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2017 - 2018 The Ohio Outdoors Deer Contest Rules

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Official 2017 - 2018 TOO Deer Competition

TOO Deer Competition Rules

General Rules:

•A minimum of 50 posts are required to participate
•Teams will be randomly drawn 9/11/2016
•A hunter may submit a total of 2 deer in the contest but only 1 may be antlered
•All deer harvested during legal seasons "In" and "Out-of-State" count but only 1 antlered deer may be entered and it is the 1st taken by date/time

Scoring Guidelines:

•Does = 5 pts (spikes less than 3" are considered doe)
•Bucks = 10 pts
Tines = 1 pt per tine​
Age differentiator = Circumference of both bases + longest main beam + longest tine + inside spread (all measured to the nearest 1/4 of an inch)​
•Bonus potential - Participants earn a maximum of 5 pts per contestant with one of the following two methods:
Youth Bonus = 5 pts - taking a youth hunter (under 16) and photographing the hunt​
Trail Cam Bonus = 5 pts - harvesting a buck you have on camera​

Picture Guidelines:

With each deer, please post several pictures of your harvest. All submissions must include the following:

•1 picture of the hunter and the deer
•1 picture of each measurement (a total of 5 - both bases, longest main beam, longest tine and inside spread)
•1 picture must clearly show your tag

Buck Score Example:

A hunter shoots a 9 pt buck. The measurements are as follows:

•Left base is 4.75"
•Right base is 5.00"
•Longest main beam is 21.00"
•Longest tine is 10.50"
•Inside spread is 19.25"

This buck is worth 79.5 points for the competition (10 pts for being a buck, 9 points for the 9 tines and 60.5 points for the 5 measurements). You do not have to worry about summing your score as I will do that for each entry. I merely need the measurements provided to be plugged in.
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