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On-Site Accommodations: Limited number of motel-type rooms.
Men’s Bunkhouse and Ladie’s Bunkhouse (bring your own linens).
Camper hook-ups with electricity. Primitive camping is also available with
public showers. To make on-site room reservations, call the Recreation Center
at (304) 462-7653.
Alternate lodging is at the Conrad Motel, 100 Conrad Ct., Glenville, WV, 26351, located in downtown Glenville.
Call 304-462-7316 for advance reservations.

WVTA Annual Convention
September 16-17, 2016
Gilmer County Recreation Center
Glenville, WV

Dates to Remember

September 16-17, 2016: WVTA Annual Convention

Lodging: The host motel is The Glenville Inn, located at 61 Development Dr., Glenville, WV 26351. This is along Route 5 approximately 3 miles east of Glenville. Special convention room rate is $63.60 per night (including tax) which includes two queen-size beds, free wifi, room refrigerator, microwave, and coffee pot, free Continental breakfast, and free use of the Fitness Center. Be certain to tell them you’re with the Trappers to receive this discount price. Reservations should be made as soon as possible to insure a room at this location by calling 304-462-5511.
Vendor Spaces: A limited number of indoor vendor spaces remain available. Cost is $15 per table. Plenty of tailgating spaces are available at a cost of $10 for the weekend. To secure vendor space, email info@wvtrappers.com
Convention Schedule

Thursday, September 15th
3:00pm-9:00pm: Early Vendor Setup

Friday, September 16th
7:00am-9:00am: Early Vendor Setup
9:30am: Grounds open to the public
10:00am: Demo - Fur Market Forecast with John Epler
10:00am-3:00pm: Voting Booth Open, Main Building
11:00am: Demo - Snaring Furbearers with Ken Stewart
11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch Served, Main Building
12:00pm: Demo - Detailed Dirt Holes with Smokey McNicholas
1:00pm: Demo - Bobcat Trapping with Randy Cantrell
1:00pm: Kids Crafts, Shawnee Hall
2:00pm: Ladies Crafts, Shawnee Hall
2:00pm: Demo - Trapping Basics with John Houben
3:00pm-4:30pm - Ginseng Seminar with John Epler & John Pingley
4:00pm: Cornhole Tournament
4:30pm-5:30pm: Supper Served, Main Building
5:30pm: Vendor Buildings Closed
7:00pm: Bonfire and Hot Dog Roast
7:00pm: WVTA Board of Directors Meeting

Saturday, September 17th
8:00am: Buildings Open to the Public
8:30am: Trapper Education Class Registration, Shawnee Hall
9:00am: Trapper Education Class, Shawnee Hall
9:00am-10:00am: Lady's Crafts, Gazebo
9:00am: Demo - Lure & Bait Usage for Canines with Jim Geffert
9:00am-11am: Voting Booth Open, Main Building
10:00am: Demo - Beaver Trapping with Hal Sullivan
10:30am: Women's Rolling Pin Throw
10:45am: Women's Skillet Toss
11:00am: Demo - Trapping Coyotes with Robby Gilbert
11:30am: Fund Raising Auction, Main Building
11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch Served, Main Building
12:30pm: General Membership Meeting, Main Building
12:45pm: Education Class Graduation, Main Building
1:00pm: Awards Ceremony, Main Building
1:00pm: Demo - Muskrat Trapping Ponds & Streams with Jason Webster
1:15pm: Kids Games & Hay Toss, by Shawnee Hall
2:00pm: Demo - Tips & Tricks of the Trapline with John Pingley
2:00pm: Youth Trap Setting Contest
2:30pm: Kids Crafts, Shawnee Hall
3:00pm: Demo -  Hobby Trapping & Kids on the Trapline with Josh Bates
4:00pm: Demo - Mink and Muskrat Trapping with Mike Gray
4:30pm-5:30pm: Supper Served, Main Building
6:00pm: Vendor Buildings Close
6:00-10:00pm: Music with DJ Ed Messenger
Convention Vendors

Big Dan's Animal Control
Bobbie's Bees
Butz, Tom
Cabin Ridge Outdoors
Double L Hound Supply
East Kentucky Trapping Supplies
Epler Fur Company
Friendly Bass & Buck
Trapping Time TV
Houben's Lures
Luther Valley Lures
Mud River Bait & Lure
Murray's Lures & Trapping Supplies
Nay's Wood Stretchers
Night Owl Lures
Northern Sport
NTA Booth
PDK Snares Pingley Botanicals & Furs
Sleepy Creek Mfg.
Smokey's Deer Lure
Spa Junkie
Sterling Fur Company
Sullivan's Supply
Trapper Education Fundraising Booth
Webster's Predator Control
William's Trapping Supplies
Windy Ridge Trapper
Winter Weather Baits
WVTA Fundraising Booth