2015 Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo


Prairie Capital Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701

Event Hours

  • Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
    2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
    9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Deer and Turkey Expos
There will be 30 presentations on nearly a dozen topics over the three days of the expo.  Topics are repeated so you get a chance to hear them all. All seminars are FREE once you have purchased your general admission ticket. NEW – Q&A with Alex Robinson, Outdoor Life Editor, Saturday. To view the Bios of all the Seminar Speakers for the Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo Click Here 
Deer and Turkey Expos
Once inside The Remington On-Tour Mobile Exhibit, visitors experience the Remington lifestyle with an exciting video hunting game, prizes, give-aways and fast-paced video clips.  An extensive gun display, including the newest models, will allow visitors to handle and shoulder a variety of Remington shotguns and rifles, and with helpful features and benefits provided, selecting the appropriate centerfire, shotshell and rimfire ammunition is made easier.
Deer and Turkey Expos
Get your questions answered by high-profile experts, including Ron Spomer, Larry Wise, and Dave Henderson. 

Four contests – trophy whitetail deer, trail camera photos, outdoor photos, Illinois turkey calling & owl hooting championship. Enter your big-antlered buck, your photos, and, if you can make good turkey talk, the calling contest. For more info Click Here.

Deer and Turkey Expos
Enter the Outdoor Life Trophy Deer Contest at the Expos and you'll also be eligible for the Outdoor Life "Deer of the Year" contest and an opportunity to be featured on the cover of Outdoor Life and a chance to win the Grand Prize of a Yamaha generator. For more details Click Here.
Deer and Turkey Expos
  • Chainsaw Carving Demonstration – IL Watch as Mike Brownfield uses an electric chain saw to make bears, eagles, morel mushrooms and other outdoor-y thing appear from wood.
  • “Spin to Win” for door prizes at Field & Stream-Outdoor Life booth (remember to register at the door prize registration tables).
  • Reloading Demonstration - Reloading is a past time, can offset the costs of shooting and allows shooters to customer loads for individual firearms. Visit Ask the Experts Tech Info Center to learn more. 
  • Outdoor Life Deer of the Year - All trophy buck contest entries will be entered in Outdoor Life magazine's Deer of the Year Contest.
Deer and Turkey Expos
You will see a wide range of products and services in more than 220 exhibit booths.  Many have product for sale; there is an ATM machine on-premises. For more info click here.
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