Schedule & Seminars

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Rendezvous 2018 Schedule*

Learn more about our updated list of Seminars here, and the current list of Storytellers here 

Thursday, April 12th


• 9am – 1pm – National Board Meeting, Residence Inn
• 1pm – 5pm – Chapter leader training, Boise Center
• 5pm – 10pm – Field to Table dinner
• 6pm – 10pm – Welcome BBQ for Chapter leaders, Julia Davis Agriculture Pavilion

Friday, April 13th

• 8am – 12pm – Vendor move in, Boise Center

• 9am – 12pm – Chapter Leader Training, Boise Center

• 9am – 12pm – National Board Meeting*

• 12pm – 1pm – Lunch for National Board & Chapter Leaders & VIP, Julia Davis Agriculture Pavilion
• 1:00pm – 2:30pm – Q&A Panel, Boise Centre - Featuring President & CEO Land Tawney, National Board Chair Ryan Busse, Conservation Director John Gale, Communications Director Katie McKalip, State Policy Director Tim Brass and Director of Operations Frankie McBurney Olson
• 2:30pm – 5pm – Chapter Meetings (open to all), Boise Centre
• 5pm – 9pm – Beers, Bands & Public Lands, The Grove Plaza
• 8pm – 10pm – Public Land Owner Film Fest, Boise Centre

Saturday, April 14th

• Hike to Hunt Buses arrive Boise Centre at 6am. Buses leave at 6:30am.
• 7:00am – Hike to Hunt

• 8:15am - 9:15am - Orion Hunters Institute Ethics Panel Room 130 

• 8:45am – Buses return from Hike to Hunt
• 9:30am – 10:30am – Seminar 1

Room 130 - Using the Whole Animal - Ryan Callaghan and J.R. Young

Room 120 A - Gear and tactics for Backcountry Muleys - Bradley Brooks

Room 120 B - Hunting Alaska - Mark Penninger 

Room 120 C - Wolves: Going Forward - Carter Niemeyer

• 10:30am – 10:45am – Break
• 10:45am – 11:45am – Seminar 2

Room 130 - Q & A with Remi Warren 

Room 120 A - Turkey Hunting - Your Next Obsession - Rob Brazie

Room 120 B - BHA's Bread & Butter - John Gale and Tim Brass

Room 120 C - Fish Handling Techniques and Catch & Release Photography - Bryan Huskey


• 11:45am – 12:00pm – Break
• 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Awards Lunch
• 1:30pm – 1:45pm – Break
• 1:45pm – 2:45pm – Seminar 3 

Room 120 A - Idaho Steelhead - Brett Bowersox 

Room 120 B - Public Lands Upland Bird Hunting - Ryan Busse and Tom Healy

Room 110 A and B - Public Waters Access Panel - Tom McGraw, Eddie Nickens, Garrett Long, Hilary Hutcheson, Yvon Chouinard

• 2:45pm – 3:00pm – Break
• 3:00pm – 4:00pm – Seminar 4

Room 120 A - Ground and Still Hunting Techniques - Clay Hayes

Room 120 B - Year of the Meat - A Chefs Quest to Gain Health Through Wild Food 

Room 110 A and B - Elk Hunting Success - Corey Jacobsen

• 4:00pm – 4:30pm – Break
• 4:30pm – 6:30pm – Wild Game Cookoff, The Grove Plaza
• 6:30pm – 7:00pm – Break/raffle tickets
• 7:00pm – 10:00pm – Live Storytelling, Boise Centre
• 10:00pm – 2:00am – After Party

    Sunday, April 15

    • 8am – 11pm – Vendor move out, Boise Center

       9am – 1:00pm

  • Archery demo & challenges at the Military Reserve Archery range, located 5 minutes from downtown Boise.  (9am-1pm)
  • Food & coffee trucks onsite
  • Free event, public is welcome
  • BHA's Ty Stubblefield will emcee
  • Free demo bows to shoot from: Hoyt, Elite, Obsession and more!
  • 60-yard celebrity shooting challenge.  $10 donation to BHA allows you to challenge some of your favorite national and local celebrities to a 3-arrow shooting challenge.  You get a picture with the celebrity and prizes from BHA for every arrow that you outshoot the celebrity. You should bring your own bow.
  • Archery biathlon:  $5 to enter. Each competitor will do a 1/2 mile run wearing an Exo Mountain Gear pack with 20lbs in it and then take 2 quick 10-yard shots with a trad bow.  Your score will be your time plus penalties for inaccurate shots. Top 3 will receive prizes from S & S Archery.
  • BHA will have a merchandise & membership tables onsite.
  • Local archery clubs will be there if you want info or to become a member.  
  • This is all about having fun.  All ages welcome.

 

*Times subject to change