WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

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

                                NOVEMBER 11, 2004
                Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

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

           NEBRASKA                  001-12951            47-0366193
 (State or other jurisdiction of    (Commission        (I.R.S. Employer
 incorporation or organization)     File Number)       Identification No.)

      2407 WEST 24TH STREET, KEARNEY, NEBRASKA              68845-4915
      (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
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                                TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition




ITEM 2.02.  Results of Operations and Financial Condition

Item 2.02. Information Provided Under Item 2.02 (Results of Operations and
Financial Condition). The following information is furnished pursuant to Item
2.02, "Results of Operations and Financial Condition." On November 11, 2004, The
Buckle, Inc. announced financial results for its third quarter ended October 30,
2004. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this

The information shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"), as amended, and shall not
be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of
1933 or the Exchange Act, except as set forth by specific reference in such


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:  November 11, 2004         By:  /s/ KAREN B. RHOADS
                                          Name:  Karen B. Rhoads
                                          Title:  Vice President of Finance,
                                          Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit 99.1      Press Release Dated November 11, 2004