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Nicky USA’s 18th Annual Wild About Game Event Tickets Now on Sale

Nicky USA’s 18th Annual Wild About Game Event Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets Now on Sale for Nicky USA’s Wild About Game Event on Mt. Hood

The Pacific Northwest’s meatiest cooking competition returns on September 30, 2018 at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort on the slopes of Mt. Hood, featuring a battle between the region’s emerging chefs, an artisan marketplace, and cocktail competition

Nicky USA Wild About Game 2017 Winner Chef Sarah Schafer
Nicky USA’s Wild About Game 2017’s winner Chef Sarah Schafer, photo credit John Valls

Tickets are on sale now for Nicky USA’s 18th Annual Wild About Game! The annual sell out event will return to the slopes of Mt Hood on Sunday, September 30. This meat-centric culinary event pits four chefs from Portland and four chefs from Seattle against one another for the friendly but fierce Carter Cutler Game Cooking Competition with four different game meat-based categories, all featuring signature Nicky Farms game meats. In addition to the culinary throwdown, Wild About Game features the San Pellegrino Artisan Marketplace, and a new cocktail competition. Enjoy a relaxing Sunday of unbeatable food and views at Mt Hood Oregon Resort in Welches, Ore., on the slopes of Oregon’s tallest peak. Wild About Game is a fun and educational experience, giving attendees a chance to learn about – and taste – different game meats prepared by culinary experts. Nicky USA, the Pacific Northwest’s favorite meat purveyor, hosts this popular industry event to thank their loyal customers and showcase their restaurants, as well as their suppliers, farmers, and local food artisans. Tickets are $75 in advance, and $85 at the door, get yours before they sell out!

This September, one talented chef will take home the ultimate Nicky USA’s Wild About Game Overall Award title. Past winners of the event include 

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PEMCO Celebrates New 520 Bridge with Contest to Pay Your Tolls for A Year

PEMCO Insurance, the Northwest’s largest locally based auto and home insurer, is celebrating the new SR 520 floating bridge with a sweepstakes that gives Northwest residents a chance to win free bridge tolls for a year. Five lucky winners will take home $2,500 cash – the equivalent of 520 bridge-crossing tolls for one year –… Continue Reading

Umpqua Bank Kicks Off Small Business Week with Made to Grow Grant Campaign

Nominations are open for the inaugural Umpqua Bank (NASDAQ:UMPQ)Made to Grow Grant campaign, which will recognize small businesses that are helping to inspire thriving communities. This effort kicks off during National Small Business Week, May 4-8, 2015, and brings to life Umpqua’s ongoing commitment to help small businesses grow. Starting today, small business owners can… Continue Reading

Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew Win Men’s and Women’s World Skiing Invitational Halfpipe Finals at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler BC

On the final day of the World Skiing Invitational (WSI) at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC, it was Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew who took the wins in the men’s and women’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Tour Halfpipe Finals. The stacked men’s field put on an impressive show… Continue Reading

Bellevue City Councilmember John Stokes Announces Re-Election Campaign

Bellevue City Council member John Stokes has announced he will run for re-election to the Bellevue City Council.   The former Bellevue Parks and Community Services Board Member, award-winning education advocate, and retired attorney kicks off his re-election with the support of Mayor Claudia Balducci, Council members Lynne Robinson and John Chelminiak and State Senator Cyrus… Continue Reading

Nathan Brannon Wins Seattle International Comedy Competition

After 23 shows in 26 days in 19 venues, the 35th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition has a winner.  Portland-based comedian Nathan Brannon was awarded the championship at the conclusion of the “Final-Final” show last night at Seattle’s Comedy Underground. His grand prize includes $5000 cash, a recording contract with Uproar Entertainment, and a series… Continue Reading

Outerwall Announces #KioskSelfie Sweepstakes in the Pacific Northwest

Expanding on its partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, Outerwall Inc. recently announced the #KioskSelfie sweepstakes, an interactive social media campaign incorporating the company’s popular consumer brands: Redbox, America’s destination for new release movies and games at an incredible value; Coinstar, and ecoATM electronics recycling kiosks. Currently open and running through December 1, 2014, eligible residents in… Continue Reading

Outerwall Announces #KioskSelfie Sweepstakes in the Pacific Northwest

Expanding on its partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, Outerwall Inc. recently announced the #KioskSelfie sweepstakes, an interactive social media campaign incorporating the company’s popular consumer brands: Redbox, America’s destination for new release movies and games at an incredible value; Coinstar, and ecoATM electronics recycling kiosks. Currently open and running through December 1, 2014, eligible residents in… Continue Reading