LAS VEGAS, Nev.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation crowned a series of champions at the 25th annual World Elk Calling Championships in Las Vegas.
It was a banner weekend for the Jacobsens, the “First Family” of Elk Calling. Jacobsen family members took first place in the peewee and women’s divisions, and topped the field in the first-ever Champion of Champions competition, an invitational involving previous winners of the professional division.
Family picture (above) – left to right back row – Misty Jacobsen, Rockie Jacobsen, Corey Jacobsen ( all 3 graduated from Orofino High School)
Front row – Isaac Jacobsen, Sam Jacobsen
Vegas Champion – Rockie Jacobsen looks on as his son, Corey Jacobsen accepts the Champion of Champions award. This was the 25th year of the World Elk Calling championship by RMEF and they invited all previous winners in the Pro division to compete for the Champion of Champions. There was a 3 way tie between Rockie, Corey and Al Morris. They had a bugle off and there was another tie – between father & son, Rockie & Corey with Corey being crowned Champion that evening at the grand banquet.
The winners listed below all use Bugling Bull Game Calls.
1. Isaac Jacobsen, 10, Boise, Ida. Isaac is the grandson of Rockie & Rena Jacobsen, Kamiah and the son of Corey & Jennifer Jacobsen, Boise. Isaac started competing when he was 5 yrs old.
Also competing in the PeeWee division and placing was Sam Jacobsen, Isaac’s 6 yr old brother.
1. Misty Jacobsen, Monterey, Calif. This is Misty’s 12th win, the most of any contestant.
1. Dirk Durham, Moscow, Ida. Dirk graduated from Orofino High School and works for Nightforce Optics in Orofino.
2. Corey Jacobsen, Boise, Ida.
3. Rockie Jacobsen, Kamiah, Ida.
Champion of Champions
Corey Jacobsen, Boise, Ida.
Several winners in the other divisions use Bugling Bull Game Calls which are manufactured in Kamiah by Rockie & Rena Jacobsen, owners of Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls & Supplies LLC.