The Festival of the Hunt returns to TIEC this November!


Partnering with the Tryon Hounds and Green Creek Hounds for a week of judged hunting and field hunter trials onsite at TIEC, Tryon Resort is proud to welcome the Festival of the Hunt back to the venue in 2018.



Wednesday, Nov. 14
Tryon Hounds (judged hunting day)

Thursday, Nov. 15

Green Creek Hounds (judged hunting day)

Friday, Nov. 16
 – TIEC Derby Field
Carolina Performance Hunter Class
Team Challenge
Hilltoppers Final and Awards

Saturday, Nov. 17 - TIEC Derby Field
Hound presentation
Working Field Hunters
Mock hunt – qualified Field Hunters
Final round – Field Hunters Top 8
Carolina Performance Hunter Awards
Festival of the Hunt Party


Competitors, click here for the entry form. 

Please send all entry forms to, or mail using the address denoted on the form, by November 7.


Stabling Form

Due via email or mail no later than November 7.


Waiver of Liability 

Due via email or mail no later than November 7.


Lodging Options

Book your lodging now!



Social events for competitors and spectators alike will be hosted throughout the week, with more information forthcoming.

Save the date: join us for the Festival of the Hunt Party on Saturday, November 18th! Tickets will be available here. 


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Click HERE to view the 2017 Festival of the Hunt program and relive last year’s excitement!

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