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Elkfest 2016

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Elkfest Events Elkfest Scheduled Events Elkfest Event Location Maps Boy Scouts Auction Private Vendors JH Chamber and Local Services Antler Uses Elkfest Contacts
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World Famous Jackson Hole Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction
   On Center Street, the east side of the Town Square

BSA Antler Auction - 3 ScoutsCome and visit the world's best collection of elk antler. The antler are collected from the National Elk Refuge, which is adjacent to the Town of Jackson, then sorted, bundled, weighed, organized into lots and sold at public auction on the town square. This event is what got it all started. Antlers are ready for viewing at 7:00 a.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the auction begins at 10:00 a.m. Don't miss it!

Sponsored by: Jackson District, Boy Scouts of America

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Rotary Club Private Antler Sale
   On Deloney Street, the north side of the Town Square

Raotary SalePrivate Antler Sale is adjacent to the Jackson Town Square. Come and see all of the other antlers for sale, as vendors come from all over to display many unique deer, moose, and elk antlers.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Rotary Club
For more information, contact J.R. Berezay at (307) 732-5944.

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Food Court
   On the south end of Center Street, the east side of the Town Square

Doc MacLeod Cookout Jackson Hole Youth Baseball will be hosting breakfast and lunch just south of the BSA Auction. The breakfast menu is coffee and donuts. The lunch menu is hot dogs, chips and drinks.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Youth Baseball

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Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum

Sheep Bow makingHistory Booth
The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum's booth will feature Tom Lucas demonstrating bighorn sheep bow making and flint knapping. Books about Jackson Hole history will be on sale. Learn about the Museum's new exhibits, the research center, and upcoming programs and events. Visit our booth to receive complimentary tickets to the Museum.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Museum
For additional information you may call (307) 733-2414
Visit their website at:

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Kid's Corner
   On the Jackson Town Square

The National Elk Refuge and Wyoming Game & Fish Department offer an array of hands-on activities for kids of all ages.

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting displays for children and adults alike. Kids can come take our animal ID quiz and learn about mammals in the area. Adults can find facts about how they can start antler hunting themselves. There will also be information on bear safety, wildlife diseases, and fishing and hunting regulations. Stop by our booth in the town square and say hello to the redshirts.
More pictures of activities

For more information on Wyoming Game & Fish visit: Jackson Regional News

Kid's Corner DisplayThe National Elk Refuge
Come learn about the National Elk Refuge and answer these questions:
   What is a National Wildlife Refuge?
   What kinds of birds might I see while visiting the National Elk Refuge?
   What is the difference between an antler and a horn?
The National Elk Refuge Elk Mascot will also be joining us for a fun-filled day of activities.

Sponsored by: National Elk Refuge

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Official Elkfest Product Booth
   On the Jackson Town Square

Get your exclusive Elkfest t-shirt, hoodie, and ball cap early. They go quickly!

Support your National Elk Refuge! Grand Teton Association is the National Elk Refuge's interpretive partner and all proceeds directly benefit them. Product for sale represents a sampling of things fulfilling their mission and fun stuff too! Get yours at Elkfest, or to order by phone, call our mail order at: 307-739-3403 or visit our website at:

Here is the design for the 2018 T-shirt.
Available in sizes S,M,L,XL - $20.00
XXL &: XXXL - $20.00

Grand Teton Association - 2018 T-Shirt

2018 T-shirt front
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Here is the design for the 2018 Hat.
Available at Elkfest - $20.00

Grand Teton Association - 2018 Baseball Cap

2018 Elkfest Baseball Cap
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Here is the design for the 2018 Hoodie.
Available in sizes S,M,L,XL,XXL - $60.00

Grand Teton Association - 2017 Baseball Cap

2018 Hoodie
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Sponsored by: Grand Teton Association
For more information please contact us at:
PO Box 170, Moose, WY 83012
(307) 739-3606

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Great Elk Tour
   On Center Street, north of the Auction

Great Elk TourThe Great Elk Tour is the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's premier traveling conservation exhibit. Showcasing mounts of some of the largest bull elk in the world, the Great Elk Tour is a must see for hunters and wildlife enthusiasts. This yearÕs all new line-up of six monster bulls come from coast to coast. Included this year are these beautiful bulls, Herd Bull, Washington Discovery, Drop Tine, Back from the Brink, Father-Son Hunt of a Lifetime, and Protecting the Heard. Click here to visit the Great Elk Tour website.

Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
For more information please contact us at:
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
5705 Grant Creek
Missoula, MT 59808
Telephone: (406) 523-4500
Toll-free: 1(800) CALL ELK (225-5355)

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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Games and Silent Auction
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet Annual Fundraising Dinner

   Held at the **Heritage Arena, at the Teton County Fairgrounds, 305 W. Snow King Ave, Jackson**

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ElkA Great Time For A Great Cause! Every RMEF chapter has its own special night once a year -- the annual BIG GAME BANQUET, where fun and fundraising combine for a memorable evening. Sumptuous meals, laughter and a high-energy auction form the backdrop for a night when new friends are made and old acquaintances renew their friendships -- all in a special spirit of camaraderie shared among folks who love wildlife. These events provide the majority of funds used for RMEF wildlife conservation projects.

Again this year, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet Annual Fundraising Dinner will be held at the Heritage Arena, at the Teton County Fairgrounds, 305 W. Snow King Ave, Jackson, Saturday, May 19th, 2018. The doors open at 5:00 PM. Enjoy drawings, raffles, games and the silent auction. Dinner and live auction will follow

Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
For more information, please contact:
Chuck Teske (307) 739-0951 or
Ann Patton (307) 734-9549 or
And download this Invitation PDF:
   2017 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Invitation and RSVP & Membership Form

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Mountain Man Rendezvous and Traders' Row
   Teton County Fair Grounds Saturday, May 19th - Monday, May 28th, 2018

Mountain Man RendezvousTravel back in time to meet crafters of authentic earth-made wares in period clothing and learn the ways of the historical camps. Enjoy Traders' Row, Candy Cannon, Bow & Arrow Competition, Hawk & Knife Competition, and Atlatal Competition at the Teton Country Fairgrounds. Continues through Old West Days

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce

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16th Annual Jackson Hole High Noon Chili Cook-Off
   On Center Street, the east side of the Town Square
   Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Chili Cook-off Flyer

Come taste the Best of the West in chili. Local and regional contestants cook up a tasty variety of chili. $5 will buy you a spoon.

Calling All Chili Cooks

Are you a great chili cook? Come and show us, join the Jackson Hole High Noon Chili Cook-Off. The Howdy Pardners Association would like to invite you to participate in the annual High Noon Chili Cook-Off. We are looking for professional chefs to represent their restaurants, individuals who have a killer chili recipe, and groups representing their businesses or non-profit organizations. Make your chili any way you want. RED or GREEN! MEAT, BEANS, or VEGETARIAN ...YOUR CHOICE! It doesn't matter we are just looking for the best in Jackson Hole!

There will be no entry fee to participate. But you will need to provide at least 8 gallons of Chili for tasting by the public. Deadline for entry this year is Friday, May 11th, 2018.

Sponsored by: Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
For more information, contact Renne Leone at 307-733-3316 or
Click here to download a PDF of the Chili Cook-Off Flyer
Click here to download a PDF of the Chili Cook-Off Entry Form

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