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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

March 22, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

 THE BUCKLE, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Nebraska001-1295147-0366193
(State or other jurisdiction of(Commission(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)File Number)Identification No.)

2407 West 24th Street,
Kearney,Nebraska68845-4915
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (308) 236-8491
__________________________________________________________

(Former name, former address and former fiscal year if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
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o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueBKENew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).            
                                     Emerging growth company      o 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o



ITEM 5.02.     Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers

On March 23, 2021, The Buckle, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that at its March 22, 2021 quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors appointed Brady M. Fritz to the position of Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary effective immediately. Ms. Fritz was hired by the Company on December 10, 2018 and has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since that time.

The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


ITEM 8.01.     Other Events

In the same press release, The Buckle, Inc. also announced a quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share to be paid on April 29, 2021, for shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2021.

The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


ITEM 9.01(d).     Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1    Press Release Dated March 23, 2021
Exhibit 104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)



SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

The Buckle, Inc.
Date: March 23, 2021By: /s/  THOMAS B. HEACOCK
 Name: Thomas B. Heacock
 Title: Senior Vice President of Finance,
 Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer




EXHIBIT INDEX
         
Press Release Dated March 23, 2021
Exhibit 104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)