Big Buck Contest

D&R Sports Center’s
2017 BIG BUCK CONTEST

Bring your buck to D&R Sports Center and have it entered in our Big Buck Contest. The Archery Contest runs from October 1 – November 14, and the Firearm Contest runs from November 15 – November 30. The top 3 entries for both archery and firearm season will win a gift card to D&R Sports Center!

1st – $100 | 2nd – $75 | 3rd – $50

Rules & Regulations: Must be a Michigan deer with a valid 2017 Michigan Hunting License properly attached. D&R has its own unique system of scoring for the contest. Scoring will be the sole discretion of D&R Sports Center scorer’s interpretation of the rack. This is not an Official Pope & Young, Boone & Crockett, or Commemorative Buck of Michigan score. Scores are only for the purpose of the D&R Sports Center Big Buck Contest. We will not accept capes, heads, or lone racks. The whole deer must be brought in, NO EXCEPTIONS.

*D&R Score is based on the sum of the length of all tines, including main beams, plus the inside spread. This is not an official Pope & Young or Commemorative Bucks of Michigan score, and is used only for the purpose of the D&R Sports Center Big Buck Contest.

2017 Archery Big Buck Contest

October 1st, 2017 – November 14th, 2017


2016 Final Standings

Firearm November 15th – November 30th

1st $100: Nick Newhouse | 11-Point | 121 1/8

2nd $75: Chris Trevino | 12-Point | 120 1/8

3rd $50: Bo Simmons | 10-Point | 113 7/8

Adam Vosburg | 9-Point | 111 6/8

Don Overacker | 10-Point | 109 7/8

Michael Stangl | 11-Point | 107 1/8

Christopher Allkins | 10-Point | 104 7/8

Eric Umbanhowar | 14-Point | 102

Jeff Geier | 8-Point | 96 7/8

Jason Davis | 11-Point | 94 4/8

Ben Crooks | 10-Point | 94 3/8

Justin Boze | 9-Point | 87 5/8

Brady Clark | 8-Point | 84 7/8

Chad Pickett | 8-Point | 90 1/8

Frank Cardenas | 8-Point | 83 2/8

Michael Nelles | 8-Point | 78

Archery October 1st – November 14th

1st $100: Mason M. | 10-Point | 106 5/8

2nd $75: Noah S. | 8-Point | 104 3/8

3rd $50: Chris Ellis | 10-Point | 97 5/8

Ted Forester | 8 Point | 91 7/8

Ryan R. | 8-Point | 80

Wyatt S. | 9-Point | 79 4/8

Brad E. | 9-Point | 70 4/8

Nik O. | 8-Point | 37 4/8