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Michigan Taxidermist Association Convention 2010

Discussion in 'Convention Information' started by Ken Edwards, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Ken Edwards

    Ken Edwards Taxidermy.Net Administrator Staff Member

    March 17th through 21st, 2010
    The 28th Annual Michigan Taxidermist Association Convention & Competition
    DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI
    Contact President Scott Derenski at (989) 365-3992 or VP/Competition Chairman Tim McMullen at (231) 832-2045 or <A HREF="http://www.michigantaxidermist.com/">visit the MTA website</A>.
  2. Dawn

    Dawn Proud Members of the Mich Taxidermist Assoc

    Michigan Taxidermist Convention & Competition 2010

    Hard to believe in less than two months we will be kicking off the 28th Annual Michigan Taxidermist Convention and Competition in Grand Rapids and welcoming our 1st Michigan Taxidermist Fish Carving Competition.

    All judges are confirmed for this year and we have a great group of people taking on the task of judging the hundreds of pieces that make it to our show each and every year.

    Here is our line up of Judges for 2010.

    Whitetails: Bill Yox (returning Judge) & Mike Rohanna (new this year)
    Mammals/Gameheads: Manny Chavez (new this year)
    Fish: Gary Bruch (returning Judge)
    Birds: Glen Browning (returning Judge)
    Habitat: Terry Weick

    Whitetails: Ken Onken/Doug Alberda
    Mammals: Doug Veldhuis/Dennis Harris
    Fish: Paul Borkowski/Randy Budzynski
    Birds: Duncan Price/Charlie Walker
    Habitat: Terry Weick

    We have so many great seminars included for this year - Including the Hands On Seminar with Mike Rohanna (by reservation only). Our all day seminar on Thursday will be with Rick Krane as this true artist shows you how to mount fish from A-Z while showing you how to carve fish bodies and how to interpret fish anatomy.

    We have a great line up of talented taxidermists willing to come out and share their secrets and techniques. Come out and be a part of the fun and festivities of our annual show.

    We have lots of great events set up for our four day extravaganza and we look forward to showing you all a really great time.

    Convention packets will be available for pick up at the Winter Membership Meeting and other packets will be mailed out by the 1st of February.

    If you need assistance please check out our website at www.michigantaxidermist.com for a list of officers and board of directors that can answer your questions.

    See you all in March!!!!!!!!

    Scott & Dawn

  3. nibjones

    nibjones Join your States Taxidermy Assoc.

    Re: Michigan Taxidermist Convention & Competition 2010

    WOOO HOOO! I can't wait! Andrea is throwing her hat into the ring this year.
  4. Ken Edwards

    Ken Edwards Taxidermy.Net Administrator Staff Member

    The Michigan Taxidermist Association is also hosting their first fish carving competition at the convention along with the taxidermy competition. They have a great list of taxidermy judges: Bill Yox and Mike Rohanna for whitetails, Manny Chavez for mammals and gameheads, Gary Bruch for fish, Glen Browning for birds, and Terry Weick for habitat. Also, new this year there will State Champion awards given in the Masters Division. Next week: March 17th through 21st!