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Virginia Taxidermists Association Convention 2013

Discussion in 'Convention Information' started by Ken Edwards, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. Ken Edwards

    Ken Edwards Taxidermy.Net Administrator Staff Member

  2. dsymm

    dsymm Sec/Tres Virginia Taxidermists Assoc

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    Contact Gerry Viola, President 540-752-7263
     

  3. Audrie

    Audrie New Member

    VTA Show This Weekend !!!!!!!!!!!

    Hope to see everyone there !!!! Where has all the time gone it seems like yesterday we were gettin ready for Xmas !! Don't forget mounts must be in by 9:00 am Saturday !!!! :)
     
  4. Re: VTA Show This Weekend !!!!!!!!!!!

    As VTA Board Member Audrey finishes some of her last minute taskings here is the Schedule fo Events fot the 2013 Virginai Taxidermists Convention and Competition

    Friday 15 Mar

    0800 to 0900 Registration Opens - Competition entries recieved
    0800 to 0900 Supply area opens
    0900 to 1100 Seminar Dayton Henry Whitetail deer - concentrating on competition
    1000 to 1130 Seminar "Beefy" Collins from Noonie Supply "Painting a Noonkester freezedried turkey head"
    1100 - ??? Judging starts
    1130 to 1pm Supply area open
    1230 to 3:30 Seminar - Tim Martin Flying duck mount
    300 to 500 Seminar - Amy Carter Small mammal mount
    5:00 to 6:00 Supply area open
    7pm to 7:30 General Membership Meeting
    7:30 to ?? Auction

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    Saturday 16 March

    0800 to 0900 Registration open
    0800 to 0900 Supply area open
    0800 to 1000 Seminar Page Nethercutt - What to charge for your work
    1130 to 1:00 Supply area open
    1030 to 1230 Competition Viewing - Peoples choice vote - Public viewing
    1:00 to 3:00 Seminar Dale Carson Mounting and finishing a fish - detached head method.
    3:00 to 5:00 Competition Viewing
    6:30 to ?? Banquet & Awards ceremony

    Hope to see yall there!!
     
  5. christy martin

    christy martin New Member

    Re: VTA Show This Weekend !!!!!!!!!!!

    Tim and I are leaving tomorrow night to head down your way. Looking forward to seeing our friends in VA. We always have a good time at your show.

    Christy
     
  6. big buck 222

    big buck 222 "You can't make chicken soup out of chicken S--T!"

    Re: VTA Show This Weekend !!!!!!!!!!!

    Getting the trailer packed and headed that way this afternoon.Can't wait to see everyone. Cristy tell tim I've got a surprise for him. Mac and Audrie we'll see yo soon.

    Mark
     
  7. Amy

    Amy Mammal artist

    Re: VTA Show This Weekend !!!!!!!!!!!

    Looking forward to seeing everyone there!! For those who are interested, I'm going to be mounting a gorgeous alaskan red fox in my seminar!
     
  8. socalmountainman

    socalmountainman Northwestern School of Taxidermy - Class of '73

    My son Chris is at the VTA and I'm stuck in California darn it!
     

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  9. gtout

    gtout Member

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    Re: VTA Show This Weekend !!!!!!!!!!!

    Have a great show!
     
  10. Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    My apologies on the duplicate shot of the turkey - I am sure others will follow with more later! Gotta get ready for the banquet! (Dont make fun of my knothole! My Wood duck flew away! LOL)
     
  11. Riverland

    Riverland New Member

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    Nice wood hole !
     
  12. socalmountainman

    socalmountainman Northwestern School of Taxidermy - Class of '73

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    I couldn't be there but my son made it there for me. He lives in Virginia Beach. I'll be out there for two weeks during July, can't wait to meet some of you guys/gals.
     

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  13. big buck 222

    big buck 222 "You can't make chicken soup out of chicken S--T!"

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    Hey Mac thanks for posting pics. Good to see everyone.Great show, Now I'm gonna sleep for a few days LOL. Got home got everything put away it started snowing woke up to 5 inches on the ground schools closed. I can't wait for spring. Mark
     
  14. Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    Good to see you and many others there too Mark. It will never be the same without Chris, but we have his spirit to live up to. ;) I will have something better than a knothole there next year for sure. I got alot of catching up to do in order to really be where I want to be competition wise. Keep in touch brother! Talk to ya soon! BTW - that peach you brought was outta this world good! Cherry would be even better! LOL
     
  15. socalmountainman

    socalmountainman Northwestern School of Taxidermy - Class of '73

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    Here are some more pictures my son Chris took while at the VTA show. Beautiful mounts, you guys are great!
     

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  16. socalmountainman

    socalmountainman Northwestern School of Taxidermy - Class of '73

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    ...some more.
     

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  17. socalmountainman

    socalmountainman Northwestern School of Taxidermy - Class of '73

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    ...a couple more.
     

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  18. socalmountainman

    socalmountainman Northwestern School of Taxidermy - Class of '73

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    ...and finally, Chris and his girlfriend enjoying the show.
     

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  19. lov2bhntn

    lov2bhntn www.tailfeatherstaxidermy.com

    Re: VTA Pictures - You need to come next year!

    Congrats to everyone!!! This was my piece.

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