Check out the video of a few winners from the

2014 Big Buck Challenge!




Welcome to the Big Buck Challenge, the Nations biggest deer contest by Weight!
Winner of the 2014 Big Buck Challenge, Dan Kanera!

How It Works?  

Main Contest:

1) Enter the Big Buck Challenge for only $20.

2) Shoot a deer.

3) Bring your deer to one of our many weigh-stations to see what it weighs.

4) Check the Leaderboard at the end of each day.

5) Claim your prize at the Awards Ceremony!


Youth Contest: 

(If you are 10-15 yrs old, there is no pre-registration for the youth contest.  If they wish to enter the main contest, they must purchase a ticket for $20 prior to season opener.)

1) Shoot a deer.

2) Bring your deer to one of our many weigh-stations to see what it weighs.

3) If you are in the top 25 Bucks or top 25 Does, you win a Mills Fleet Farm gift card!!


Central Boiler Over 200 pounds
Hunter Specialties Under 200 pounds
Vortex Optics Under 180 pounds
Hornady American Whitetail Under 160 pounds
Muddy Biggest Doe
Mills Fleet Farm Youth Buck
Mills Fleet Farm Youth Doe

2014 Supporting Partners
We Recommend these companies to all friends of the Big Buck Challenge

Charles Blackwell

Winner of the 2013 MN Big Buck Challenge with his monster weighing in at 252.75, and a 25" Spread on the rack.

Dallas Smith

Dallas won a ATV with this huge doe! Great job Dallas!

Alex Surma

Alex was only 13 yrs old when he shot this monster! That will be tough to beat in his hunting years to come.

Check out these three great bucks up in the Cloquet are. Great job guys!

Youth Hunting Guide