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Title: Arizona Taxidermy Association Competition and Convention 2017
Post by: Ken Edwards on December 19, 2016, 04:30:23 PM
March 23rd through 26th, 2017
The 26th Annual Arizona State Taxidermy Championships (http://www.arizonataxidermyassociation.com/)
Sponsored by the Arizona Taxidermy Artists Association (http://www.arizonataxidermyassociation.com/)
Held in conjunction with the International Sportsman's Exposition at West World in Scottsdale, AZ
Contact Suzie James at 602-224-0158 or Gerry Backhaus (dbackhaus@cox.net) at 480-220-2376 or visit the ATAA Website (http://www.arizonataxidermyassociation.com/).
Title: Re: Arizona Taxidermy Association Competition and Convention 2017
Post by: TaxiMedic1 on February 06, 2017, 12:22:19 PM
Here is the Show schedule.....

ARIZONA TAXIDERMY ASSOCIATION
2017 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2017
9 am - 7 pm Exhibit & Competition area set-up, Vendors & Registration area set-up
Noon - 7 pm Registration Begins. Competition Entries Accepted
There will be a lounge area for taxidermists attending show in the ATA Vendor and Suppliers Area

Thursday, March 24th , 2017
International Sportsmen Expo open 10 am – 7 pm
9 am - Noon Registration Begins. Competition Entries Accepted
Noon - 1 pm Lunch Break - Registration Closed
1 PM JUDGING BEGINS
1 pm – 3:30 pm Seminar 1 -Shawn Shaw – Mounting a Quail
3:30 pm – 6 pm Seminar 2 - Niki Williams & Tony Ruiz- Demonstrating Reynolds Advanced Materials

Friday, March 25th, 2017
International Sportsmen Expo open 10 am – 7 pm
9 - Noon Seminar 3– Korey Alleman – Painting a Reproduction Large Mouth Bass
Noon – 1 pm Lunch Break – Visit with Suppliers/Vendors
1 pm – 4 pm Seminar #4 –Brian Eppley – Whitetail Deer
6:30 - 7 pm Cocktails (Cash Bar) at the Orange Tree
7 PM - ? AWARDS BANQUET & AUCTION

Saturday, March 26th, 2017
International Sportsmen Expo open 10 am – 7 pm
9 - Noon Seminar #5 – Daniel Meng – Modeling a Bobcat Face
Noon – 1 pm Lunch Break
2 pm – 5 pm Seminar #6 –Chris Krueger – Tanning Small Mammals

Sunday, March 27th, 2017
International Sportsmen Expo open 10 am – 5 pm
9 am – 3 pm Suppliers/Vendors Room Open
Photos of Taxidermists with their Mounts
10 am – 11 am State Association Meeting
Please attend!  Election of Officers and future venue

5 pm Tear down of show – Your help is appreciated.