Registration is free, but hunters must register at least 24 hours in advance of taking their deer.
Hunters may register at any of the contest sponsors: Army/Navy Store of Tyler, 1201 E.SE. Loop 323; East Texas Seed, Cotton Belt Rail Yard; Lynch’s Food Store, 3400 E. Fifth; Mac’s Gun Shop, 213 E. Elm; Noonday Gun Trader, 14674 U.S. 155 South; and Still Life Taxidermy, 1415 E. Tyler St., Athens.
The contest features three adult divisions — North Texas, South Texas and Women’s; and two youth divisions — North and South Texas. The youth division is open to hunters 16 years old and younger.
Winners of the youth divisions will receive a shoulder mount of their deer. Second-and third-place finishers will be awarded gift certificates.
All deer entered must be taken to either Still Life Taxidermy or Lynch’s Food Store.