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2019 Awards

2019 National Taxidermy Association

  • 2nd place in Division of Excellence in Large Lifesize Category (Bear)
  • 1-1st place & 2-2nd places in Gamehead Open Division with (3 bears ½lifesize mounts and a Gamehead)
  • 2nd place in Whitetail deer in Open Division
  • 2nd Place in Small Lifesize Open Division Bear Cub

2019 Minnesota Taxidermy Guild

  • MN Judge’s Choice Best of Show (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Masters MN State Champion Gamehead (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Masters Competitors Award (Masters 4 highest scoring mounts combined)
  • MN Best Bear Mount Award (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Gamehead (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Pro-1 Award Judges’ Choice (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Mayor Choice Award (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • DNR choice Award (Life-size Bear)
  • Masters Best Wall Mount Whitetail Deer Award
  • Multiple Masters 1st, 2nd, 3rd place ribbons

2019 South Dakota Taxidermy Association

  • Woody Award- Judges Choice Best of Show Runner-up (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Best All Around Taxidermist Award – for 4 highest scoring mounts in 4 Categories combined
  • Masters State Champion Gamehead (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Masters State Champion Small Life-size (Fisher)
  • Masters State Champion Reproduction (Mtn. Goat horns)
  • People Choice Best of Show (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Life-size (Bear)
  • Best Mammal Award (Fisher)
  • RMEF Best Elk Mount
  • SD Sponsors choice award favorite Life-size Mammal award (Bear)
  • Multiple Masters 1st, 2nd, 3rd place ribbons

2019 North Dakota Taxidermy Association

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Woody Award- Judges Choice Best of Show Runner-up (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Masters State Champion Gamehead (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • Masters State Champion Small Life-size (Fisher)
  • Masters Competitors Award (Masters 4 highest scoring mounts combined)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Gamehead Award (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • ND Best Bear Mount (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • ND Best Open Mouth Award (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • ND Judges Choice Best out of state Award (Ped. 1/2 Life-size Bear)
  • ND Judges Choice Award Best Furbearer Award
  • NDBA Sponsors Choice Award Wall Mount Whitetail Deer Award
  • Mayor’s Choice Award (Lifesize Bear)
  • Multiple Masters 1st, 2nd, 3rd place ribbons

2018 Awards

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2018 National Taxidermist Association – NTA Show

  • National Champion Larger than Coyote Life-Size (Black Bear)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Life-Size Mount (Life-Size Bear)
  • Multiple 1st and 2nd Place Ribbons Masters

2018 Minnesota Taxidermy Guild

  • Best of Category – Master Division State Champion Gamehead (Fallow Deer)
  • Masters Division Best Wall Mount Whitetail Deer Award
  • Multiple 1st and 2nd Place Ribbons Masters

2018 Nebraska Taxidermy Association

  • Best of Category – Master Division State Champion Large Life-Size (Bear)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Life-Size Award (Bear)
  • Nebraska Best Large Game Award (Bear)
  • Masters Competition Award (Masters 4 Highest Scoring Mounts)
  • Nebraska Safari Club Best Exotic (Fallow Deer)
  • Multiple 1st and 2nd Place Ribbons

2018 North Dakota Taxidermy Association

  • Best Bear Mount Award
  • Best Open Mouth Mammal Award
  • Best Mixed Group – Bear/Deer
  • Best Wall Mount – Whitetail Deer
  • Best Mule Deer Mount
  • Multiple Masters/Professional Ribbons

2017 Awards

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2017 World Taxidermy Championships

  • 5th Place Professionals Division Competitors Award for 4 Highest Scoring Mounts Combined
  • Professional Division: 2 – 1st Place Ribbons, 3 – 2nd Place Ribbons, and 1 – 3rd Place Ribbon

2017 Minnesota Taxidermy Guild

  • MN Taxidermist of the Year Award Winner
  • MN Judges’ Choice Best of Show (Life-Size Bear)
  • MN State Champion Life-Size (Bear)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Life-Size Mount (Life-Size Bear)
  • MN Best Bear Mount
  • Pro-1 Award Judges’ Choice
  • Multiple 1st and 2nd Place Ribbons in Masters and Professional Divisions

South Dakota Taxidermist Association

  • Taxidermist Choice Best Life-Size Mount (Life-Size Bear)
  • Best of Category- Professional Champion Game Head
  • RMEF Best Elk Award
  • Best Out of State Award
  • Best Commercial Deer Mount
  • Multiple 1st and 2nd Place Ribbons in Masters and Professional Divisions

North Dakota Taxidermist Association

  • ND State Champion – Masters Division Small Life-Size (Fisher)
  • Best Professional Entry (Life-Size Bear)Taxidermist Choice “Best of Show” (Life-Size Bear)
  • Taxidermist Choice Best Life-Size Mount (Life-Size Bear)
  • Best Finishing Work Award (For Painting & Detail Work)
  • Best of Category- Professional Champion Large Life-Size (Bear)
  • Best Bear Mount Award
  • Best Open Mouth Mount Award
  • Best Furbearer Award
  • Best Wall-Mount Deer Head
  • RMEF Best Elk Mount
  • Best Out of State Mount
  • Multiple 1st and 2nd Place Ribbons in Masters and Professional Divisions

2016 Awards

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2016 Minnesota Taxidermy Guild

  • Competitors Award for 4 Highest Scoring Mounts Combined
  • MN Best Bear award
  • Best of Category- Professional Champion Game Head (Bear)
  • Multiple 1st & 2nd Place Professional Division Ribbons

2016 South Dakota Taxidermist Association Awards

  • Best-All Around Taxidermist Award for 4 Highest Scoring Mount in 4 Categories
  • Competitors Award for 4 Highest Scoring Mounts Combined
  • Best Professional Whitetail Mount
  • RMEF “Best Elk Award”
  • Best of Category- Professional Champion for Whitetail deer, Professional Small Life-Size Mounts
  • Multiple 1st & 2nd Place Professional Division ribbons

2016 North Dakota Taxidermist Association

  • ND People Choice award
  • Best Out of State award
  • Best of Category – Professional Champion Small Life-Size Mount
  • Multiple 1st & 2nd place Professional Division Ribbons