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Application Deadlines

Tentative Application Drawing Schedule for 2017

Here you will find the tentative dates for application deadlines and drawings. Exact dates will appear in each magazine issue and on each state's profile in your Hunter Portfolio as the Wildlife Commissions set the regulations.

Don’t miss an application period. Deadlines come quickly and managing applications for multiple species and states can be confusing and difficult. Call our License Application division at 435.865.1020 and let us manage the application process for you.

*Changes for the current month are shown in GREEN.

Application Deadlines

Alaska

Month Covered:
Dec
Contact:
907-465-4190
www.adfg.alaska.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
Dec 15
Drawing Month:
February

Arizona (Bison and Javelina)

Month Covered:
Sep
Contact:
602-942-3000
www.azgfd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
Oct
Drawing Month:
November

Arizona (Elk and Antelope)

Month Covered:
Jan
Contact:
602-942-3000
www.azgfd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
Feb 13
Drawing Month:
April

Arizona (Sheep, Bison, and Deer)

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
602-942-3000
www.azgfd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
June
Drawing Month:
August

California

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
916-928-5805
www.wildlife.ca.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Modified Preference
App Deadline:
June
Drawing Month:
June

Colorado

Month Covered:
March
Contact:
303-297-1192
www.cpw.state.co.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus/Preference
App Deadline:
April
Drawing Month:
May

Idaho (Elk, Deer, and Antelope)

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
208-334-3700
fishandgame.idaho.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
June
Drawing Month:
July

Idaho (Sheep, Moost, and Goat)

Month Covered:
March
Contact:
208-334-3700
fishandgame.idaho.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
Apr 30
Drawing Month:
June

Iowa

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
515-281-5918
www.iowadnr.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
June
Drawing Month:
July

Kansas

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
620-672-5911
www.kdwpt.state.ks.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
April
Drawing Month:
July

Kentucky

Month Covered:
March
Contact:
800-858-1549
fw.ky.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
April
Drawing Month:
May

Maine

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
202-287-8000
www.maine.gov/ifw
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May
Drawing Month:
June

Montana (Antelope)

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
406-444-2535
www.fwp.mt.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
June
Drawing Month:
July

Montana (Elk and Deer)

Month Covered:
Feb
Contact:
406-444-2535
www.fwp.mt.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus/Preference
App Deadline:
March 15
Drawing Month:
April

Montana (Points Only)

Month Covered:
July
Contact:
406-444-2535
www.fwp.mt.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus/Preference
App Deadline:
Sep 30
Drawing Month:
N/A

Montana (Sheep, Moose, Goat, and Bison)

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
406-444-2535
www.fwp.mt.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May
Drawing Month:
June

Nevada

Month Covered:
April
Contact:
775-688-1500
www.ndow.org
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
April
Drawing Month:
June

New Hampshire

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
603-271-3421
wildlife.state.nh.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May
Drawing Month:
June

New Mexico

Month Covered:
Feb
Contact:
505-476-8000
www.wildlife.state.nm.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
None
App Deadline:
March 21
Drawing Month:
April

Oregon

Month Covered:
March
Contact:
503-947-6000
dfw.state.or.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference for Elk, Deer, and Antelope
App Deadline:
May 15
Drawing Month:
June

Pennsylvania

Month Covered:
July
Contact:
717-787-4250
www.pgc.state.pa.us
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
July
Drawing Month:
August

South Dakota (Antelope)

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
605-223-7060
www.gfp.sd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Modified Preference
App Deadline:
Aug
Drawing Month:
September

South Dakota (Bison)

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
605-223-7060
www.gfp.sd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Modified Preference
App Deadline:
Sep
Drawing Month:
October, November

South Dakota (Deer)

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
605-223-7060
www.gfp.sd.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Modified Preference
App Deadline:
July
Drawing Month:
August

Texas

Month Covered:
Sep
Contact:
512-389-4999
www.tpwd.texas.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
Oct
Drawing Month:
November

Utah

Month Covered:
Feb
Contact:
801-538-4700
wildlife.utah.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus/Preference
App Deadline:
March 1
Drawing Month:
May

Vermont

Month Covered:
June
Contact:
802-828-1000
www.vtfishandwildlife.com
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
July
Drawing Month:
July

Washington

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
360-902-2200
wdfw.wa.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Bonus
App Deadline:
May
Drawing Month:
June

Wyoming (Deer and Antelope)

Month Covered:
May
Contact:
307-777-4600
wgfd.wyo.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
May 31
Drawing Month:
June

Wyoming (non-resident Elk)

Month Covered:
Jan
Contact:
307-777-4600
wgfd.wyo.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
Jan 31
Drawing Month:
February

Wyoming (Points Only)

Month Covered:
July
Contact:
307-777-4600
wgfd.wyo.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
Oct 31
Drawing Month:
N/A

Wyoming (Sheep, Moose, Goat, and Bison)

Month Covered:
Jan
Contact:
307-777-4600
wgfd.wyo.gov
Pref/Bonus Pts:
Preference
App Deadline:
Feb 28
Drawing Month:
May