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Big Game Records

Your B&C record book animal is a testament to the success of our wildlife conservation system and part of big game hunting history. Now you can continue to take pride in and share this accomplishment with family and friends for years to come with a custom designed ring.
Each belt buckle is custom-made for you and your trophy, including a relief of the category, location, harvest date, category name, and score. You can choose from three different styles: Bronze, Sterling Silver, Sterling Silver with Gold Plate, or Hand-Engraved Sterling Silver Belt Buckle with 24K Gold Plated Highlights.
See the complete list of the minimum entry scores for all native North American big game animals recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club.
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Once a trophy has been measured, there are a number of entry requirements that need to be fulfilled to insure the efficient and accurate processing of the trophy entry. Complete Score Chart The most obvious and basic item needed to enter a trophy is a fully completed original score chart, signed...
Why are there two minimum entry scores—Awards and All-time? What is the difference between the All-time book and the Awards book? Does Boone and Crockett Club accept trophies taken with a bow or any other method of harvest? How can I locate Boone and Crockett Club Official Measurers in my area? Are...
TROPHIES AND TROPHY HUNTING What constitutes a trophy is a matter of personal choice and experience, as is choosing to hold out, hunt longer and harder for a mature animal. B&C has long supported selective hunting for mature animals that have already genetically contributed to overall herd...
MEMORANDUM TO: BOONE AND CROCKETT CLUB BIG GAME RECORDS COMMITTEE FROM: ELDON L. “BUCK” BUCKNER DATE: DECEMBER 23, 2008 SUBJECT: AUSTAD N.T. ELK ENTRY INVESTIGATION As per the committee’s direction, I investigated the circumstances surrounding the harvest of this bull and found no evidence that...
The National Collection of Heads and Horns, Cirica 1910
The intentions of the Club in establishing and popularizing a big game scoring and record keeping system were greater than arriving at a score, and honoring animals and hunters. The beginnings of record keeping had other purposes, conservation and the recovery of our big game species, and insisting on ethical sportsmanship.
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With archives of more than 45,000 big-game trophies dating back to 1830, perhaps no organization sees more field photos, from wow to meh, than Boone and Crockett Club. Trophy data is vital for conservation because it gauges species, population and habitat health. Outstanding field photos are a...
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The Boone and Crockett Club’s big-game records keeping deals only with certain native North American big game animals. For such purposes, the southern boundary is defined as the south boundary of Mexico. Only cougar, jaguar, and whitetail deer of the recognized trophy categories range south of this...

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