Truck-Buck Contest 2017-18 Scoring Results

GON Staff | April 29, 2018

The second of two scoring events for GON’s Truck-Buck Contest was held in Madison on Saturday, March 11. From among the more than 600 entries during the 2016-17 deer season, we now have the numbers crunched and know which hunters are in line to make the prestigious trip to the Outdoor Blast for the Truck-Buck Shoot-Out. Only GON subscribers who entered bucks during the season could get their racks measured during the Truck-Buck scoring events.

The hunters in the No. 1 spots for a scoring period or wildcard will be contacted by GON sometime before the first week of April to get their invitations to the Truck-Buck Shoot-Out. In the Truck-Buck contest, there’s a winner each week and in four wildcard categories for both the Northern and Southern Zones. The Shoot-Out is a pellet-rifle competition to decide who wins a brand-new 4×4 pick-up truck from contest sponsor John Megel Chevrolet. There’s also a great second grand prize, a Beast Ultimate Hunting Buggy from

In addition, GON also has a separate contest for kids, the Youth Big-Buck Contest, with weekly qualifiers for their own Shoot-Out. There is one youth-contest winner per week. See the Youth Big-Buck Contest Results.

The GON contests are determined after official scoring of racks done by certified Boone & Crockett measurers using the Boone & Crockett/Pope & Young system. Scores are B&C/P&Y net. To compare typical versus non-typical racks, divide the net scores into the minimums for B&C all-time record books; 170 for typicals and 195 for non-typicals. The higher percentage ranks higher. For example, in the Week 1 South results from the Tifton scoring, Jess McNeill’s buck netted 137 4/8 typical, which is 80.88 percent of the B&C minimum for a typical-racked buck, while Toby Warr’s buck netted 149 3/8 non-typical, which is 76.60 percent of the B&C minimum for non-typicals.

Key: (b) bow; (c) crossbow; (m) muzzleloader; (y) youth; (l) ladies; (pl) public-land; (*) non-typical

Click the links below to see the weekly results, all posted with hunter’s name, county and net official B&C score, plus a link to their entries so you can see multiple pictures and read the hunt stories.

Week 1 Results (Sept. 9-15)

Week 2 Results (Sept. 16-22)

Week 3 Results (Sept. 23-29)

Week 4 Results (Sept. 30-Oct. 6)

Week 5 Results (Oct. 7-13)

Week 6 Results (Oct. 14-20)

Week 7 Results (Oct. 21-27)

Week 8 Results (Oct. 28-Nov. 3)

Week 9 Results (Nov. 4-10)

Week 10 Results (Nov. 11-17)

Week 11 Results (Nov. 18-24)

Week 12 Results (Nov. 25-Dec. 1)

Week 13 Results (Dec. 2-8)

Week 14 Results (Dec. 9-15)

Week 15 Results (Dec. 16-22)

Week 16 Results (Dec. 23-29)

Week 17 Results (Dec. 30 to Season End)

Runner-Up Wildcard Results
(Highest scoring bucks that didn’t win a week)

Ladies Wildcard Results
(Highest scoring bucks killed by a female that didn’t win a week)

Public-Land Wildcard Results
(Highest scoring bucks killed on public land that didn’t win a week)

Youth Wildcard Results
(Highest scoring bucks killed by a youth that didn’t win a Truck-Buck week)

GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest Results

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