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First Day Hike 8:00 am
First Day Hike @ Ponca State Park
Jan 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Ponca State Park | Ponca | Nebraska | United States
Ponca State Park is offering a healthy start to your new year with a β€œFirst Day Hike”. Guests are welcome to take part in unguided hikes from 8:00am -5:00pm, Thursday – January 1st. Β At[...]
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Indoor 3D Archery Target Showcase 12:00 pm
Indoor 3D Archery Target Showcase @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indoor 3D Archery  Target Showcase @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Join us and shoot a wide variety of Reinhardt life-size models of game and novelty targets,Β many new targets to add to the lineup.   Bring your own equipment or use ours.
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
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January 3rd Activities at Ponca State Park
January 3rd Activities at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Jan 3 all-day
10am – Animal Adaptations – Have you ever thought about how animals prepare for the winter? Come and meet some of our critters while we talk about some of the tricks animals use to survive[...]
Introduction to target and 3D Archery-League and Competition 3:00 pm
Introduction to target and 3D Archery-League and Competition @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Introduction to target and 3D Archery-League and Competition @ Outdoor Education Center
This in depth introduction will consist of instruction on shooting rules, equipment requirements and exclusions, scoring two (2) rounds of twenty (20) individual 3-D targets, timing and competition conditions and etiquette. Register here for this[...]
Yule Log Quest 3:00 pm
Yule Log Quest @ Platte River State Park
Jan 3 @ 3:00 pm
Yule Log Quest @ Platte River State Park | Louisville | Nebraska | United States
A fun event for the family and friends.Β The Yule Log Quest starts at 3:00pm.Β Teams will compete in a scavenger hunt challenge to find the Yule Log based on a series of clues to[...]
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Youth Basic Rifle Introduction 1:00 pm
Youth Basic Rifle Introduction @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Youth Basic Rifle Introduction @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Introduction to gun safety and rifle operation for ages 10 – 15 instructed by Rachel Carlson, NRA and 4-H Certified Instructor. Join us as we spend some time in the classroom and put our knowledge[...]
Youth Basic Rifle Introduction 1:00 pm
Youth Basic Rifle Introduction @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Youth Basic Rifle Introduction @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Introduction to gun safety and rifle operation for ages 10 – 15 instructed by Rachel Carlson, NRA and 4-H Certified Instructor. Join us as we spend some time in the classroom and put our knowledge[...]
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JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) 6:30 pm
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD - Junior and Adult (Monday)  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
The USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks.Β This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Green Scoring Your Trophy with Randy Stutheit 6:30 pm
Green Scoring Your Trophy with Randy Stutheit @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Green Scoring Your Trophy with Randy Stutheit @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Randy Stutheit, Nebraska Big Game Records Coordinator and certified Boone & Crockett and Pope & Young Club scorer will cover the basics of measuring whitetail and mule deer (both typical and non-typical) and pronghorn. Participants[...]
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Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
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January 10th Program Schedule at Ponca State Park
January 10th Program Schedule at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Jan 10 all-day
Have some fun at Ponca State Park! 1pm – Photo Scavenger Hunt – Want to know how to take memorable photos for great storytelling? Bring a camera (even a smartphone) and your creativity. We’ll cover[...]
“Ice Bowl” Disc Golf Tourney 1:00 pm
“Ice Bowl” Disc Golf Tourney @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
"Ice Bowl" Disc Golf Tourney @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park | Ashland | Nebraska | United States
Take part in the second annual β€œIce Bowl” Disc Golf Tourney at the Eugene T. Mahoney State Park Disc Golf Course from 1:00pm-4:00pm on January 10th.Β The first 20 players to sign up will get[...]
Discover Ice Fishing Clinic 1:00 pm
Discover Ice Fishing Clinic @ CenturyLink Lake - Mahoney State Park
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Anglers and families of all skill levels are invited to come and learn about ice fishing. Equipment, bait and hot cocoa will be available on a first come first served basis.
Ice Fishing Clinic 1:00 pm
Ice Fishing Clinic @ Century Link Lake at Mahoney State Park
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Anglers and families of all skill levels are encouraged to attend the Ice Fishing Clinic on January 10th at Century Lake – Mahoney State Park from 1pm-4pm. No registration is required.   Equipment, bait and[...]
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Youth Intermediate Rifle Marksmanship 1:00 pm
Youth Intermediate Rifle Marksmanship @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Youth Intermediate Rifle Marksmanship  @ Outdoor Education Center
For students ages 10-15 with basic firearms experience (safety rules, handling familiarity, and rifle operation). Β Learn the fundamentals of the marksmanship process and and put new skills to the test with novelty targets. Β[...]
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series 3:00 pm
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Join our experts in exploring firearms in a safe and fun environment. Β Lean the basics of firearm safety, handling, storage and care. Β Bring your own or we have firearms on hand for your[...]
Archery 101 – Know Your Bow 4:00 pm
Archery 101 – Know Your Bow @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Archery 101 - Know Your Bow @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
In just one 2 hour session of your choice, learn the basics of compound or traditional archery. Bring in your bow or borrow one of ours. We will provide individualized instruction on your equipment, stance,[...]
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JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) 6:30 pm
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD - Junior and Adult (Monday)  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
The USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks.Β This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Rod and Reel day -Aquatic Educators 8:00 am
Rod and Reel day -Aquatic Educators @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
Rod and Reel day -Aquatic Educators @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
We will be repairing and restringing our Aquatic Education fishing equipment.Β Join us as we prepare for 2015’s Aquatic Education programs.  
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Women’s Wellness Weekend
Women’s Wellness Weekend @ Ponca State Park
Jan 16 all-day
Women's Wellness Weekend @ Ponca State Park | Ponca | Nebraska | United States
Ponca State Park will be hosting the 1st annual Women’s Wellness Weekend.Β This workshop will include presentations and activities on health and wellness, relaxation, meditation, self-improvement, outdoor recreation and more. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Archery Fun Shoot   @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Come out with friends and family to shoot archery games, targets, balloons, and 3D animals. Β For youth ages 8 to 15, equipment provided or bring you own bow.
Discover Ice Fishing – Classroom Clinic 6:00 pm
Discover Ice Fishing – Classroom Clinic @ E.R.C. Building - Yanney Heritage Park
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Anglers and families of all skill levels are invited to come and learn about ice fishing. Equipment, bait and hot cocoa will be available on a first come first served basis.
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
Ice Fishing Classroom Clinic 6:00 pm
Ice Fishing Classroom Clinic @ E.R.C. Building - Yanney Heritage Park
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Nebraska Fish and Game Association will be hosting the Ice Fishing Classroom Clinic on January 16th at the E.R.C. Building at Yanney Heritage Park from 6pm-9pm. Registration is required. Please contact Harold Fankhauser at[...]
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Women’s Wellness Weekend
Women’s Wellness Weekend @ Ponca State Park
Jan 17 all-day
Women's Wellness Weekend @ Ponca State Park | Ponca | Nebraska | United States
Ponca State Park will be hosting the 1st annual Women’s Wellness Weekend.Β This workshop will include presentations and activities on health and wellness, relaxation, meditation, self-improvement, outdoor recreation and more. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Discover Ice Fishing Clinic 1:00 pm
Discover Ice Fishing Clinic @ Yanney Lake - Yanney Heritage Park
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Anglers and families of all skill levels are invited to come and learn about ice fishing. Equipment, bait and hot cocoa will be available on a first come first served basis.
Ice Fishing Clinic 1:00 pm
Ice Fishing Clinic @ Yanney Lake - Yanney Heritage Park
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Anglers and families of all skill levels are encouraged to attend the Ice Fishing Clinic on January 17th at Yanney Lake – Yanney Heritage Park from 1pm-4pm. No registration is required.   Equipment, bait and[...]
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Women’s Wellness Weekend
Women’s Wellness Weekend @ Ponca State Park
Jan 18 all-day
Women's Wellness Weekend @ Ponca State Park | Ponca | Nebraska | United States
Ponca State Park will be hosting the 1st annual Women’s Wellness Weekend.Β This workshop will include presentations and activities on health and wellness, relaxation, meditation, self-improvement, outdoor recreation and more. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series 3:00 pm
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Join our experts in exploring firearms in a safe and fun environment. Β Lean the basics of firearm safety, handling, storage and care. Β Bring your own or we have firearms on hand for your[...]
Introduction to target and 3D Archery-League and Competition 4:00 pm
Introduction to target and 3D Archery-League and Competition @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Introduction to target and 3D Archery-League and Competition @ Outdoor Education Center
This in depth introduction will consist of instruction on shooting rules, equipment requirements and exclusions, scoring two (2) rounds of twenty (20) individual 3-D targets, timing and competition conditions and etiquette. Register here for this[...]
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Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Archery Fun Shoot   @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Come out with friends and family to shoot archery games, targets, balloons, and 3D animals. Β For youth ages 8 to 15, equipment provided or bring you own bow.
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) 6:30 pm
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD - Junior and Adult (Monday)  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
The USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks.Β This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Novice Predator Hunting Workshop 7:30 pm
Novice Predator Hunting Workshop @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Novice Predator Hunting Workshop @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jeff Rawlinson NGPC Outdoor Education Manager will offer tutorials on many subjects of interest to both novices and experienced callers alike he will cover every aspect of predator hunting including firearm and caliber/shot selection, predator[...]
Novice Predator Hunting Workshop 7:30 pm
Novice Predator Hunting Workshop @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Novice Predator Hunting Workshop  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jeff Rawlingson NGPC Outdoor Education Manager will offer tutorials on many subjects of interest to both novices and experienced caller alike. Β He will cover every aspect of predator hunting included firearms and caliber/shoot selection,[...]
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Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
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Interactive Programs at Ponca State Park
Interactive Programs at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Jan 24 all-day
Enjoy the programs that Ponca State Park has to offer!   11am – Backyard Birding – Want to know what types of birds you may be able to see in your own backyard? Come learn[...]
“Cold Day, Warm Hearts and Family Fun” 3:00 pm
“Cold Day, Warm Hearts and Family Fun” @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
"Cold Day, Warm Hearts and Family Fun" @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park | Ashland | Nebraska | United States
β€œCold Day, Warm Hearts and Family Fun” at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on January 24th from 3:00pm-6:00pm at Owen Marina.   Celebrate the frosty season by making memories with the family to warm you[...]
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Boating Safety Course – Ponca (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Ponca (Option A) @ Ponca State Park
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Ponca (Option A) @ Ponca State Park
This is the OPTION A class. Β This is a full 6-hour classroom course.
Motorized Water Craft Safety Class at Ponca State Park 12:00 pm
Motorized Water Craft Safety Class at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ponca State Park is hosting a motorized watercraft safety class for ages 14 and up on Sunday, January 25th, 12:00pm-6:00pm. There is a fee of $10 to attend the class. Upon completion, you will receive[...]
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series 3:00 pm
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beyond BOW Ladies Shooting Series  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Join our experts in exploring firearms in a safe and fun environment. Β Lean the basics of firearm safety, handling, storage and care. Β Bring your own or we have firearms on hand for your[...]
Cowboy Poetry/Music Jamm at Bowring Ranch State Historical Park 3:00 pm
Cowboy Poetry/Music Jamm at Bowring Ranch State Historical Park @ Bowring Ranch State Historical Park
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm
Come enjoy “Cowboy Poetry/Music Jamm” on January 25th at 2:00pm MST.   This even is open to the public with no admission fee.   Anyone wishing to contribute treats for afternoon snacks is welcomed.  [...]
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JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) 6:30 pm
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Monday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD - Junior and Adult (Monday)  @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
The USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks.Β This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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JOAD – Junior and Adult (Tuesday) 4:00 pm
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Tuesday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JOAD - Junior and Adult (Tuesday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
The USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks.Β This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Tuesday) 6:30 pm
JOAD – Junior and Adult (Tuesday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD - Junior and Adult (Tuesday) @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
The USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks.Β This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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River Otters in Nebraska: A Success Story 7:00 pm
River Otters in Nebraska: A Success Story @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
River Otters in Nebraska:  A Success Story @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Join us as we celebrate the return of the river otter. Presented by Sam Wilson NGPC Fur bearer/Carnivore Program Manager Seating is limited, register here to attend this event.
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Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
Handgun Workshops 6:00 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Handgun Workshops @ Outdoor Education Center
Professional range officers on duty to help you learn how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rim-fire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a[...]
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Scoring workshop for Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, Muzzle-loader, State Citation 8:00 am
Scoring workshop for Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, Muzzle-loader, State Citation @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 31 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Scoring workshop for Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, Muzzle-loader,  State Citation @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Scoring workshop for Boone and Crockett, Pope and Young, Muzzle-loader,Β State Citation Last trophy checked in by 6:30pm    
Rimfire Rally Challenge 5:30 pm
Rimfire Rally Challenge @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Rimfire Rally Challenge @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Enjoy shooting at our indoor climate controlled range. Β Bring your own .22 & ammunition, and experience fun targets and challenge your marksmanship skills. Β Door prizes will be awarded! Register here for this event.