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, 2005
                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)

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                                TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM 8.01. Other Events

ITEM 9.01(c) Exhibits




ITEM 8.01. Other Events

Item 8.01. Information Provided Under Item 8.01 (Other Events). The following
information is furnished pursuant to Item 8.01 "Other Events." On March 22,
2005, The Buckle, Inc. announced a quarterly dividend of $.12 per share to be
paid on April 27, 2005, for shareholders of record at the close of business on
April 15, 2005. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1
to this report.

ITEM 9.01(c). Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1    Press Release Dated March 22, 2005


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 22, 2005              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 March 22, 2005