Convention Info

2020 ATA Convention

Presidents Challenge 2020

The Presidents challenge is a Raccoon, any kind, life-size.

 Novice, for those who have never entered competition before,  your critique will be not be as hard.

   Professional,  This is for the true beginning to really learn critiques and judging are harder for the person wanting to really learn and improve their work.

Masters, This is for the taxidermist that has won two blue ribbons of Best of show in the category, judging and learning is even harder.


Billy Ollie will judge birds & waterfowl, Vince Spellane will judge whitetails & fish and Jason Krause will judge lifesize & gamehead
                                 Off Interstate 440, Exit 3/Bankhead Dr.

Feb, 28,29,and March 1

Room reservations, Call the hotel

at (501) 490-1000

Please call this number only for reservations to insure all rooms gets credited to the block reserved for the ATA.  We must reserve a certain number of rooms in order to waive the charge for the facility.  We would appreciate it if you don’t use a 3rd party reservation site such as Expedia, Trivago,, etc. because the ATA doesn’t get credit for the room.