The North American Coyote Classic: Presented by Buckventures

Challenge Information (Jan 26 - Jan 26)

A nationwide predator hunting competition like no other! The North American Coyote Classic will be fast paced and competitive, focusing on harvest count and variety. Teams of up to four people (three hunters and one helper) can work together to win. The competition will start January 26th thirty minutes before sunrise (6:00am) and end on January 26th thirty minutes after sunset (7:00pm). You'll be competing for $60,000 in cash and prizes! Good luck! Register by January 10th to be entered into the early bird raffle!


MOST POINTS OVERALL (Only bobcats and coyotes qualify)

1st Place - $8000 + Helicopter hunt

2nd Place - $4000 cash + 3 Bergara rifles

3rd Place - $3000 cash + Vortex Fury Binoculars

4th Place - $2500 cash + Vortex Sc opes

5th Place - $2000 cash + 3 Walther Pistols

EARLY BIRD ENTRY (most coyotes or bobcats shot from the early bird entrees)

1st Place - $2000 + 3 day hunt with BUCKVENTURES at 20,000 acres ranch

2nd Place - $1000 + 3 Gamo Swarm magnum air rifles

REGIONAL CHAMPS (most coyotes shot per region)

1st Place for SE Region - $1000 1st Place for NE Region - $1000 1st Place for NW Region - $1000 1st Place for SW Region - $1000

LOSERS BRACKET TOURNAMENT (anyone who shoots 4 coyotes or less is qualified)

1st Place $1500 cash and Covert trail camera package

2nd Place $1000 cash & $300 worth of Sierra ammo

3rd Place 3 Daisy BB guns

4th Place 4 Dead Down Wind package

BEST VIDEO (Best video of a single kill – to be judged by BuckVentures panel)

1st Place - $500 & Swagger bipods

2nd Place – Sqwincher package & BuckVentures hats and decals

MOST FOXES KILLED - $1000 & 3 Magellan Coolers

Challenge Date/ Time: Jan 26, 6:00 AM - Jan 26, 7:00 PM

Registration Fee: $400

Hunt Rules

1. Must follow all County, State, and Federal hunting laws. If you break the law, your team WILL be disqualified! (This includes having proper State hunting license for your state.) All team members must have proper licenses as well as fur licenses

2. 4 members maximum per team. 3 hunters, 1 helper. Helper may not carry a weapon.

3. All team members must hunt together at all times. No splitting up.

4. All animals must be killed within 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset on Jan 26, 2019

5. No trapped, snared, caged-raised, or frozen animals will be allowed.  

6. Must be fair chase predators and no use of any type of fence, pen, or barrier maybe used to harvest predators

7. No pooling of animals between teams.

8. No hunting in baited areas.

9. No use of Aircraft or dogs (Teams may use a dog to help find a wounded animal, but not to hunt.)

10. The use of “Night Vision” of any kind and for any reason is prohibited. This includes thermal and infrared imaging. You cannot use it for spotting or finding wounded or dead animals.

11. Judges have the right to inspect harvests if tampering is suspected. Decision of judges is FINAL!

12. Judges reserve the right to deny entry to anyone.

13. Must be called Coyote/Bobcat with use of electronic, diaphragm, or hand call

14. Total Predator Winners based on point total. -Points: Coyote=1 | Bobcat=1. In case of a tie, the team that makes their final harvest the earliest, wins the tie. 

15. Boundaries: The United States

16. Only paid members/youths on your team allowed in your vehicle during the day of the hunt

17. No combining of predators will be allowed

18. All Placing teams will be subject to a Lie detector test. Team member(s) tested will be selected at random by Contest Officials

19. Winning participants will be subject to a third party lie detector test. Anyone taking a lie detector test may not consume any alcohol or drugs. 

20. The use of any ATV to include side by sides are allowed for the purpose of traveling between stands. A four wheeler for use with two man teams and a side by side for three man teams must follow all Game & Fish and Federal BLM/USFS rules.

21. All teams must read and sign that they understand Rules

22. Team member who signs up accepts full responsibility for all team members obeying Rules

23. All decisions by Contest Officials are Final

24. We have the right to refuse service to any team or team members

25. We have the right to use your likeness and image in video and photographs for future promotional use, or documentation of the competition.

26. All State Hunting Laws supercede the rules of this competition. 

Regional Divisions

Northwest - Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri

Southwest - California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Northeast - Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine  

Southeast - Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida


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Side Pots

No side pots are available for this hunt.


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Bergara Rifle

3 Rifles Sponsored by Bergara

A Bergara Rifle up to $2,000

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Vortex HD Fury Binoculars

3 Pair Sponsored by Vortex

Convenience, speed, efficiency, and valuable dual-purpose functionality - all the advantages of a high-definition binocular perfectly paired with an angle compensated rangefinder.

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Walther PPQ Classic Handgun

3 Handguns Sponsored by Walther Firearms

The trigger is the best of any striker-fired handgun with a safety lever and a short reset. Loved by many, the PPQ Classic is one of the best self-defense handguns available today.

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Vortex Razor HD Scope

2 Scopes Sponsored by Vortex

Three Vortex HD Scopes engineered with an oversized objective, superior glass, to provide clear and bright images at all magnifications and lighting conditions.

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Swagger Bi-Pod

3 Bi-Pods Sponsored by Swagger Bipods

With the Hunter42, no matter where you hunt, you will always be ready, steady, and able to take a solid shot.

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Sqwincher Package

Sponsored by Sqwincher

$1,000 worth of Sqwincher Products!

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Sierra Ammo

Sponsored by Sierra Bullets

$300 worth of high quality Sierra Ammunition!

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Magellan Coolers and Tumblers

3 coolers and 3 tumblers Sponsored by Magellan

Great for camping and other outdoor excursions!

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Daisy Red Ryder

3 BB guns Sponsored by Daisy

The classic Red Ryder BB gun. Don't shoot your eye out!

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Dead Down Wind Package

Sponsored by Dead Down

$500 worth of Dead Down Products!

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Hunt with Buckventures

Sponsored by Buckventures

Enjoy a 3 day hunt with the Buckventures team on their 20,000 acre ranch!