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2017


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   8      Kentucky, Burkesville - The Kentucky Spring Fling, April 8, 2017 at the city park in Burkesville, KY.  There will be primitive camping spots available for the night of the 7th, as well as a large building vendors can lock their wares in.  If you want a room there are two motels in Burkesville; Riverfront Lodge 270-864-3300, The Alpine Resort 270-864-7100.  Dale Hollow Lake State Park Lodge is about 25 minutes away 270-433-7431.  Demos all day Saturday. 
May

June
15 - 17  Arkansas, Arkadelphia - the 2017 spring convention will be held at the Clark Couny Fairgrounds.  More info - http://arkansastrappers.org/?page_id=58

15 - 17  Pennsylvania, Honey Brook - Convention will be held at the Romanos 4H Center, 1841 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA 19344.

22 - 24  FTA Convention, Manchester, IA - Convention will be held at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, 200 East Acers St, Manchester, IA 52057.

30 -  1   UP Michigan, Escanaba - The UP Trapper Convention and Outdoor Expo will be open 8 - 4 on Friday and 8 - 3 on Saturday.  For information contact Roy Dalgren - 906-399-1960, or email trapperroy@outlook.com.
July
 14 - 16  Virginia, Farmville -  convention at the Five County Fairgrounds, Farmville, VA. www.virginiatrappers.com
27 - 29  NTA Convention, Pecatonica, IL - The 58th annual NTA convention will be held at the Winnebago County Fairgrounds, 500 West First St, Pecatonica, IL 61063.  For more info - http://www.nationaltrappers.com/convention.html

August

18 - 19   Michigan, Evart - convention will be held at the Osceola Fairgrounds.  For more info - http://www.mtpca.com/convention.html

18 - 20   Oregon, Waldo Lake - The 43rd annual Oregon Trappers Rendezvous will take place at the Shadow Bay Campground Loops B&C.  Contact Shand Byerly - 503-930-7867.
September
 31 - 2   New York, Frankfort -
  • The 2017 New York State Trappers Association Convention & Sportsman Show will be held August 31st - September 2, 2017
  • The Grounds & Dealer Buildings will be open 12PM - 6PM Thursday & 8AM - 6PM on both Friday & Saturday
  • It will be held at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort NY
    • For Mapquest directions use: 135 Cemetery Street  Frankfort, NY 13340
  • General Admission: $10
    • Cost of admission is $10 for the weekend regardless of how many days you attend
    • Free to anyone under 16
  • RV Campers: $20/Camper/Night (Electric Included)      NOTE: No Reservations Required
  • Primitive Camping: $15/night (+$8/night with electric hook up)      NOTE: No Reservations Required
  • Tailgating: $60/spot   
Jack Spriggs, Jr
355 Pump House Road
Mexico, NY 13114
(315) 529-8248
spriggsfamfarm@gmail.com

 8 - 9   Ohio, Millersburg - The Ohio State Trappers Association will have their 2017 annual convention at the Holmes County Fairgrounds, 8381 St. Rt. 39, Millersburg, OH 44654.  For more information, contact Chris O'Banion at (973) 751-2959.

 8 - 9   Wisconsin, Marshfield -  The WTA 53rd annual convention will be held at the Central Wisconsin Fairgrounds in Marshfield, WI.  THURSDAY 09/07 DEALER SET-UP DAY*** SUNDAY 09/10 DEALER CLEANUP DAY***ADMISSION FEE: ADULTS $10 (GOOD FOR BOTH DAYS) KIDS 10 AND UNDER FREE*** INSIDE VENDOR FEE - $50 PER BOOTH • TAILGATERS - $40 PER SPACE***CAMPING FEES: ELECTRIC $20 PER NIGHT • PRIMITIVE $5 PER NIGHT***CONTACT: PAM MATHER, CONVENTION COORDINATOR PHONE: (608) 835-7561 • EMAIL: WTA.CONVENTION@FRONTIER.COM
 8 - 10   Montana, Lewistown - The Montana Trappers Association will hold its annual rendezvous at the Fergus County Fairgrounds in Lewstown.  For more info - http://www.montanatrappers.org/rendezvous.htm

15 - 16  Georgia, Swainsboro - GTA 36th Annual Convention will be held at the JC Fairgrounds, Swainsboro, GA.  http://www.gatrappersassoc.com/convention.html
15 - 16  Indiana, Greensburg - The Indiana State Trappers Association's 56th Convention and Rendezvous.For info - http://indianatrappers.org/event/ista-56th-convention/
15 - 16   South Dakota - Clark -The South Dakota Trapper's Association Fall convention/meeting with be held September 15-16 at the Clark County Fair Grounds in Clark South Dakota. Doors open to the public at noon on the 15th. The general membership meeting will be held at 1:00 pm on the 16th with elections directly after the meeting. Demos and youth education seminars will be help both days. For vendors information please contact John Hopple at johnhopple@yahoo.com or 605-791-1156
    22       Pennsylvania,  Nazareth - District 10 Trappers 2017 Fall Trapping Convention, September 22nd 12-6pm and 23rd 8am-6pm at the Northampton County 4-H Center (777 Bushkill Center Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064). Free Admission, Free Demos, Food on premises, Tailgaters welcome. Contact Bob Counterman 610-759-9203.

October
 6 - 7       Kentucky, Smithland - Livingston County Fairgrounds in Smithland, Ky. Dealers, demos and kids activities. Plenty of tailgate space, no charges. Everyone welcome. Contact Donnie at 270-748-5574.

13 - 14      Okehma, Oklahoma - The OFBA would like to invite you to the 2017 Fall Convention at Okemah Fairgrounds on October 13 and 14 2017. We are trying something different for the members by holding a 2 day convention. We want this to be the best Convention that we have ever had. The doors will open at 8:00 am both days with numerous vendors and some Great Demos. We will have Wayne Derrick NM, Cletis Richards and Carlis Stephens MO, Monty Dodson and Brad Thmoure OK, Rusty Johnson GA, Dub Shankle and Sterling Kirshman AR, and Lee Steinmeyer and Jeff Defore KS. They will have tables setup and will be doing demos. Lloyd Teeters and his wife Robin will be doing matchless fire starting, flower press and jewelry. Shawn Bell Hydro Graphics Dipping Skulls. Okie Cable and Trap, Rugged Cross Outdoors, Oklahoma Scenstsy are a few of the other vendors here. Friday we will have demos all day and the vendor tables will be setup. The OFBA fall meeting will be Friday night and you will need to have your ballots in to us by October 13, 2017 so that they can be counted at the meeting. The OFBA will have a Fish Fry Friday night for everyone that is there plus we will be giving away a skinner that mounts to a receiver hitch. Tee shirts will be given away both days. Saturday there will be demos all day. We are having the Skillet toss for the ladies, and a set making contest for the kids. There will be a turtle race for the kids so bring your fastest Box Turtle and let’s race. There will be trophies for the first 3 places in all events. Gary Jarman will provide the smoked pork for lunch and we ask that you bring a covered dish and eat with us. There will be a trap toss again for the kids and I would like to thank Bill Duke for the traps. We are asking for donations for the auction on Saturday afternoon to help offset the cost of this event. We have had several vendors donate supplies to the auction. If you have anything that you would like to donate bring it with you either day. Matt Yokum will be the auctioneer. I would like to thank everyone for their hard work to help make this happen. Thanks  R.C. Edgar  405-238-0012


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