SOUTH DAKOTA
TAXIDERMIST ASSOCIATION

As a taxidermist you owe it to yourself, your business and your clients
to become a member of this great educational organization.

Our Mission
The South Dakota Taxidermist Association (SDTA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancing and promotion of better taxidermy
while uniting taxidermists in fellowship, learning and staying abreast of latest innovations, techniques and laws governing our industry.
Our proceeds go towards maintaining our annual convention/competition.

Prior Year Highlights

2013 BEST OF CATEGORY AMATEUR DIVISION
Waterfowl Dalton McNutt Mallard

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION
 
Fish Shane Augeson Walleye
Gamehead Dale Houser Black Wildebeest
Large Lifesize Mammal Branden O'Hare Wolf
Reproduction
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal Branden O'Hare Bobcat
Upland Bird Gary Mast Cross Pheasant
Waterfowl Tyler Erickson Goldeneye
Whitetail Deerhead Chad Bierwerth Whitetail Deer
MASTERS DIVISION
Fish Tyler Erickson Walleye
Gamehead Tom Hansen Wolf
Large Lifesize Mammal
Reproduction
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal
Upland Bird Tom Hansen Turkey
Waterfowl Kyle Monteith Cinnamon Teal
Whitetail Deerhead Tom Hansen Whitetail Deer



2012 BEST OF CATEGORY MASTER DIVISION


Fish
Gamehead
Large Lifesize Mammal
Reproduction Tyler Erickson Muskie
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal Tom Hansen Skunk
Upland Bird Perry Coleman Ptarmigan
Waterfowl Kyle Monteith Mallard/Pintail
Whitetail Deerhead Andrew Faul Whitetail

2012 BEST OF CATEGORY PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

Fish Jamie McNutt Perch
Gamehead Tom Hansen Black Bear
Large Lifesize Mammal Chris Cammack Big Horn
Reproduction Larry Wold Male Bluegill
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal Jamie McNutt Raccoon
Upland Bird Tom Hansen Turkey
Waterfowl Heidi Williamson Atlantic Brant
Whitetail Deerhead Tom Hansen Whitetail


2011 BEST OF CATEGORY MASTER DIVISION

Fish
Gamehead Nevada Miller Sable
Large Lifesize Mammal
Reproduction
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal Gary DonaBauer Otter
Upland Bird Perry Coleman Pheasant
Waterfowl Bret Swanson Ross Goose
Whitetail Deerhead Jeff Piatt Whitetail Doe

2011 BEST OF CATEGORY PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

Fish
Gamehead Jason Smith Mule Deer
Large Lifesize Mammal
Reproduction Tyler Erickson Common Carp
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal
Upland Bird Kyle Monteith Pheasant
Waterfowl
Whitetail Deerhead Dale Houser Whitetail


2010 BEST OF CATEGORY MASTER DIVISION

Fish
Gamehead Bill Neuman Antelope
Large Lifesize Mammal Bill Neuman Big Horn
Reproduction
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal Gary DonaBauer Fisher
Upland Bird Perry Coleman Gold/Herst Pheasant
Waterfowl Gary DonaBauer Mallard
Whitetail Deerhead Andrew Faul Whitetail

2010 BEST OF CATEGORY PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

Fish
Gamehead Jeff Piatt Antelope
Large Lifesize Mammal
Reproduction
Reptile
Small Lifesize Mammal Tom Hansen Badger
Upland Bird
Waterfowl Tom Hansen Surf Scoter
Whitetail Deerhead Chris Finley Whitetail
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