33rd Biennial Convention


Registration details and prices will be updated here when available for 2023.

Pope & Young Club 33RD Biennial Convention

April 12-15, 2023 @ Nugget Casino Resort - Reno, NV

  • CELEBRATE bowhunting’s past, present and future
  • NETWORK with fellow bowhunters
  • LEARN and PLAN future hunting experiences
  • ENJOY the camaraderie

Now's the time to put the dates on your calendar for the 33rd Biennium Convention in Reno, Nevada! You will receive information over the coming months with our upcoming events and shows that we will be attending.


Registration is NOW OPEN!!!! The upcoming 2023 Convention is scheduled for April 12-15, 2023 and will be bigger and better than ever. We will kick it all off Wednesday with our Welcome Ceremonies and PYnight and conclude with the Big Game Awards and Gala on Saturday night. 

Click HERE to begin your registration. Make sure to check back for more information and for a schedule of other events Pope & Young will be attending.


Our missions is to Preserve, Promote and Protect Bowhunting. It is not possible to carry out our mission without support from our membership, partners, the bowhunting community. Join us at the following upcoming events to learn how you can get involved.

2023 upcoming shows:

Stop by our booth at say hello.

  • ATA: January 12-13 - Indianapolis, IN
  • Dallas Safari Club: January 5-8  - Dallas, TX
  • Western Hunting Expo: February 2-5 - Salt Lake City, UT
  • April 12-15, 2023 - Nugget Casino Resort - Reno, NV


The 2021 Convention Auctions were a huge success. Thank you to our Donating Outfitters and contributors for your generosity and for helping us protest, promote and preserve Bowhunting.

For a full list of Donating Outfitters, please click HERE.

Check back soon for more information on upcoming raffles and auctions.


It’s never too early to started on your entries for the 2023 Convention. 

Contests include: Photo, Knife Making and Arrow Making. You do not need to be a "professional" photographer or craftsman's to participate. You do not need to be present to win and all are welcome. Choose one contest or place an entry in all three.

All entries will become the property of the Pope & Young Club and will be used to raise funds to help preserve, promote and protect bowhunting. 

Photo Contest

Categories include: Wildlife (color), Bowhunting (color), Black & White, Trophy Photo, Youth Photographer and Youth (pic of kid(s) in the outdoors.

Photo(s) must be 8 x 10 mounted foam core. Photos in multiple categories must be printed for each category. Entries must be received at the office no later than March 24, 2023. Email photos will NOT be accepted. Photo(s) will not be returned. 

Knife Contest

Custom Hunting Knife. All materials welcome (with the exception of illegal components).

Arrow Contest

Entrants must submit a set of 6 arrows. All materials welcome (with the exception of illegal components).

To participate, download the form HERE. Send completed form with submission or let us know you will be bringing the entry to the Convention with you. 

Also, please feel free to provide any additional information you would like us to know about the submission. Good Luck!!!


Thank you to all our 2021 Convention Sponsors. The support from these businesses and organizations help us carry out our mission to Protect, Promote and Preserve Bowhunting. 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for an upcoming 2023 Biannual Convention, please contact Dylan Ray at Dylan@pope-young.org.


On behalf of the entire Pope and Young Club, we would like to thank you for attending the 2021 Convention. The event was a huge success. The funds raised will help the Club’s conservation and outreach projects over the next two years. We look forward to seeing you at a future event.

Save the Date: 2023 Convention - April 12-15, 2023

If you are interested in attending the upcoming show or would like more information, please contact Heather Knight at heather@pope-young.org