Iowa Deer Classic
The Greatest Whitetail Show on Earth!
Deer Classic Main Attractions!
North America's Top Speakers -- the names you know and respect. We are proud to host many of North America's finest outdoor speakers and television personalities presenting seminars on a wide variety of hunting and outdoor topics on three continuous stages. Seminar stage sponsors are Hunter's Specialties, Delta McKenzie Targets and Stew Hansen RAM Trucks.
Iowa's Biggest Big Buck Contest -- The biggest bucks taken in the last couple years will be on display for your eyes only. This is the contest all Iowa Hunters are striving to win, with over 400 entrants in 2011! Many different categories to compete in including Firearm, Bow, Muzzleloader, Historical, Youth, Crossbow and Ladies categories, all broken into Typical and Non-Typical divisions! If you took a trophy whitetail in the past two years, we certainly encourage you to enter! There is a historical division for bucks taken before 2010. Your $20 Big Buck Contest entry fee includes official Boone & Crockett or Pope & Young measuring of your trophy! The contest and display will be in Hall A - Hy-Vee Hall. Sponsored by Budweiser/Doll Distributing.
Iowa Whitetail Hall of Fame! -- Each year we invite every Boone & Crockett whitetail that has been entered in our Big Buck Contest to be part of the legendary Iowa Whitetail Hall of Fame. This creates an overwhelming wall of over 100 Boone & Crockett caliber trophies... an amazing tribute to Iowa's quality whitetails, located in Hall A - Hy-Vee Hall.
Sponsored by Sportsman's Warehouse.
Monster Shed Antler Contest -- Hundreds of monster sheds from all across whitetail country will be display for the weekend in this great contest sponsored by the North American Shed Hunters Club! Whitetail sheds can be brought in and entered into our contest for awards and prizes creating a spectacular display showcasing the great finds of shed hunters a fitting display for a pastime which is so quickly growing in popularity. The Shed Antler Display has expanded to occupy over 100 feet of shed antlers! The shed contest will be held in Hall A - Hy-Vee Hall.