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September 15-17, 2017

Events at a Glance


Music by Terry Wright


The Steel Boar Challenge


Traditional Archery Competition


5-Person Team Competition


Children’s Competition


Competition Awards

Scheduled events may be subject to change due to conditions beyond the control of the Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival, Inc.


  • Qualifying Round 1: Available 10:30a and 2:30pm (Fri & Sat); 10:30am (Sun)
  • Shoot Offs: 6:30pm (Fri & Sun); 12:30pm (Sun)
  • Location: Between Running Deer and Small Running Game

$1.00 per Shot (Must be Age 18 ++)

One successful shot qualifies the shooter for the Shoot Off at the end of the day. Divisions will be separate for Traditional and Compound. Crossbows have been suspended due to lack of participation. Division winners in the Shoot Off receive 50% of the daily division intake.

Open Shooting: Don’t want to enter the Challenge? The Steel Boar will be available for open shooting for $1.00 per Shot.

Note: Open Shooting will be closed for Challenge Qualifying Rounds and will be closed during Kids’ Shooting Lines at Running Deer and Small Running Game.


Wild Hog Hunt, Hosted by North Mountain Outfitters, Lycoming County, PA~ Head Guide, Rocky Reed

The Six Division Winners (2 from each day) are eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing on Sunday afternoon.

ENTERTAINMENT: Music by Terry Wright

Throughout the Weekend
  • Location: By the Wood Building across from the Registraton Booth

Enjoy the Boot Scootin’, Foot Stompin’ Music by Terry Wright.

BOOK SIGNING: Meet Ralph Long

  • Start: 12:00 Noon
  • Location: Concession Stand Canopy next to the Registration Booth

Author of the Youth Book  “A Boy, His Bow, and The First Season“. Books on Sale at the Souvenir Booth

ACTIVITY: Kids' Shooting Line

Friday Afternoon
  • Start: 4:00pm
  • Location: Small Running Game Targets

New For the Kids! Great fun to participate and great fun to watch!

REGISTRATION: Traditional Archery Competition

Saturday Morning
  • Start: 8:00
  • Register: At Grandstand

Individuals and 3-Person Teams. Register at Grandstand. Must be a registered Festival Shooter.

REGISTRATION: 5-Person Team Competition

Saturday Morning
  • Start: 8:00
  • Register: At Blue Building

Register Teams at the Blue Building. Must be registered Festival Shooter

REGISTRATION: Children's Competition

Saturday Morning
  • Start: 9:00am
  • Register: By Children’s Shooting Range

Childrens age group cometition registration begins.

COMPETITION: Children's Age Group Competition

Saturday Afternoon
  • Start: 1:00pm
  • Location: Grandstand

Childrens age group cometition at the Grandstand.

Fun for participants and spectators alike!

ACTIVITY: Kids' Shooting Line

Saturday Afternoon
  • Start: 4:00pm
  • Location: Running Deer Target

Always great fun for the little ones!

AWARDS: Competition Awards

Saturday Evening
  • Start: 6:00pm
  • Location: Concession Stand Canopy next to the Registration Booth

First, Second and Third Place Awards are given to Individual and Teams shooters.

ACTIVITY: Kids' Shooting Line

Sunday Morning
  • Start: 10:00am
  • Location: Small Running Game Targets

Special activity just for the kids!

Drawings: Raffle Ticket Prizes and the Grand Prize Drawing for the Steel Boar Challenge

Sunday Afternoon
  • Start: 2:00pm