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2020 Contest Rules

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Feb 19, 2014

Any paid member of Saddlehunter.com (SH Member) is eligible to enter in the contest.

1. The kill must be out of a saddle style stand, any legal weapon is allowed.
2. Whitetail, blacktail, mule and sika deer are permitted.
3. Does are worth 5 points, bucks are worth 5 points + 1 point for each antler point 1 inch or longer. A photo of any questionable points is to be provided.
4. Only 2 deer are allowed per person, one of which may count as a buck. You may submit a second buck in place of a doe for 5 points. So you can enter 1 buck and 1 antlerless deer, 2 antlerless deer, or 2 bucks, but the second buck will only count for 5 points. You may upgrade your buck as many times as desired.
5. A photo of the hunter and saddle (either laying on the ground or on the hunter) with the full body of the deer is required to be posted in the official deer contest thread for submission. If you have 1000 posts or more you do not need to include the saddle in your photo, we will take your word on the honor system.
6. The contest will end on February 1st, 2021. Any bucks killed prior to the official start of the contest will be accepted if they meet the above criteria.
7. The team with the most points wins.

Remember, the contest is just for fun and to inspire some camaraderie among fellow saddle hunters. If it pushes you to hunt a little more often . . . great but don’t take it too seriously, its all about having fun and sharing our successes and experiences.
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