New Mexico Taxidermy Association

2017 NMTA Convention and Competition Schedule

April 20-23, 2017

Taos, NM

(Schedule Subject to Change Without Notice)

 Last Update - 4/17/17 at 9:30pm

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Thursday:
 
10:00 am – 12:00 pm -     Set-up Display Boards and Tables-Any and all help is appreciated!! 
10:00 am – 6:00 pm -        Supply room and Vendor set-up 
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm -     Registration and set-up of mounts 
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm -         Seminar – Geno Ortega – Rock building

Friday:  
8:00 am to 10:00 am - Registration and final set-up of mounts & Photos-no mounts will be accepted after 10:00 am. 
10:00 am - Judging Begins 
8:00 am to 5:00 pm - Supply Room Open 
8:30 am to 11:00 am - Seminar - Robert Major - Horn Casting/Painting 
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm - Seminar - Judge - Jeff Mourning - Painting a Brown Trout
2:45 pm to 4:45 pm - NMTA Members Meeting/Elections - We encourage all members to addend!
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm - KIDS Seminar with Vera Jaramillo - Guaranteed to be Creative, Exciting & Fun!
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm - LIVE Competition/Gemsbok / Oryx Seminar Including Cash Bar, Snacks & Social Hour

Saturday: 
8:00 am to 4:00 pm - Show Room Open to the public 
8:00 am to 4:00 pm - Supply Room Open 
9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Seminar - Smooth-On - Casting / Molding
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Seminar - Greg Brumfield - Mule Deer Mount
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm – KIDS Seminar - Sponsored by Smooth-On!
5:00 pm - Cash Bar/Social Hour/View Silent Auction items
6:00 pm - Banquet, Raffles, Awards Presentation, Live Auction! Don’t miss it, and be sure to purchase your tickets at registration!  

Sunday : 
8:00am to 10:00am - Show Room Open to Public, Award Photos
10:30 - Breakdown and Release of Mounts (Mounts will not be released before this time without prior approval)

All Breakdown help is appreciated!