Illinois Deer and Beer Fest is going to be hosted in Bloomington, IL Saturday, Aug 27th 9:00 AM -8:00 PM & Sunday, 28th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM of 2022! 200 + Booths of anything Hunting & Fishing! We are giving away thousands of $$$ worth of prizes! Our outdoor sportsman show will feature a Big Buck Contest, , Trophies of Grace's World Class Whitetail Collection, and other awesome guest speakers, plenty of activities for kids and more!
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At Illinois Deer & Beer Fest 2022, we are offering up everything YOU want in a Deer Show! $100,000 worth of Door Prizes including 20 PSE BOWS to be Given AWAY! The largest Sportsman's Auction you will see in Illinois All Year! $500,000 worth of Sportsman's Inventory to be LIVE Auctioned! 200 Booths of 100% Outdoor Industry Vendors! You won't find any non-industry related booths! All booths are filled with products and services You came for! Illinois BIGGEST BUCK CONTEST & LARGEST Whitetail Display! Trophies of Grace is attending with the Nations Largest Collection of World Record Whitetail! Bring the FAMILY, we will have Archery Tag, a BB Gun Range, an Archery Range & More! The show Begins at 9am Saturday morning and the FIRST 250 People to the door get a FREE BEER on us! Or come for the later half of the day! We teamed up with the Working Class Bowhunter Podcast for an After Party! (Tickets sold Separately) With artists Cody Christian and Dustin Huff ready to Jam until the Lights Turn OFF! Camping On-site! Come Ready to have a good time! Bring a Designated Driver! Lets Do this ILLINOIS!
Courtland Williams is a professional Bass Fisherman and works for Empire Fishing! He wants to help you get noticed and stand out from the pa...
Paul Burnside from the Bolt and Quarrel club will discuss all about torsion crossbows, the future of crossbow hunting and to dispel the myth...
Hosted by Slifers Bloodhound service. Ron is an expert at tracking deer. He will go over the do's and don'ts of tracking a shot deer, to hel...
Gary Young is ready to give you his knowledge on how to book a hunt! What questions to ask, How to research hunting specific animals, what t...
Official scorers will be on site to measure your deer! 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Certificates will be awarded in the each category. Non-Typical awards will be based on the Gross score. Typical awards will be based on Net score. Categories that include both, will be judged by Gross.
Bring either the mount, skull or the skull cap. Deer must have a valid Illinois harvest tag. Deer must be present by 7:00 PM Saturday to enter into the competition. Deer must be tagged with a valid confirmation number for checking validity. Dead Heads must have salvage tags. Deer already entered into the books are only qualified for historical (must have official score sheet with it). There is a $20 entry fee which will include a 2-day pass into the expo.
(12 and Under)
Includes Weekend Pass
Ticket to the concert with Cody Christian & Dustin Huff
Three 5 Minute Matches
Unlimited weekend pass for any activity
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If you're interested in obtaining a free door prize raffle ticket but cannot attend the event please email us on August 25th, provide us with your contact information: Name, Phone, Address, and email. We must receive this email on this date. Once we receive this email, we will then fill out a door prize ticket in your name to be entered in the drawing. You will be notified on August 30th if you won a door prize. Thank you!
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