The Northwest Suburban chapter banquet, our largest fundraiser and most important revenue source, is held in February each year. The evening's festivities include a live auction, silent auction, and a variety of raffles. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m.
This year, we will be holding our 13th annual banquet February 29, 2020 at:
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Please contact the chapter if you have interest in becoming a donor, sponsor, or click below if would like to attend the banquet.
Northwest Suburban Pheasants Forever Banquet Highlights
We are excited for our annual banquet, as every year this is the highlight of our local Minnesota Pheasants Forever Chapter. Each year we have lots to feature and showcase for the upcoming banquet. Below is a few of the many different items on schedule for our upcoming banquet. We look forward to seeing you in attendance!
Selected Auction Items - Rooster Ridge Lodge Pheasant Hunting for Four (4)
Introducing Rooster Ridge Pheasant Hunting Lodge in South Dakota - the next best thing to owning your own professionally guided South Dakota pheasant lodge.
Enjoy world class pheasant hunting on over 7,000 private acres of pristine pheasant habitat. After your hunt, enjoy a hot tub for soaking tired muscles or relax on the porch and enjoy the majestic view of the Missouri river with a cocktail.
South Dakota hunting does not get any better!
Throughout your trip, your Rooster Ridge guides will serve as your host, delivering superb guided pheasant hunts and coordinating all meals.
This auction includes a 3 days of guided hunts, and 4 nights of accommodations and meals each day for four (4) people. Rooster Ridge's famous Thunderstik Dogs are included in your hunt.
Selected Auction Items - Fishing Trip to Totem Lodge
Totem Lodge is the premier fishing resort in the Sioux Narrows, Ontario, CA and the only 5 star rated resort in Northwest Ontario. Totem Lodge boasts 20 spacious cabins from 1 bed / 1 bath to 6 bed / 7 bath cabins. Every cabin comes with lake views, outdoor decks or screened in porches, modern four-piece bathrooms, full kitchens or kitchenettes, and spacious bedrooms with soft sheets, new pillows and Hudson Bay blankets.
Trip includes 3 nights accommodation, daily maid service, all meals beginning with dinner on arrival ending with breakfast on departure, shore lunch on each fishing day, 2 days of fishing in one of our 19.5' deluxe cruisers, guide service, all boat gas, live bait, general service gratuities and taxes. Must be used in the 2018 season and subject to black out dates. Alcohol, tackle, guide gratuity, fishing license, dry ice & cartons not included. Upgrades available
Selected Auction Items - Four (4) Tickets to Twins Champions Club
This year's live auction will contain four tickets to the Champions Club, the best seats in Target Field.
The Champions Club is for those who expect only the best. Sitting in the finest seats in the house and experiencing the game from the closest view to the action is exclusive to the members of the Champions Club. The front row sits at field level just 50 feet from home plate - placing the batter more than 10 feet closer to the Champions Club seats than to the pitcher's mound. The features of the private club complement the superior sightlines. An exclusive club lounge, complimentary fine dining and the ultimate entertainment experience await Champions Club members and their guests.
Selected Auction Items - Maxxed Out Guides
Maxxed Out Guides is one of the midwest’s elite giant canada goose, snow goose and duck hunting guide services. They offer guided goose, duck, snow goose & speckle belly hunts September through April hunting in western Minnesota’s famous Lac qui parle and Big Stone refuges, Minneapolis, South Dakota and Kansas!
All guided waterfowl hunts are turn-key hunts, meaning they do all the work! Maxxed Out Guides provides all the equipment, scouts, sets all the decoys in the morning, sets the blinds, does the calling and more. The only thing your group needs is a good attitude, weather appropriate clothing, guns, license, ammo and a willingness to squeeze the trigger when we say “TAKE EM!!”.
The auction includes a 2-day guided goose and duck hunt for two in the premier waterfowl refuge in the state, Lac qui Parle. Located in the western part of the state, a mere 2.5 hours from the metro, Lac qui Parle is home to the largest population of migrating geese and ducks in the state. Winner will be hunting over large decoy spreads in picked corn fields or water set ups with the best waterfowl guides in the country. Both days are full day hunts, meaning morning and evening hunts, for both ducks and geese. You will have the option of adding on an afternoon pheasant hunt for an additional charge. All of the hunts are on private leased land with the best equipment available.The guides are excited to show you why they have earned the reputation of being "Loved By Customers...Feared By Geese!"
Selected Auction Items - Weber Genesis II SE-410 Gas Grill
The Weber Genesis II SE-410 is a one-stop-shop for any grilling enthusiast who loves to entertain. A large grilling area (with a serving size of up to 28 burger patties), high performance grilling system, and convenient side tables for prep, are all you need to easily execute a lot of food when you need to, or a family meal any night of the week.
Selected Auction Items - Wild Game Dinner with Chef Brian Jones
Wild Game Dinner for eight with Chef Brian Jones at your home. Chef Jones is a creative and inventive chef. His years of experience in NYC and Minneapolis have led him to prepare Michelin star fare in a variety of cuisines including Japanese, Italian and French. Be prepared to be surprised and delighted by the unique flavor profile he brings to a wild game dinner. Chef Jones will prepare a wild game dinner, including pheasant and elk or venison, for you and 7 of your friends. Food and four bottles of wine are included. Event will be on a date to be mutually agreed upon between Chef Jones and the Winning Bidder.
Selected Auction Items - Watson Hunting Camp
Watson Hunting Camp specializes in offering a high quality hunting experience in the heart of Lac qui Parle Wildlife Refuge. Watson's guides offer will lead hunts for a variety of waterfowl and upland birds including Canda geese, ducks, pheasants and dove.
The fully guided Canada hunting goose hunting experience over high quality decoys in pre-scouted fields with quality goose calling to ensure In-Your-Face decoying Canada geese
Guided duck hunts on big water reservoirs over large spreads of decoys for mallards and divers. These guided hunts take place out of a new 20' boat blind that includes heaters on board and comfortable chairs to ensure a satisfying duck hunting experience.
Pheasant hunting is provided on a 165 acres of pristine western Minnesota Prairie.
The auction includes two (2) days and two (2) nights for four (4) people hunting waterfowl and pheasants.