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Ducks Unlimited

Big Buck Contest

Official Rules


  • Registration begins on November 1st at 8:00 AM and will end on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 8:00 PM
  • Registering will require a completed registration form and $5.00 entry fee. Cash and checks are accepted, with checks made payable to “Ducks Unlimited - UW-Green Bay.”
  • By registering, you understand that you are still responsible for practicing safe and legal hunting practices, and any action you take while hunting is not the responsibility of the Ducks Unlimited Chapter at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay or any other involved parties.
  • Registration Form

Categories and Submission

  • Two categories are available to win:
    1. Biggest Buck
    2. Fan Choice
  • These categories only include deer shot by the participant in the 2016 gun-deer hunting season taking place from November 19 to November 27, 2016.
  • No single participant can win both categories. If one participant does win both categories then they will automatically defer to winning the ‘Biggest Buck’ category, and the participant who finished in second will win the ‘Fan Choice’ category.
  • All entries must be submitted via email to by 6:00 PM on Monday, December 5, 2016.
  • To be a valid submission, the participant must email a photo of the deer with a clear picture of its head and antlers. The topic line should read ‘Big Buck Contest Submission’ and in the body of the email the participant should include their name, the spread of the antlers (in inches, not required but encouraged), and when and where (date and township) the deer was shot. Hunting stories are encouraged but are not required. If any information is missing the org will make an attempt to collect that information, but the submission will be accepted.

Winner Determination

  • Big Buck Category: This categories winner will be determined by the committee members of the Ducks Unlimited Chapter at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay using the following process. First, the number of points. If there is a tie for the highest number of points, the highest spread will win. If the spread is tied or if one of the participants has not measured spread and no clear winner can be determined by the Ducks Unlimited Chapter at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay photos for spread, then it will be a committee decision for who wins. If any committee member is part of the contest and in the running for ‘Biggest Buck,’ they will not participate in this process.
  • Fan Choice Category: This category will be determined by on our Facebook Page ( UWGBDucksUnlimited). Starting on Monday, December 5 , 2016 by 8:00 PM, all photos of the submissions will be posted to a photo album on the page. Participants are encouraged to ‘share’ their picture and have their friends to like it. On Wednesday, December 12th, 2016 at 8:00 PM the contest will close, and the participant with the most ‘likes’ on their photo will win this category.

Prizes and Presentation

  • The winner of the ‘Big Buck’ category will win a TBD.
  • The winner of the ‘Fan Choice’ category will win a TBD.
  • Winners will be announced on the Facebook page and personally notified by email to claim their prizes at their availability.