Save the Dates March 14-15, 2015
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Check in 8 to 8:45PM Friday night poolside
Auction: Starts at 9:00PM

The intent of this event is to introduce decoy collectors to decoy carvers; this is a great opportunity to make a new connection at the show and show off your product. 
• This event will be limited to 50 Entries, first come, first entered. Limited to 2 entries per person. Pairs equal one entry. 
• Any and all styles of decoys accepted, they will be floated in the pool to demonstrate the decoys finer attributes. 
• Entrants will be responsible for pricing the decoy and coordinating the final payment arrangements with Buyer. 
• The ODCCA Board reserves the right to make first selection from the entries for the price of 200.00. This selection will be used for fund raising event at the discretion of the ODCCA board.
Any decoys not purchased will be returned to the entrant, no fees associated.

This year, entry fees and attendance fees will be waived as the ODCCA demonstrates their appreciation to both collectors and carvers, promoting the camaraderie for a common interest, The Decoy!

         Friday Painting Seminar

The 2014 ODCCA carving/painting seminar will again focus on oil painting techniques.  This year we are privileged to have Jode Hillman spend some time with us to demonstrate his carving and painting techniques.

Jode Hillman is a professional woodworker who carved his first decoy in 1999.  His magnificent painting ability is attributed to countless hours of practice and a sheer sense of determination.  Jode's characteristic painting style is now the most distinctive feature of his decoys.  He has competed in numerous decoy competitions taking home a number of best of show awards and one of his wood duck decoys was portrayed on the 2006 New Jersey Duck Stamp.

You can find more information about Jode at his website www.hillmandecoys.com

The seminar will take place on March 7th from 9:00am until 1:00pm.  The cost of the seminar will be $40 and is limited to the first 30 people to sign up.

Attendees will be able to paint along with Jode if they choose and they will need to supply their own materials (a list will be provided at a later time).  If you plan to paint, please indicate that when you sign up for the event so preparations can be made.  If you do not wish to paint, that is fine as well.

To register for this event, please email Jason Kuhnle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Show Schedule

Friday, March 7, 2014

8:00AM to completion       Ohio Junior Duck Stamp Competition – Juniper Room (Closed to the public during judging)

9:00AM to 1:00PM             Painting Seminar - Jode Hillman – Cypress Room

5:00PM to 7:00PM              Membership, T-Shirts, Hat & Raffle  Sales Front Lobby

5:00PM                                 Dealer set up – Ballroom

6:00PM to 7:30PM              Registration, Floating Decorative, Rest of the Marsh, Cocktail Birds, It Ain’t Vintage Yet, Decorative Fish, Jigging Sticks, IWCA Style Shorebird, IWCA Style Decoy, Doves, Exhibition Hall near tanks

8:00PM                                 Swim and Sell, Westlake Memorial Award,  Pool


Saturday March 8, 2014

7:00AM to 9:00AM                         Dealer Set-up, Ballroom

7:30AM to 8:30AM                         Registration, All IWCA Contests, Rest of the Marsh, Cocktail                                                                  Birds, It Ain’t Vintage, Decorative fish, Jigging Sticks – Exhibit                                                                Hall near Tanks

8:30AM to 10:00AM                       Registration Fish Decoys – Pool

9:00AM to 4:00PM                          Show opens - Ballroom

9:00AM to 4:00PM                          In  room swap and sell - 1st floor rooms

9:00AM to 9:30AM                         Registration of Flat Art – Ballroom

9:00AM to Completion                   Judging – Exhibition Hall

10:00AM to Completion                 Judging Fish Decoys – Pool

10:00AM                                           Judging Flat Art – Ballroom

10:00AM  to 4:00AM                      Live Carving Demo – Willie McDonald

10;00AM to Noon                            Kid’s Colloring and Games – Juniper Room

12:30PM                                            Registration Collector’s Contest – Juniper Room

1:00PM to 4:00PM                           Public Viewing of Carving Contests

1:00PM                                              Collector’s Contest – Juniper Room

2:00PM to 5:00PM                           Registration of Live Auction Items – Boardroom

3:00PM                                              Collectors Seminar – Juniper Room

5:00PM to 6:00PM                           Auction Sign-up, Exhibition Hall

6:00PM                                              Cocktail Party & Live Auction – Exhibition Hall

9:00PM to 10:00PM                        Registration Wildfowlers & Rigs – Pool

Sunday, March 9, 2014

7:30AM to 9:15AM

Registration. for Wildfowler’s & Shooting Stool Contests includes Juniors,  Pool Side

7:30AM to 1:15PM

9:00AM to Noon

10:00AM - Noon

Shorebird Carve and Paint -  Exhibition Hall

Decoy Painting Contest – Mallard

Head Whittling Contest - Mallard

9:00AM to 3:00PM

In room swap and sell. all floors of the hotel 

9:00AM to 3:00PM

Show is open to the public

9:00AM to 3:00PM

Live Demos with Willie McDonald, Exhibition Hall


Judging and viewing - Wildfowler’s (Singles) & Shooting Stool (Rigs) Contests & Jr. Wildfowlers Contest - Pool Side


Judging of Shorebird Carve and Paint Contest,  Decoy Painting Contest, and Head Whittling        


Auction and Raffle ticket drawing


Birds may be picked up from all contests and the show ends

 Contest Registration Times

Friday 6:00 – 7:30PM …… Saturday 7:30AM – 8:30AM

Floating Decorative, Rest of the Marsh, Cocktail Birds, It Ain’t Vintage Yet, IWCA Style Hunting Decoy, IWCA Shorebird, Dove Decoy, Decorative Fish, Jigging Sticks., Collector’s Decoy Contest ---Exhibition Hall

Fish Decoy ….….Poolside             ……. Saturday 8:30AM – 10:00AM

Flat Art               …….. Exhibition Hall ………. Saturday 9:00AM – 9:30AM

Wildfowlers & Shooting Stool …..Saturday 9:00PM – 10:00PM and

Sunday 7:30AM – 9:15AM  Poolside
admissionFree admission for members
Non-members $5.00 weekend pass

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