TIDCA Displays and Contests – Previous Clayton Decoy Shows

2017 TIDCA Contest

  • Goldeneye decoy made before 1960, any maker or style
  • Redhead decoy made before 1960, any maker or style
  • Merganser decoy made before 1960, any species of merganser and any maker or style

Photos from the 2017 TIDCA contest showing the first, second and third place winners plus some of the other entries in the goldeneye, merganser, and redhead categories.  The fourth photo shows Tim Sieger, who won first place in all three categories; congratulations Tim!  Tim’s winning entries included a Squires rig red-breasted merganser, a Will Hall goldeneye, and a Markham rig redhead.

 

2016 TIDCA Contest

  • 3 black ducks by 3 different makers
  • Broadbill from Lake Ontario or the St. Lawrence River
  • Puddle duck other than black duck from Lake Ontario or the St. Lawrence

Photos from the 2016 TIDCA contest: judges Joe Engers, Larry Lunman, and Dick Hollis shown at top left; and the first (blue), second (red), and third place (yellow) winners in each of the three contest categories: black duck category winners (top right); broadbill category winners (bottom left); and puddle duck category winners (bottom right).

 

2015 TIDCA Contest

  • Factory decoy made before 1960
  • Upstate New York black duck made before 1960
  • Decoy from Prince Edward County, Ontario, made before 1960
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First place winners in the 2015 contest (L to R) Eric Pitman, Preston Lowe, and Gloria Hallbauer

2014: TIDCA Contest:

  • Song bird carving, any maker or vintage
  • Lake Ontario/St. Lawrence River black duck by a Canadian carver made before 1960
  • Any puddle duck by Ken Harris, Watertown, Woodville, NY
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First place winners in the 2014 content (L to R) Rob Ward, Preston Lowe, and Walt Hallbauer

2013: TIDCA Contest:

  • Black duck by the Nichol family, Smiths Falls, Ontario
  • Lake Ontario/St. Lawrence River drake redhead or drake canvasback carved before 1960
  • Favorite wildlife carving or decoy; any species, vintage, or style

2009: decoys by the Nichol family, Smiths Falls, Ontario2008: decoys by the Stevens brothers, Weedsport

2007: decoys, carvings, and paintings by Leo McIntosh, Woodville and Adams Center

2006: decoys by Sam Denny, Clayton

2005: decoys by Chauncey Wheeler, Alexandria Bay

2004: goldeneye decoys from the Thousand Islands

2003: redhead decoys from the Thousand Islands

2002: canvasback decoys from the Thousand Islands

2001: broadbill decoys from the Thousand Islands