NC State Chapter QDMA and the Dixie Deer Classic
Posted by NC State Fair Grounds, Raleigh NC on 10/26/08

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    Oh Deer! Managing White-tailed Deer

    Able to leap tall fences in a single bound, the white-tailed
    deer is an animal of incredible beauty and power. Join kids
    age 12-18 from across the state at the North Carolina State
    Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on March 6, 2009 – 9:30- 12:30
    -Youth Day at the Dixie Deer Classic - to learn more about
    the amazing white-tailed deer. Discover what deer eat and
    where they live. Explore the dangers that deer face today;
    and how these dangers can sometimes affect you. Participate
    in a hands-on soil lab; explore through a wildlife scavenger
    hunt, and participate in an interactive, award-winning video
    that will enhance a student’s knowledge and ability to
    become a responsible wildlife steward, "Living with
    White-tailed Deer."

    This educational event will meet Biology SCOS Objectives
    1.01 – 1.03 (Scientific Inquiry); 4.01 (historical
    development and changing relationships); 4.02 (life
    functions); 4.03 (adaptations) 4.04 (health and disease);
    4.05 (animal behavior); 5.01 (interrelationships) 5.02
    (cycling of material); and 5.03 (impact of human population).

    Youth 12 and under are free. Youth 13-18 get into the Dixie
    Deer Classic for half price ($5)! Special group rates are
    available by reserving a seat in advance at
    or by calling 919/552-9449.

    A professional track, “The Future of White-tailed Deer
    Management”, will follow the student event – 1:30 – 4:30,
    offering Category III Environmental Education credits and
    CFE credits. All will enjoy examining white-tailed deer
    management methods, cutting edge research, management of
    native habitats, and a panel discussion. Student chaperones
    receive free admission to the Classic. Other adults pay $10
    admission, good for all 3 days. Reservations for the
    professional track are required, an may be reserved by
    sending name, address, phone, e-mail, and school affiliation
    to or by calling 919/552-9449

Dixie Deer Classic