BIGHORN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SHOW
- Completely fill out your entry
tag/disclaimer/claim ticket. Indicate all categories that apply,
i.e. Archery, Muzzleloader, Junior Hunters (16 or younger at the time
of harvest and not over 19 at the time of entry).
- Keep the numbered portion at the
bottom of the tag as your claim ticket. After 3 p.m. on Sunday,
you claim ticket becomes a courtesy pass to the Bighorn Show.
After 5 p.m. Sunday, you will be able to claim your trophy.
- NO ENTRY MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE
BIGHORN SHOW PRIOR TO 5 PM. SUNDAY.
- The Bighorn Show Competition Committee
reserves the right to refuse any UNPRESERVED trophies.
- Once an entry has taken first place
within its species (regardless of division), it is ineligible for
future competitions, but may be entered as DISPLAY ONLY.
- All species of North American Big Game
recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club are eligible for awards (see
their website at www.boone-crockett.org).
Rugs are NOT eligible. Rules, regulations and guidelines of the
Boone and Crockett Club will apply to the Bighorn Show.
Judging will be divided into two (2) divisions
- Current Harvest: All trophies
taken during the hunting season immediately prior to the Bighorn Show.
- Prior Harvest: All trophies taken
during any other hunting season.
- Winners must have harvested the animal
in FAIR CHASE. FAIR CHASE, as defined by the Boone and Crockett
Club, is the ethical, sportsmanlike, and lawful pursuit and taking of
any free-ranging wild, native North American big game animal in a
manner that does not give the hunter an improper advantage over such
- Commercially-raised animals are not
- If an error is made and detected prior
to the Awards Ceremony, it will be corrected. However, if it is
detected after the Awards Ceremony, we regretfully apologize for the
error, but cannot change the outcome. Every effort will be made
to ensure that no errors are made in measuring, recording, or
determination of winners.
- The following categories will compete
STATE CURRENT HARVEST
INWC MEMBER CURRENT HARVEST
DISABLED HUNTER CURRENT HARVEST
WOMEN CURRENT HARVEST
BEST OVERALL CURRENT HARVEST
BEST OVERALL PRIOR HARVEST
BEST OF SHOW
Enter the Fairgrounds at the South
Entrance. Continue down road and through Yellow Gate. Bring
your trophies through the door at the southwest corner of Bay 3.
Trophies are not allowed to be brought in through the Main Entrance.
may be entered from Wednesday through Friday March 14 -16 from 9 a.m.
to 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. All
trophies will be measured by Boone & Crockett or Pope & Young
judges or qualified measurers. First place in each species will receive
a custom-made belt buckle.