The 2016 Show and Compwtition will be held June 23rd through the 25th at the Crook County Fairgrounds (Carey Foster Hall) in Prineville, OR. The judges are Shawn Dawson (mammals), Dale Manning (birds), and Jeff Mourning (fish/reptiles).
Jeff Mourning will be doing a seminar on painting brook trout. Dale Manning will be doing 2 seperate seminars on competition bird techniques and rock building.
The show will be open to the public Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th.
New this year - 3-Hour Deer Challenge. $20 entry fee, 3 hours to compete a shoulder mount, cape and form can be prepped. Must do all ears, clay work, eye setting, sewing, and grooming on site. Contact Josh Bryan (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register for the challenge.
Gallery Coming Soon
The Oregon Association of Taxidermists has been providing taxidermy education for Western States artists since 1983. We strive to increase public awareness of the ever-increasing possibilities created in the imaginations of our experienced members.
Our goal is to promote a high standard in the art and science of taxidermy, encouraging the constructive and positive exchange of ideas and techniques amongst its members and guests to better the individual and the industry as a whole without loosing sight of having fun and treating people with respect and kindness. Creating an environment where anybody can ask anyone questions and feel comfortable doing so. The Oregon Association of Taxidermists is an association where you come to the show a stranger and you drive home knowing that you are now part of the family.
The Oregon Association of Taxidermy has been providing taxidermy education for Wetern States artists since 1983. We strive to increase public awareness of the ever-increasing possibilities created in the imaginations of our experienced members.
Our artists create memorable taxidermy mounts and replicas - both professionals and hobbyists. The main showcase for our work is the Annual OAT Competition and Show. The images here are from those shows.