Boone and Crockett Revises Popular Edition on Scoring Big Game

The Boone and Crockett Club announces the release of the newest edition of “How to Score North American Big Game.” The book offers the most up-to-date scoring techniques with easy-to-follow instructions for scoring all 38 categories of North American big-game animals. The new edition is set to release in July 2016.

Boone Crockett book“This informative reference guide is a must-have for any sportsman’s library, at home or in camp,” said Justin Spring, B&C Director of Big Game Records. “This book gives big-game hunters the precise information to properly score big game. From detailed descriptions on correctly scoring an animal to the history and relevance of the big game record-keeping, the in-depth edition covers every aspect to evaluate, pursue and appreciate a mature animal, which is instrumental to game management.”

“How to Score North American Big Game” explains in detail the B&C scoring system with simple, straightforward language and more than 100 new illustrations by noted wildlife artist and B&C Official Measurer Chris Lacey. The book features 17 detailed chapters along with explanations of the Club’s records-keeping policies and procedures.

The new edition of the Club’s official scorer’s manual is spiral bound for durability and easy, lay-flat reading with pockets integrated into back cover for safe keeping of score charts and notes. In addition, the book delivers chapters on the Club’s history and its records-keeping program, along with an expanded chapter on category boundaries enhanced with detailed, full-color maps from onXmaps.

The Boone and Crockett Club scoring system remains the benchmark for identifying mature big-game animals and healthy big-game populations.

“How to Score North American Big Game” (224 informative pages) is available for $34.95 plus shipping and handling. Boone and Crockett Club members ($35 annual dues includes a subscription to “Fair Chase” magazine) receive a discount if purchased directly from the Club. To order, click here, visit or call 888-840-4868.

About the Boone and Crockett Club
Founded by Theodore Roosevelt in 1887, the Boone and Crockett Club promotes guardianship and visionary management of big game and associated wildlife in North America. The Club maintains the highest standards of fair chase sportsmanship and habitat stewardship.

Member accomplishments include enlarging and protecting Yellowstone and establishing Glacier and Denali national parks, founding the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service and National Wildlife Refuge System, fostering the Pittman-Robertson and Lacey Acts, creating the Federal Duck Stamp program, and developing the cornerstones of modern game laws. The Boone and Crockett Club is headquartered in Missoula, Mont. For details, visit


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