DEC encourages people to get vaccinated with 'Take Your Shot for an Outdoor Adventure' sweepstakes

The sweepstakes is tailored to anglers, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. It will run from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31.

News 12 Staff

Dec 1, 2021, 8:27 PM

Updated 961 days ago

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DEC encourages people to get vaccinated with 'Take Your Shot for an Outdoor Adventure' sweepstakes
The Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that New York residents who get their first COVID-19 vaccination shot this December can enter the "Take Your Shot for an Outdoor Adventure" sweepstakes.
The sweepstakes is tailored to anglers, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. It will run from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31.
Entries must be completed online. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DECTakeYourShot
The first 2,000 people who complete the online entry form will be entered into the drawing.
Five randomly selected entrants will have a choice of the following deluxe packages valued at approximately $2,000:
Fishing: Lifetime fishing license, fishing kayak, vest, rod and reel
Bowhunting: Lifetime hunter and bowhunting license, high-quality crossbow package OR compound bow package with ½ dozen bolts or arrows, ladder tree stand, safety harness/fall arrest system, and 10x42 binoculars
Rifle hunting: Lifetime sportsman license, high-quality riflescope, ladder tree stand, safety harness/fall arrest system, and 10x42 binoculars
Turkey hunting: Lifetime sportsman license, high-quality ground blind, turkey hunting vest, hen decoy pair, shotgun optical sight, slate call, and 10x42 binoculars
Birding: 20-60x spotting scope, 10x42 binoculars, bird feeder, bird seed, bird house, deluxe birding guide, and I Bird NY materials
Second Tier Prizes: 25 randomly selected entrants will have a choice of the following packages valued at approximately $1,000:
Fishing: Annual fishing license, fishing kayak, vest, rod and reel
Bowhunting: Annual hunter and bowhunting license, high-quality crossbow OR compound bow package with ½ dozen bolts or arrows, a ladder tree stand, a safety harness/fall arrest system, and 8x42 binoculars
Rifle hunting: Annual hunting license, high-quality riflescope, a ladder tree stand, a safety harness/fall arrest system, and 8x42 binoculars
Turkey hunting: Annual hunting license and turkey permit, high quality ground blind, turkey hunting vest, hen decoy, slate call, and 8x42 binoculars
Birding: 8x42 binoculars, birdfeeder, bird seed and I Bird NY materials
General Prizes - The first 2,000 people to enter the drawing will receive:
Choice of either a $25 gift certificate for camping at a DEC campground or a $25 gift certificate to a major sporting goods retailer
Voucher for a tree seedling from DEC's Colonel William F. Fox Memorial Tree Nursery in Saratoga, redeemable at a DEC office in late April
One-year subscription to DEC's Conservationist Magazine, which is currently celebrating its 75th anniversary
The drawing will be conducted Jan. 21


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