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National / Regional Events

 
2024 Events
Continuing to add. If you know of any long-term events that aren't listed here, please email them to me at Vicki@RendezvousOhio.com ... 

 
March 9-17, 2024 - Southwestern Regional Rendezvous, Mineral Wells, Texas. Contact Two Otters, 817-629-9297, twootterstall.yahoo.com. Facebook page,  www.facebook.com/southwesternrendezvous.       Camp fees if registered before Feb. 9 are $30 ages 13 and older, $5 ages 12 and younger, $20 for mug, $10 per medallion, $75 for trader and $50 for blanket trader. Trader fees include one adult. Add $10 to adult and trader fees after that date. Early setup March 6-8. Long term and short term c amp, modern camp. Public days March 9-10 and 16. Competitions include shoots, archery, hawk & knife, cooking contest, Highland games, kids' games, seminars, camp feast.

March 21-24, 2024 - Old Virginia Primitive Rendezvous, Surry, Virginia. Contact Steve Sneed, ssneed1840@gmail.com; Paul Boone, longhunter2112@protonmail.com or Julie Garrett, ovprscribe@gmail.com. Visit www.ovpr2.org for info and registration form. Camp fee $35 per person for pre-registration; $40 after March 1. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Early setup starts the weekend before the event with additional fee $10 per person. A modern camping section will be open for people with modern tents and accoutrements, but interest in primitive camping, to get a full rendezvous experience.  Competitions include woods walk, ladies match, juniors match, pistol match, archery, scribe's match, hawk & knife, smoothbore. Social events include court, ladies social, children’s games, potluck dinner with barbecued chicken and Friday/Saturday evenings at the Spider Web Inn.
 
April 30-May 5, 2024 - Bloody Lake Rendezvous, Black Hawk Memorial Park, Woodford, Wisconsin. Contact Facebook page. Encampment open for unloading 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Camp is closed to vehicles 8 p.m. Friday-3 p.m. Sunday.
 
May 15-19, 2024 - NRLHF Corps of Discovery, 3 Krepps Covered Bridge, McDonald, Pennsylvania 15057. Contact Don Ricetti, 724-622-0599, segundo98@earthlink.net. A learning rendezvous, seminars, workshops, educational sessions. Pre-registration fees are $20 per adult for NMLRA members; $25 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. No pets. A learning rendezvous, seminars, workshops, educational sessions. Free public admission 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Setup Monday-Wednesday.
 
May 17-24, 2024 - NRLHF Southeastern Primitive Rendezvous, 297 Reavis Road, Yadkinville, North Carolina 27055. Contact Bleu Reavis or Robert Woody, robertwoody@att.net, www.nrlhf-1.org. Early setup Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. No pets.

May 22-29, 2024 - Original New England Primitive Rendezvous, Fort at Number 4, Charlestown, New Hampshire. Contact originalnepra@gmail.com; George Gagnon, 603-689-5326; or Kim Brooks, 860-917-1987, 603-356-5692. Fee is $85 per person ages 16 and older if registered by May 1. Late registration or at the gate, $95 per person and no early setup. Children ages 15 and younger are free, but names must be listed. Early setup Wednesday for pre-paid contributors 8 a.m.-8 p.m. without dress code or time limit. Rendezvous rules take effect Thursday morning. Early setup Thursday for pre-paid participants 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Registration at the gate starts at 8 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visitor days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 25-26. No additional fee for traders, but prior registration is required and prize donation is appreciated.
 
June 14-21, 2024 - NRLHF Old Northwest Territory Primitive Rendezvous, Ashland County Wildlife Conservation League, 1930 CR 1035, Ashland County, Ohio. Contact New Frontiersmen Muzzleloading Club, Sean Stevenson, 330-428-3428, Seans1993@yahoo.com, www.nrlhf-1.org. Early setup Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. No pets.
 
July 13-21, 2024 - Rocky Mountain National Rendezvous, Ignacio, Colorado, southeast of Durango. Contact Tyrell Williams, TboneRMNR2024@yahoo.com, www.RMNR.org. Early setup July 10-12. Seminars and workshops, kids games, horse camp, cannon shoot, shooting program, knife and hawk, archery. Elevation 6,300 feet.
 
July 20-27, 2024 - NRLHF Northeastern Primitive Rendezvous, 2911 Stoney Run Road, Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania 16350. Contact Keith Anderson, 814-688-1313, keithanderson10@rocketmail.com, www.nrlhf-1.org. Early setup Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. No pets.
 
Sept. 20-27, 2024 - NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, 438 Trout Run Road, Zion Grove, Pennsylvania 17985. Contact Charlie Kovalewski, 570 590-3839, cfk@epix.net, www.nrlhf-1.org. Early setup Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-registration fees are $60 per adult for NMLRA members; $70 for non-members. Children ages 17 and younger are free. No pets.

Oct. 24-27, 2024 - Old Virginia Primitive Rendezvous, Surry, Virginia. Contact Steve Sneed, ssneed1840@gmail.com; Paul Boone, longhunter2112@protonmail.com or Julie Garrett, ovprscribe@gmail.com. Visit www.ovpr2.org for info and registration form. Camp fee $35 per person for pre-registration; $40 after March 1. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Early setup starts the weekend before the event with additional fee $10 per person. Competitions include woods walk, ladies match, juniors match, pistol match, archery, scribe's match, hawk & knife, smoothbore. Social events include court, ladies social, children’s games, potluck dinner with barbecued chicken and Friday/Saturday evenings at the Spider Web Inn.
 
Jan. 15-26, 2025 - Alafia River Rendezvous, 1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Homeland, Fla. Mailed pre-registration must be postmarked by Dec. 1 (2024). Visit www.alafiariverrendezvous.org or contact Sherri Cox, 321-536-2438, registrar@alafiariverrendezvous.org. No pets. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery. Also seminars, games and entertainment.


Past 2024 events

Jan. 17-28, 2024 - Alafia River Rendezvous, 1000 Old Fort Meade Road, Homeland, Fla. Mailed pre-registration must be postmarked by Dec. 1. For pre-registration instructions, visit www.alafiariverrendezvous.org/2023-alafia-preregistration-info or contact Sherri Cox, 321-536-2438, registrar@alafiariverrendezvous.org. For event information, contact Alan and D’Lise Rayl, booshway@alafiariverrendezvous.org. Visitors days Jan. 26-27. Pre-registration fee is $60 per adult ages 18 and older, or $70 at the gate. No pets. Competitions include shoots, hawk & knife, archery. Also seminars, games and entertainment. 
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