Now is the time to get your tickets for the 8th Annual Jerry Jones Sportsman’s Award, planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Chenal Country Club, 10 Chenal Club Blvd., Little Rock.

The banquet will honor Butch Richenback, a good friend and major contributor to Ducks Unlimited. He is the founder of Rich-N-Tone Duck Calls, has won the World Championship of Duck Calling and is a member of the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame. Richenback has also playing an instrumental part in teaching through his youth clinic, which has been held every year since 1969.

The event is open to the public and will include a live and silent auction. All proceeds will go to support Green Wing Initiatives. For ticket and/or sponsorship information, call Mike Rohrer at 501-428-0004, Brian Minchew at 501-920-3120, Earl Phillips at 501-246-0334 or Bob Butler at 501-837-1530 or purchase online.