Chatfield, MN – The Pope and Young Club has named Eli Randall of Chicago, Illinois as the new Director Of Records. Eli’s responsibilities will be to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Club’s national record-scoring system and also include;

• Provide customer support
• Help select future candidates for the Official Measurer’s Training Class
• Conduct training workshops
• Conduct and co-instruct the Official Measurer’s Re-Certification Class every four years
• Select and send out invitation letters for the top trophies in each big-game species category
• Arrange location and help supervise in the panel measuring process every two years

“I’m very pleased that Eli has been hired as Records Director for the Pope and Young Club, stated Ed Fanchin, the Pope and Young Club’s Records Chairman. “He brings a high level of experience to the Club as well as an innovative mind set. Eli has jumped in with both feet and has already made improvements to the efficiency of the Records Program. There’s no doubt in my mind that Eli will help lead the Club forward.”

“As a scientific method of comparing individual animals to others and to the ideal for each species, the scoring system is a testament to sound wildlife management practices and the importance that hunting has within those management practices,” stated Eli Randall, new Director of Records for the Pope and Young Club. “It is a great pleasure and privilege to take on the responsibility of maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the Pope and Young Club’s records program.”

The Pope and Young Club is a non-profit North American conservation and bowhunting organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of bowhunting by striving to increase awareness and appreciation of bowhunting foundations, principles and values. The Pope and Young Club is focused on Fair Chase hunting ethics that support the ethical pursuit of free ranging, wild game animals without unfair advantage while promoting the conservation of both habitat and wildlife. The Club also maintains the universally recognized repository of records and statistics on North American big game animals harvested with a bow and arrow.

Contact the Pope & Young Club office at:

www.pope-young.org or P.O. Box 548, Chatfield, MN 55923, Ph: 507.867.4144

Media contact: Rick Mowery at: rick@pope-young.org, Ph: 989.884.3800