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    Pope & Young Club 32nd Biennial Convention
July 14-17, 2021
 

Pope & Young Club 32nd Biennial Convention
July 14 - 17, 2021
Nugget Casino Resort - Reno, NV

It's the 60th Anniversary. You won't want to miss this one!
Registration NOW OPEN

 

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 and start making plans for the 32nd Biennium Convention in Reno, Nevada! You will receive your Convention Registration Packet in the mail at the beginning of May.

REGISTRATION - (Click Here To Download Printable Registration Form)

There are two options available for registering and ordering tickets. 

Full Convention Package

Full Convention - $325
Full Convention - Youth (12 & Under) - $225
Register Now
 

A La Carte - with individual tickets

4 Day Pass - $60
1 Day Pass - $15
Youth Pass - $5
Meals are not included and need to be purchased separately.
Register Now


Tickets for off-site tours and activities are available for purchase separately. Full convention pass or individual passes are required for all events. On-site registration will also be available during the Convention. Prices are subject to change. 

Due to changing COVID-19 restrictions, selections of tables for the Friday evening Banquet and Saturday evening Gala will not be offered at this time. Tables will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Table numbers will be provided upon check in.

Reserve a VIP Table
If you would like to guarantee a good seat, VIP tables are available for $1,000 per table (Friday/Saturday Banquets). With this table you will receive preferred seating, a dedicated cocktail runner and Bucket Raffle tickets. This is a table reservation only. You and your guests are required to purchase your Full Convention or Convention Pass and individual meal tickets.  If you would like to purchase a table, please call the Office at 507-867-4144. 

 

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
The Nugget Casino Resort, in Sparks, Nevada, will be the site for the Pope & Young Club's 32nd Biennium Convention and Awards Banquet.       

Follow the steps below to reserve your room:

On-Line Reservations:

Click HERE and follow the steps. 

Phone Reservations: 

Call the Nugget Casino Resort directly at (800) 648-1177 and tell the reservation agent you would like to make a reservation for Group Code: GPYC21.


AGENDA

 
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 
10:00 am - 7:00 pm -- Convention Registration Open
10:00 am                 -- P&Y 32nd Biennium North American Big Game Exhibit Opens
10:00 am - 5:00 pm -- Outfitter/Vendor Area open 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm -- Seminar: P&Y Ambassadors and Members Campfire Chat - Jack Culpepper & Mike Oropallo
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm -- Workshop: Instinctive Shooting at shooting range
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm -- Seminar: When, Where, Why and How to use an Ebike hutning - Bakcou Bikes
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm -- Seminar:  70 Years of Bowhunting Adventures & Misadventures - Dennis Dunn
7:00 pm                   -- Opening Ceremonies
7:45 pm - 12:00 am -- Welcoming Reception & PYnt Night


Thursday, July 15, 2021
8:00 am - 7:00 pm -- Registration open
8:00 am                 -- P&Y 32nd Biennium North American Big Game Exhibit Opens
9:00 am - 5:00 pm -- Outfitter/Vendor Area open 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm -- Tour – Art Museum & Walking Tour
10:00 am - 11:00 am -- Workshop: Instinctive Shooting at shooting range
10:30 am - 11:30 am -- Seminar: When, Where, Why and How to use an Ebike hunting - Bakcou Bikes
10:30 am - 11:30 am -- Seminar: Maximizing Broadhead Lethality - Innovative Outdoorsman
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm -- Seminar: Hunting Africa & Dangerous Game - Jon Fossel
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm -- Seminar: Choosing an Outfitter - Peter Barela
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Seminar: The Art & Science of Making the Shot - Allen Bolen
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Seminar:  Choosing the Right Broadhead - FeraDyne
4:00 pm - 5:00pm -- Official Measurers Meeting 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Electronic Forms Training for Measurers - Lisa Kohlmeyer
5:00 pm - 6:00pm -- Corporate Sponsor Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm -- Cocktail Hour
7:00 pm - 12:00 am -- Big Game BBQ

Friday, July 16, 2021
7:00 am - 8:15 am -- Measurers Breakfast (must RSVP)
8:00 am - 6:00pm -- Registration open
8:00 am                -- P&Y 32nd Biennium North American Big Game Exhibit Opens
9:00 am - 5:00 pm -- Outfitter/Vendor Area open 
8:30 am - 10:00 am -- Regular/Senior Membership Meeting 
10:00 am - 11:30 am -- General Membership Meeting 
10:00 am - 11:00 am -- Workshop: Instinctive Shooting at shooting range
Noon - 1:30 pm -- LUNCHEON featuring Andrew McKean
Noon - 9:00 pm -- Silent Auction 
2:00 pm - 3:00pm -- Seminar:  Choosing the Right Broadhead - FeraDyne
2:00 pm - 3:00pm -- Seminar: Q & A with Remi Warren
2:00 pm - 3:00pm -- Seminar: 70 years of Bowhunting Adventures & Misadventures - Dennis Dunn
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm -- Tour – Brewery Tour
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -- Bowsite Reception 
3:30 pm - 4:30pm -- Seminar: Q & A with Remi Warren
3:30 pm - 4:30pm -- Seminar: Hunting Africa & Dangerous Game - Jon Fossel
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm -- Seminar: Choosing an Outfitter - Peter Barela
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm -- Fred Bear Society Reception (by invitation) - Rosco
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Cocktail Hour
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm -- RECOGNITION BANQUET

Saturday, July 17, 2021
8:00 am - 6:00pm -- Registration open
8:00 am                -- P&Y 32nd Biennium North American Big Game Exhibit Opens
 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm -- Outfitter/Vendor Area open 
9:15 am -11:15 am -- Tour – Automobile Museum
10:00 am -11:00 am -- Workshop: Instinctive Shooting at shooting range
10:00 am -11:00 am -- Seminar: Bowhunting Wild Sheep and Big Bear - KUIU
10:00 am -11:00 am -- Seminar: Alaska Deer Discussion - Frank Noska & Bob Ameen
10:00 am -11:30 am -- Women’s Campfire Session
11:30 am - 1:00 pm -- LUNCHEON 
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm -- 2021 P&Y LIVE AUCTION 
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Cocktail Hour
6:00 pm                  -- 32nd BIENNIUM AWARDS GALA

** Agenda, seminars and events are subject to change.  
 


CONTESTS

Are you looking for some additional fun at Convention? If you answered yes, you need to join in. Choose one or place an entry in all. 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.

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 June 28, 2021. 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 to the Convention with you. Also, please feel free to provide any additional information you would like us to know about the submission.

Submission Cut-Off: June 28 for in office submissions (all photo contest entries must be sent in) or dropped off at the Convention Registration Desk. Good Luck!!!







The convention starts 10am Wednesday, July 14th, and concludes after the 32nd Biennium Awards Banquet, Saturday night, July 17th.

   

 
 
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