SUBMIT A bigfoot encounter

Thank you for taking the time to contribute your report!

Please be as thorough as possible. Track finds and smell or sound reports are just as valuable as sighting reports. Second-hand reports are fine. If you have more than one encounter to report (i.e., if two encounters happened on significantly different dates), please submit each report separately. If you don't know the EXACT date or location, please just be as specific as you can.

NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT TYPE IN ALL CAPS! If you know how, PLEASE type up your description in MS Word or another program and SPELL CHECK IT before submitting it. Once it's spell-checked, you can select, copy and paste it into the description field of the form.

What would you like to report? Please check any that apply:
Audio recording
Evidence was collected (plaster cast,
broken trees, hair, feces, etc.,
please explain in your description below)
Thrown object

Was this an ongoing OR one-time event? ongoing one-time
Did you notice any other strange phenomena as well? (If yes,
please include in your description anything you feel may be significant)

Now we'll ask a few questions about WHEN and WHERE this occured.
Please be as specific as possible, consult a calendar or map if necessary.
County (or country, if not US):
State or Province:

Nearest Town:
Nearest Road:

Month: Day: Year:

Time of Day:
Approximate Time:
a.m. p.m.

Please note any nearby landmarks:
Approximate Elevation?
Please describe the
exact location, including driving/hiking directions. Try to direct us to the exact spot.
If you would like the
exact location kept
confidential, please
indicate your wishes
here as well.

Take a moment to think carefully about the area, then check any boxes which describe the area or nearby landmarks:
River or creek
Gravel pit or rock quarry
Lake or pond
Forest Camp/Work Center
Mining Area
Known caves (please describe location above)
Rural residential
Deep wilderness (no residences)
Clear cut
Logging/road building operation

Please use this field to describe what happened in your own words.
Try to include as much detail as possible, take as much space as you need
(the box will scroll). If your encounter is lengthy, you may wish to write it
all down in a text editor, then copy and paste it into this box.

If your report includes a sighting, please answer the following
questions to the best of your ability.
Your answers will help us analyze the data more thoroughly.
If your encounter did not include a sighting,
please skip to the next section.
How long did the sighting last?
How far away were you from the subject at the beginning and end of the encounter?
How many creatures did you observe?
What color(s) of creature(s) did you observe?
What were the apparent ages of the creatures (i.e. 2 adults, 1 juvenile, etc.)?
If you noticed the sex of the individuals, please indicate it here:
Please indicate creature(s) approximate height(s):
Please indicate creature(s) approximate weight(s):
Please describe any eye color or eyeshine noticed:
Was the head rounded or pointed or?
Please note any other physical characteristics you noticed:

Whether you're reporting a sighting, sound, track or other evidence or event, please indicate the creature's behavior and your own activities at the time by marking the appropriate box(es) below:
The creature(s) vocalized
swayed side-to-side
raised arms/gestured
was observed eating
broke trees/branches
threw an object
was carrying something
hit house/tent/camper
hit or shook automobile
looked in a window
disturbed camp
followed the witness
If you observed other behavior, please describe it briefly here:

How would you describe the creature's behavior/general demeanor
(even if you only "heard" the creature)? You may check more than one.
Passive (did not move, just looked,
stood still, walked by casually)
Interactive (left objects, returned vocalizations)
Aggressive (screamed, shook trees,
charged, threw objects)
Avoiding (ran away)

Please indicate your activities at the time of the event.
What was your purpose for being in the area?
Please check all that apply, or type your answer in "other"
At or near home
Horseback, bicycle or ATV riding
If you were engaged in some other activity not listed here, please indicate it:
Please list how many witnesses
were present, and their ages:

If you noticed any strange sounds, or a LACK of noise, please describe it here.
Otherwise, leave blank:
Please describe what you heard. Was it a vocalization, a thumping, rocks clacking together? Was it loud or soft, short or loud? If you can, try to spell it phonetically (for instance, RRRAAAAHHHHHHHH):
For how long did the sound continue/how many times did it repeat?
How far away was the sound? Did it come closer or retreat?

If you noticed an odor, please complete the following.
Otherwise, leave blank:
Please describe any odors you noticed. Include descriptive terms, and please note whether the smell was contant or intermittent, and whether it lingered.

Did you find or collect any
physical evidence of the encounter?

Please check any the apply:
Broken trees or limb formations
Rock stacks
Animal carcass
Describe, briefly, the above evidence or anything else you may have found:

If you found tracks, please complete the following.
Otherwise, skip to the next section:
How many tracks were found?
How many different individuals' tracks were found?
Approximate length of track(s):
Approximate width of track(s):
Approximate depth of track(s):
Approximate stride:
Length of trackway:
If photos of the tracks have been uploaded to the internet, please include the URL here, or a note about any photos that you have. You can also email digital or scanned photos to us, or send them via regular mail (our address is at the bottom of this screen):

Contact information:
Please note that NO identifying information will be published.
Your name, the identity of the witness and any personal information you provide
will not be made public. Occasionally, we may contact you to clarify certain details.
In some instances, if you are outside of our area, your report may be transferred to a qualified researcher near you who can help you or provide more information about Bigfoot in your area. It is our pledge to you that you can report your encounter with complete confidence that your privacy and wishes will be respected.
Your name/witness' name:
Check this box if you DO NOT wish your name used:
Your age now/age at time of encounter:
Phone with area code:
Email address (required):
Your mailing address (optional):
Would you like to be contacted? Please indicate your preference:

Finally, is there anything you'd like to add? Anything strange you noticed that we haven't covered? Any odd sounds, lights, feelings, etc.? Please include anything we might have missed here.

You're almost finished!

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(they will not be published or made public without your consent)
or have a video that you'd like to have digitized and analyzed
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OregonBigfoot.com/Dark Mt. Productions
Attn: Autumn Williams
c/o PO Box 628
Elkton, OR 97436
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