2024 Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt

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Species:

Antelope
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Location:

Wyoming, USA
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Outfitter:

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Dates:

January 5, 2024

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February 5, 2024
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Dates:

Dec 3-7 2025

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Dec 9-14 2025

Join the adventure with Donna Boddington at the 2024 Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt! Starting Jan. 5, apply for one of 46 coveted spots, available through sponsorships, individual entry, or scholarships. Selection prioritizes enthusiasm for women's empowerment and hunting camaraderie. This year, participate in the Pronghorn Bucks program, supporting the Wyoming Women’s Foundation. Don't miss this unique hunting experience, emphasizing skill development and community.

2024 Hunt Applications Open Jan. 5!

There are three ways to participate as a hunter in the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt. Sponsors, individuals, and scholarships help us fill the approximately 46 hunt spots available. 

Criteria for selection of each hunting spot is based on a written statement by the hopeful participant and reviewed by Hunt Planning Committee members. WYWF is looking for applicants passionate about women's economic self-sufficiency, mentoring, and camaraderie through hunting. 

Jan. 5: Sponsor & individual applications open

Feb. 5: Sponsor & individual applications close

Feb. 15: ​Notify sponsor applicants

Feb. 15: Notify individual hunter applicants

Feb. 15: Scholarship application opens​

March 15: Scholarship application closes​

May 1: Notify scholarship applicants

May 1: Pronghorn Buck Spot will be offered

Receive updates about the annual hunt and applications

Get notified when the SCHOLARSHIP application opens in Feb

Pronghorn Bucks Bonus Hunt Spot

This year we will continue the Pronghorn Bucks bonus spot and compile “preference points,” based on donations to the Hunt scholarship fund, Shelley’s Fund, Ride the Range Fund or the Wyoming Women’s Foundation December 2023 through April 30, 2024. Donors receive one Pronghorn Buck per dollar of tax-deductible donations. One hunt spot will be available to the donor with the highest number of Pronghorn Bucks at the regular registration rate for an individual or sponsored hunter, in addition to their previous donations. We will continue to develop the Pronghorn Bucks program in the future.

Questions? Email Alex@wycf.org.

THANK YOU for your support of the

Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt & WYWF!

Wishing you & your family a very happy New Year!

SOTS in the Media

New Hunter Learns to Thrive in the Wild

In the urban Chicago neighborhood where Antonette Coffee grew up, guns spelled nothing but trouble. So, it’s little wonder that she was a little apprehensive about stepping outside of her comfort zone and taking part in her first rifle hunt. 

All Women Antelope Hunt Celebrates Eleven Years

The Wyoming Women’s Foundation Women’s Antelope Hunt is now in its 11th year. Each year in October it is held at the Ranch at Ucross, with guides throughout Sheridan and Johnson Counties taking out the women hunters to harvest pronghorn antelope.

Not Just Guy Time

A little less than two hours into her hunt, Harley Gonzales had set her sights on the antelope that would be worthy of her first harvest.

Rush Of Bagging First Pronghorn Never Gets Old At Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt

For more than a decade, the annual Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt has been growing. This year, 45 hunters from 10 states participated, including 20 first-time hunters.

Women Reflect on First-Time Hunting Experiences at Antelope Hunt

“One shot, Holly. One shot,” Holly Butler, a 50-year-old retired combat veteran and first-time hunter, told herself when she had an antelope in her sights.

Annual Hunt Empowers Women of Wyoming

Hailing from all four corners of Wyoming and everywhere in between, women participating in the hunt come from all walks of life and have unique reasons for getting involved. 

Click here to read about the 2023 event!

About the Wyoming Women’s Foundation 

Established in 1999, the Wyoming Women’s Foundation (WYWF) is one of a family of funds held at the Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF). WYWF makes grants and spearheads initiatives that benefit women and girls as well as our communities overall. As a statewide leader dedicated to promoting women and girls, we leverage funds through our endowment, and grantmaking is focused on lasting change. The mission of the Wyoming Women’s Foundation is to invest in the economic self-sufficiency of women and opportunities for girls in Wyoming. Since 1999, WYWF has made more than $1 million in grants to nonprofits advancing self-sufficiency for Wyoming women and girls. Learn more at wywf.org.

FAQs

1. What is the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt?

An event promoting women's economic self-sufficiency and camaraderie through hunting.

2. When can I apply for the 2024 hunt?

Applications for sponsors and individuals open on Jan. 5 and close on Feb. 5. Scholarship applications open on Feb. 15 and close on March 15.

3. How are applicants selected for the hunt?

Selection is based on written statements focusing on passion for women's economic self-sufficiency, mentoring, and camaraderie in hunting.

4. What is the Pronghorn Bucks Bonus Hunt Spot?

A special spot awarded based on donations to specific funds, accumulating 'Pronghorn Bucks' as preference points.

5. When will applicants be notified?

Sponsor and individual hunter applicants by Feb. 15; scholarship applicants by May 1.

6. How can I support the Wyoming Women’s Foundation?

Donations support the foundation’s mission of empowering women and girls in Wyoming.

7. What is Shelley's Fund and the Ride the Range Fund?

These are specific funds within the Wyoming Women’s Foundation, contributing to the hunt and broader initiatives.

8. Who can I contact for more information?

For inquiries, email Alex@wycf.org.

9. What's the story behind the annual hunt?

The hunt celebrates its 11th year in 2024, focusing on empowering women through hunting experiences.

10. What kind of experiences do past participants share?

Past participants, like first-time hunter Antonette Coffee, share transformative experiences in hunting and personal growth.

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