7th Annual Coyote Hunt 7th Annual Coyote Hunt

Ohio Coyote Hunt Tournament

Join us Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 26th 2023 for our 7th Annual Ohio Coyote Hunt Tournament. This weekend hunt begins at 12pm on Friday, February 24th.

Teams must register in person at Vance Outdoors - Hebron or online, following the link below.
Registration is $120 per team. $20 of your registration fee will go to American Hero Hunt and another $20 will go to the Heaviest Single Coyote Prize.

Weigh-In: Sunday, February 26th at 2pm
Vance's Hebron: 150 Arrowhead Blvd, Hebron, Ohio, 43025

100% Payout (based on 80 teams)

First Place:

Second Place:

Heaviest Single:
Based on 80 Teams

Lightest Single:

Black Coyote:

50/50 RAFFLE

Raffle tickets will be sold at check-in and weigh-in. Tickets purchased will benefit the American Hero Hunt.The 50/50 Raffle will take place on Sunday, February 26th.

Official Rules

  1. Hunt all & anywhere in Ohio that is legal according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
  2. All participants must have all required Ohio hunting license.
  3. Responsibility of the participant to follow all rules and regulations for the State of Ohio.
  4. Vance Outdoors, Inc or any other sponsors of this event, are not held responsible for participants actions during the tournament.
  5. Coyote only hunt. Hunting only. No trapping. Thermal and night vision are allowed.
  6. No trapping, snaring, hounds, or shooting from moving vehicles. All coyotes will be checked for snare or trap marks by weigh-in officials.
  7. Hunters must be Ohio residents or an Ohio landowner.
  8. $120 per team (up to 3 team members)
  9. Hunting can begin any time after your team has been registered on Friday at 12:00 PM / noon.
  10. 1 team member must have a cell phone that is capable of taking photos in the field.
  11. All coyotes harvested must be videoed, showing limp-ness w/ no rigor, with a cell phone directly after the kill with mouth block and zip tie already in place. Keep your videos. Winners videos will be reviewed.
  12. All coyotes must be mouth blocked (Jenga blocks) and zip tied according to the procedure or they will not count at weigh in. No exceptions! Hunters will make their own blocks. 1"X3" or jenga blocks.
  13. Team name and Code Number must face roof of mouth and tongue. (Code & Team number given at registration)
  14. No roadkill, freezer kept (prior to tournament weekend) or pen raised animals allowed.
  15. Disposal of carcasses after weigh-in is sole responsibility of the participants.
  16. 1 team member must show up at the registration (unless online registration has been completed) on Friday, February 24th between 12 pm - 6 pm. You will sign off on rules and pay for your partner at check in! Bring your partners name, address and phone number with you.
  17. Weigh-in begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 26th at Vance Outdoors in Hebron, OH. Bring your coyotes with you.
  18. 1 team member must be present at weigh-in and be there by 3:00 pm or the team will be disqualified.
  19. Each team member that shows up will receive 1 ticket per team member and be entered in the raffle
  20. There will be no pooling of coyotes between teams!
  21. Vance Outdoors has the right to disqualify a team if they see fit.