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To be eligible for entry into the Pope and Young Club’s Records Program, an animal must meet or exceed the corresponding minimum score requirement for that species category (in addition to other criteria).

Score forms and the Fair Chase Affidavit MUST be printed front and back on the same piece of paper. This is the only way it will be accepted by the records office. 

ATTENTION FOREIGN P&Y MEMBERS: Due to increasing conversion costs from foreign currency to American currency, effective immediately, we will only accept payment via credit card for membership dues, entries and/or merchandise purchases from foreign members. To download the credit card form, please click on the link below.
http://pope-young.org/images/uploads/files/CreditCardPaymentForm.pdf

Entry Requirements: Download Here
Fair Chase Affidavit: Download Here

To download the Pope & Young score form for a species, click on the species link in the table below.

MINIMUM POINT SCORE REQUIREMENTS
Under the heading of North American big game are the following species categories with their appropriate minimum entry score requirements (using the Boone & Crockett/Pope & Young scoring system). Geographic boundaries, as described in the publication Pope and Young Club Measurer's Manual, are established for the categories.

Alaska Brown Bear   20 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Black Bear  18 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Grizzly Bear  19 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Polar Bear 20 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Bison 100 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Barren Ground Caribou 325 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Central Canada Barren Ground Caribou 300 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Mountain Caribou 300 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Quebec/Labrador Caribou 300 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Woodland Caribou 220 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Cougar 13 8/16 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Columbian Blacktail Deer, typical  95 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Columbian Blacktail Deer, non-typical 115 (10) Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Sitka Blacktail Deer 75 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Coues' Deer, typical 70 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Coues' Deer, non-typical 80 (5) Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Mule Deer, typical 145 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Mule Deer, non-typical 170 (12 4/8) Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Whitetail Deer, typical 125 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Whitetail Deer, non-typical 155 (15) Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Roosevelt's (Olympic) Elk 225 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Tule Elk 225 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*American Elk, typical 260 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*American Elk, non-typical 300 (20) Print PDF Interactive PDF
Rocky Mountain Goat 40 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Alaska/Yukon Moose 170 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Canada Moose 135 Print PDF Interactive PDF
*Shiras' Moose 125 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Muskox 90 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Pronghorn Antelope 67 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Bighorn Sheep 140 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Dall's (White) Sheep 120 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Desert Bighorn Sheep 120 Print PDF Interactive PDF
Stone's Sheep 120 Print PDF Interactive PDF

*Velvet entries are accepted. The same minimums apply as for the corresponding hard-horned category.
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POPE & YOUNG CLUB NEWS | View All

 Pope and Young Club Announces Temporary Closure of Club Offices
On March 30th, the Pope and Young Club closed their National Headquarters located in Chatfield, Minnesota, until April 10th. The decision to temporarily close the P&Y Office is in accordance with precautions prescribed by the CDC and government officials. The closure is intended to protect our members, the staff of Pope and Young, and the local community.
3/31/2020... »

 Pope and Young Club Announces Cancellation of Virginia Convention
On March 15,th the Virginia Governor placed a statewide ban on all gatherings of 100 people or more, amid a rise in coronavirus cases. Therefore, the 2020 Convention scheduled for March 26-28, 2020 in Chantilly, Virginia is cancelled. The cancellation is part of a national effort to ensure the health and wellness of the public as we fight to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
3/16/2020... »

 Pope and Young Club Announces 2020 Conservation Hunt Drawing
Pope and Young is proud to announce our 2020 Conservation Hunt Drawing. This year's hunt is a 10-day ALL-INCLUSIVE Canadian Safari from Savage Encounters. The winner will receive, hunt, and all five tags; Moose, Whitetail, Mule Deer, Black Bear, and Wolf. Lodge accommodations or cabin. One on one guide and hunt transportation. This is an incredible opportunity to hunt 5 Canadian species and help
3/14/2020... »

 "The Traditional Journey Lives On," available from the Pope and Young Club
"The Traditional Journey Lives On," the third in a series of books chronicling the foundations and spirit of hunting with the bow and arrow. The book is an easy-reading collection of stories, about how hunting with the bow and arrow can and does, positively impact our lives.
3/10/2020... »
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"FeraDyne Outdoors is very excited about our partnership with the Pope and Young Club. We are extremely proud to support such a great organization, personally and as a company. We want to help protect and support the sport of bowhunting, and the ethical pursuit of the animals which we all love."
Jon Syverson, V.P. of Sales & Marketing for FeraDyne Outdoors
"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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