Registration for the hunt, which sends teams of one to four hunters into the field throughout southcentral and southeastern Pennsylvania with their beagles in pursuit of rabbits, remains open. Forms can be downloaded from the club's website at www.harrisburgbeagleclub.com or obtained from Jim Kiser at 717-761-0190 or 717-460-3945.
Hunters pursue their contest limit of four rabbits throughout the day, making certain to get back to the weigh station at Hummelstown Field &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Stream, Hummelstown, by the 6:30 p.m. deadline.
First prize in the contest has been raised to at least $ 1,000 this year through sponsorship by ChesterCountyOutdoors.com.
Doors to the banquet, also at Hummelstown Field &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Stream, will open at 3 p.m. and dinners will be available starting at 4:30 p.m. The banquet includes various raffles and games of chance.
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