Iowa State Fair

Turkey Calling

August 12, 2022

The best turkey callers put their skills to the test in the Turkey Calling Contest judged Thursday, August 11, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Brandon De Jong of Oelwein won first place in the 17 and over division of the Turkey Calling Contest. David Kerr of Des Moines earned second place.

Leah Triplett of What Cheer won the top prize in the ages 4 through 16 division. Jacob Parkin of Creston took second place, and Reese Kerr of Waukee earned third place.

The contest was part of “Rural Americana Olde Tyme Competitions” in Farm Bureau Pioneer Hall. A first prize of $5 and ribbons are awarded to each class.