Welcome to the Oregon Bow Hunters

2014 Annual Convention

February 21st - 23rd, 2014

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!

*** Featured Speaker ***

Mike Slinkard

Mike Slinkard

Avid hunter, professional archer, innovator, producer of Hunting with HECS TV show, CEO of HECS and founder of Winners Choice Custom Bowstrings. Mike will be sharing some of his hunting experiences and techniques.


*** Everything Under One Roof! ***

  • State Indoor Championships
  • Youth Tournament
  • Auction & Raffle
  • Awards Banquet
  • Seminars & Exhibits
  • Bugle Contest
  • Game Committee Meeting
  • Field Governors Meeting

State Bugling Contest!

Elk Bugle

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 and click this link for the contest rules.


Youth Tournament

NASP Tournament

Results Link

OBH will be hosting a youth tournament on Friday, February 21st. There is 2 line times to choose from; 3pm and 6pm, 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

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:
866-453-3380 (deadline is 1/22/2012)

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


Banquet Admission

Limited Seating - First come first reserved!

PAY BEFORE FEBRUARY 5th

  • Banquet (includes seminars) $40.00. Children Under 12 years $20.00
  • Banquet, seminars and 50 general drawing tickets $60.00.
  • Banquet, seminars and 100 general drawing tickets $100.00.

(All fees are for single person registration before February 5th, please add a $10 late fee if paid after that date.)
Please Note: Cancellations after February 10th will not receive a refund.

Link to Registration Form


Agenda

Agenda - printable copy

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

February 21 - Friday
State Indoor Tournament Begins
Shoot Times: 12 pm -Noon
1pm - Executive Board Meeting
3pm - Youth Tournament 1st Line
4pm
– Executive Board Meeting
5pm – 5pm-8pm: Displays Open
6pm - Youth Tournament 2nd line
6:30pm
– Bugling Contest - 1st Preliminary Option
8:30pm - Youth Tournament Awards

February 22 - Saturday
State Indoor Tournament (2nd Day)
Practice available from 6:45am to 7:45 am ($5 per shooter)
Shoot Times: 8am, 11am, 2pm

9am - OSP Seminar – In season poaching issues
10am - Displays Open (until 5pm)
11pm - ODFW Forum - Here is your chance to ask the Dept. your questions
1pm - Seminar – Hunting Videography; Joe Mitchell and Jaysen Dunnavant owners of On Foot
          Films which included “2 Weeks in Purgatory”
1pm - Bugle Contest - 2nd Preliminary option
2:30pm - Seminar – Caping and Preparing Trophies; Chuck Chandler; Still Life Taxidermy
4pm - Happy Hour – Open to the public ($5 admittance fee w/o banquet ticket)
4:30pm - Bugling Finals
5:30pm - Triple Crown Awards
6:pm - Banquet with Auction, Raffle, Awards and our guest speaker Mike Slinkard, Owner
           HECS and Host of TV Show, Hunting with HECS

February 23 - Sunday
State Indoor tournament (3rd Day)
Practice available from 6:45am to 7:45 am ($5 per shooter)
Shoot Times: 8am, 11am, 2pm
State Indoor Awards to follow the conclusion of the final shooting line.

9am - Field Governors Meeting
10am - Display Booths Open (until 2pm)
11am - Game Committee Meeting


General Convention Questions:

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