Celebrate Utah’s bowhunting Heritage at the 1st Annual Pope & Young Inter-Mountain Bowhunter Bash with Bakcou. Mark your calendar and save the date for May 14, 2022. From a 19 target 3-D Course and Bakcou bike demo area, to amazing door prizes, raffles and more; this event will have something for the entire family. An entire day of activities topped off with great food, fellowship and festivities, plus your chance to win a new Bakcou ebike.
The 2022 Pope & Young Bowhunters Bash Auction is currently open and accepting bids. Can't make it in person? You are in luck as the auction will be live-streamed beginning at 7:30 pm MST (8:30 PM CST, 9:30 PM EST) Saturday, May 14th. To register for the Online Auction, follow the link
Becoming an ONLINE BIDDER is as easy as 1…2…3…4!
View list of auction items below.
Field day will run from 10 am – 5 pm and is open to the public. No admission required.
Field Judging Championship
Are you up for a new challenge and ready to put your field judging skills to the test? If that was a yes, you need to join us for our first annual Field Judging Championship at the Bowhunters Bash.
You will have the chance to score 5 different species from the observation deck. The winner and each category will advance into the National Championship round at the upcoming 2023 Pope and Young Convention. Cost is $5 per species or $20 for all five. Participants will be entered into the Field Judging Raffle and have a chance to win some amazing prizes.
Field Judging will start at 10 am and conclude at 6 pm – just prior to dinner. Winners and prizes will be announced following the live auction.
Bowhunters Bash and BBQ Dinner
Join us for an evening filled with great food, fellowship and festivities. The evening will kick off with a PYnt Night social from 5-6pm. Followed by BBQ Dinner and events at 6 pm!
To book accomodations, or for more information on Ogden, visit https://www.visitogden.com/pope-young
Live Auction Items include:
25. 1 Blackbuck, 1 Dorset Ram, and 1 Wild Boar for 3 hunters in Northern Patagonia Region, Argentina
Help Pope & Young Preserve, Promote and Protect our bowhunting lifestyle.
The challenges facing bowhunting’s future are ever evolving. Anti-hunters and activists continue to work to destroy our heritage and redefine our way of life. Many of the privileges hunters enjoy are being trampled, but we will not let our heritage be destroyed. We will not forget our history. We will not permit these challenges to diminish the vital role bowhunting plays in our culture. For over 60 years, Pope and Young has procured and preserved the records of bowhunting and bowhunter’s greatest accomplishments. Under our watch these records will not be erased. Collectively, Pope and Young members will not allow our hunting privileges to be reduced or forgotten. Bowhunting’s long, proud heritage will not be destroyed.
Today we continue our 60-year long mission with a new brand and a renewed commitment.
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