Dothan - Entries and Rules

2022-2023

1. NO PRE-REGISTRATION OR ENTRY FEE IS REQUIRED TO ENTER THE CONTEST.


2. ANTLERS AND SKIN MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE SKULL WHEN DEER IS PRESENTED FOR SCORING (DEER CANNOT HAVE ALREADY BEEN SKINNED OUT FOR MOUNTING).


3. HUNTER MUST HAVE VALID AL, FL OR GA HUNTING LICENSE.


4. DEER MAY BE DELIVERED FRESH OR FROZEN TO DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY IN OZARK, FLINT’S WILD GAME PROCESSING IN FORT GAINES, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY IN PORT ST JOE, FL, OR SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY IN SAMSON.


5. ANY DEER PRESENTED FOR SCORING MUST HAVE BEEN HARVESTED LAWFULLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL JURISDICTION REGULATIONS.


6. ALL DEER ARE SCORED USING A MODIFIED SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL SCORING SYSTEM.


7. NO ROAD KILLS ARE ALLOWED INTO THE CONTEST.


8. DEER MUST BE TAKEN IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: AL: BARBOUR, COFFEE, COVINGTON, CRENSHAW, DALE, GENEVA, HENRY, HOUSTON, PIKE. FL: BAY, CALHOUN, GADSDEN, GULF, HOLMES, JACKSON, LIBERTY, OKALOOSA, WALTON, WASHINGTON. GA: BAKER, CALHOUN, CLAY, DECATUR, EARLY, MILLER, QUITMAN, RANDOLPH, AND SEMINOLE.


9. ONLY NATIVE AL, FL, OR GA WHITETAIL DEER HARVESTED IN THE COUNTIES LISTED ABOVE ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER CONTEST.


10. ANY OR ALL WINNERS SUBJECT TO POLYGRAPH.


11. WINNER OF PRIZES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL APPLICABLE TAXES.


12. IF HUNTER DOES NOT INTEND ON HAVING DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY, OR SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY MOUNT HIS OR HER DEER, DO NOT BRING DEER IN FOR SCORING UNTIL THE LAST DAY DEER ARE RECEIVED FOR CONTEST (FEB. 28TH, 2023) TO AVOID CAPING AND STORAGE FEES.


13. ALL DEER TO BE SCORED MUST BE IN THE HANDS OF DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY, OR SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 28th, 2023 at 7:00 P.M. CENTRAL TIME


14. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE YOUTH DIVISION, THE HUNTER MUST AGE 15 OR UNDER ON THE DAY THE DEER WAS HARVESTED.


15. YOUTH WINNERS MAY BE ASKED TO PROVIDE BIRTH CERTIFICATE.


16. ALL CONTEST WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCE ON-AIR SOMETIME DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF MARCH. IF YOUR DEER PLACED IN THE CONTEST, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED ON OR BEFORE MARCH 15TH, 2023 IF YOU ARE A WINNER.


17. ADDITIONAL CONTEST RULES AND INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE FROM DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FLINT’S WILD GAME PROCESSING IN FORT GAINES, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY IN PORT ST JOE, AND SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY


18. ALL PRIZES MUST BE PICKED UP NO LATER THAN MARCH 30, 2023 OR THEY WILL BE FORFEITED. NO EXCEPTIONS.


19. ALL SCORING IS FINAL. NO PROTESTS ALLOWED.


20. IN THE EVENT A PRIZE SHOULD BECOME UNAVAILABLE, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE THE PRIZE WITH SOMETHING SIMILAR AND OF EQUAL VALUE


21. ALL ENTRIES PICKED UP UNMOUNTED AFTER FEBRUARY 28TH, 2023 WILL BE CHARGED A SKINNING, STORAGE, AND SCORING FEE.


22. PROMOTERS OF THIS CONTEST RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR MODIFY RULES AT ANY TIME BY POSTING CHANGES AT DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FLINT’S WILD GAME PROCESSING IN FORT GAINES, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY IN PORT ST JOE, AND SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY PLUS THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES: BIGBUCKBOUNTY.COM, 955WTVY.COM, 1067KMX.COM, AND 969THELEGEND.COM.


23. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU GIVE DIGIO STRATEGIES, WTVY, WDJR, WKMX, WDBT, DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY, FLINT’S WILD GAME PROCESSING, SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY, OR ANY OTHER MEDIA PR PROMOTERS THE RIGHT TO USE YOUR NAME, PICTURE, ETC. ON RADIO, TV, OR PRINT AS PART OF THE PROMOTION OF THE BIG BUCK BOUNTY CONTEST.


24. CONTESTANTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED ONE WINNING ENTRY PER CATEGORY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WEEKLY PRIZES. CONTESTANTS ARE ALLOWED TO HAVE MULTIPLE WINNING ENTRIES ACROSS THE WEEKLY PRIZES


25. WEEKLY PRIZES ARE AWARDED DURING THE 18 WEEKS OF GUN SEASON, BEGINNING THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 17TH, 2023.


26. WEEKLY PRIZE WINNERS ARE STILL ELIGIBLE TO WIN PRIZES FROM THE DIVISION THAT THEY ENTER.


27. ALL WORK DONE BY DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY, AND SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY WILL BE CHARGED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SCORING ENTRIES.


28. DEER RAISED AND/OR KILLED WITHIN A HIGH FENCE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE CONTEST. ALL DEER ENTERED MUST BE FREE RANGE ANIMALS AND SHOW NO EVIDENCE OF EVER BEING WITHIN A HIGH FENCE AREA.


29. DAVID COLLINS TAXIDERMY, BACKYARD CABIN TAXIDERMY, FORGOTTEN COAST TAXIDERMY, AND SEAGO’S TAXIDERMY WILL NOT ACCEPT FULL, UNGUTTED DEER.


30. THE TAXIDERMISTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO RELEASE CONTEST STANDINGS OR THE SCORES OF OTHER ENTRIES. SCORES WILL NOT BE MADE PUBLIC. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED BY DIGIO STRATEGIES AFTER THE CONTEST IS CLOSED.


31. GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJUST THE RULES AS THEY SEE NECESSARY

WHERE TO ENTER

taxidermist

As stated in the official rules, if you do not plan on having either of these taxidermists mount your deer, do not take it to any of these locations until the last day of the contest (February 28, 2023 before 7:00 CST) to have it scored to avoid capping and storage fees.

David Collins Taxidermy

3488 N County Road 9

Dothan, AL 36305

(334) 692-5190

Backyard Cabin Taxidermy

505 Gunter Street

Ozark, AL 36360

 (334) 237-4873

Flint’s Wild Game Processing

32 Mt. Zion Road

Fort Gaines, GA 39851

(229) 308-7931

(229) 254-6786

Seago’s Taxidermy

105 E Main Street

Samson, AL 36477

(334) 726-2639

Forgotten Coast Taxidermy, LLC

2011 Garrison Avenue 

Port St. Joe, FL  32456

(805) 340-1986

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