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2016 Fur Takers of America  Convention

July 7-9, 2016

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Douglas County Fairgrounds
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66046

Plenty of tailgating spaces available!

General Information
John Borror
9519 Marion Rd.
Fredonia, KS 66736
Phone: 620-332-7879

Indoor Vendor Contact
W.R. Brecheisen
24685 Lyon Rd.
Chanute, KS 66720
Predator Control Group
Lesel Reuwsant
Duke Traps
Texas Trappers & Fur 
   Hunters Assoc.
East Texas Wildlife Damage
American Coon Cap
R & M Lures
Weiser Western Lures
Volkers Wire Cubbies &
NO-BS Lures
Sterling Fur Co.
Daytime Raccoon Calling &
Trap USA
Lee Steinmeyer
Proline Lures
Hoosier Trapping Supply
Keg Creek
N & J Trapping
Dunlap Lures
Big Game Gut Glove
Okie Cable and Trap
Apple Road Bait & Lure
High Country Control
Hilltop Outdoor Supply
Prairie Wind Lures
Paynes Lures
All Terrain Cage Traps
Hunter Maike
Mark June
Major Boddicker
KS Trapline Products
KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks
   & Tourism
Back Water Baits
Dons & Toms Bait & Tackle
Wayne Derrick
American Patriotic Supply
Tom Beaudette
Top Lot Stretchers
Paul Phelps
Rusty Johnson
DR Stabilizers - Wolfe's

Extra Demos
Dave Hastings: Writing
   Magazine Articles
Tom Parr: Trap
Rally Hess: Kids
    Snaring & Snare
James and Nancy
    Mahoney: Outdoor
    Cooking & Fur Hat
KDWP&T: Laser Shoot
KBA: Bow Shoot

9:00 am - Tom Beaudette, CO, Coyotes
10:00 am  - Roy Greenfield, NE, Coon Calling
11:00 am - Mike Voelkers, IL, Wire Cubbies and DPs
12:00 pm - Jeff Dunnier, TX, Bait Stations for Cats &
1:00 pm  - Marty Smith, IA, Predators
2:00 pm - Norm Blackwell, GA, Trail Sets
3:00 pm - Rally Hess, MN, Snares and Snare Making
4:00 pm - Gary Jepson, ND, Canines
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Tentative Demo List
Friday, July 8, 2016
9:00 am  - Dave Hastings, NE, Bobcats
10:00 am - Rick Hemsla, IA, Coon
11:00 am - Mark June, TX, Advanced Coyote
12:00 pm - Open
1:00 pm - Jeff Dunlap, MI, Bobcats
2:00 pm - Lesel Reuwsaat, SD, Coyote
3:00 pm - Jerry Brown, CO, Cats in Cages
4:00 pm - Casey Payne, Coyotes
Saturday, July 9, 2016
9:00 am - Robert Waddel, MO, Coyote
10:00 am - Cletis Richards, MO, Cats and Coyotes
11:00 am - Ed Schneider, KS, Flat Set Coyotes
12:00 pm - Andy Weiser, MT, Summer and Winter Coyotes
1:00 pm - Mike Fisher, AR, Damage Control Beaver
2:00 pm - Clint Locklear, TN, Portable Pockets
3:00 pm - Tim Julien, IN, Urban Coyotes
4:00 pm - Gene Purdy, IA, Coons Your Way
General Information
Host Hotel
Double Tree Inn by Hilton Lawrence (formerly Holiday Inn)
200 McDonald Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 841-7077 (Front Desk)

Other Information
Lawrence Convention & Vistors Bureau
200 W. 9th St.
Lawrence, KS 66046
Contact: Ryan Ficken
Convention Committee Contacts:
Jim Mahoney - Phone 812-374-7709
Patty Lowe - Phone 812-603-3204
Fairground Rules

• No firearms or alcohol allowed on grounds
• Dogs must be on a leash
• Open fires only in raised containers

About Lawrence, KS

If you are looking for something different, a little quirky and unexpected, you're going to love what Downtown Lawrence has to offer. With historic Massachusetts Street at its center, this college town is full of one-of-a-kind shops, chef-owned restaurants, live music and a vibrant art scene that make Lawrence unmistakable.
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Education and fun for the entire family!

Additional Rate Information for Printable Hotel List
Spring Hill Suites-$109.00
Holiday Inn Express-$109.00
Best Western-$89.00
The Oread-$119.00
The Eldridge-$119.00