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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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