In past years, the targeted species has been a springbok. In 2006 the animal is an impala. Also, this past year they introduced bowhunter teams, and in 2006 are introducing pistol hunters. Bowhunters hunt individually from blinds with an assigned PH or tracker, but otherwise the rules are the same - the animal must be killed with one shot. Because timing and shot placement are most important, size of horns or sex of the animal are not critical. There is also a separate contest for past contestants.
Participants in the One Shot Hunt, will be able to hunt other species, for the additional trophy fees, and participate in various seminars, awards banquets, auctions, game viewing and other activities, including tours of Kruger National Park, Mapungubwe World Heritage Site and lion and wild dog tracking with wildlife researchers in Venetia Limpopo Reserve.
All of the proceeds raised from the contest and associated events will go to philanthropic efforts supported by the One Shot Hunt Club South Africa. The organization's primary mission is to support needy South African school children. It is registered as a non-profit corporation in South Africa and is affiliated with the OSHC Foundation, Inc, which is a US-registered non-profit corporation recognized by the IRS. This year the organization will be raising money to supply computers, computer training,........(continued)