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National Fish Decoy Association 

MAY 2013 THROUGH APRIL 2014

 

SHOW SCHEDULE

 

8TH ANNUAL

REAL COUNTRY CLASSIC

FISHING TOURNAMENT

 MAY 17TH AND 18TH  2013

OTTERTAIL LAKE

 

CASH PAYOUTS FOR TOP TEN TEAMS EACH DAY

 CONTACT –ROBIN TAPPE

1.800.545.1041

218.847.5624

 

PARK RAPIDS MDAA DECOY SHOW

NOV. 23 rd -  2013---LEGION IN PARK RAPIDS

 9 AM TO 4 PM - Details at www.nfda.tv

Dealer set up 7;30 am

Park Rapids MDAA Contest

MN DECOY CARVER OF THE YEAR- WORKING

MN DECOY CARVER OF THE YEAR-DECORATIVE

BEST OF SHOW

 

ALSO--

 

NFDA POINT SERIES INVITATIONAL

CLASS

DECOY

LENGTH

PAINT

AWARDS

1

PERCH

10-11

AIRBRUSH

1-5

2

  CUTTHROAT TROUT

10-11

AIRBRUSH

1-5

3

NORTHERN PIKE

10-11

AIRBRUSH

1-5

4

GRAYLING

10-11

AIRBRUSH

1-5

5

CRAPPIE

10-11

AIRBRUSH

1-5

 

NFDA sanctioned event * All National rules apply *Points for top 10 places in each class* 3.00/ per fish entry*  Details , Dates, Times, at www.nfda.tv  Out state mail ins welcome Contact- Rod 1.218.841.3566         RAFFLE -SILENT AUCTION-DEALER TABLES         WWW.NFDA.TV  

CARVER REGISTRATION IS FROM 8-10 AM

Dealers, donate decoys to the silent auction instead of table fees

 Attn carvers—all the decoys in the point series shows come directly from the
Nationals list for 2014 in Perham, so you only have to make decoys once.

 

2 ND ANNUAL
LITTLE FALLS DECOY SHOW

BOB JOHNSON INVITATIONAL

SATURDAY---FEB.- 22ND,  2014

 LITTLE FALLS BALLROOM

9 AM TO 3;30 PM

RAFFLES- SILENT AUCTION- DOOR PRIZES

ADVANCE PAYMENT AND TABLE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED----------TABLES 35.00

NFDA POINT SERIES CONTEST

CLASS

DECOY

LENGTH

PAINT

AWARD

1

FROG

10-11

OPEN

1 - 5

2

SPOTTED MUSKY

10-11

OPEN

1-5

3

DOGFISH

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

4

RIVER REDHORSE

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

5

BROOK TROUT

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

6

WALLEYE

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

7

TIGER TROUT

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

8

GOLDEN SHINER

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

9

ARTIC CHAR

10-11

OPEN

1 -5

10

SERVICE- PERCH

9-10

OPEN

1 -5

11

SERVICE-NORTHERN

9-10

OPEN

1 -5

12

SERVICE-TROUT

9-10

OPEN

1 -5

13 

SERVICE WALLEYE

9-10

OPEN

1 -5

14

SERVICE RED N WHITE

9-10

OPEN

1 -5

15

FOLKART- COMMODE LID

 

OPEN

1 -5

  16                  

FOLKART WORKING TIP UP

 

OPEN

1 -5

 

3.00 ENTRY FEE—BEST OF SHOW DECORATIVE BONUS 20 PTS AND-------- 20 BONUS PTS FOR BEST OF SHOW SERVICE WORKING

 

NEW –PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD

8-12 IN FOLK ART SERVICE WORKING—NO DECORATIVES

PAYS 50.00/ 1ST   25.00/ 2ND      25.00/ 3RD 

NOT PART OF NFDA POINT SERIES CONTEST—NO ENTRY FEE

MUST BE TAGED—LARGE TAG—MUST REGISTER

 

 

ALEXANDRIA- 10TH ANNUAL

RUDY ZWIEG INVITATIONAL

FISH DECOY SHOW

RUNESTONE COMMUNITY CENTER AT DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

802 3RD AVE WEST

MARCH 15TH  2014                PUBLIC 9 - 4 PM

DEALER SET UP FRIDAY NITE  3---8 pm AND SAT 7 AM

 

CONTACT PAUL LUNDEEN AT 1.218.948.2888

PO BOX 154, EVANSVILLE, MN 56326

 

 

NFDA POINT SERIES –

CLASS

DECOY

LENGTH

PAINT

AWARDS

1

SERVICE---FROG

8-9

OPEN

1-5

2

SERVICE—ANY BIRD

6-7

OPEN

1-5

3

SERVICE--SUNFISH

6-7

OPEN

1-5

4

SERVICE--CISCO

9-10

OPEN

1-5

5

Folk art Hognose Sucker

10-11

OPEN

1-5

 

 

 

 

 

NFDA POINT SERIES sanctioned event * All National rules apply ** 3.00/ per fish entry*    Out state mail ins welcome.  BEST OF SHOW— WORTH 20 BONUS POINTS  Contact- Rod 1.218.841.3566        

 

ALEX  DARKHOUSE CHAPTER CONTEST

  $ 250.00 PURCHASE AWARD FROM AL WEST INS. AGENCY—DECORATIVE WALL HANGING OF FEMALE WOOD DUCK LEAVING NEST,DRAKE IN ATTENDANCE (baby chicks optional)

 

---   $ 500.00 PURCHASE AWARD--   30 - 33 in NORTHERN PIKE WALL PLAQUE, SPONSORED BY PETES COUNTY MARKET

CERTIFICATES AWARDED TO TOP 3 IN EACH CLASS


17 TH ANNUAL  SHOW

 THE GATHERING 2014

WORLDS LARGEST FISH DECOY SHOW

 

APRIL 5TH  and 6 TH    2014

Perham Area Community Center—Perham. Mn

                                        Featured Events

 

·       Saturday and Sunday Sporting Collectibles Show

·       John Jensen National Fish Decoy Contest

·       Casey Edwards National Gunning Bird Contest

·       Texas Worlds Fish Decoy Contest

·       NFDA Worlds Point Series Contest

·       NFDA Awards Banquet

  

 NEW PUBLIC HOURS-SAT/ 9-5  AND SUNDAY 10-4 PM 

WELCOME TO PERHAM

 

SHOP PERHAM FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN OVER $3000.00 IN PRIZES 

PERHAM MERCHANTS  4th ANNUAL SPRING UP ALL CITY SALE WILL BE HELD APRIL  3rd THRU APRIL 7th, 2014.

SHOP AT ANY OF THE 60 PARTCIPATING MERCHANTS AND REGISTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES.

 LOOK FOR THE YELLOW FLOWER IN MERCHANTS WINDOWS. MAPS AVAILABLE OF ALL MERCHANTS PARTCIPATING

 BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE PERHAM EVENT COMMITTEE, PERHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE NATIONAL FISH DECOY ASSOCIATION.

 LEARN MORE AT WWW.PERHAM.COM

 

PERHAM MOTELS TO STAY AT INCLUDE:
THE SUPER 8  ( 218.346.7888) AND
 THE CROSSINGS BY GRANDSTAY  (218.346.2033)

 JOHN JENSEN NATIONALS

THE GATHERING 2014 – APRIL 5TH & 6TH

 

DESIGNATED AND OPEN  CLASSES

Decorative working

CLASS

DECOY

LENGTH

PAINT

PURCHASE AWARD

1

NORTHERN PIKE

10-11

HAND PAINTED

250

2

RAINBOW TROUT

10-11

HAND PAINTED

250

3

SMALLMOUTH BASS

10-11

HAND PAINTED

250

4

BROWN TROUT

10-11

HAND PAINTED

250

5

BLUEGILL SUNFISH

10-11

HAND PAINTED

250

6

PERCH

10-11

AIRBRUSH

250

7

CUTTHROAT TROUT

10-11

AIRBRUSH

250

8

NORTHERN PIKE

10-11

AIRBRUSH

250

9

GRAYLING

10-11

AIRBRUSH

250

10

CRAPPIE

10-11

AIRBRUSH

250

11 XXX

FROG

10-11

OPEN

250

12

SPOTTED MUSKY

10-11

OPEN

250

13  XXX

BREEDING MALE DOGFISH

10-11

OPEN

250

14

RIVER REDHORSE

10-11

OPEN

250

15

BROOK TROUT

10-11

OPEN

250

  16                  

WALLEYE

10-11

OPEN

 

250

 

 

 

17

TIGER TROUT

10-11

OPEN

250

18

GOLDEN SHINER

10-11

OPEN

250

19

ARTIC CHAR

10-11

OPEN

250

20

LOON

10-11

OPEN

250

 

CLASS 13 IS BUTTON LOGO

CLASS 11 IS WINE LOGO

 

POINTS AWARDED TO TOP 10 PLACES IN EACH CLASS

RIBBONS AND CERTIFICATES TOP 5 PLACES IN EACH CLASS

FIRST PLACE IS A PURCHASE AWARD

PLEASE CHECK THE NATIONALS RULES FOR CHANGES .

 

           

 

 

JOHN JENSEN NATIONALS

                 THE GATHERING 2013

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION

Decorative working

 

CLASS

DECOY

LENGTH

PAINT

AWARD

21

BROOK TROUT

10-11

OPEN

100.00

22

WALLEYE

10-11

OPEN

100.00

23

NORTHERN

10-11

OPEN

100.00

24

BROWN TROUT

10-11

OPEN

100.00

NO POINTS

RIBBONS AND CERTIFICATES TOP 5 PLACES IN EACH CLASS

FIRST PLACE IS A PURCHASE AWARD

PLEASE CHECK THE NATIONAL RULES FOR CHANGES IN 2011

 

 

NFDA MINNOW SERIES

Decorative working

 

 

 

 

CLASS

MINNOW

LENGTH

PAINT

AWARD

25

YELLOW BASS

4-7

OPEN

1 - 5

26

LOGPERCH

4-7

OPEN

1 - 5

27

BANTAM SUNFISH

3-4

OPEN

1 - 5

 

POINTS AWARDED TO TOP 10 PLACES IN EACH CLASS

RIBBONS AND CERTIFICATES TOP 5 PLACES IN EACH CLASS

FIND THESE MINNOWS IN THE PETERSON FIELD GUIDE/FRESHWATER FISHES, or FISHES of the Central United States, and the NFDA web site

 

NFDA  FOLK ART SERVICE WORKING DIVISION—

Doug Davis Memorial Contest

NEW RULES FOR 2014

CLASS

DECOY

LENGTH

PAINT

AWARD

28

Perch

9-10

OPEN

1-5

29

Northern

9-10

OPEN

1-5

30

Trout

9-10

OPEN

1-5

31****

Walleye

9-10

OPEN

1-5

32

Red n white

8-9

OPEN

1-5

33

Frog

8-9

OPEN

1-5

34

Any bird

6-7

OPEN

1-5

35

Sunfish

6-7

OPEN

1-5

36

Cisco

9-10

OPEN

1-5

 

NO DECORATIVE FISH.  NOTE- Service Working ---Points to ten places. Judging is based on 80% swimming and 20% clean craftsmanship. JUDGED IN 6 FT TANK

****Class 31 is the NFDA fish fry beer batter logo***********

 

NFDA/ OTIS LAEL FOLK ART MEMORIAL DIVISION

NO DECORATIVE --  ALL FOLK ART IN OTIS LAEL STYLE

    

CLASS

TYPE

Paint

LENGTH

AWARD

 

37

HOG NOSE SUCKER

Open

6-16

1-5

38

DARKHOUSE COMMODE LID

Open

Fits 5 gal bucket

1-5

 

39

DARKHOUSE CANE

   Open

Open—works on ice

 

1-5

40 

WORKING TIP UP

Open

Fits up to 12 in hole

1 – 5

 POINTS AWARDED TO TOP 10 PLACES IN EACH CLASS  RIBBONS AND CERTIFICATES TOP 5 PLACES IN EACH CLAS

 
SHOWDOWN

 WINNER TAKES ALL—PURCHASE AWARD—NEW-NEW-          TRIPLE Points for 2014

Class

Item

Length

Award

41

SCHOOL OF PANFISH

 

$1000.00

( Carvers must enter 6 classes in designated classes 1-20, to be eligible to enter this class)----Cash is a purchase award.

     

OPTIONS—diorama,  driftwood plaque, or painted background board.

Any species pan fish , mix or match

Minimum total inches of pan fish is 41

Can include minnows, critters, etc., which don’t count in total inches

Must be able and ready to hang on a wall, as that may be the way officials display them before judging. Judging is on the fish, concept,  creativity, and quality of work

 

                   TRIPLE points are awarded to 10 places

 

NFDA - SPONSOR SERIES-      (NEW RULES APPLY)    

Class      Decoy          Size       Sponsor                             Purchase Award

42

Alligator

8 - 12

Jane Litchy

250.00
 

43

 Brook Silverside

8

Ron Hamm

 

250.00

44

ANY TROUT

10-12

NERESON CHEVROLET

JEROME TAPPE

500.00

  

45

CHOICE-FOLK ART FISH- OR- CRITTER DECOY

 9-12

Tammy Michaels

 

(off the wall Otis Lael style)

250.00

     

 You must enter 6 classes from 1-20 to be eligible to enter sponsor series

 NO POINTS- Winner certificates only.  Decoys are judged. Purchase award- Sponsor gets the decoy-You get the cash..                            

  All fish to be realistic/decorative working decoys unless otherwise noted

 

CLASS 46

DECOY ---  REALISTIC/DECORATIVE 

 

 

MALE SOCKEYE SALMON

( in breeding colors)      (oncorhynchus- nerka   )

 LENGTH---  18-24          INCH

 PAINT --- OPEN

SPECIAL REQUIRMENTS

·       NOT WEIGHTED

·       NO LINE TIE

·       CARVED WOOD FINS AND TAIL (or metal carved fins)

·       CARVER MUST ENTER 6 CLASSES IN DESIGNATED (1-20) TO QUALIFY FOR THIS CLASS

·       1 ST  PLACE PURCHASE AWARD  --    $500.00

·       2ND  PLACE PURCHASE AWARD -----   $400.00

·       3RD  PLACE PURCHASE AWARD  -----  $300.00

 

CLASS 46  IS SHOW LOGO FISH

THIS IS NOT A PLAQUE

 

DOUBLE POINTS FOR 2014

 SPONSORED BY WWW.FISHDECOYS.NET

(LARRY CHRISTY) 

 

Class 47 

Decorative –Advertising wall plaque for decoys /spearing/winter fishing

Size—minimum of 18x24 inches

Must contain at least   (3) of your decoys/fish carvings

Purchase award of ----$300.00 --1st place

Sponsored by Jerome Tappe /Nereson Cadillac & Chevrolet

Certificates thru 5th place

Double points thru 10 th place

 Must enter at least 6 decoys in classes 1 thru 20 to qualify for this class

  

CLASS 48

 FOLK ART  -- Advertising wall plaque for decoys/ spearing/ winter fishing

( can be off the wall Otis Lael style)

Minimum size – 18x24

Must contain at least (3) of your decoys/fish carvings

Purchase award of-- $300.00 ---1st place

Certificates thru 5th place

Double points thru 10th place

 Must enter at least 6 decoys in classes 1 thru 20 to qualify for this class

 THE ABOVE 2 CLASSES CAN BE DIORAMAS OR PLAQUE TYPE SIGNS.

MAY ADVERTISE YOUR DECOYS, OR IMAGINARY EVENT,SERVICE, OR SITUATION

  

CLASS 48.5 

THE YASSKY CLASSIC

 DECORATIVE FISH PLAQUE 

ANY SPECIES OF TROUT IN BREEDING MALE COLORS

( 18 to 20 inches )

 PURCHASE AWARD  1ST PLACE ------  $ 1000.00

PURCHASE AWARD 2ND -----------------    $ 600.00

PURCHASE AWARD 3RD---------------------$ 400.00

 

Double points for 2014

 

Plaque can be board or driftwood background and must be able to hang on the wall

 

OPEN PAINT

DOUBLE POINTS TO 10TH PLACE

  

17TH ANNUAL

 CASEY EDWARDS

GUNNING BIRD    COMPETITION

 

CLASS

BIRD

SIZE

AWARD

49

Horned Grebe

Full

50.00

50

Northern bobwhite

 full

50.00

51

 Upland sandpiper

  full

50.00

52

Common Moorhen

full

50.00

53 

      ****        

GREAT HORNED OWL-DECORATIVE

 Full Size

 

300.00

PURCHASE AWARD

Tammy Michaels

54

Any duck—snuggle head

Full

50.00

  

Working decoys only –Judges expect field ready birds, -Ducks are swim tested. Calls are tested.-Ribbons and Certificates for  1 - 5 at NFDA awards banquet-

 NOTE-SOME PURCHASE AWARDS-other cash award is a non-purchase award for First Place-Register birds at The Gathering same time as fish decoys. -  Announcements and updates at  www.nfda.tv

 TEXAS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

April 5 TH &6 TH  2014

 

A TOUGHER  TEXAS  

FISH DECOY CONTEST

 

              Decoy  DECORATIVE PERCH

                                ABOUT 8  INCHES LONG

JUDGING IS 65% APPERANCE AND 35 % SWIMMING 

                                                      

 Double points for 2014- THRU 10 PLACES

 

Cash Purchase Awards of:

 

1st-----   $250.00

2nd- ---- $200.00

3rd- ---- $150.00

4th thru 10th— $100.00

 

LIMITED TO 1 ENTRY PER PERSON

 Mail-ins are encouraged.

  Texas World Championships held at The Gathering 2014**

 All entries are donations to the Texas Collection.


Interested in getting involved in the competition?

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