Hunters, Families, and Friends
Come celebrate our rich hunting heritage at
this annual event in Pine Apple, Alabama---in the heart of the SOUTH'S
FINEST HUNTING MECCA! Featuring local and area cooks, artists,
merchants, craftsmen, traders.
The day begins at 9AM in the downtown area as vendors begin selling
their arts and crafts.
The Parade begins at 12 noon and will include cars, trucks, horse
riders, children on bicycles, and ATVs.
At 7PM, prize money for
the winner of the Les Moorer Memorial Big Buck Contest will be
announced. The hunter who kills the biggest buck that day will be
awarded $500. The ladies grand prize is $250 and the juveniles
prize (age 17 and under) is $150.
Appreciation Day is presented each year as an effort to say thank you to
the many hunters and their families who make the Pine Apple area their
recreational home and to celebrate the opening of hunting season.
Pine Apple Promotions
is proud to be a leader in the area in promoting clean, wholesome,
family fun and entertainment for our citizens and guests at this
arts and crafts, flowers, plants, jewelry, Christmas presents and
decorations, plants, jewelry, furniture, leather goods, childrenís items, hunting paraphernalia,
household items, and food will be sold.
Our event is advertised in state and national newspapers and
Radio and television spots and features are also used.
12 x 12 booth spaces are available with or without electricity.
To sign up for a booth, please send your name, address, and telephone
number to: Pine Apple Promotions, PO Box 97, Pine Apple, AL
36768. You may also print the brochure at this link which includes the event sign up form. You can call
(251) 746-2293 for more information.
Booth costs are $30 with electricity or $25 without
Moorer Memorial Big
Each year the Les Moorer Memorial Big Buck Contest is held as a featured
event of Hunter Appreciation Day.
There are three divisions: Big Buck Winner, Ladies, and
A $500 cash prize will be awarded for the Big Buck Winner.
$250 will be awarded for the Womenís Division and the Juvenile
Division for age 17 and younger will collect $150.
The deer must be killed on the day of the event and a
$20.00 entry fee is required.
All entries are due before 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 25.
The Buckmasterís scoring system is used.
All paid entries will receive a FREE Hunter Appreciation Day
Final judging will be at 6:45 and prizes awarded at 7 p.m.
No entry fee is required for this favorite event of the day.
Trophies will be awarded in 4 categories.
Line up is 11:00 a.m. at the historic Moore Academy School and
the parade begins at 12 noon. Participants also include horse
riders, ATV riders, floats, and children on bicycles.
supper will be held on Friday night, Nov. 25 in the Moore Academy
Gym. The food will be served from 5pm until 8pm and live
entertainment will be provided.
On Saturday, November
26, 2016 there will be childrenís activities
throughout the downtown area as well as other special rides and live
for the 2015 brochure.