b'2019 CHICK & SOPHIE MAJORMEMORIAL CHAMPIONCHICK AND SOPHIE MAJOR MEMORIAL CHAMPION: Champion Mason Tait of Germantown, WI.CHICK & SOPHIE MAJORMEMORIAL DUCK CALLING CONTESTAny high school senior in the United States graduating in 2022Don Cahill Dixie Mallard Duck Call, and are made by Chicks is invited to compete for college scholarships totaling $4,250daughter Brenda and her husband, Don, who still use Chicks at the 2021 Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Callingoriginal jig. These calls can only be purchased in the Museum Contest.ACOPYOFTHECONTESTANTSHIGHSCHOOLof the Arkansas Grand Prairie in Stuttgart, and The Winthrop TRANSCRIPT WITH A PROPER I.D. MUST BE PROVIDED ATRockefeller Institute Gift Shop. REGISTRATION.Brenda oversees the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck The competition will be on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 11:00Calling Contest. She and her sisters, Dixie Holt and the late a.m. and will take place on the Main Street Stage next to theWorlds Champion Duck Caller Pat Peacock, taught the basics of Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce. Therst-place winner willduck calling to children between 4 and 8 years of age for decades receive$2,000,2ndplacewillreceive$1,000,3rdplacewillat the festivals Childrens Duck Calling Classes sponsored each receive $750, and 4th place will receive $500. year by Riceland. See page 41 for more information.During its 45-year history this renowned contest has awardedThroughout the years, funds for the scholarships have been more than $84,000 in scholarships to young duck callers whoraised in many different ways, including duck call sales, print inturnhaveattended32differentcollegesanduniversitiessales, duck call pin sales, raf es,sh frys, hamburger cookouts, inthirteendifferentstates.Theseincludeuniversitiesandskeet and sporting clay shoots, donations, and memorials.colleges in Arkansas, Wisconsin, Mississippi, Iowa, Tennessee and Louisiana, as well as the Spartan School of Aeronautics. Any person desiring to make a donation to the Chick and Sophie Major The competition began in 1974 with a single $500 scholarshipMemorial Duck Calling Contest is encouraged and honored the memory of Stuttgarts legendary championto contact committee members:duckcallersandduckcallmakers Chickand SophieMajor.Dixie Holt - (870) 364-2551Darce Manning Chick Major pioneered the Dixie Mallard duck call in 1939 when he carved hisrst call from Kentucky walnut.email deholt@windstream.netorBythelate1940shehadopenedaworkshopinStuttgart.Brenda Cahill - (501) 208-0949TodayDixieMallardsarebrandedundertheChickMajoremail bdcahills@aol.com. Stuttgart Official Sportsmans Guide 2021 43'