OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Saturday, March 17th  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, March 18th 9:00 am to Noon  
Display Room is located in Glacial Lakes Ballroom

$5 ENTRY FEE

TOP REASONS TO JOIN THE SDTA IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY!

- A way to improve the quality of work by getting critiqued from the judges. Thus bringing in more business to your shop
- Learn new and better techniques on how to do things from judges and fellow taxidermists
- Get to see the new and improved materials that are available
- Hands on seminars
- Talk one-on-one with world class taxidermists
- Share business related concerns and get tips from other taxidermist using real life examples
- Attend all the informative seminars for the whole weekend for such a low cost (SDTA membership fees are very reasonable compared to other states)

- Seminars will improve your quality of mounts and knowledge, there is lots to learn!
- A chance to show off your work and see how it compares to other taxidermist
- Win awards that can boost your business and self esteem
- Make lasting memories and friends throughout the weekend, the SDTA is a relaxed bunch that likes to have fun!

2018 COMPETITION AND CONVENTION


MARCH 15-18, 2018
Watertown Event Center, Watertown, SD
1901 9th Ave SW


Click here for map to Event Center

DEADLINE TO PRE-REGISTER IS MARCH 1ST.  

Reservations need to be made on or before March 1,

2018 in order to receive the SDTA group rate.  Call today

at 605-886-8011, Best Western Ramkota Hotel,

Watertown, SD.


SPECIES CHALLENGE - SHEEP OF ANY KIND


AVIAN CHALLENGE - STARLING

JUDGES

Daniel Meng - Lifesize and Mammals
Rick Krane - Fish
TO BE ANNOUNCED - Whitetails
TO BE ANNOUNCED - Upland Birds


               FREE Membership to NEW Members                       (not an SDTA member for past 3 years)

$100 Cash Prizes Awarded to one lucky person in each of the following areas:
*  Combined Artist
*  Species Challenge
*  4 or more entries

* Best All Around Taxidermist