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THE BASICS

The fundamental tools required to measure and compute the score of a big game animal are:


* Measuring cable (along with an alligator clip) - for measuring thelength of main beams and points with curvature, as well as marking base lines.

 * Lip-end measuring tape - for measurements taken with the cableand for directly measuring points.



* Ring-end measuring tape - useful in taking the circumference measurements, because the "zero" reading is inset from
theend of the tape.

* P&Y Measurer's Manual - a complete guide to the measuring procedures for all big game species. 

The above items can be ordered from the Pope and Young Club on-line in the store, or by contacting the Club's national office at PO Box 548, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-4144.

These basics will enable you to determine a rough idea of the score for a specific animal. To be considered an accurate and official score, the animal must be measured by a certified P&Y official measurer and then the entry materials must be submitted to, and accepted by, the Pope and Young Club for inclusion into the Records Program.

To get your Measuring Equipment - Shop NOW!




Do you want to become a volunteer Pope & Young Club Official Measurer? - Complete the Measurer Application, and send it to the Pope & Young Club, PO Box 548, Chatfield, MN 55923.

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 Pope & Young’s Updated Position Statement on the Use of Tracking Dogs
We recently updated their position statement on the use of tracking dogs. Pope and Young has always promoted the fair and ethical pursuit of games species, and as an organization constantly reviews stances on the wide variety of issues that can impact fair chase, and the harvest and recovery of game.
10/12/2021... »

 Selway Archery Joins Pope & Young as SILVER Level Corporate Partner
The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce Selway Archery has committed to preserving, promoting, and protecting the sport of bowhunting by joining Pope and Young as a Silver level Corporate Partner.
10/5/2021... »

 Dr. Kevin Monteith Honored with the P&Y Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award
Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting organization recently recognized Dr. Kevin Monteith, from the University of Wyoming, as the recipient of the Pope and Young Club’s Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award. This award is named after Lee Gladfelter, a prominent wildlife biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and a dedicated bowhunter.
9/28/2021... »

 The Wildlife Law Enforcement Award
We recently honored Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Evan Jones with the Pope & Young Club’s Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Award. This award acknowledges wildlife law enforcement officers for outstanding work related to wildlife violations associated with the Club’s 29 recognized big game species.
9/21/2021... »
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"At Hoyt, bowhunting is a way of life. Since 1931 we have been engineering and building archery equipment for passionate bowhunters across the globe. This equipment has been used by old and young alike to forge some of lifes fondest memories and most impactful lessons in the great outdoors. You would be hard-pressed to find a more passionate and connected group of individuals than that of bowhunters. Since 1961, the Pope & Young Club has worked tirelessly to ensure the future of ethical, fair ch"
Randy Walk, Hoyt Archery, President
"HHA Sports is proud and honored to be continuing and growing our partnership with the Pope & Young Club. After attending the Biennial Convention, we witnessed first-hand the efforts put forth by the Club to promote conservation and ethical hunting practices as well as preserve the heritage of bowhunting. The Pope & Young Club is the history of bowhunting, and the money they raise through their Corporate Partner Program and other initiatives help protect and grow the sport of archery and bowhunti"
Scott Bakken, Director of Sales and Marketing for HHA Sports, Inc.
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