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St.Charles 2015 - April 23rd & 24th
« on: March 29, 2015, 09:39:32 PM »
The CCAA's annual membership meeting and fancy call contest is April 23rd & 24th this year.  For those that haven't been, here's a little video that Ron Gould made from last year's event.

This event coincides with the Midwest Decoy Associations decoy and collectables show, at the Pheasant Run Resort in St.Charles, IL (Chicago suburb)

The CCAA events are as follows:
Thursday, 6pm - Pizza party dinner (free for CCAA members)
Following the pizza, is a call auction organized by James Bennett.  To view this years calls, go here:

Friday, 7am - start checking in calls for the Fancy Call Contest
8am - CCAA Membership and Business meeting
Following membership meeting, Judging of the fancy calls in the contest
Friday, 2 pm - Decoy and Collectables show opens in the exhibit hall.  Call contest results and placing calls are displayed with their ribbons.

Here is an aerial map of the resort.

The red arrow points to the part of the resort where all of the room to room trading happens and sporting collectible shops are located. This stuff happens Monday thru Thursday

The blue arrow points to the ballroom where the Guyette & Schmidt decoy and collectable auction happens on Thursday.

The green circle is where the Midwest Decoy & Collectable show exhibit hall is located. That starts Friday afternoon through Saturday evening.

If you have any questions about the show, feel free to ask me and I'll help as much as I can.

You won't get money rich in this hobby.  The richness is in the culture, the craft, the friends you meet along the way, and being able to call in a wary game animal with a call that you made with your own hands.


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Re: St.Charles 2015 - April 23rd & 24th
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2015, 09:45:29 PM »
I thought I was going to enter a call, but the closer it gets the more I don't want to. The cost is what kills me (even though it isn't that much) Don't know, if I do I will be getting a hold of you BigB, I would need it delivered!!!
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