Elk Calling Contest

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, ID

Have you ever heard a more majestic sound than a bull elk bugling in the woods?  Think you have what it takes to call him in?  Register today for The Great Northwest Outdoor Expo’s Elk Calling Contest and put your skills to the test.  Multiple divisions to enter with great cash and merchandise payouts.

Calling starts at 11:00am
Registration at 10:00am or pre-register below.

Elk Calling Competition Format

The calling routine will be 30 seconds head to head in each division. The winner of that round will move on to the next round. Judges will be looking for the most realistic/authentic elk sounds from both bulls and cows.

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Elk Calling Contest

Divisions and Registration Fees

$10.00 – Youth 0-12

$10.00 – Youth 13-17

$25.00 – Ladies

$35.00 – Men’s Amateur

$40.00 – Men’s Pro

Division Placement Prizes


Each Youth Division

1st – Bow

2nd – $100.00

3rd – $50.00


1st – $500.00

2nd – $250.00

3rd – $150.00

Men’s Amateur

1st – $500.00

2nd – $250.00

3rd – $150.00

Men’s Pro

1st – $800.00

2nd – $500.00

3rd – $350.00

Calling Divisions

Youth | Ladies | Amateur | Pro

Cash prizes or merchandise payouts for placement in various categories.

Elk Calling Contest Flyer - Elk Bugling

Celebrity Judges

Paul Medel

Professional Elk Caller

Paul Medel, aka ElkNut, has dedicated the last 30 plus years to a specialized subject--understanding elk vocalization. He is

Julie McQueen

Outdoor Personality

Julie McQueen is an outdoor personality, television show host, producer and outdoor writer who is well known for empowering o

Corey Jacobsen

World Champion Elk Caller

For 9-Time World Champion Elk Caller, Corey Jacobsen, there is nothing like the high-country in mid-September. Finishing in t