The Competition

The BCNAWTC Firearm Division is its own individual regional qualifying competition using any firearm weapon, High Powered Rifle, Shot Gun, Handgun, Muzzleloader, to qualify to compete in the Grand Championship event in the fall of 2021 at Wicked Outfitters in Kansas.

There will be 6 qualifying regions in the Firearm Division. The hunter who harvests the largest buck in his/her region will win the regional and qualify for the BCNAWTC Grand Championship. The competition is open to everyone that enters in one or more of the qualified regions. Hunters may enter in as many regions as they want, but may only submit one deer per region within the Firearm Division.


-UPON ENTRY, each hunter will receive a Tactacam 5.0 and FTS from the NAWTC that they will use to film their hunt.

*** If the hunter already has a Tactacam Camera, they have the option to forego receiving another camera, and opt to receive a $100 Gift Card to be used through our member exclusive online store coming in June*** 

Regional Qualifiers

The North American Whitetail Championship kicks off with qualifying regions. The regionals begin on September 1, 2020 and end on January 31, 2021. Each hunter will hunt their respective region under the guideline of the laws of that state.  The hunter is required to video his/her hunt and harvest, with the video equipment provided by the Championship and in accordance with the rules of the Championship. The video has to be submitted through our website within 24 hours of the harvest to qualify as an entry. The hunter who harvests the largest Pope & Young scored buck in his/her region will win the archery regional and qualify for the Grand Championship.

**Regional hunt times are regulated by the firearm hunting season in each state.**


  • REGION 1 : PA, NY, NJ, ME, RI, NH, VT, MD, WV, VA
  • REGION 2 : NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, TN, MS, LA, AR
  • REGION 3 : KS, MO, IL, IA, TX, OK
  • REGION 4 : WI, MN, MI, OH, KY, IN
  • REGION 5 : NE, CO, WY, ND, SD, MT

The Championship

The 6 Firearms Division Regional Winners will join the 14 Archery Division Regional Winners, Team Winners, and Drawing Winners at the Grand Championship to compete for the Title of North American Whitetail Champion and a $50,000 Grand Prize.

The Championship will be a 5 day guided MUZZLELOADER deer hunt, at Wicked Outfitters in Kansas, to be held in the fall of 2021. Each hunter will be provided with all lodging, food, beverages, and a personal guide. Each hunter will randomly draw for 3 wind dependent stand locations which will be their designated hunting areas for the entire 5 days of the Championship. The hunter who harvests the largest Boone & Crockett scored buck at the Championship will be crowned THE BONE COLLECTOR North American WHITETAIL CHAMPION for 2021 and win the Grand Prize of $50,000 and World Champion Bow. The hunter harvesting the 2nd largest Boone & Crockett scored buck at the Championship receives a prize of $20,000 and the 3rd largest Boone & Crockett scored buck at the Championship receives a prize of $5,000.

All qualifiers for the Championship will receive a prize package so there are nothing but winners!

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