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August 16-17, 2019
Michigan Trapper Predator Callers Association Convention


Osceola County Fairgrounds
101 Recreation Avenue
Evart, Michigan  49631

Raffles, 4 Buildings of Vendors plus Tailgaters, Fur Handling, Camping , Demos, and much more.

Friday Night Dinner will be a pizza party, with MTPCA providing pizza and drinks. Food donations and side dishes are welcome. Deserts will be entered into the Desert Contest, with the winner receiving a prize.

Live Auction will be on Friday night. The 16th Annual Kid's Raffle will be held on Saturday. Sign-up begins at 9am and drawing for the grand parizes will be a 3pm. Each kid wins a smaller prize when they sign up.
If you have unused trapping or calling equipment you'd like to donate, bring it to the convention.

Admission is $5.00 for ages 17 and older. Camping is $17 per night or $25 for the entire weekend. Full hookups and showers available. Inside vendor booth space is $40 per table space. Tailgating is $25 per spot.

Convention Contact Information:  Joe Velchansky Sr. at 616-894-6214 or jvelchansky@mtpca.com

Host Hotel: Osceola Grand Hotel, Evart, Michigan Phone: 231-734-0470 (Be sure to let them know you're with the trappers to receive cost discount)
July 26-27, 2019
UP Trappers Rendezvous

Escanaba State Fairgrounds
Eascanaba , Michigan
September 27-28, 2019
Northern Great Lakes Fur Harvesters

Chippewa County Fairgrounds
Kinross, Michigan
Menu
   
Friday, August 16
All Day -Greg Schroder of Fur Harvesters, skinning demos
10am - Demo: Harry Nestle, Cable Restraints
11am - Demo: Jeff Hagerty, Mink/Muskrat
12pm - Demo: J.R. (of J.R. & Sons), Coyote Q & A
1pm - Demo: Lesel Reuwsaat, Canine Trapping
2pm - Demo: John Caretti, Otter Trapping
3pm - Demo: Jim Tate, Land Trapping Techniques
4pm - Demo: Mark Earl, Beaver
4pm - Kids Raffle in Rabbit Barn
5pm - Meal
6pm - Live Auction

Saturday, August 17
All Day - Greg Schroder of Fur Harvesters, skinning demos
10am - Demo: Ed Schnieder, Coyote & Bobcat
11am - Demo: Gary Schuman, Muskrat/Table Fare
12pm - Trap Setting Contest (near big top)
12pm - Demo: Jeff Dunlap, Coyotes
1pm - Demo: Ernest Winter, Winter Trapping
2pm - Demo: Trent Masterson & Zach Corradi, Muskrat
3pm - Demo: Bruce Rhodes, Iowa Coon Methods
4pm - Major Raffle
5pm - General Membership Meeting
Convention Schedule
F & T Trading Post, PCS Outdoors, Shooter Girl Jewelry, J3 Outdoorz, Dobbins Products, Winter Wildlife Lures, J. R. & Sons, Mark Spencer, Jeff Dunlap, Barnes Hide & Fur, Backwater Bait, East Fork Predator Bait, Joe Goodman Prints, Montcalm Co. Pheasants Forever, Pat Stefanik Stretchers, Wolf Creek Products, Superior Furs, Kain's Fur Shed, Wolfen Bait & Lure, Reuwsaat Bait & Lure, Kansas Trap-line Supply, Herb Boyd-Traps, Michigan Bowhunters Association, plus more to come!
Partial Vendor List
Click for full color brochure of UP Trappers Rendezvous
NTA Convention 2020
July 23-25, 2020
61st Annual NTA Convention

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Hosted by the Michigan Trappers & Predator Callers Assocition