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Pennsylvania Taxidermist Association Competition!


2 categories: Taxidermy & Wildlife Art (Flora & Fauna)

7 divisions: Youth, Junior, Amateur, Professional, Master, Collective Artist, Commercial

Open to current PTA members in good standing


For additional information on the Pennsylvania Taxidermist Association, click here

For Competition Rules, click here 

Congratulations to the following winners:

Best of Show / 2nd place People's Choice - Heather Quigley

Lifesize Mountain Lion

Ducks Unlimited Award - Bob Evans

Hen Mallard

PA Trappers Award - Heather Quigley


PA Game Commission Award and People's Choice 1st Place - Heather Quigley


Van Dyke's Most Original and Creative Award - Landon Martin

Long Tailed Duck

Taxidermist Choice Best Bird - Benuel Lapp


Wasco Award - Benuel Lapp


Taxidermist Choice Best Whitetail / 3rd Place People's Choice - Heather Miller Quigley

Whitetail Deer

PA Fish & Boat Commission Award / Polytranspar Award / Taxidermist Choice Best Fish - Bob Evans

Small Mouth Bass

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