Submit A Photo to Earn A Patch

NC youth aged 18 and under can earn a free patch for completing outdoor activities and demonstrating their skills.

Simply submit a photo of your harvest or of you completing an outdoor activity to qualify.

Adults and out-of-state residents can participate too, for a $5 donation (per patch) to the NC Youth Outdoor Engagement Fund.

2023 Leaderboard Winner

Congratulations to Hudson M. of Granville County for placing first on the 2023 Outdoor Patch Leaderboard and winning our prize bundle!

We have begun collecting patch requests for 2024. For a chance to win, complete as many patch activities as you can this year

You can now request our 2024, My First Hunt, and Unique patches but please be advised the patches have not yet shipped to us, we estimate it will be 4-6 weeks until we receive them. Once we do, we will work to get requests out to recipients as quickly as possible.

Rookie Angler/Hunter Patches

For those experiencing outdoor activities for the first time, the My First Fish and My First Hunt patches can be earned by submitting a photo of any fishing or hunting activity and/or harvest.

Successful Patches

These patches change every and can be earned multiple times. Activities include bird watching, camping, hiking, horseback riding, paddle sports, hunting, and fishing. To qualify for fishing and hunting patches, you must submit a photo of your harvest. For all other patches, you must submit a photo of you doing the activity.

Pro Angler/Hunter Patches

These patches are awarded to those that have demonstrated their adept outdoors skills through high level fish and hunt harvests.

Coming Soon - Achievement Patches

Earned just once, these patches are for those that want to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. Activities include archery, fishing, shooting sports, and swimming. The requirements for each patch are different, learn more here.

2024

You can now request our 2024 patches but please be advised the patches have not yet shipped to us and we estimate 4-6 weeks until we receive them. Once we do, we will work to get 2024 requests out to recipients as quickly as possible.

PAST PATCHES

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