Convention Info

2017 ATA Convention

Presidents Challenge 2017

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.


Jack Embry, Deerheads,

Bob Schnettgoeke, Gameheads, Fish and Lifesize Mammals.

Randy Hollar, Waterfowl and Upland birds.

Lake De Gray State Park, Bismarck Arkansas.

Feb, 24-26, 2017

Room reservations, Call the lodge

at (501) 865-5850