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Published On: July 3rd, 2014


John Godwin from the hit TV Series Duck Dynasty to appear at July 5th Rafters game

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.-John Godwin, a star on the hit TV Series Duck Dynasty, will make an appearance at the July 5th Rafters game for Element Mobile Outdoorsman Night.  Gates to the July 5th game will open at 5:05 p.m. and the first pitch is slated for 6:05 p.m., on what is sure to be one of the most exciting promotions of the summer.  Godwin will be available to sign autographs early in the evening and will also throw out the first pitch prior to the game.  Leading up to Outdoorsman Night on July 5th, there will also be an opportunity for fans to receive a FREE Duck Hunter Rosco bobblehead doll.

To enhance the fan experience leading up to this exciting appearance, Element Mobile will be holding an enter-to-win contest at two of their store locations for the opportunity to receive two private meet and greet passes with Duck Dynasty’s John Godwin and two tickets to the Rafters game on July 5th.  The enter-to-win will take place beginning Thursday, June 26th and will run through Thursday, July 3rd, with six sets of meet and greet passes and game tickets available.  In addition to the opportunity to win meet and greet passes, all fans that sign up at Element Mobile will receive a limited edition Duck Hunter Rosco bobblehead doll, featuring Rosco P. Rafter in a camouflage outfit and a beard.  Address and store hours for Element Mobile’s retail locations are listed below. Both locations are open Monday through Friday from 10AM-7PM and Saturday from 9AM-6PM.  

Element Mobile-Stevens Point
5733 Windy Drive Suite G
Stevens Point, WI 54482

Element Mobile-Wisconsin Rapids
1337 8th Street South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Tickets for the Saturday July 5th Outdoorsman Night are available now by visiting the Rafters ticket office at Witter Field, by calling the Rafters ticket office at 715-424-5400, and online at

About John Godwin

John Godwin grew up hunting deer with his father, but once introduced to the world of waterfowl, he became captivated by duck calls. He placed 3rd as a teenager in his first calling contest after Phil Robertson "tuned up" his call to make it ready for competition (Phil happened to be one of the judges).

John has worked for Duck Commander since 2002. Some of his duties include building duck calls, managing supplies, and overseeing the shipping department. During the duck season, however, John's main title is decoy technician. He figures out the exact spots the decoys should be placed, and works on all equipment after the hunt to make sure it is ready to go for the next day’s hunt.

John said, "Working for Duck Commander has been a blessing. I am one of few full-time employees outside the family. I will definitely say that the Robertson’s are very giving and passionate people, and I have become family through Christ." John can be seen on “Duckmen 7-18,” as well as “The Art of Commanding Ducks,” “Best of the Duckmen,” and the popular television show A&E's Duck Dynasty.


The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit