March Rack Madness

2019 March Rack Madness will be on March 5 from 1pm to 8pm at the ODWC headquarters.


  • 1:00 - DIY Deer Rack Scoring - Learn on how to score a rack for yourself with just a few simple tools. Hear from the experts on what it takes to measure a typical or non-typical trophy right down to an eighth of an inch.
  • 3:00 - Deer Aging - You've heard that hunter's in the know let young bucks grow, but just how do you tell a young buck from an old buck? This seminar will help with trips and tricks for estimating a deer's age on the hoof and show you how to read tooth wear to ensure you are knowledgeable deer manager before, during and after every hunt.
  • 5:00 - Field Trophy Care - Don't wait till you have a deer of a lifetime on the ground to learn how to take care of your trophy. This seminar will take you step by step through a live demonstration of caping out a deer and give you all the information you need to either do it yourself or make you your taxidermist's favorite customer. This seminar will be led by Wade Free, Wildlife Department Assistant Director and accomplished taxidermist.

There will be no registration this year, racks will be scored on a first-come first-serve basis.