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The listings below are accurate to the best of our knowledge.  Please check with the individual state or convention contacts to insure their accuracy.  Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply provides this information as a service and does not guarantee its accuracy!!

Last Updated  1/09/2017

2018 Conventions

February 18th through 25th, 2018
The Open European Taxidermy Championships
Sponsored by the European Taxidermy Federation
Held in collaboration with the game fair Die Hohe Jagd & Fischerei® Contact Matthias Fahrni, ETF Competition Group Coordinator, or visit the ETC website.

March 1,-3, 2018
Georgia Taxidermy Association Convention
Marriott Macon City Center, 240 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217  More info soon…

March 8th through 11th, 2018
The Montana Taxidermists Association Convention & Competition
Red Lion Hotel and Convention Center, Billings, MT
Contact Tim Carter, President at 406-952-4232, Kim Albertoni Vice President at 406-387-4468 or visit the MTA website.

March 22nd through 25th, 2018
The Iowa Taxidermists Association 35th Annual Show & Competition
Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel, Tama, IA, (800) 728-4263
Contact President Sam Gaylord at 319-470-7035 or visit the ITA website.

March 7-9th, 2018
The 39th Annual Pennsylvania Taxidermy Association Convention and Competition  Held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Champion, PA. Contact Jason J. Krause at (570)345-3664 or at
March 16-18th, 2018
16th Annual Convention and Competition of the South Dakota Taxidermists Association.  Watertown Event Center, Watertown, SD. Contact Derrick Wenck (President) at (605) 881-8474 or

March 23rd & 24th, 2018

Virginia Taxidermy Association Convention and Competition.  This will be held at Best Western Inn and Suites Conference Center in Waynesboro, VA. Contact Danny Waters at (540)997-0119 or


April 5th through 7th, 2018
The Wyoming Association of Taxidermy Artists 26th Annual Convention & Competition
Headwaters Conventions Center in Dubois, WY
Contact Justin Frick, President at 307-259-1402 or visit the WATA Facebook page.

April 6-8th, 2018
Ohio Taxidermy Championships
Sponsored by the Ohio Taxidermy Association. Mid-Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield,OH. Contact PresidentChip Wendt at (419) 681-0591 or visit


April 5th through 8th, 2018
United Taxidermists of New York Convention and Competition
Holiday Inn, Auburn, NY
Contact Bill Dunn at 315-695-5853 or visit the UTNY website.

June 2, 2018
Jim Allred Customer Appreciation Day
Saluda, NC  Free seminars, free food and tons of
specials.  Contact Jim Allred   828-749-5800

June 7th through 9th, 2018
The Fourth Bi-Annual United Taxidermists Association Exposition and Competition
Reed Conference Center, Midwest City, OK
Contact Garland Lessley at 660-277-4339 or visit the UTA website.

Held in Conjunction with the
35th Annual Oklahoma Taxidermists Association Convention & Competition
Reed Center/Sheraton Hotel, Midwest City, OK
Contact Steve Abbott at (405) 392-5597, Janell Reid (405) 224-7819 or visit the OKTA website.
June 7th through 10th, 2018

June 7th through 10th, 2018
The 32nd Annual West Virginia Taxidermy Association Convention & Competition
Days Inn Hotel and Convention Center, Flatwoods, WV
Contact Bryan Barker, President at (304) 834-2024 or visit the WVTA website.

June 14th through 17th, 2018
The Association of Indiana Taxidermists Annual Convention and Competition
Hart’s Celebration Center, 3031 E 450 N, Marion, IN 46952
Contact President Doug Montgomery at (765) 669-4671 or visit our website.