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Annual Women’s Antelope Hunt attracts increased support, warranting a 2021 waitlist.

Annual Women’s Antelope Hunt attracts increased support, warranting a 2021 waitlist.

Scholarship opportunities still available! 

The 9th Annual Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt will take place Oct 7-10 in 2021 at the Ranch at Ucross in northeast Wyoming. The event will bring together more than 40 female hunters from across the nation for a weekend of hunting, learning, mentorship and camaraderie.  

For nearly a decade, this event has provided life-changing opportunities for women as well as raised funds and awareness for its host, the Wyoming Women’s Foundation (WYWF). Since inception, the hunt has raised more than $500,000 for special projects to help women and girls work toward economic self-sufficiency across Wyoming.   

In 2021, there has already been a tremendous outpouring of support for the annual event from sponsors and hunters alike. Each year, the number of hunt spots available fluctuates slightly, depending on the pronghorn herds and land available at the event location, with the final number determined as the year unfolds. At this time, all hunt spots have been filled with the exception of those reserved for scholarship recipients. Hunters not already signed up who are interested in attending the 2021 hunt may join a waitlist or apply for a scholarship. Waitlisted applicants may be offered the opportunity to participate if additional spots become available before October.  

Applications for 2021 scholarships will be accepted from February 15 – March 15. 

Each year, approximately one-third of the hunters attend on scholarship. Feedback from scholarship recipients shows how transformative the experience can be. “I feel like a different woman,” reported a 2020 scholarship recipient. “I’m so grateful I was awarded the scholarship to make this experience possible. My guide was incredible, the event was beautiful and I learned so much more about myself and what I value. I know my life has changed for the better after this amazing weekend.” 

Apply Now!

Sponsors interested in supporting scholarship hunter’s hunts may contact WYWF to get involved. The foundation is also seeking dinner sponsors and in-kind donations for its fundraising auctions. Click here for additional information on sponsorship opportunities.

Please visit wyomingwomensantelopehunt.org for more information on supporting the event and individual participation, including scholarships.

Please call 307-721-8300 or email Alex at alex@wycf.org with any questions.Thank you!

Last year, Savage Arms headed to Wyoming to chase pronghorn with Sharon Sullivan and her mentor Karla Tuggle. Click here to watch as Sharon and Karla give their all during the 8th Annual Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt.

WYWF is grateful to have worked with

wonderful photographers, videographers and special media guests over the years.

Please use the links below to explore media from the 2020 hunt.

Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt supports state’s food banks

Women’s Hunt Addresses Food Security – written by 2020 hunter Melissa Burke

Antelope Hunting with Ella, a beautiful young butterfly – written by Ashlee Lundvall

Click here to view a recap video from 2020!

Click here to view all media from past hunts

The story of the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt: 

The Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt was founded in 2013 by the Wyoming Women’s Foundation (WYWF) as an opportunity for mentoring and developing camaraderie between women and to raise funds for the Wyoming Women’s Foundation’s work for women and girls.

Teaching women to hunt can help them feed their families nutritious food and fulfills WYWF’s mission of investing in the economic self-sufficiency of women. The event emphasizes hunter safety, ethical hunting practices, and conservation of natural resources. Click here to learn more about the Spirit of the Hunt. 

Questions? Check out our FAQs

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. 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. 

WYWF is advised by a volunteer board that helps to set granting and advocacy direction, and to raise funds to carry out its mission. The mission of the Wyoming Women’s Foundation is to invest in the economic self-sufficiency of women and opportunities for girls in Wyoming. Learn more about the Wyoming Women’s Foundation by visiting  wywf.org 

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