53rd WBHA Annual Convention

March 24, 2017 - March 25, 2017

Website: | Phone: 715-370-4170

10101 Market Street, Rothschild, WI 54474, United States


The six hotels within walking distance of Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center easily meet the rooming needs of our visitors.


  • Candlewood Suites 715-355-8900
  • Econolodge 715-355-4449
  • Holiday Inn & Suites 715-355-1111
  • Motel 6 715-355-3030
  • Best Western Midway (about 3 miles from convention center) 715-842-1616

Due to unpredictable hotel charges we will not be posting hotel room pricing information at this time. For the best hotel price WBHA recommends calling hotel directly or using an online search engine such as ,,,, and etc.

Vendor Information

Thank you to all vendors who participated in the 2016 convention. Hope to see you all in 2017.

Contracts will be sent out after the Christmas Holiday to all current vendors. Any business or organization wishing to attend as a vendor can contact me by e-mail or phone and I will get you on the contract list.

Dan Treml
Ph: 715-762-3087
Cell: 715-661-1105

Attention all hunting groups...

Our membership raffle committee (Mark Stumpner and Jeremy Fischer) and our SOS auction committee (Carl Schoettel, & Eric Tuckner) are seeking financial donations for the 2016 annual convention raffle and auction.

As you know the cost of everything is going up and this includes items for the auction and raffles. If your hunting group is able to make a donation to the auction and raffle fund, or if you have an item to donate, it would be greatly appreciated if you would contact these committees prior to the Annual Convention.

Membership Raffle Committee Contacts:
Mark Stumpner (715)359-4014
Jeremy Fischer (715)489-3579

SOS Auction Committee Contacts:
Carl Schoettel (414)531-2296
Eric Tuckner (715)246-0878

Download Puppy Donation Form

Annual Convention Photo Contest

For this years photo contest we’re going all digital! The board of directors will be voting on the best photos and displaying them on a large digital photo frame at the convention. Some submissions might also be featured in the yearbook and/or on our website.

Please submit your digital photos to Stephanie at Please remember to include your name and member number in your email.

Friday Night Banquet

Friday | March 24, 2017 | 7:00pm

The 2017 Annual Convention Banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn & Suites.

Banquet tickets will include meal, keynote speakers, raffles, door prizes, and special visitation time.

WBHA Member Raffle Info

You MUST BE a WBHA member in order to purchase Member raffle tickets. YOU MUST BE PRESENT FOR THIS RAFFLE IN ORDER TO CLAIM PRIZE.

Pre-purchased raffle ticket packages will be available for pick-up during regular convention hours. WBHA Member Raffle drawings will be held and announced intermittently during the SOS Auction. Winners will have 10 minutes from drawing to claim prize. If you are not able to claim prize withing 10 minutes, you will forfeit your prize and an alternate will be awarded the prize.

Pre-purchased tickets packages come pre-labeled with members WBHA ID# on each ticket.

Membership Promotion

Bring a Friend – Win a Gun

For every new person that signs up at the annual convention, your name will be entered into a raffle for a gun.

It’s simple folks: times are tough. The economy is hurting our association too. We can’t continue to depend just on our existing members to fund all the important things the WBHA does. WE NEED NEW MEMBERS and we need to boost attendance at the annual meeting. Thank you for your support!

WBHA Annual Raffle

You NEED NOT BE a WBHA member in order to purchase Annual Raffle tickets and you NEED NOT be present to win.

Grand Prize- 2017 Polaris Sportsman 850 SP & Karavan 12′ ATV trailer or $10,000.00 cash. 49 additional prizes to win including 20 guns.

Direct ticket inquires to:
Jim Hamilton
Ph: 715-460-3033

Convention Schedule

To be determined.

Elections Information

Coming Soon

Past Conventions