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November 16-18, 2017

Phoenix, Arizona

AU 2017 Convention


The AU is proud to announce this year will be the 20th year for the National Youth Race.  We hope you will make plans to participate as we celebrate this milestone event. The race is open to all AU junior members. 

The 2017 AU Convention will be held in Phoenix and the National Youth Race will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017.  Birds will be handled by David McAnally and the race will be flown from about 150 miles (Grand Canyon Station).

All participants will receive a certificate or plaque.  The winner will receive a plaque, trophy and be invited to attend the 2018 convention as our guest. 

Access your application here APPLICATION  or call the AU office (800-755-2778).  Applications should be signed by a parent or legal guardian and returned to the office by no later than March 1, 2017.  As soon as applications are received, we will send notification advising of shipping details. 

Applications must be received prior to shipment for entry into the race and juniors must be AU members (contact us to be sure: or 800-755-2778).

We hope you will participate and look forward to hearing from you soon!

​Karen Clifton, Executive Director