Welcome to the Oregon Bow Hunters

2015 Annual Convention

February 20th - 22nd, 2015


Bend Riverhouse
Resort, Hotel & Convention Center
on the River in the Heart of Bend

The Riverhouse is proud to be Bend's Finest hotel. In the heart of it all, we are the gateway to fun in the sun & snow. The Riverhouse is nestled along the beautiful Deschutes River, just minutes from downtown Bend and Mt. Bachelor. When you stay at The Riverhouse you have everything at your fingertips. We offer all you need to make your golf, ski or getaway vacation a memorable one.

We offer a wide variety of guestrooms for the single business traveler or large family. Choose from our 220 spacious guest rooms and suites with one or two bedrooms, river views, kitchens, fireplaces and even full spas. We also have guest suites that are perfect for hospitality programs and business meetings.

-- Public Welcome --

Bring a friend, you do not have to be an OBH member to attend any function!


*** New for 2015 ***

Flyer Link

Saturday Evening Dinner
  • This years banquet format is changed from an awards style with a guest speaker, to an auction & raffle fund raiser.
  • The meal will be a Wild Game Buffet by Award Winning Chef Mikel Lamb consisting of elk, salmon & pheasant.
  • Live Auction by Auctioneer Jeff Strasheim, Silent Auction, Raffle and Drawings
  • GREAT ITEMS to bid! Bows, Guns, Big Game Hunt’s, Guided Fishing Trips, Shoulder Mounts, Art Work, and Much More!
  • The Hunting & Game Awards will be presented, Triple Crown Awards will not be included.

Convention Events Flyer

State Elk Calling Contest!

Elk Calling Contest

  • Try your skills at the art of calling elk!
  • Preliminary options on Friday night or Saturday afternoon with finals on Saturday night.
  • See the agenda for times
  • Contest Rules Link

Youth Tournament

NASP Tournament

Results Link

OBH will be hosting a youth tournament on Friday, February 20th. There is 2 line times to choose from; 5:30 pm and 7 pm, and Awards will be at 8:30pm. The cost is $10 and with limited shooting space you must pre register to assure your place to compete. This is open to any student grades 1 through 12. You do not need to be an OBH member to shoot in this tournament. There is three age groups: Elementary grades 1-5, Middle School grades 6-8, and High School grades 9-12. There is Male and female in four(4) Divisions:

  1. Compound with Sights and Release,
    • This is any compound bow using a sight and mechanical release.
  2. Compound with Sights and Fingers,
    • This is any compound bow using a sight and NO mechanical release.
  3. NASP,
    • This is using a Genesis Bow without sights and NO mechanical release.
  4. Recurve & Longbow without sights and fingers, no release.
    • This is using a recurve or longbow, NO compound bow, without any sights and NO mechanical release.

Targets will be the NFAA official Indoor 40 cm. 17” square blue and white face. Archers can choose a one or 5 spot target.

Entry Form Link

Please contact Karen Demaris for any questions & registration: 541 536-2252


Event Location

Bend Riverhouse & Convention Center
3075 N. Business Hwy 97
Bend, Oregon 97701


Room Reservations

Limited Room Block, mention Oregon Bow Hunters to get the special rate of $89 + tax per night Thursday, Friday, and/or Saturday.

Please use this telephone for your OBH room discount:
866-453-4480 (deadline is 1/21/2015)

Bend Riverhouse & Convention Center
3075 N. Business 97
Bend, Oregon 97701


Wild Game Banquet & Fundraiser Banquet Admission

Limited Seating - First come first reserved!

Extreme Hunter Package $100
    Wild Game Banquet & Fundraiser including 200 raffle tickets

Bow Hunter Package $60
    Wild Game Banquet & Fundraiser including 20 raffle tickets

Outdoor Cub: 11 year old and younger $20
    Wild Game Fundraiser - Chicken Strip Meal

Link to Registration Form


Agenda

Agenda - printable copy

Please note - new for 2014
There will be one shooting line available on Friday at 2 pm.

February 20th - Friday
State Indoor Tournament Begins
Shoot Time: 2:00 pm
4:00 pm -
Vender Booths Open (until 7 pm)
5:30 pm - Youth Tournament 1st Line
6:00 pm - Executive Board Meeting
7:00 pm
– Youth Tournament 2nd line
8:30 pm – Youth Tournament Awards

February 21st - Saturday

State Indoor Tournament (2nd Day)
Practice available from 6:45am to 7:45 am ($5 per shooter)
Shoot Times: 8am, 11am, 2pm

Saturday Events Day Flyer

8:00 am - Elk Calling Contest - Preliminaries
8:30 pm - Vender Booths Open (until 4:30 pm)
9:00 am - OSP Forum - NE Oregon Game Enforcement
11:00 am - ODF&W Forum - 2015 Legislative News
12:00 pm - Elk Calling Contest - Finals
1:00 pm - Seminar – Back Country Hunting (Door Prizes!)
2:30pm - Seminar – Traditional Bow Hunting (Door Prizes!)
4:00 pm - Happy Hour – Doors Open - view auction items
6:00 pm - Fund Raising Banquet Opens - Dinner ticket holders only
6:30 pm - Dinner

February 22nd - Sunday
State Indoor tournament (3rd Day)
Practice available from 6:45am to 7:45 am ($5 per shooter)
Shoot Times: 8am, 11am
State Indoor Awards approximately 3 pm.

8:30 pm - Vender Booths Open (until 4:30 pm)
9:00 am
- Field Governors Meeting
10:00 am - Display Booths Open (until noon)
10:00 am - Game Committee Meeting


General Convention Questions:

Karen Demaris
La Pine, Oregon 97739
541-536-2252
Email to: archer@bendnet.com