IBO World Championships
World Championships of the International Bowhunters Organization brings bowhunters from all over the world to Holiday Valley for 3-D target competition. The Championship competition is by invitation. Find out more about the IBO here.
The Holiday Valley Open is available for all shooters on August 7-8. Cost of the Open is $45 if you register before July 24. Click here for HV Open Registration form.
The Yodeler Lodge is the hub for the competition in 2015. Registration for the World Championships and the Open must be completed through the IBO before the event. Scorecards are not mailed prior to the event. You may pick up your packet including your scorecard at the Registration area in the Yodeler Lodge. You can check your shoot times on the IBO Facebook page or the IBO website.
IBO Schedule of Events
For a downloadable schedule of events from Monday, August 3 through Sunday August 9, click here.
The Defense Range is ON Holiday Valley property, at the top of Spruce Lake and can be accessed via the Spruce Chairlift. The Defense Range will be open from noon to 7PM on Tuesday, August 4, and 7AM to 7PM Wednesday through Saturday. The Defense Range is open to the public for practice shooting at 3-D targets.
The Ranges are accessible by chairlift and wagon:
Spruce Lake Quad for access to all Defense Ranges and Competitive Ranges K-L-M-N
Yodeler Quad for Competitive Ranges A-B-D-E-F-G-I
Transportation by wagons for Competitive Ranges O-P-Q-R-S
Sunday's Championship course is accessed by Yodeler Quad
Range Chairlift/Wagon Service
|Spruce Lake||Tuesday||Noon-7PM||Defense Range|
|Spruce Lake||Wed-Sat||7AM-7PM||Defense Range|
|Spruce Lake||Fri-Sat||7AM-7PM||K-L-M-N, Defense Range|
All things bowhunting are available at the Vendor Show, located inside the Yodeler Lodge and in the lot immediately east of the Yodeler Lodge. The Vendor Show is open to the public.
If you would like an application to be a vendor, click here.
A large parking area is available near the Yodeler Lodge, with additional parking on the Holiday Valley access road. Shuttle busses are available.
Food and Beverage
A daily chicken barbeque will be available near the Yodeler Lodge, and plenty of Bud to cool you off after shooting! Food and beverage outlets as well as soft serve ice cream will be available at the trade show. John Harvard's Brew House Restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and McCarty Cafe is open daily for lunch, coffee and pastries.
Activities for children are available at the Mountain Sports Center, adjacent to the Yodeler Lodge. Look for a bounce house, an obstacle course and a display of live birds of pray. The 3-pool swim complex is open daily from noon to 7PM. Spruce Lake, accessible by chairlift, is a beautiful mountain top lake. Sky High Adventure Park, located to the east of Yodeler Lodge, is open with a 13 course Aerial Park, a Climbing Forest and a Mountain Coaster.
A variety of lodging properties are available at Holiday Valley, call 800-323-0020 for reservations.
The Inn at Holiday Valley is at the base of the Holiday Valley Road. Most rooms have 2 queen beds, a mini fridge and a patio or balcony. The Inn offers a daily continental breakfast, has a heated pool and hot tub.
The Tamarack Club is on Holiday Valley Road and offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condominiums as well as deluxe hotel rooms. Family friendly John Harvard's Brew House Restaurant is on site, as well as the Falling Waters Spa. Tamarack guests have use of the on -site pool and hot tubs. Click here for IBO lodging at the Tamarack Club.
Holiday Valley Rental Properties represent a variety of condominiums, townhouses and homes in the area. Call for weekly rental rates, 800-323-0020.
For camping information click here.