Wild Sheep Foundation Celebrates 38th Annual Convention in Reno, NV Jan. 8-10

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Over 400 exhibits, $6+ million in online and live auction trips at Wild Sheep Show, the largest conservation & mountain hunting convention

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With the support of auction bidders, attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and donors, the WSF expects to raise more than $6 million in gross revenue to help wild sheep and other wildlife across North America and around the globe

The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) Convention and Sporting Expo, The Sheep Show™, celebrates its 38th show in Reno and will be at the Peppermill Resort Spa-Casino and the Reno-Sparks Convention Center January 8-10, 2015.

WSF’s Sheep Show™ is the largest conservation and mountain hunting convention, and features hundreds of exhibitors, entertainers and educational events, as well as online and silent auctions and nightly banquets with live auctions featuring more than $6 million in hunts, trips, art, firearms, equipment and more special conservation permits than any other convention or wildlife show.

With the support of auction bidders, attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and donors, the WSF expects to raise more than $6 million in gross revenue to help wild sheep and other wildlife across North America and around the globe. For a complete listing of the special sheep and other permits offered, visit http://www.wildsheepfoundation.org.

The three-day convention and expo is open to the public, Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 8-10 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Daily admission is $15 with $5 off coupons available at area Northern Nevada Cabela’s, Scheels, Scolari’s Food and Drug, Mark Fore & Strike, Northern Nevada Coin and Sportsman’s Warehouse stores. Paid attendees are entered daily for floor credit drawings from $1,000-$5,000. Free seminars from experts on mountain hunting in North America, Europe, and Asia will also cover topics from bow hunting to travel and equipment.

The 2015-2017 WSF Convention Official Sponsor is specialized outdoor wear and equipment dealer Sitka Gear. Visit http://www.wildsheepfoundation.org/Page.php/cp/Convention%20Home for more information.

For a full schedule of events or to join as a member with the WSF and the conservation and education programs, please visit http://www.wildsheepfoundation.org or contact 800-OK-FNAWS (800-653-6297), email info(at)wildsheepfoundation(dot)org or visit Facebook.com/wildsheepfoundation. Online registration is available through December 29. Contact WSF at (307) 527-6261 to register after December 29.

The Wild Sheep Foundation, formerly the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep was founded in 1977 by wild sheep conservationists and enthusiasts. With a membership of more than 6,000 worldwide and a chapter and affiliate network in North America and Europe, WSF is the premier advocate for wild sheep, wild goats, other mountain wildlife, and their habitat. Since forming in 1977, the Wild Sheep Foundation and its chapters and affiliates have raised and expended more than $90 million on conservation, education and conservation advocacy programs in North America, Europe and Asia. These and other efforts have resulted in a three-fold increase in bighorn sheep populations in North America from their historic 1950-70s lows of approximately 25,000 to an estimated 80,000 today.
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