Deer must be a whitetail buck killed during the general firearm hunting season.


Entries must be legal as defined by the general gun season regulations for Butler, Ripley, Carter, Stoddard,Wayne, Dunklin and Reynolds counties. Permit must be notched and ID available for matching to permit. The deer must be brought by the hunter who killed the deer.


Bucks killed in a deer-proof fence or any other confined areas are not eligible to enter contest.  Bucks that were EVER kept inside a pen for breeding purposes or any other reason are NOT allowed.  Bucks cannot have been raised in a fenced-in-area and released.  Bucks considered tame, domesticated or pet are NOT allowed. Evidence of an ear tag will disqualify deer.


Hunter must present valid hunting license and photo ID to the official measurer.


Measurements must be made as soon as possible, but no later than 12:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.


Bring your deer to the Daily American Republic newspaper at 208 Poplar Street, Poplar Bluff, MO for measuring and a photo.

Hours: Monday through Friday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


The entire body of the field dressed animal is not necessary when brought in for measurement. However, the head and enough of the cape for a shoulder mount must be intact.


SAWED OFF ANTLERS WILL

NOT BE COUNTED.


The total number of points.

       No points will be counted that are less than 1” in length.


The Width of the outside spread.

      All measurements must be done from the main beam only.


A total of the two longest tines off the main beam per side will be measured.

A total of four tines will be measured, two per side. Tiebreakers will be determined by the longest tine. In the case of a tie still remaining, the next longest  tine of the four measured, and so forth, until the winner has been determined.


No points will be counted that are less than one (1”) inch from its base.


All measurements are rounded off to the nearest 1/8 inch.                                                                         


Broken points measuring less than the minimum length will not count.


If the main beam is broken, measurement will not include the detached portion of the antler.


If main beams are moveable, measurement will be made at the narrowest point when the antlers are held in.


Once measured, a buck cannot be measured by another measurer for this contest unless authorized by the contest committee.


In the case of a tie, winners will be chosen by a drawing between the hunters whose scores are tied.


All decisions of the contest committee are final.


One deer is eligible to win in up to three categories.


If under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must be present when measuring deer and sign a consent of participation form.

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