Saturday, August 23, 2008

2008 Buckmasters Expo Quick Facts

Admission price was one can of food per person. This generated 40,867 pounds of food for the Montgomery Area Food Bank.

Three hundred exhibitor booths were present at the Expo.

A panel of Buckmasters Trophy Records master scorers measured 90 whitetail racks, 26 of which were entered into "Buckmasters Whitetail Trophy Records."

The Charlie Daniels Band and special guest Johnny Lee entertained approximately 2,100 Buckmasters members at an exclusive concert at the Train Shed on Saturday night.

Alabamian Skipper Booth (Tuscaloosa) won the Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship, defeating Tom Boatwright of Perdido, Ala., 162-137 in the final round. His prize was $25,000 from Buckmasters and $10,000 from Mathews bows – a personal sponsor. The championship will air Sept. 6 on "Buckmasters" on The Outdoor Channel.

Buckmasters launched the Takin' Heroes Huntin' program – an initiative to assist retired or honorably discharged veterans with hunting opportunities across the country. A total of $43,515.00 was raised for the program through donations at the door, raffles throughout the weekend, and gifts from Buckmasters sponsors Federal Ammunition, Napa Auto Parts and Yamaha.

If interested in participating in the 2009 EXPO event, please contact Donna Gross, Director of Sponsor & Expo Sales, 334.215.3337 or dgross@buckmasters.com .

For more information about Buckmasters, visit http://www.msplinks.com/MDFodHRwOi8vd3d3LmJ1Y2ttYXN0ZXJzLmNvbS8=.

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