OAT 27th Annual Show & Competition

2010 Western Regionals

June 23th - 26th, 2010
Klamath County Fairgrounds - Klamath Falls, OR

Award Winners

Judges Choice "Best of Show" Charlie Thurston - Hen Ruddy Duck
Research Mannikins "Best Gamehead" Clinton Hall - Pronghorn Antelope
McKenzie "Best Bird Award" Skip Miller - Pintail
McKenzie "Best Lifesize" Robert Bennett - Lifesize Brown Bear
McKenzie "Best Whitetail" Jim Daniken - Pedestal
McKenzie "Best Fish" Dave Campbell - Coho Salmon
Best in the West "Mountain Lion Challenge" Nathan Denardi
"Best Mule Deer" Clinton Hall - Table Mount
"Best Blacktail" Dale Reynolds - Shoulder Mount
"Best Youth Mule Deer" Brandon Vacca - Shoulder Mount
"Best Predator" RJ Simington - Cougar & Coyote
"Best Bird in Flight" Leon Mathews - Wood Duck
"Best Habitat" Clinton Hall - Pronghorn Antelope
Taxidermists' Choice for "Best Kick-Ass Mount" Robert Bennett - Lifesize Brown Bear
"People's Choice" Nathan Denardi - Elk
"Spouses' Choice" Derald Wooten - Lifesize Cougar
"Highest Scoring Masters" Charlie Thurston - Ruddy Hen
Oregon Hunter's Association "Open Award" Nathan Denardi - Elk
"Highest Scoring Novice" Dale Reynolds - Pheasant
"Highest Scoring Youth" Brandon Vacca - Blacktail Shoulder Mount
Oregon Hunters' Association "Youth Award" Jordan Hitz - Green Wing Teal
"Wasco Award" Clinton Hall - Pronghorn Antelope
Van Dykes "Most Original & Creative Presentation" Charlie Thurston - Ruddy Duck Group
"Wild Turkey Federation Award" Andy Green - Lifesize
"Most Artistic Novice" Matt Journey - Teal Group
"Polytranspar Award" Dave Campbell - Coho Salmon
"Starfish Award" Dave Campbell - Coho Salmon
"Horizon Award" Curran Manzer

Picture gallery (180 pics)

About Us

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.

Show Info

Our Annual Show is our showcase for our artists' great work. Members can enter their work to be professionally judged for several awards in every category.

Our Work

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.


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