The 14-year-old was hunting with his father, Phil, during last weekend's youth-only season on a 150-acre farm owned by Clay and Tina Chambless of Flint.
The buck had an inside spread of 14 1/8 inches and a longest main beam length of 16 1/8 inches. The longest tine measured 7 1/8 inches and the largest circumference at the bass was 5 4/8 inches. The deer had 15 6/8 inches in abnormal points.
Hunters may still register for the contest. Participation 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.
First-place winners in each adult division will receive a Remington .270-caliber rifle and a shoulder mount of their deer. Second-place winners are awarded gift certificates.
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 to be entered in the contest must be taken to either Still Life Taxidermy or Lynch's Food Store.