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Fish Decoy – Tank, and Jigging Stick Contests
Saturday March 14, 2020, Ballroom
Registration 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Contests, 10 am
Always popular, six categories, including working, decorative fish decoys, and jigging sticks.
Great Lakes Fish Decoy Collectors and Carvers Association Rules
Questions? Email Al Reeg, email@example.com
Many ODCCA participants also enter the annual Great Lakes Fish Decoy and Carving World Championships held annually in September in Monroe, Michigan. ODCCA is now using their rules. See www.glfda.com for rules, divisions, etc.
There are six categories: Working Fish Decoys, Decorative Fish Decoys, Folk-Art Fish Decoys, Junior Fish Decoys, Jigging Sticks, and Decorative Fish Carvings. Students - No entry fees.
Fish Decoy Carve-at-Home & Paint-at-Show - 4 hour contest
Sunday March 15, 2020 Ballroom
Pre-register to receive blank
9 am to 1 pm
Questions? Call Al Reeg at 517-617-0797.
The carver is provided a blank and carves the entry at home using carving tools and methods of their choice. At the show, the carving will be painted in full during the four hours allotted for the contest, no carving is permitted during the contest. Request blanks from Al Reeg no later than March 1, 2020, by calling him at 517-617-0797. Blanks will then be mailed to each interested contestant.
1. The fish will a Pan Fish.
2. There is no entry fee.
3. The allotted time for painting at the show will be four hours,
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday morning in the Ballroom.
4. The use of carved or glass eyes is allowed.
5. The ONLY painting permitted prior to the show will be the
priming of the carving in a single color if the contestant
chooses to do so.
6. All Carvings become the property of the ODCCA and will be auctioned following the judging. Auction proceeds will
benefit the the ODCCA, a non-profit organization.
7. Multiple entries must be received in order for the contest to be held.
2019 Winners Fish Decoy Contest - Tank
1st Best of Show, Cisco, John Snow, Burton, OH
1st Best Working, Sauger, Dave Vaughn, Marine City, MI
2nd Best Working, Bass, John Jones, Dearborn, MI
3rd Best Working, Rainbow Trout, Maurice Stiff, Linden, MI
1st Best Decorative Decoy, Cicso, John Snow, Burton, OH
2nd Best Decorative Decoy, Bass, Dave Vaughn, Marine City, MI
3rd Best Decorative Decoy, Gar, Dave Vaughn, Marine City, MI
1st Best Folk Art Fish Decoy, Frog, Hoss Reeg, Sherwood, MI
2nd Best Folk Art Fish Decoy, under 6 inches, Dave Vaughn, Marine City, MI
3rd Best Folk Art Fish Decoy, Two-color, John Snow, Burton, OH
1st Best Decorative Fish, Perch, John Snow, Burton, OH
2nd Best Decorative Fish, Bluegill Plaque, John Snow, Burton, OH
3rd Best Decorative Fish, Bass, Robert Bollino, New Middleton, OH
1st Best Cold Water Fish, Sockeye, Daryl Smith, Wallaceburg ON Canada
1st Best Warm Water Fish, Perch, John Snow, Burton, OH
2nd Best Warm Water Fish, Bluegill, Ted Fisher, Wauseon, OH
1st Best Wall Plaque, Best, Bass, Robert Bollino, New Middleton, OH
2nd Best Wall Plague, Bluegill, John Snow, Burton, OH
3rd Best Wall Plaque, Bluegill, Ted Fisher, Wauseon, OH
Fish Decoy Contest – Junior, Tank
1st Best of Show, Rainbow Trout, Brady Reeg
2nd Best of Show, Jig Stick, Brady Reeg
3rd Best of Show, Folk Art, Brady Reeg
Jigging Stick Contest
1st Best of Show, Deluxe, Sonny Bashore, Paulding, OH
2nd Best of Show, Deluxe, Deluxe, John Snow, Burton, OH.
3rd Best of Show, Natural, Ted Fisher, Wauseon, OH
2019 Fish Decoy Carve at Home & Paint-at-Show Contest
1st Best of Show, Jim Schwartz, Bronson MI
2nd Best of Show, Shaun Reeg, Bronson MI
3rd Best of Show, Ted Fisher, Wauseon OH
HM, Jim Schwartz, Bronson, MI
Mark your Calendar!
March 14-15, 2020,
43rd annual ODCCA Show
Holiday Inn Strongsville, Ohio
The Great Lakes Fish Decoy Collectors and Carvers Association will hold the World Championship Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the Quality Inn, Monroe Michigan. Click here for more information.