The North American Whitetail Championship Youth Division is a competition exclusively for hunters who are under the age of eighteen (18). The Youth Division is a competition using any archery weapon, Compound Bow, Crossbow or Long Bow and/or any firearm weapon, High Powered Rifle, Shot Gun, Handgun, Muzzleloader. The Hunters in the Youth Division will compete for prizes and scholarships to be applied to any continuing education they choose. The competition is open to everyone under the age of 18, that enters in one or more of the qualified regions.
The North American Whitetail Youth Championship will begin in 2020 with qualifying regional competitions. There will be 39 qualifying regions (each state designated in the Championship is an individual region for the Youth Division) (i.e. Region 1 = Pennsylvania). The regionals will begin on September 1, 2020 and end on January 31, 2021. Each hunter will hunt his/her respective region. The skilled hunter who harvests the largest Pope & Young or Boone and Crockett gross scored buck in his/her Region will be crowned the winner of his/her Region and qualify for the North American Whitetail Youth Championship Scholarship drawing.
The Hunter with the largest overall Pope & Young or Boone & Crockett gross score from all regions (states) shall receive a $2,000 Scholarship. The Hunter winning this Scholarship may not win a second Scholarship through the drawing. The winning hunter will also receive a separate prize along with the scholarship
The Hunter in each region (state) with the highest Pope & Young or Boone & Crockett gross score shall have their name put into a drawing for a $2,000 Scholarship. There are a total of four (4) $2,000 Scholarships that will be awarded through the drawing process. Each drawing winner will also receive a separate prize along with the scholarship.
Hunt must be captured on Tactacam and footage submitted through the NAWTC website within 24 hours of recovering the animal.