Good Times. Good Friends.
Welcome to the official website of LOUISIANA FUR & WILDLIFE FESTIVAL.
We are thrilled to be throwing this year’s event, and hope you can join us for all the fun. Browse the site to find out more.
Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival
Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event
Continuing Our Legacy
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2021
10:00 a.m. Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Skeet Shoot - Creole Fire Station
Skeet Shoot - $30 per round
Followed by Quail Flush - $30 per team/per round
12:30 p.m. Admission to Entertainment - $10.00 (with free koozie)
Bring your own beverages and snacks! No concession on site!
LSU vs Arkansas Game will be shown.
1-4 p.m. Live Entertainment
4:00 p.m. Duck Cook-Off Judging Begins
5-8 p.m. Steel Shot (Entertainment)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021
6:00 p.m. Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Queen Contest
Teen Miss Fur Queen Contest
Crowning of King Fur
Grand Lake High School
1039 Highway 384, Lake Charles LA (Grand Lake)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2022
6:00 p.m. Little Miss and Mister Cameron Parish & Miss Cameron Parish Pageants
South Cameron High School
753 Oak Grove Highway, Grand Chenier, LA (Creole)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2022
9:00 a.m. Dog Trials (Registration Begins-Sweetlake Area , Corner Hwy 27 and Hacketts Road)
10:00 a.m. Dog Trails Begin - Junior Pups with Seasoned Dogs to Follow
5:00 p.m. Gates Open - Carnival, Craft and Food Booths Open
No Admission Fee
10:00 p.m. Gates Close - Carnival, Craft and Food Booths Close
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 2022
6:30 a.m. Cooks Allowed into Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Area
(Gumbo Cook-Off Only)
7:00 a.m. Fur Festival 5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk (Late Registration)
8:00 a.m. 5K Run/1Mile Race and Walk Begin at Lake Charles Airport Area
9:00-4:00 Antique Vehicles Showcase - Free Admission
9:00 a.m. Gates Open - Burton Complex
Admission $15.00 per person/Children 12 & Under Free
Gumbo Cook Off - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Craft/Vendor Booths - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Carnival Opens - Burton Complex
9:30 a.m. Muskrat and Nutria Skinning - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Trap Setting Competition - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Oyster Shucking Competition - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
10:00 a.m. Registration for Kids Master Races - Exhibitor Barn
10:30 a.m. Kids Master Oyster Race and Master Shrimping Race - Exhibitor Barn
Group 1 (Ages 6-8 years old) Group 2 (Ages 9-11 years old)
10:30 a.m. Gumbo Cook-Off Judging - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
12:30 p.m. Gumbo Cook-Off Awards - Burton Coliseum
1:00-3:00 Junior LaCrosse (Entertainment)
3:00 p.m. Duck and Goose Calling Competition - LSU AgCenter Office
3:00-5:00 Steel Shot (Entertainment)
5:00-5:30 Presentation of Festival Royalty, Maryland Delegation
5:30-7:30 Geno Delafose & the French Rockin' Boogie (Entertainment)
7:30-9:30 Beau Young Band (Entertainment)
9:30-11:30 Wayne Toups (Entertainment)
Due to hurricane damages the 2022 Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival will be held at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles, LA. We hope to see everyone there!
The 2022 Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival Dog Trial is fast approaching! Friday, January 7, 2022 at the property located on the corner of Hwy 27 and Hacketts Road. Entry will start at 9:00 a.m. Fee is $40.00 per dog entered. Trials begin at 10:00 a.m. 2 Stakes - Puppy and Senior. CONTACT: Kerry Clark Picou 337-794-8064. Thank you and hope to see you there!
The 5k/1 Mile run will be Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. The route at the Lake Charles Airport Area is posted on the link. 5K/1 MILE Registration
Registration ends January 6 at 11:59 p.m.
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - $35.00
5K Run/Walk - $35.00
Race day registration at 7:00 a.m. but will not include T-Shirt or Gift Bag.
January 8, 2022
Contestants arrive and set up at 6:00 a.m.
Cooking begins at 6:30 a.m.
Samples ready to be submitted to judges at 10:30 a.m. and public invited to come to the tasting. Winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m. in the Burton Coliseum
The 2022 Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival Duck and Goose Calling Contest will be held Saturday, January 8 at 3:00 p.m. in the LSU AgCenter Building located next to the Burton Complex. Entry will start at 2:30 p.m. Fee is $25.00 per division. Age Divisions: Junior - Intermediate - Senior. Calling Divisions: Duck - Snow Goose - Speckle Belly - Best All Around Caller. Thank you and hope to see you there!