GET INVOLVED Competitions National

Special Awards Overview

These competition categories are either nominated by committees or by default.

Young Deerstalker of The Year Prize 2024

A massive thank you to this years sponsor - Hunters Element. The recipient of the Young Deerstalker of the Year award will be walking away with this epic prize package!

The prize package includes:

Odyssey V2 Jacket, desolve veil
Spur pants, desolve veil
Lima boots
Vertical pack, desolve veil
Game sack, Large

Get your nominations in now!

2024 Competition Entry Forms

All entries must be received by 5pm, Friday 28th June 2024

You can find a copy of the Competition Rules here.

Download 2024 Entry Forms by clicking the links below:

AHT Entry Form

Photographic & Film Entry Form

Literary Entry Form

Young Deerstalker Entry Form (must be submitted by your committee)


All physical forms are to be emailed to or posted to:

PO Box 12015, Thorndon Wellington 6144

ATTN: NZDA National Competitions

AHT heads are to be posted to the address provided on the AHT Entry Form above. 


2025 Competition

Entries will be open in May 2025.