About Our Event

Mark your calendar and save the date for December 2, 2023. From amazing door prizes, raffles and more; this event will have something for the entire family. An entire evening of activities topped off with great food, fellowship and festivities, plus your chance to win door-prizes.

Bowhunters Bash and Dinner

Doors Open at 5 pm for PYnt Night and Happy Hour.

Join us for an evening filled with great food, fellowship and festivities. The evening will kick off with a PYnt Night social from 5-6pm. Tickets are $75 per person and include a complimentary 1 year Pope and Young Membership, free PY pint glass, drink tickets and an entry for the door prizes. 

Want a whole table and some extras? Purchase a table for $1,000 and receive 8 dinner tickets and 1 $300 Bucket Raffle Ticket packages.

The Dinner will kick off at 6:30 pm.

Events will include:

  • Door prize giveaways
  • Walk Around Raffles Games
  • Silent Auction
  • Live Auction
  • PY Panel Speakers
  • Awards for Field Judging Championship

Get your tickets now and help Pope and Young Preserve, Promote and Protect our bowhunting lifestyle.

If you don't have a ticket... now worries. You can still join us at the Pre-Party at Live Oaks Archery. 

This is event is Sponsored by 

The Brazos County Archery Club has provided a place to shoot bows for any archer since 1948, making it the longest standing continuously running bow club in Texas. 

Field Judging Championship

Are you up for a new challenge and ready to put your field judging skills to the test? If that was a yes, you need to join us for our second annual Field Judging Championship at the Bowhunters Bash.

You will have the chance to score 5 different species from the observation deck. The winner in each category will advance into the National Championship round at the upcoming 2025 Pope and Young Convention. Cost is $20 per participant. Participants will be entered into the Field Judging Raffle and have a chance to win some amazing prizes.

Field Judging will start at 5 pm and conclude at 7:30 pm – just prior to the live auction. Winners and prizes will be announced following the live auction.


We are excited to announce that our Host hotel and venue location is the Best Western Premier Bryan/College Station.

Rate: $99

Code: BASH2023

Deadline: Must reserve room by Wednesday, November 8,  2023

Address: 1920 Austin's Colony Parkway, Bryan, TX 77802

Phone Number: 979-731-5300


Live Auction

2023 Pope and Young Texas Bash Live/Online Auction 

Can't attend in person? You are in luck. This year's auction will also be online. Scan the QR Code or follow the instructions below to get signed up to BID.

  • Go to https://www.onlinehuntingauctions.com
  • Click on "Bid Here" button beside Pope and Young auction
  • Sign in or Create Account
  • once approved, you can start to bid on any item in the catalogs