SportDOG Brand Announces Third Annual Companions for Conservation Contest


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For Immediate Release

SportDOG® Brand Announces Third Annual Companions for Conservation Contest


Companions for Conservation

Knoxville, Tennessee (May 26, 2016) – SportDOG® Brand, the industry-leading manufacturer of electronic dog training products and accessories, has announced the continuation of its Conservation Fund initiative. The Companions for Conservation contest will result in three lucky youth hunters taking ownership of puppies, trained by SportDOG Brand® Senior ProStaff members, as well as SportDOG Brand training gear – a prize package valued at $5,000 each.

2016 is the year of the Labrador! Three of the country’s top waterfowl gun-dog trainers, Tom Dokken, Derek Randle, and Chris Akin, will provide training through the started stage of the Labs; black, yellow, and chocolate, respectively.

The contest will kick off at 11am on June 1, 2016. To enter, post your original dog training, youth education project, hunting, or wildlife habitat related photo to the SportDOG Brand Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or via the web form. The post must contain the hashtag corresponding to the dog you’d like to win: #C4CBLACKLAB, #C4CYELLOWLAB, or #C4CCHOCOLATELAB.

Entries can be submitted between 11am EST, on June 1, 2016, and 5pm EST, on June 22, 2016. A panel of judges will then vote and decide on three finalists for each puppy, after which, a month-long public voting period for the grand prize winners will take place on The three lucky winners with the most votes will be announced at 11am EST, on August 5, 2016.

View the official rules.

SportDOG® Brand is owned by Radio Systems Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic dog training gear and accessories. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, the company is the industry leader and prime innovator in the development of safe, reliable, and technologically superior dog management solutions. SportDOG Brand® product lines include remote training collars, no-bark collars, an in-ground fence system, a launcher basket and electronics, and GPS tracking systems. The company also carries training gear including collar straps, dummies, and whistles.
Media Contact: Britney Starr – Marketing Specialist

Mission Statement

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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