Big game permit auctions

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife began auctioning big game permits in 1994. The first auction permit was a single bighorn sheep permit and the auction was conducted by a local conservation organization. 

Learn more about the auction and raffle programs.

Auction dates and locations

Permit Organization Date Location
Eastside elk Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Jan. 26, 2019

La Mariposa Resort
Tuscon, Arizona

California Bighorn sheep Wild Sheep Foundation Feb. 7, 2019 Reno-Sparks Convention Center
and Peppermill Casino
Reno, Nevada
Mule deer Mule Deer Foundation Feb. 14-17, 2019 Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
Three deer Mule Deer Foundation Feb. 14-17, 2019 Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
Mountain goat Seattle Sportsmen's Conservation Foundation Feb. 23, 2019 Lynnwood Convention Center
Lynnwood, Washington
Westside elk Safari Club International, Northwest Chapter March 9, 2019 Hilton Seattle Airport and
Conference Center
Seattle
Moose Washington Wild Sheep Foundation March 9, 2019 Hotel Murano
Tacoma, Washington
Black-tailed deer Safari Club International, Southwest Washington Chapter

March 9, 2019

Embassy Suites Portland Airport
Portland, Oregon
White-tailed deer Safari Club International, Southwest Washington Chapter March 9, 2019 Embassy Suites Portland Airport
Portland, Oregon