Category Archive: Conventions

2017 World Show Winners List

Here is the list of the top awards for the 2017 World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships® as they were revealed during the banquet on Friday night, May 19, 2017 in Peoria, Illinois. Photos of the winning entries will be published in future issues of Breakthrough Magazine.

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2016 Texas TTAI Award Winners

It’s a long, long ride to Lubbock from just about anywhere. Even most Texans had to drive all day to get there. But once they arrived, it was well worth it. Lubbock, Texas is a great city with an outstanding Civic Center. It seems like every eight years I wind up at this beautiful facility, …

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NTA 2016 Major Award Winners

As Mike Kirkhart pointed out when he gave the invocation at the awards banquet, The National Taxidermy Association is like a family. And just like a family, we have gone through many highs and lows during the past 45 years, but now all indications reveal that we are in a definite upward trajectory. At the …

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UTA 2016 Competition Winners

If there was a “Guinness Book of World Records” entry for the highest-quality overall taxidermy in a competition, then any past record would have surely been broken at the 2016 United Taxidermists Association Convention in Louisville, Kentucky this May. With a full two-thirds of the entries receiving blue ribbons, and over 90% of all the …

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The Texas Master’s Challenge

The Texas Taxidermy Association, Inc. is known throughout the country for putting on an outstanding state show, year after year. The organization and structure of the convention is as professional as they come, and the participation level puts it right up there with any regional or national taxidermy convention. Members keep coming back year after …

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