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Discussion in 'The Taxidermy Industry' started by Lone Wolf Taxidermy, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. The WVTA 2014 Convention and Competition is rapidly approaching!! March 28 - 30 are the dates and once again WVTA will hold the show at the Days Hotel & Convention Center in beautiful Flatwoods, WV.

    We have a great judges crew this year and a we are developing a fantastic line up of seminars. The judges will be:

    Kenneth Bauman of Anadarko, Oklahoma judging WT Deer and Fish

    Dale Manning of Missoula, Montana judging Birds

    Clay Wagner of Lott, Texas Judging Mammals and Game Heads

    All our judges are major competition award winners and highly accomplished taxidermists.

    As always WVTA will have and exceptional group of vendors attending the convention. "DO NOT" miss out on the chance to pre-order and have delivered to or buy at the show at show discount prices mannikins and supplies. Most supply companies at the show will accept pre-orders. "ALSO"... all the tanneries attending the show will be accepting salt dried skins for tanning. Plan for these benefits and "SAVE MONEY"!!!

    For more information on the WVTA 2014 Convention and Competition go to www.wvtaxidermy.com

    So "Load up and come on over" to our laid back and friendly show and become one of the WVTA family!!!

    "Education, Fellowship and Fun" .... WVTA ... that's what we're all about. See ya at the show!!
  2. New information and updates is available on seminars in the Newsletter page and the show schedule is now posted on the Convention page of the WVTA website.


    Also check out the vendors to be in attendance on the Vendors page with more to be added as they commit.

    Pre-Register and save money on fees (Registration form can be found on the Become a Member page) and be sure when making reservations with the Days Hotel to tell them you are with the WVTA!! You will be treated to a free Buffet Style Breakfast every morning while attending the show!!

    Days Hotel number is 1-866-700-7284. The physical address for those with GPS for travel is 2000 Sutton Lane, Sutton, WV.

    For all info on the convention go to www.wvtaxidermy.com --- For information on the Days Hotel and Conference Center go to www.flatwoods.com --- See Ya At The Show!!

  3. Clew

    Clew Help a child, Build our future

    York, SC
    Hello Billy
    I hope to make it this year
    We have ours march 7-8
    Would love to have you

    Carl lewis
  4. gtout

    gtout Member

    billy, You folks put on a great show! Sorry we have to miss it this year. Good luck!
  5. Additional seminars will be added to the schedule next week upon conformation. We are working on a "Game Head" seminar and an excellent "WT Deer Finishing" seminar.

    Stay tuned for info on another great WVTA convention and competition March 28 - 30 at the Days Hotel and Conference Center in Flatwoods, WV. Exit 67 on I 79 ya can't miss us!!

    For all info on the show go to www.wvtaxidermy.com

    Load Up and Come On Over!! See ya at the show!!
  6. Hey Carl....Hope you can make it up. I would like to get down your way this year but I may be having some work done on my shoulder that week...kinda hope not....but it is a possibility.
  7. Derrin

    Derrin New Member

    Billy, ya'll have an excellent line up this year. Someone is gonna pick up a lot of good mounting information from these seminars!! WVTA does it again!! If you can make this show, you will not regret it, good times!!
  8. Once again this year WVTA will have two great outdoor excursions in the live auction.

    Mountain Meadows Hunting Preserve in Monroe County WV will be donating a Wild Boar Hunt. Mountain Meadows is a top shelf hunting preserve with great accommodations and friendly knowledgeable staff. Visit www.mountainmeadowhunting.com or Mountain Meadows Hunting Preserve on Face Book for all information on this great outfit.

    Mr. Chad See of Valley Head , WV will be donating a one day one person Fly Fishing or Spin Fishing Trip. Chad is an experienced guide and very knowledgeable of the great trout streams here in WV. The day trip will include fly fishing gear (if necessary) and lunch. You will be catching Browns and Rainbow trout on the Elk River in the Elk Springs Resort area or a Back Country trip for Brook Trout. Trip is catch and release unless other arrangements are made to accommodate keeping fish. You will arrange to meet up with Chad at a convenient location and Chad will provide transportation from there.

    Below is a pic of Chad and WV Mountaineer coach Bob Huggins on a recent guided trip.

    WVTA wishes to thank Mountain Meadows and Chad See for both these great donations.

    For all info on the 28th Annual WVTA Convention and Competition visit www.wvtaxidermy.com or watch for updates here on FB.

  9. The Fishing Excursion above has taken a turn to a major upgrade. Details to follow soon.

    All new info on the fishing package auction item is in the new post WVTA Fishing Package Auction.
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  11. We now have new info posted on two of our auction items. We had inquiries about offering them online so we developed and set forth guidelines to make these offerings. Thanks to those that inquired and best of luck to any that bid.
  12. Show week is here. Come join us for a great time in "Beautiful downtown Flatwoods, WV" for the 28th annual WVTA Convention and Competition.

    March 28-30

    For all info go to www.wvtaxidermy.com or visit our Face Book page West Virginia Taxidermy Association.
  13. For everyone traveling to the WVTA Convention in Flatwoods this week the weather will be pretty good. Thursday through Saturday will see highs in the low 60's and the lows will be in the mid 30's. There is a chance of rain on Friday and Saturday. Sunday when you leave you will have 62* and sunshine for your travel.

    WVTA looks forward to seeing you all ... travel safe ... see ya at the show!!