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Draw Results and Preference Points
Draw Results and Preference Points

Limited license draw results & preference points are available on

Pay for your license & preference points by the deadline or lose your license and preference points! ​​

Results are posted on the dates listed below. Draw results and preference point information is unavailable until these dates.
Planned Post Date
Spring turkeyFebruary 27
​​Rocky Mountain & 
desert bighorn sheep & mountain goat
May 3
Bear, deer, elk, moose & pronghornJune 3-7
Leftover deer & elkJuly 19
Fall turkeyJuly 19

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Important information regarding missed payments and loss of preference points

Sheep and Goat - The deadline for paying for your sheep and goat license is May 17, 2019All successful licenses will be mailed after the payment is received. 

Big Game - The deadline for paying for your big game license is June 21, 2019. All successful licenses will be mailed after the payment is received.

For BIG GAME, credit cards are initially charged June 3-7th. If the credit card on file is declined, you will have until June 21st to provide an alternate form of payment. An attempt will be made to notify you in the event that your card is declined.


If you do not pay for your license by the deadline

If we are unable to charge the credit card on file in your account and you fail to pay for your license online, by phone, or at a CPW location by the deadline (SHEEP/GOAT: ​May 17, 2019; BIG GAME: June 21, 2019),

  • Your license is surrendered and removed from your record.
  • All preference points used to draw that license will not be eligible for restoration. 

How to check your draw and preference point status 

To check your draw results

  1. Log in to your personal account.
  2. If you have draw results to show, they will appear under the "My Orders" submenu, also on the left navigation.

To check preference points

  1. Follow the steps above

  2. Click on "My Preference Points," found as a link in the left-hand navigation. 

Report inaccurate information

If you see incorrect information (such as a wrong address or inaccurate preference points) let us know. 

There are several ways to contact us:

Landowner Preference Program (LPP) applicants only:

The draw results for the Landowner Preference Program are NOT on the internet. If you are the landowner and wish to find out prior to receiving your packet in the mail around early June, you may call (303) 291-7380. Landowners only, please.

Hunting statistics

Statistics provide harvest surveys, draw statistics, and minimum preference points required in each game unit from current and previous years. Use them to assist in planning. 

Didn't draw a limited license this year? Turn that to your advantage!

How? Read Elk Hunting University's What Now? "Plan B" Licenses to learn the ins-and-outs of buying leftover and unlimited (over-the-counter) licenses. You'll be glad you did!

Need advice on where to hunt?

Call a Hunt Planner for free personalized assistance, Monday–Friday, 8–5 (MT)(303) 291-PLAN (7526).

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2019 Fishing Guide

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2019 Hunting Guide by Colorado Outdoors

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