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Pennsylvania Cabelas Taxidermy Weekend 2009

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  1. Ken Edwards

    Ken Edwards Taxidermy.Net Administrator Staff Member

    September 11th through 13th, 2009
    The 2009 <A HREF="http://www.pataxidermy.com/cabelas-2009.html">Pennsylvania Cabelas Taxidermy Weekend</A>
    Sponsored by the <A HREF="http://www.pataxidermy.com/">Pennsylvania Taxidermist Association</A>.
    Cabelas Store - Hamburg, PA
    Contact <A HREF="mailto:[email protected]">Glenn H. Miller</A> at 610-488-7062 or visit the <A HREF="http://www.pataxidermy.com/cabelas-2009.html">PTA website</A> for more information.





    Judges:

    Birds, Waterfowl & Turkey – Dave Houser, Master Taxidermist
    Whitetails, Gameheads & Mammals – Ashley Barrett, World Champion Taxidermist
    Fish & Reptiles – Matt Zimmerman, World Champion Taxidermist

    Seminars:

    Waterfowl Mounting – Dave Houser – Saturday @ 1:30 pm
    Alterations & Attitude – Fred Gonzalez – Sunday @ 9 am
    . . . . . more may be added.

    Schedule:

    Friday, September 11, 2009
    10 am – Store Closes: Competition entries accepted (*NOTE* competition room will close at 6 pm for judging. Entries received after 6 pm will be placed by the committee)

    Saturday, September 12, 2009

    9 am – 9 pm: Competition area open to competitors and public
    1:30 pm: Waterfowl Mounting Seminar

    Sunday, September 3, 2009

    9 am – 5 pm: Competition area open to competitors and public
    9 am: Alterations & Attitude Seminar

    Awards:

    Cabelas Best of Show - $250 Cabelas Gift Card – Awarded to the highest scoring entry.
    Cabelas Choice–$150 Cabelas Gift Card – Chosen by Cabelas staff.
    People’s Choice Award –1st, 2nd, 3rd – voted by the competitors and public.
    Best of Category –Awarded to the highest scoring mount in each division
    Hilton Eppley Award – Best whitetail using his manikin
    Walnut Creek Hardwood Award – Awarded to the best habitat in the competition
    Carolina Fur Dressing/Headquarters Taxidermy Supply Award – Committee choice
    Ducks Unlimited Award – Award to the best waterfowl
    PA Trappers Association Award – Awarded to the best furbearer
    Safari Club International Award – Awarded to the best large life-size mammal
    . . . . . More awards still being added!

    Questions, Directions & Lodging information contact:

    Glenn H. Miller – 134 Degler Lane – Bethel, PA 19507
    Phone: 610-488-7062
    Fax: 610-488-9038
    Email: [email protected]

    This competition will be open to all categories and divisions. Entries will be judged the same as other PTA competitions with entries being awarded first, second or third place based on their individual score. Please note that all mounts must fit through a standard sized single door. Competitors will be permitted to place a business card with their entry after judging is complete.

    Pre-registration is encouraged. All pre-registered competitors will be entered into a drawing for a FREE 2010 State Show Registration. Pre-registered entries must be postmarked by August 31, 2009. Walk in entries will be accepted. All entry forms that are not mailed by August 31, 2009 must accompany walk-in entries.

    Go to Cabelas Taxidermy Weekend 2009 Entry Form