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31st Awards

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Click here to register today. We look forward to seeing you in Springfield, Missouri, this summer for a conservation double-feature – July 21-23. B&C's 31st Big Game Awards Display featuring over 100 trophy mounts opens to the public on May 1! Johnny Morris’ Wonders of...
Mature whitetail deer learn to play hide and seek with hunters when they’re alive. This buck mastered the game for decades—even after it died. The Kyress buck is on display from May 1 - July 23 as part of the Boone and Crockett Club's 31st Big Game Awards Exhibit. Once the public display closes, it...
With an official score of 455, this is the biggest elk ever recorded in Pennsylvania. Duane Kramer lives in Bellingham, Washington, and he bought a few raffle tickets last year (okay, a lot of raffle tickets) for the 2020 Keystone Elk Country Alliance (KECA) Raffle. The lucky winner would get the chance to hunt one of Pennsylvania’s monster bulls. And you guessed it, his name was drawn.
31st Big Game Awards Banquet and Related Activities — July 21-23, 2022 May 1 – July 23, 2022 31st Big Game Awards Trophy Display Part of the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium (Museum Tickets Required) Thursday, July 21 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception – $80 Wonders of...
At four in the afternoon, the three men started cutting up the massive musk ox. Six hours later, they had it quartered and stuffed into their packs. After all, this is how these guys pack their Dall’s sheep out of the Northwest Territories every year. They left behind a front shoulder and hindquarter but placed the head and hide on top of the meat so the grizzlies and wolves would get that first. After a three-mile hump across the muskeg, they got back to camp at one in the morning. At dawn, they returned for the rest.
The bison featured in the logo for the 31st Big Game Awards lived more than a century ago in the Peace River Country of northern Alberta. And you will find the story behind how the bison head became part of the National Collection of Heads and Horns is as wild as the country it called home.
MISSOULA, Mont. – The Boone and Crockett Club announces that Buck Knives will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Jack Steele Parker Generation Next Banquet during the 31st Big Game Awards . The dinner will be held on July 22, 2022, at the White River Conference Center in Springfield, Missouri,...
In 2022, both the Boone and Crockett Club’s National Collection of Heads and Horns and one of B&C’s great partners, Federal Premium Ammunition, are celebrating their centennial anniversaries. The building that housed the National Collection was dedicated in May 1922 and marked a critical time in turning the tide toward wildlife conservation. Federal Cartridge Company was incorporated in April 1922, and when the Pittman-Robertson Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act passed in 1937, Federal became one of the primary companies paying the excise tax that helped restore our native wildlife populations. Conservation became a success story over the next 100 years, and the Club and our members and partners were at the center of the discussion.
MISSOULA, Mont. (Feb. 7, 2022) – The Boone and Crockett Club announced that the Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 31st Big Game Awards dinner that will be held on July 23, 2022, at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri.
According to the Boone and Crockett Club and the Pope and Young Club a whitetail buck taken during the 2018 Illinois archery season could be the largest hunter-taken non-typical whitetail on record. Bowhunter, Luke H. Brewster arrowed a buck from Edgar County, Illinois on November 2, 2018. Shortly...

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