Jackson - Rules



  1. No pre-registration or entry fee is required to enter Big Buck Bounty (“BBB” or the “contest”).
  1. The Jackson Big Buck County contest is open to all legal Mississippi hunters with a valid hunting license. Any deer presented for scoring must have been harvested lawfully in accordance with local jurisdiction regulations. Certain prizes require contestants to be above a certain age (determined by nature of prize and/or sponsor and may be required to be the minimum of 18 or 21 years of )
  1. This contest is open to the all legal MS hunters, and the grand prize drawing of the John Deere tractor is open to the general public ages 21 and older except employees, agents, owners, and affiliates of New South Radio, , dba Digio Strategies, WUSJ (US96), WHJT (93-5 The Legend), WJKK (Mix 98-7), WYOY (Y101), WIIN (102-1 The Box), WHJT-HD2 (Blues 93-1), herein referred to as “THE STATIONS”, and sponsors of this contest, their immediate families, and household members of all of the above.
  1. “THE STATIONS”, shall not be held responsible for the terms and conditions, or failure of participating sponsors to deliver prizes as In the event a prize should become unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute the prize with something similar and of equal value.
  1. The contest will begin on September 15, 2023 and run through January 31, All deer to be scored must be received by one of our scoring locations no later than Thursday, February 29, 2024. The Jackson area contest may be entered by any legal hunter whose harvest was killed within the state of Mississippi by legal means. No deer killed outside of the state of Mississippi is eligible for the Jackson area contest. If legal hunter entered the Meridian Big Buck Bounty contest, that individual may enter the same deer in the Jackson BBB contest under the Jackson official rule guidelines. Any entries for the youth category that are questionable due to the ability of the child to aim and shoot a weapon without adult assistance will be disqualified at the sponsors’ discretion.
  1. To enter the contest, individuals must have their whitetail deer scored at official “STATION” scoring locations:
  • Huntington Lumber & Supply – 124 W Whitworth – Hazlehurst, MS – 601-894-3171 Hometown Hardware – 1085 Highway 49 – Flora, MS – 601-879-0402
  • AGUP – 324 Hwy 80 W – Bolton, MS – 601-866-2233
  • AGUP – 160 Commerce Park – Canton, MS – 601-856-4136
  • AGUP – 3304 Simpson Hwy 49 – Mendenhall, MS – 601-847-3844 AGUP – 401 Country Place Pky – Pearl, MS – 601-724-2860
  • AGUP – 441 Haley Barbour Pky- Yazoo City, MS – 662-746-6208
  1. Participating scoring locations must use an official “Station” entry sheet. Only green gross scores will be used for scoring for this contest. Anyone wanting to enter our contest can submit a green gross score from an official Boone & Crockett or Pope & Young scorer. Their official Boone & Crockett or Pope & Young score sheet has to be submitted, along with our official entry forms, at one of our scoring locations and/or electronically. Each green gross scoring sheet signed by an official Boone & Crockett or Pope & Young scorer will constitute their final score for each entry in the contest. New South Radio, will not be responsible for lost, stolen, or scoring entries not submitted.
  1. Prizes awarded based on GREEN GROSS Boone and Crockett scoring standards segmented by typical & non-typical. Prizes awarded to the top scoring entry in the following classes: Typical Men’s, Women’s, and Youth; Non-Typical Men’s, Women’s, and Youth; Typical Archery and Non-Typical Archery, Typical Crossbow and Non- Typical Crossbow. Categories may be amended as needed. Scores will be posted in early February, 2023 on US963.com website. *NOTE: Youth Classes are determined as children 15 years of age and under at the time of harvest, who do not require a Mississippi Hunting license. Scoring for the contest will be unofficial Green scoring only for the preliminary scoring of this contest. Final scoring will be conducted using Boone & Crockett scoring standards but will not be on record or file for any purpose other than this All scoring is final. No protests allowed.
  1. All State, local, Federal and/or other taxes, title fees, licensing fees, or other fees for prizes awarded become the sole responsibility of the winner. Individuals who win prize/prizes valued at or over $600 will be issued an IRS form 1099 to report their winnings and will be given a W-9 for completion at the time of prize acceptance.
  1. All prizes are awarded and accepted “as ” Prizes and gifts are nontransferable and cannot be exchanged unless otherwise noted. Prizes have no cash value.
  1. All entrants and winners agree that THE STATIONS, their employees, owners, successors and assigns and the listed contest sponsors shall have no liability and shall be held harmless for any injury, misfortune, loss, claim, expense or damage to either persons or property as a result of entering, participating in, winning, or losing any contest or by the use or non-use of any prize received.
  1. All final category prizes must be claimed by April 30th, 2024 at 265 Highpoint Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157, or in person at the appropriate sponsor location during their regular business hours if the prize is a firearm. After such time, ownership of the said prize reverts back to the contest sponsor to be disposed of at their The winner then loses all claims and rights to said prize.
  1. Any firearm prizes are subject to prevailing local, state, and national gun laws. If the winner of a firearm is disqualified, or illegally prohibited from owning a firearm, the prize is There will be no substitution.
  1. Proper identification must be presented to claim prize. Winners will be asked to fill out a Winner’s Affidavit and Release and any applicable tax forms.
  1. All entry blanks, forms devices and materials, as well as all the information contained on or within, gathered during the course of entry, shall become the sole property of the station or the appropriate sponsor to be used, disposed of or destroyed at the discretion of the sponsor.
  1. All entrants and winners agree that New South Radio, Inc., dba Digio Strategies, The Radio People, THE STATIONS, and associated sponsors may broadcast, publish, or post on the internet, their name, city of residence, photo, video tape, film or any other likeness, including their picture, voice (recorded or live), for any reason the sponsor deems necessary without compensation. All entrants further agree to hold the station and/or sponsors harmless and without liability for such publication, broadcast or
  1. The sponsors reserve the right to end a contest at any time without any advance notice to the public.
  1. The Stations/sponsors reserve the right to limit the number of times an individual may enter a contest or drawing. The stations/sponsors reserve the right to substitute or change any prize at any time.
  1. Violations of any of these rules or attempts to win any contest by fraud, deception, or cheating shall be grounds for the contest stations/sponsors to disqualify the individual from participating in all current and future contests and events at the sole discretion of the stations/sponsors, as well as forfeiture of any prize or prizes won by fraudulent means. The Stations & sponsors reserve the right to administer a polygraph to any entrant.
  1. All entry forms must be completely and legibly filled out or the entry form could be disqualified.
  1. New South Radio, Inc., dba Digio Strategies reserves the right to amend the rules of the contest if deemed necessary and in the interest of the
  1. Decisions of New South Radio, dba Digio Strategies & its sponsors are final.
  1. In addition to the prizes awarded for each category in the BBB contest, there is also an additional overall grand prize that every individual 21 years of age and older can enter. If you have already entered the Big Buck Bounty contest, you are automatically entered to win this grand prize. You will get an entry into the grand prize for every deer that you have scored and entered in The Big Buck Bounty contest. This contest is also available for entry by any qualifying individual regardless of entry in the Big Buck Bounty contest. You must be 21 years of age or older and a resident of the DMA of our studios. If you are not entered in the BBB contest and would like to enter to win the grand prize, please mail your name, email address, phone number, and home address to 265 Highpoint Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157. No purchase necessary. The prize is a John Deere 3025E compact utility tractor with front loader valued at $23,999. Winner will be responsible for any taxes and titles associated with winning this prize as determined by the state of Mississippi. This prize can not be substituted, exchanged, returned, or redeemed for cash.


Scoring Locations

AG Up – Pearl

401 Country Place Pkwy
Pearl, MS 39208

AG Up – Bolton

324 Hwy. 80 W.,

Bolton, MS

AG Up – Canton

160 Commerce Park Drive,

Canton, MS

AG Up – Mendenhall

3304 Simpson Hwy 49,

Mendenhall, MS

AG Up – Yazoo City

441 Haley Barbour Pkwy,

Yazoo City, MS

Hometown Hardware

1085 US 49

Flora, MS 39071