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2018 Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

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The Annua Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous will be held on June 10-16, 2018 at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, New Mexico. NOTE: THIS YEAR’S EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FIRE CONDITIONS.Experience re-creation of the pre-1840s mountain man fur trade era on the Santa Fe Trail. Primitive dress is required in camp after 6:00 pm.  Leashed dogs allowed. (clean-up required).

Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

Free Admission – Public is Welcome

Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous Events
Shooting Events: Prizes include: Rifles, Pistols, Camp Furniture, Cast Iron, Plunder, and Trader’s Bucks!!!
Open Iron Sights * Patched Round Ball * Period dress highly encourged, but not required * Daily Rifle & Pistol Matches: Novelty & Paper * Smooth Bore Matches * Clay Birds * Primitive Archery Matches * Trail Walk: Rifle, Smooth Bore & PrimitiveArchery, Knife & Hawk, Pistol * Quail Walk: Shotgun or Smooth Bore * Knife & Hawk Walk * Mountain Man & Mountain Mama Run * Team Events: Survival Walk , Knife & Hawk Walk, Mountain Man Run * Aggregates for the week for various events.

Social Events
Period Dress Contest * Authentic Cooking Contest * Primitive Camp Contest * Jug Contest * Dessert Cooking Contest * Ma & Pa Egg Cooking Contest

Traders Row: Much Good Plunder * Fancy Gee Gaws * Abundant Fu Fa Ra

Camping & Shooting Fees
Primitive (Pre-1840s) and Tin Tipi Camp sites available. Outhouses and Water available. Open fires will not be allowed if there is a fire ban. (Propane fires only)
Adults: $45.00; ($30 goeest to NRA Whitting Center)
(12-15 yrs) $10.00;
Maximum cost of $90 for immediate family. (Parents or Grandparents with children 15 years and younger.)
Daily Walk-in: Competitors Fee $10.00
Trader: No additional fees
Medallions: $10.00 each (includes 2 raffle tickets)

Pre-1840 Primitive Camp / Separate Rowdy Camp
Tin tipi camp close by
Generators alllowed 8am-6pm
Separate modern tent area
Water & Firewood Provided
Leashed dogs are welcome (Owners must immediately pick up droppings)

Google Map Link for GPS/Driving Instructions
Long/Lat: 36°51’58.4″N 104°31’54.8″W
Directions: Take exit 450 off of I-25, on the southside of Raton, and take Highway 555, 5.5 miles to gate on the left side of the road.

More Information:
Booshway PJ Shillings: 979-571-6612 [email protected]
Segundo: Joe “Dirty Shirt” Kierst: 575-425-5433 [email protected]

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the Annual Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous in Raton, New Mexico.

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