The countdown has begun!

2017/09/08 09:00:00


Friday September 8, 2017

9 am – 7 pm: Competition Entries Accepted
(store closes at 9 pm and everyone must exit – please plan accordingly)
All entries professionally photographed by Jason Confer (photos can be purchased).
5 pm: SEMINAR – “Mammal Techniques” by Danelle (Harrison) Smith

Saturday, September 9, 2017

9 am – 10 am: Competition Entries Accepted
10 am – 1 pm: Judging & Awards Chosen
1 pm: SEMINAR – “Fish Techniques” by Gary Bruch
5 pm: SEMINAR – “Whitetail Techniques” by Jeremiah Reddinger

Sunday, September 10, 2017

9 am: SEMINAR – “Waterfowl Techniques” by Kevin Eckert
4 pm: Release of Entries (remember to have your claim ticket) & tear down.


Cabela’s Best of Show – $250 Gift Card – Chosen from the eligible Best of Category winners
Cabela’s Manager’s Choice Award – $150 Gift Card
People’s Choice Award – 1st, 2nd, 3rd – Voted by the competitors & public
Best of Category – Awarded to the highest scoring blue ribbon mount in each division category
WASCO Award • Polytranspar Award • Tohickon Glass Eyes Award
Rep. Barry Jozwiak Award • Eberly’s Bugworks Award
PA Fish & Boat Commission Award • PA Game Commission Award
Woody Award • SCI Award • Trout Unlimited Award

Questions, Directions and Lodging

Bill & Bridget Ward 1571 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 • 570-449-5122 or 570-754-3407 •
This competition will be open to all divisions and categories. Entries will be judged the same as other PTA competitions. Please
note that all mounts must fit through a standard sized single door. Competitors will be permitted to place a business card with
their entry after judging is complete. Pre-registration is encouraged. All pre-registered competitors will be entered into a drawing for a FREE 2018 State Show Registration. Pre-registered entries must be postmarked by August 31, 2017. Walk-in entries will be accepted. All entry forms that are not mailed by August 31, 2017 must accompany walk-in entries.

2016 Cabelas Weekend Pictures and Results!

Pennsylvania Taxidermist Association puts its best work on display for annual Cabela’s Taxidermy 

The Patriot-News – (blog)

A shoulder mount of a zebra by Fred Gonzalez, of Nature’s Own Wildlife Studio, Lebanon, was judged best of show in the Pennsylvania Taxidermist … READ MORE