If you have taken your deer to a taxidermist, just let your taxidermist know that you will need to pick up your antlers for the weekend of Big Buck Classic.
You bring your ANTLERS/MOUNT to the
State Fairgrounds in Little Rock (2600 Howard Street)
for SCORING & DISPLAY
Friday, January 24, 1-8 or
Saturday January 25, 9 am - 5pm
(the absolute deadline to enter is 5pm on Saturday, January 26)
Awards are on Sunday, January 27!
The antlers/mount stay on display until the awards on Sunday.
You can register your buck at the SHOW!
FRIDAY 1pm-8pm or SATURDAY 9am-5pm
5pm Saturday is the deadline to enter the contest.
PRE-REGISTRATION is EASY & SAVES TIME at CHECK IN!
We ask the 2024 Season hunters who wish to participate in the recognition process at the 2025 Big Buck Classic to provide us with their registration information between December 26 - January 20, 2025. This will give us an opportunity to get your information loaded in the computer prior to showtime so your check in process will be super easy!
IF you have a 2024 buck, we will start accepting pre-entries after Christmas!
Please email the information to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may direct message Arkansas Big Buck Classic on facebook. We will fill out your entry card and reply to you with a tag #. If you do not receive a tag # in reply, we do not have you pre-registered.
Please contact us back if you do not receive your tag #.
The information we need is:
CITY, STATE, ZIP
CELL PHONE #:
ALTERNATE PHONE #:
DATE OF HARVEST:
METHOD/WEAPON: indicate: GUN BOW CROSSBOW or MUZZLELOADER
(every hunter is automatically entered in OPEN)
DIVISIONS: OPEN- YOUTH- LADIES
YOUTH is 15 & Under:
If you do not specify youth or ladies, you will not be entered in youth or ladies.
ALL current season entries are automatically entered into their respective county regardless of weapon or division. County scores are calculated based on full credit with no deductions. This is a measurement of total antler grown plus the spread.
Weapon/Division scores are calculated using Boone & Crockett and Pope & Young Net Scores.
You will bring your rack/mount to the Big Buck Classic during contest check in times on Friday Jan 24, 1-8pm or Saturday Jan 25, 9am-5pm. All entries must be checked in by 5 pm on Saturday. You will go to the table in BARTON COLISEUM indicating DEER CHECK IN to enter!
Awards start at 4pm on Sunday, Jan 26
Can't wait to see everyone!
Arkansas State Fairgrounds * Little Rock * Arkansas