Application Deadlines

Draw Schedule for 2020

Don’t miss an application period! Deadlines come quickly, and managing applications for multiple states and species can be confusing and difficult. Call our License Application staff at 435-865-1020 and we can manage the application process for you.

Application Deadline State (Species) Month Covered in
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Website Bonus/Preference Points Drawing Month
Feb 24 Utah (Black Bear) n/a Bonus March
March 2 Wyoming (Sheep, Moose, Goat) Jan Preference May
March 5 Utah Feb Bonus/Preference May
March 9 Nevada (Mule deer guide draw) Feb Bonus March
March 18 New Mexico Feb None April
March 31 Wyoming (Bison) Jan None May
April 1 Montana (Elk & Deer) March Bonus/Preference April
April 1 South Dakota (Archery Deer) March None TBD
April 7 Colorado March Bonus/Preference May, June
April 24 Kansas (Deer) April Preference May
April 30 Idaho (Sheep, Moose, & Goat) March None May
April 30 Kentucky (Elk) March None May
May 1 Montana (Sheep, Moose, Goat, & Bison) April Bonus June
May 4 Nevada April Bonus May
May 14 Maine (Canadian Moose) April Bonus June
May 15 Oregon Feb Preference for Elk, Deer, & Antelope June
May 18 Washington May Bonus June
May 29 New Hampshire (Canadian Moose) May Bonus June
June 1 Wyoming (Deer, Antelope, Resident Elk) May Preference June
June 1 Montana (Antelope) April Bonus July
June 2 California May Modified Preference June
June 7 Iowa (Deer) May Preference June
June 5 Idaho (Elk, Deer, & Antelope) May None July
June 9 Arizona (Sheep, Bison, & Deer) June Bonus July
June South Dakota (West River, Black Hills Deer) June Modified Preference July
June 18 Utah (Antlerless) June Bonus/Preference June
July 7 Colorado (Secondary Leftover Draw) March None July
July Vermont (Canadian Moose) June Bonus July
July 31 Pennsylvania (Elk) July Bonus August
August  South Dakota (Antelope) June Modified Preference September
September  South Dakota (Bison) June Modified Preference October, November
Sept 30 Montana (Points Only) July Bonus/Preference N/A
Oct 13 Arizona (Bison, Javelina, Spring Turkey) Sept Bonus November
Oct 15 Texas (Desert Sheep) Sept Bonus November
Nov 2 Wyoming (Points Only) July Preference N/A
Dec 15 South Dakota (Points Only) June Modified Preference N/A
Past Deadlines
Dec 15 Alaska Dec None February 21
Jan 31 Wyoming (Non-Resident Elk) Jan Preference May
Feb 11 Arizona (Elk & Antelope) Jan Bonus March
Feb 15 Idaho (Spring Bear & Turkey) n/a None February 21
Feb 16 Utah (200 Expo Permits, validate in person) Jan None February 21

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