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2021 STATE DRAW DEADLINES

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Application Deadline State Species/Draw
July 31 Pennsylvania
Rocky Mtn Elk

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Draw Results : Aug 21
August 3, 9am MDT Colorado
Leftover & Unlimited Licenses Available (elk, deer, antelope)

No points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
First-come, first-serve online or at vendor
August 13 South Dakota
Antelope

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
August 15 Idaho
Secondary Leftover Draw (Deer, Elk, Antelope)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Mid August
September 1 South Dakota
Bison

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early September
September 30 Montana
Points Only

Preference points for General Elk & Deer
Bonus Points for Limited Sheep, Moose, Goat, Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
October 12 Arizona
Spring Bison, Javelina, Spring Turkey

Bonus points with max point draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
November 1 Texas
Desert Sheep Draw

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool September Magazine
Draw Results : Early November
November 1 Wyoming
Points Only (sheep, moose, elk, deer, antelope)

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
November 10 Utah
2022 Sportsman Statewide Raffle Tags (Residents Only)

Draw Results : Late November
December 1 Idaho
2022 Non-Resident Tags Available
(Limited Quota and Capped Tags for Deer and Elk)

First-come, first-serve quota available online at 10:00am MST on Dec 1, 2021
December 15 Alaska
All Species (Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Hunts)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool December Magazine
Draw results : Mid February
December 15 South Dakota
Points Only

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine

2021 Past Deadlines

Application Deadline State Species/Draw
December 15 Alaska
All Species (Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 Hunts)

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool December Magazine
Draw results : February 19
February 1 Wyoming
Non-Resident Elk

Preference points
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Modify before May 10 / Draw Results : May 20
February 9 Arizona
Elk and Antelope

Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Draw Results : March 20
February 10 Oregon
Spring Black Bear

Preference points
Draw Results : Feb 19
February 10 New Mexico
Black Bear

Draw Results : Late February
February 15 Idaho
Spring Black Bear

No point system
Draw Results : Feb 19
February 23 Utah
Black Bear

Bonus Points
Draw Results : March 2
February 28 Washington
Spring Black Bear

Bonus point system
Draw Results : Mid March
March 1 Wyoming
Sheep, Moose, Mtn Goat

Preference points for Sheep and Moose
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine
Draw Results : May 3, 2021
March 4 Utah
Bucks, Bulls, Once-in-a-Lifetimes

Bonus points for all limited-entry, preference points for general deer
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : May 11 (emails)
March 15 Nevada
Mule Deer rifle guide draw

Bonus points, must apply under an outfitters account
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : March 23
March 17 New Mexico
Sheep, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Exotics

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine

Draw Results : April 21
March 24 North Dakota
Rocky Bighorn Sheep, Moose, Elk

Recommended for Residents Only
Draw Results : Mid April
March 31 Wyoming
Bison

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool January Magazine

Draw Results : May 3
April 1 Montana
Elk & Deer (Limited & General)

Bonus points for all limited-entry
Preference points for general 
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : April 14
Alternate List Signup Deadline : June 30
April 1 South Dakota
Archery Deer

Covered in Huntin' Fool March/June Magazine
Draw Results : 100% draw
April 9 (was April 6) Colorado
All Species

Preference points for elk, deer, antelope
Weighted (bonus) points for sheep, moose, goat
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results Sheep & Goat : April 20
Draw Results Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope : May 24-28
April 30 Kansas
Whitetail/Mule Deer

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 25
April 30 Idaho
Bighorn Sheep, Moose, & Goat

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 13
April 30 Kentucky
Rocky Mtn Elk

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : May 20
May 1 Montana
Bighorn Sheep, Moose, Goat, & Bison

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 11
May 10 Nevada
All Species

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : May 21
May 13 Maine
Canadian Moose

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : June 12
May 15 Oregon
All Species

Preference points for Elk, Deer, & Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool February Magazine
Draw Results : June 20
May 19, 8am CDT South Dakota
Rocky Mtn Sheep, Mtn Goat, Elk

Residents Only
Draw Results : May 21
May 26 Washington
All Species

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 10
May 28 New Hampshire
Canadian Moose

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 12
June 1 Wyoming
Deer, Antelope, Resident Elk

Preference points for non-residents only
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 17
June 1 Montana
Antelope

Bonus point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results (900 archery) : June 18
Draw Results (firearm) : Early August
June 2 California
All Species

Modified preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : June 11
June 5 Idaho
Elk, Deer, & Antelope

No point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : July 1 (system delay)
June 6 Iowa
Whitetail Deer

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
Draw Results : June 18
June 8 Arizona
Bighorn Sheep, Fall Bison, & Deer

Bonus points with max point bonus draw
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : July 9
June 11 South Dakota
Whitetail/Mule Deer

Preference point system
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : July 2
June 14 Nevada
Leftover Draw (archery deer & antelope)

Bonus points used
Covered in Huntin' Fool April Magazine
Draw Results : June 30
June 17, 11pm MDT Utah
Ewe California Bighorn Sheep &
Antlerless (Shiras Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope)

Bonus points for Sheep, Moose
Preference points for Elk, Deer, Antelope
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : June 29
June 25 Wyoming
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)

No preference points used or lost
Covered in Huntin' Fool May Magazine
No modifications / Draw Results : July 8
June 30, 8pm MDT Colorado
Secondary Leftover Draw (elk, deer, antelope)

No preference points earned or used
Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Draw Results : July 6
June 30 Vermont
Canadian Moose

Bonus points
Covered in Huntin' Fool June Magazine
Draw Results : Early August
June 30 Montana
Elk & Deer General License Alternate List

Covered in Huntin' Fool March Magazine
Random Order Assignment : July 16
July 13, 8am MDT Utah
General Any-Bull Elk Tags Available

First-come, first-serve
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Statewide Adult Quota : 17,500 (SOLD OUT)
Statewide Youth (12-17) Quota : unlimited
July 22, 8am MDT Utah
General Spike Bull Elk Tags Available

First-come, first-serve online
Covered in Huntin' Fool July Magazine
Statewide Quota : 15,000

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