What you will find
Hundreds of Exhibitors Check out the latest vendors from today's leading outdoor product and equipment manufacturers. Visit with guides and outfitters, archery and firearms dealers, wildlife and conservation organizations, award-winning wildlife artists, taxidermists and much more. Check out our exhibitors page for a list of attending exhibitors.
World Class Entertainment The names you know and love. We are proud to host many of the outdoor industries finest speakers and television personalities presenting seminars on a wide variety of hunting and outdoor topics. There is one main seminar area that will be dedicated to non-stop, continuous programs by leading outdoor speakers! Back in 2012 by popular demand was Jeff Watson and Brody the Grizzly Bear. Another popular request is the return of the Outdoors Iron man TW Norman who gave a strong man demonstration. Also a seminar to help people get started in Bowfishing with the Crew from the Bowfisher Magazine. Seminars and shows are all Free with your Deer Classic admission. Check out the seminar page for more details.
Missouri Deer Classic Big Buck Contest This is the contest all Missouri hunters are striving to win! Many different categories to compete in including Firearm, Bow, Muzzleloader, Historial, Youth 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! Your $10 Big Buck Contest entry fee includes official Boone & Crockett or Pope & Young measuring of your trophy!
Missouri Monster Shed Contest Hundreds of monster sheds from all across whitetail country where on display for the weekend in this great contest sponsored by Archery Big Bucks of Missouri and Missouri Show Me Big bucks! 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.
Bowfishing Tank The BowFisher Magazine had a bowfishing tank to try out your shot a submerged targets. If you have ever wanted to try out your luck at shooting at fish in water, this was the place to do it.
Free Kids Bows Thanks to the United Bowhunters of Missouri for building and giving away 200 kids bows at the Deer Classic in 2012.
Shooting Activities 4H shooting sports conducted archery and air rifle shoots all day Saturday and Sunday for the youngsters in the arena. The cyber shoots upstairs above the show office are also a popular attraction.
Trout Pond A local Chapter of B.A.S.S. operated a large trout pond for the kids to get a chance to catch a live trout.
Moon Walk Don’t worry moms we’ve got something for the toddlers to. The moon walk will be conveniently located out in the arena, easy to find.