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Last Updated  1/09/2017

2018 Conventions

February 8th through 10th, 2018
Florida State Taxidermy Association Convention
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending
Lakeland,  Florida.  Contact Trina Pritchard  352-567-1521

February 18th through 25th, 2018The 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
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending
Marriott Macon City Center, 240 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217  More info soon…
March 2-4,2018
The 38th Annual Convention and Competition of the Arkansas Taxidermists Association 
Holiday Inn Little Rock Airport Conference Center, 3201 Bankhead Dr., Little Rock, AR. 72206. Contact Dennis Huggs at (501)282-4040 or or visit
March 2-4th, 2018
North Dakota Taxidermy Association 34th Annual Wildlife Competition
Competition will be held at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Mandan, ND.  For information, email Devin Hursman at


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 7-9th, 2018
The 39th Annual Pennsylvania Taxidermy Association Convention and Competition
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending
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 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 23rd & 24th, 2018
Virginia Taxidermy Association Convention and Competition.
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending
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.

 April 18-22, 2018
29th Annual New Mexico Taxidermists Association Convention and Competion
to be held at the Marriott Hotel in Albequque, NM – April 18-22, 2018. Contact Bill Bowen (President) at (505) 401-5929 or Lee Gallegos (Show Chairman) at (505) 617-0025. For more info go to


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 8–10, 2018
The 34th Annual Nebraska State Taxidermy Association Convention and Competition
Ramada Columbus Hotel and Conference Center, 265 33rd Ave., Columbus, NE, US, 68601. Contact Nate Francis at (402) 587–0274 or
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.
June 21-23, 2018
South Carolina Taxidermy Association
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending

Columbia SC  Contact Grover Bearden  864-346-0622
June 21-24, 2018
Alabama Taxidermy Association
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending
Embassy Suites, 300 Tallapoosa Street., Montgomery, AL 36104  Joshua Jackson – President
205-629-3807 Home    205-790-3449 Cell
August 2-4
North Carolina Taxidermist Association
Jim Allred Taxidermy Supply will be attending
Village Inn in Clemmons, NC.   More information call 704-294-0013 or visit: