday 1/17/2015
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Sunday 1/18/2015
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices

Adults $10.00
Children $3.00
3-day Pass $15.00

Children Under 3 $FREE

Free Parking!

Kool 105

 Channel 5





Fairfield Inn

A portion of the Our Show proceeds benefit
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

Whose mission is providing challenging, extraordinary experiences in a safe and loving environment for kids who have or have had cancer.  Last year The Yankee Sportsman’s Classic, helped raise $18,600! 
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

Have Your Rack
Officially Scored!

NWTF Turkey
Calling Competition
Call 802-434-4274 for details