2018 Annual Convention

March 2nd - 4th, 2018

Riverhouse on the Deschutes

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!

Convention Raffle & Auctions

Banquet Reservation Form

Reserve a 10 seat table! Link to the form

Convention Flyer

OBH Presents the 2018 Elk Calling Championships!

Elk Calling Contest

The 2018 Oregon State Elk Calling Championships offer an opportunity to observe some of the nation’s most accomplished elk callers as they compete for trophies and gift cards. The top three (3) places in each category – Pro, Adult and Youth – will receive trophies and gift cards.
Entry Form
2018 Contest Rules
Link to Flyer

Youth Tournament
NASP Tournament

OBH will be hosting a youth tournament on Friday, March 2, 2018. Shooting begins at 6:30 pm 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 Link

For any questions please contact:
Jim Raffensperger at 541-410-5728

Event Location

Riverhouse on the Deschutes
3075 N. Business Hwy 97
Bend, Oregon 97701

Room Reservations

Limited Room Block, mention Oregon Bow Hunters by February 10th to get the special rate.

Non River View

  • $105 for 1-2 people
  • $119 for 3-4 people

River View

  • $119 for 1-2 people
  • $129 for 3-4 people

 King Suite is available

  • $129 for 1-2 people
  • $139 for 3-4 people

For reservations call: 866-453-4480

Alternate Lodging

Springhill Suites Marriot

Limited Room Block, mention Oregon Bow Hunters by February 10th to get the special rate.


  • $139 Single King
  • $149 Queen/Queen

For reservations call: 541-382-5075 or book online at this link!

Banquet & Fundraiser Admission

The rates indicated on the reservation form will apply only for banquet reservations received by Monday, February 26, 2018.

All reservation and raffle tickets will be reserved on a first come-first served basis until the established ticket limit for each raffle is reached

Link to Banquet Registration & Raffle Ticket Form

Reserve a 10 seat table! Link to the form


March 2nd - Friday

State Indoor Tournament (1st Day)
Practice available from 10:00 am ($5 per shooter - setup may reduce this time)
Shoot Times: Noon, 3 pm

4:00 pm - Vender Booths Open (until 7 pm)
6:00 pm - Executive Board Meeting
6:30 pm – Youth Tournament
8:30 pm – Youth Tournament Awards

March 3rd - Saturday

State Indoor Tournament (2nd Day)
Practice available from 6:00 am ($5 per shooter)
Shoot Times: 7 am, 10 am, 2 pm

Saturday Events Day Flyer

 8:30 pm - Vender Booths Open (until 4:30 pm)
 8:30 pm - Banquet Reservations/Silent Auction bidding opens
 9:00 am - OSP Forum - SE Oregon Game Enforcement
10:00 am - Elk Calling - Pre-Contest Meeting
10:30 am - ODF&W Forum - Oregon's Archery Education Initiative
11:00 am - Elk Calling Contest - Preliminaries
12:00 pm - Game Awards Program (w/luncheon)
 1:00 pm - 2016 Triple Crown Awards
 1:00 pm - Seminar – Power Calls and Decoys with Beau Brooks
 2:00 pm - Elk Calling Finals & Awards
  4:30 pm - Happy Hour – Doors Open
 5:00 pm - Raffle Prize Drawings begin (until 8 pm)
 5:45 pm - Veteran Recognition (Pledge of Allegiance)
 6:00 pm - Raffle Ticket Sales Close / Drawings begin
 6:00 pm - Banquet Dinner
 6:30 pm - President's Remarks (10 Minutes)
 7:30 pm - Silent Auction Closes
 8:00 pm - Oral Auction begins

March 4th - Sunday

State Indoor tournament (3rd Day)
Practice available from 7:00 am ($5 per shooter)
Shoot Times: 8 am, 11 am
State Indoor Awards approximately 2:30 pm

 7:30 am - Worship Service
 8:30 am - Vender Booths Open (until 12:00 pm)
 9:00 am - Field Governors Meeting
10:00 am - Game Committee Meeting
 2:30 pm - Tournament Awards

General Convention Questions:

Mikelle Willis
(541) 280-2998
Email to: arcticcat2998@gmail.com

2018 Title Corporate Sponsor

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