BHA’s Backcountry Bugling Classic

BHA’s Backcountry Bugling Classic is a digital elk calling competition designed to bring our community together, to have fun and to give the best elk callers among us the chance to win great prizes throughout the competition.

To participate, reach out to your chapter leaders and submit your name and Instagram handle by Aug. 7. Only 8 competing callers will be allowed per chapter, so act fast if you’re interested.  

Be sure to watch all chapter level calling rounds and vote for your favorite caller by tuning into each chapters' Instagram page starting on Aug. 10. Then, join us on Aug. 18 as the regional and North American championship rounds move to our main Instagram page where callers will be judged by our special guests. 

Not Competing? Not an elk caller? Still want to win great gear? Enter our exclusive Backcountry Bugling Classic giveaway by purchasing one of 44 custom BHA logo Benchmade Altitude knives. Those who purchase this $235 knife for $200 will automatically be entered to win a $500 gift card from contest partner Sitka Gear!

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The 2020 Backcountry Bugling Classic is sponsored by Sitka and Benchmade. Contestants are each competing for the following prize packages.

North American Champion Prize: $500 gift card to Sitka Gear

Regional Round Winner Prize: Benchmade Altitude knife with BHA logo

Chapter Round Winner Prize: Calling Package from Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls


Ty Stubblefield
Corey Jacobsen of ELK101
Kurt Howard of Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls
Rachel Schmidt of the Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation

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