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    2017 Pope & Young Club Biennial Convention

Pope & Young Club Biennial Convention
April 5th - 8th, 2017
Union Station Hotel - St. Louis, Missouri

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Now's the time to put the dates on your calendar and start making plans for the 30th Biennium Convention in St. Louis, Missouri!  You will receive your Convention Registration Packet in the mail by mid-winter. 

Online registration is open click here to begin...

The Registration Form is now available for those who choose not to register online


The St. Louis Union Station, in St. Louis, Missouri, will be the site for the Pope & Young Club’s 30th Biennium Convention and Awards Banquet.

Online – a special Accommodations page has been created to handle the reservations for the convention. Click the link below to begin the booking process or for additional information.

Reservation Link -
Phone: 314-802-3446
Group code: Pope & Young Club

The convention starts 10am Wednesday, April 5th, and concludes after the 30th Biennium Awards Banquet, Saturday night, April 8th.

Click HERE for additional information on accomodations and hotel information.


Watch your email for more details to come on the 2017 Pope & Young Club 30th Biennium Convention.

You will fly into the St. Louis-Lambert International Airport. The Union Station hotel is located approximately 23 minutes from the airport. We have arranged for the Go Best Express Airport Shuttle to provide transportation to/from the airport. You also have the option to rent a car or find another transportation service.

The Shuttle discounted rate is 20% Off standard rates. You can make your shuttle reservations online and receive the discounted rate by clicking the link below. More information can be found on the Travel Details page.

Reservation Link -

Click HERE for additional details for your travel arrangments.


Convention Registration Packets will be in the mail shortly. Registration and ticket sales will open in early December and may be purchased by order form or online.

You will have the option to purchase the Full Convention Package or registration and event/meal tickets individually. Also, check out the off-site tour activities and golf tourney.
  • 30th Biennium Big Game Exhibit – The Best of the Best, and the New World’s Records on Display!
  • Membership Meetings
  • Outfitters and Guides
  • Luncheons
  • Special Activities, Including Site-Seeing Tours and Golf Tournament
  • 2016 Convention Auction
  • Receptions
  • Many Educational Seminars and Workshops
  • Recognition Banquet
  • Entertainment
  • Conservation Raffle Drawing
  • Photo and Art Contest
  • Fiesta BBQ Thursday night
  • 30th Biennium Awards Banquet

Seminars & Workshops

  • Trophy Field Care by Barry Smith
  • Prepare to be Successful on a Once-in-a-Lifetime Hunt by KUIU
  • Ground Blind Tips & Tricks by Keith Beam, founder of Double Bull Blinds
  • Shooting Clinic: Tips for Overcoming Target Panic by Joel Turner and Tom Clum
  • Deer Hunting in the Southwest by Stephen Ward
  • Planning a Western Backpack Hunt by South Cox
  • Hunting Whitetail Deer with a Wildlife Biologist by C.J. Winand
  • Nutrition for the DIY Bowhunter by Mark Paulsen, Wilderness Athlete
  • From the Streets to the Woods by Ray Howell & Kicking Bear
  • Elk Bugling Tips by Joel Turner
  • Archery Equipment for Aging Bowhunters by Dr. Dave Samuel and Bob Delaney
  • Bowhunting High-Country Mule Deer by Randy Ulmer

Youth Activities

We have special activities planned for attendees that are 17 and younger. Pre-registration is required, but it is free. For all activities, youths under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Shaft Prep and Arrow Fletching Workshop - Jerry Smith from Goat Tuff
  • Hands-on Antler Measuring Basics
  • Social Time
  • Special Extras for All Youths in Attendance!
Watch your mail and email for more details to come on the 2017 Pope & Young Club 30th Biennium Convetion. Banquet and Luncheon Speakers will be announced soon.
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