26th Annual Arkansas Big Buck Classic Set Jan. 22-24

The Arkansas Big Buck Classic returns to the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock January 22-24.

Everything from hunting equipment to live animals are part of the annual event, now it its 26th year.

Organizers say the show centers on successful hunters from the 2015-16 Arkansas deer season. Hunters are encouraged to bring their deer’s antlers or mounts to be scored and judged for prizes, which include a Can-Am 450L Outlander ATV, courtesy of Bradford Marine and ATV. Categories for archery, muzzleloader, modern gun, and shed antlers are available, and special categories for ladies and youths offer additional prizes.

Tom's News Item on Arkansas Big Buck Classic 1-16 Button 460x272-2015There also will be a $10,000 cash giveaway AND a Remington gun per show hour will be given away to 25 winners!

Attractions include “Steve Porter’s Live Deer Show,” “Fetch N Fish Dog Show,” “Bwana Jim’s Live Animal Interactive Kids’ Show,” “Joe Martin’s Snakes of Texas,” “Experience Bow Fishing,” “Knife Forging,” “Deer Scoring,” “Wall of Antlers,” “Team Bowmasters Indoor Bow Shoot,” and much more!

Click here for more details on all the attractions.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s mobile aquarium and “Scales of Justice” exhibit trailer will also be at the event, and AGFC staff will be on-hand selling the AGFC’s book “A Century of Conservation” and cookbook “A Celebration of Conservation.”

The awards presentation begins at 4 p.m., January 24. There is no charge for parking on the fairgrounds site.


Admission Price:

  • Adults $12.00
  • Kids 5-12 $5.00
  • Under 5 FREE

Show hours:

Friday, Jan. 22: 1 p.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 23: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 24: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Go to www.bigbuckclassic.com for more information.

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