The 84th Annual Bear, Deer, and Turkey Virginia Big Game Contest
Friday, August 4th – Sunday August 6th, 2023
- The 84th Annual Big Game Show will be held at State Fair Grounds in Doswell, Virginia.
- Contest will feature an Eastern/Western Regional and State Finals. A Historical category is included.
- Game will be scored using the Virginia Scoring System.
- Friday August 4th, entries will be accepted from 1-8PM.
- Saturday August 5th, entries will be accepted from 10AM – 3PM.
- Sunday August 6th, open 10AM – awards at 2:30PM.
- Ensure you have your horns, bear skull, or turkey beard, feet and certified weight card and DWR confirmation number
- $20 entry fee applies to all entires
- VPSA Members are allowed free entry and 3 free entries into the contest (except historical). VPSA membership is $20/annually.
The VPSA Scholarship
Submit Application by May 31st
About the VPSA
VPSA members can participate in the annual Big Game Contest and receive periodic updates on hunting regulations.
We have step-by-step instructions on how to score your big game. These guidelines are used by officials during the contest.
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