It’s Time for The Radio Network’s 22nd Annual Big Bull Contest

It’s not about the size of the bull…
Wait, it totally is.

Show off your 2023 elk harvest and see how it measures up. 📏
You could take home an incredible prize to accompany your new rack!

Contest Categories

  • Overall Grand Prize Winner
  • Men’s Division
  • Women’s Division
  • Youth Division
  • Drawings for several other incredible prizes!

Contest Rules

  1. The contest runs from October 1st to November 30th, 2023. 
  2. Bull elk must have been harvested in the state of Wyoming during the 2023 Wyoming hunt season. 
  3. The contest is open to WYOMING RESIDENTS who reside in Sweetwater, Uinta, Sublette, Lincoln, and Carbon counties. 
  4. Winners will be determined by a total score from measurement. 
  5. Measurement will be taken as follows: 
    1. Left beam (top of the burr to tip taken on the back side of the main beam) 
    2. Right beam (top of the burr to tip taken on the back side of the main beam) 
    3. The widest point from inside the main beam to the main beam 
    4. Circumference of the left base above the burr 
    5. Circumference of the right base above the burr 

Total points of antlers (antler points must be at least 1 inch long measured from the main beam) Example: 6×6=12 points, 6×7=13 points 

  1. All entries agree to have a picture taken. The picture will be posted to SweetwaterNOW’s Facebook Page 
  2. All entries must show a valid 2023 Wyoming elk license. 
  3. All entries must show proof of residency (such as a Wyoming driver’s license).  All hunters 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 
  4. All contest results are final as judged by The Radio Network. 
  5. Measurements will be taken Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm by APPOINTMENT

ONLY and Saturday and Sunday by appointment upon availability at The Radio Network studios, 40 Shoshone, Green River, Wyoming.  (Call for an appointment ahead of time : (307) 875-6666(307) 362-6746, or (800) 254-5847). 

  1. In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined by the 4th point measurement. 
  2. All competing antlers must be attached to the head.  If proof can be submitted that antlers cut from the head or a boiled out head are from a 2023 harvested animal (i.e. photos with date, meat fragments on skull), The Radio Network judge will waive this rule.  (Skulls that have been boiled out qualify however, proof must be provided that it is a 2023 harvested animal.  For example: a written statement from the taxidermist that boiled out the skull.) 
View this year’s submissions!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors:

Rushmore Furniture, Rock Springs Honda Toyota KTM, Performance Auto, The Red Feather Bar, BRC Family Hearing Solutions, Birch Family Dentistry, Sweetwater Trophies, Riddle’s Jewelry, R&B Meats, Les Schwab Tires, Muley Fanatics, Trailhead Guns, Chill Grill, Memorial Hospital, China Garden, Mac & Co., Andy’s Long Rage Shooters.