2013 Prois Award Recipient is Rachel Ahtila!

Only one entry per person shall be accepted.

The winner of the contest is responsible for her travel expenses to and from the awarded hunt.

Entries must be received by midnight, December 1, 2013.

Submissions MUST be sent in accordance to guidelines. Summary must be 750 or less. Only one photo will be accepted. Please add that summary should be submitted in WORD format.

Top 12 finalists will be determined and announced on December 9, 2013.

Top 12 finalists will be listed on the Prois Hunting Apparel website and online voting will commence. Votes will be accepted until December 31st, 2013 at midnight.

Winner will be announced January 2, 2014.

The winner will be invited to the Prois Award press conference at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV. Flight and one night of lodging will be provided for the winner by Prois Hunting Apparel. Additional expenses will be the responsibility of the winner.

Due to the prestigious nature of the Prois Award and the amassed expertise of our celebrity panel of judges, the combined judges scores will be added into the overall vote count for each finalist. The winner of the award will be selected on an overall combination of scores (1) total online votes received plus (2) combined judging scores. All finalists will receive a score from each judge which will be based on (a) conservation and community efforts (b) passion for the sport (c) hunting experience and (d) overall story. The finalist with the highest score of the combined online votes and combined judging scores will be named the winner of the contest.

As the Prois Award celebrates female hunters who are not only passionate about hunting, it celebrates women who dedicate themselves to their community, conservation and the betterment of hunting in the future. Should a contestant publicly promote herself in any way that does not embody the image of the Prois Award or the women involved in this award-the Prois Award officials may disqualify that contestant at any time.

Prois Award officials will disqualify any contestant who publicly behaves disrespectfully toward any other contestants during the course of the contest.

Only one vote allowed per URL or email address.

Any violations in voting rules may result in the contestant’s disqualification from the contest.

Open and offered only to persons who reside in all States and Canadian Provinces except where prohibited by law, 18 years of age and older when Contest begins.

Entries are null and void and will be rejected if not obtained in accordance with these rules and through authorized, legitimate channels, or if they are from other games or contests, if they are copied, computer generated, or mechanically reproduced, or if any part of an entry is counterfeited, illegible, mutilated or tampered with in any way, or if they contain or reflect printing, typographical, mechanical, or other errors.

No purchase necessary to win.

Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer the Grand Prize, or redeem the Grand Prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize should the advertised prize become unavailable in whole or in part for any reason.

Participants agree (a) to abide by these rules and all decisions of Sponsor and the Promotional Participant which shall be final in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participant against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Contest or any Contest related activity; or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize via entry forms, posters or any other media; (c) except where legally prohibited, to grant (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission for the Released Parties and those acting under their authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet, without notice, review or approval; (d) that the Released Parties may collect the personal information submitted by participants, and use the information for sales and marketing purposes; (e) that winner (and winner's travel companion, and parent/legal guardians of either, where applicable) will be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where lawful, a Publicity Release within 14 days of receipt and that if documents are not returned by winner and winner's travel companions on a timely basis, or if any prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable on account of inaccurate or incomplete entry information or otherwise, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner; (f) if no alternate winner can be selected for a given prize, for any reason in the Sponsor's sole discretion, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and will not be awarded to any Contest participant; and (g) Sponsor may disqualify anyone from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion, they determine that such person is attempting to undermine, tamper with, or abuse any aspect of the Contest, by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor's representatives and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such participant's eligibility. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Submission of entry implies acceptance and understanding of rules governing this contest.

Polling for 2013 is now live!