Virtual Archery New Mexico Challenge Series @ Virtual
Mar 1 – Jul 31 all-day

Participation information can be found at:

To qualify for certificates: submit scores by the end of the month – January – July 2021. To earn the series challenge coin: Completed 5 of the 7 monthly challenges.

Series Rules for the Virtual Challenge Series
Safety Protocols for the Challenge Series

Big Game Draw 2021: All you wanted to know @ Virtual
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Applications for the 2021 big game draw will open soon! Have questions before you apply? We will be meeting virtually every week to discuss the 2021-2022 big game draw, how to apply, options for hunter education and the hunter mentor program and how to read the draw odds report. Over the next few months, we will have biologists on hand to answer questions.

Big Game Draw 2021: All you wanted to know

Please register online and send us your questions through email or add your questions to the Facebook Event for the topic related to your questions.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Send us your questions through email or add a questions to the Facebook Event for the topic related to your questions.


Deadline: 2020–2021 Late Harvest Reports
Mar 17 all-day

Deadline to submit late 2020–21 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and turkey. All 2020–21 license holders must report to be eligible for 2021–22 draw licenses. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone. See 2021-22 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book.

Failure to report for these species by this date will result in rejection of all draw applications. An $8 late fee applies after February 15, 2021. Remember to keep your confirmation number.

Deadline: 2021 Big-Game Draw Application
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for 2021 Draw Licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelinapronghorn and oryx, and to apply for Private-land Only Deer License for Units 2A, 2B, 2C, 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). See 2020-21 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info

2021–22 Over-the-Counter License Types Available
Mar 24 all-day

2021–22 over-the-counter (OTC) license types, including game-hunting licenses and game-hunting & fishing licenses, are available online, by telephone and at NMDGF offices and license vendors.

2021-22 License Year Begins
Apr 1 all-day

2021–22 License Year begins. 2020–21 licenses no longer valid.

State Game Commission Public Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

NASP 2021 New Mexico Virtual State Championship @ Virtual
Apr 5 – Apr 30 all-day

NASP 2021 NM State Championship FlIer

Registration opens March 1st, 2021 and closes April 30th, 2021 – (10 PM).

Go to to register a team or individual.

Teams may consist of 12-24 archers which must include no fewer than four of each gender. Schools can have an unlimited number of individual participants.