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Discussion in 'Taxidermy Forum' started by TLBullfrog, May 2, 2005.
anyone have any details regarding seminars, agenda, etc.?
Tim, I'll get in touch with you tomorrow or tomorrow night. Got all the information a few days ago. Cory Caruthers will be doing a bird seminar !!
when and where? just curious if it close enought to attend
i have a buddy that me and him are going to enter a pair of mallard in...... he may not be able to do it now so im not sure what im going to do.....
june 9th-11th..... in ft worth
Texas Taxidermy Convention Info
Texas Taxidermy Convention
If you have any questions about the 2005 convention you can contact:
Bob Wilkins at 254-697-8057
E-mail address: email@example.com
June 9, 10, 11 2005
Doral Tesoro Resort
3300 Championship Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Very near the Texas Motor Speedway
Cory Caruthers - Birds
Jeff Mourning - Reptiles & Fish
Roy Cogburn - Lifesize Mammals
Gene Smith - Whitetail Deer
??? - Gameheads
Cory Caruthers - Birds
Jeff Mourning - Fish
Roy Cogburn - Antelope
Gene Smith - Whitetail Finishing
James Edger - Casting
Mike Gillis - Business
David Jones - Whitetail
John Barber - Youth Seminar - Duck Mount
Must you people keep reminding me of things I need to get done.. ARGHGGGHHHH!
Seriously, the TX show is always fun!
Nancy is going to be there, so you should come and pick her brain.. but don't tell her I said that.. she'll kick me in the butt.
Is this convention a big one? Are any of you guys entering anything? Are any of you attending? If so any of yall what meet up and have some drinks. It would be nice to put some faces with the names. I have only mounted 3 ducks is there a gategory for me, just for fun? Sorry for so many questions but you have to ask to know.
Yes, this is the big annual Texas Taxidermy Association Show.
Yes, I know that Wildthings and Harlequin will be, they will both probably be entering in the Masters Division, since this is my first year and I want to learn via critique so I will be entering a couple pieces in the Professional Division.
At least three of us will be attending, I know Wildthings will be there for the whole event, and since Harlequin lives so close I bet he will too. I will be driving in from Austin and back home again each afternoon, so I won't have as much time, but would still like to hang out with any ya'll that want to during the day.
Here is the breakdown as I know it of Divisions, please correct me if I'm wrong:
Youth Division - 16 and younger
Educational Division - No ribbons awarded, but critque is presented.
Amateur Division - Ribbons awarded, but little chance of getting a critque I've been told.
Professional Division - Ribbons awarded, critque available if asked for.
Master Division - Must have previously won two blue ribbons in Pro division and only three pieces get ribbons.
Studio Division - Pieces must be worked on by at least two different taxidermists.
Remember, until you reach Masters Division, all work is judged on its own against industry standards not against other pieces. So there can be lots of first place ribbons, just like in school there is always a chance for many kids in a class to get an A.