Vermont Trappers Association

Conserving Wildlife ~ Preserving Our Outdoor Heritage

The Vermont Trappers Association Rendezvous

43rd Annual~ Sept 10 - 11th, 2016 ~ Orleans County Fairgrounds

Many games, demos, vendors, door prizes and lots of fun. Craft vendors, food concession, pie baking contest, 50/50 raffle, black powder shoot; auction and pig roast. Sunday annual VTA meeting. PUBLIC WELCOME.

For info: Jim Stewart (802) 885-4499; Chuck Eaton (802) 333-9717.

Schedule of Events

Saturday Highlights

  • 6:30 ~ Food Concession stand opens.
  • All Day at VTA Booth ~ Info; buy tickets for pig roast, 50/50 raffle, hourly door prizes; Sign up for bid numbers for auction
  • 9:30 Outside ~ Black Powder Shoot (Vt. Rifle & Pistol Assoc., sponsor)
  • 11:00 at Grandstand: VTA Annual Members Meeting
    (many door prizes including a 50 cal M/L)
  • 2:30 ~ AUCTION ~ AUCTION ~ AUCTION
  • 5:00 at VTA Booth ~ Prizes awarded to Event Winners
  • 5:30 Pig Roast (purchase tickets at VTA Booth)

Saturday Demonstrations

  • 9:00   Mink Trapping    Pete Stever (VT)
  • 10:00  Lures and Smells   Randy Barrows (VT)
  • 12:30  Trapline Stories & other tales    Neil Olson (ME)
  • 1:30   Coyote & other   Dave Gregory (VT)
  • 3:45   Fox   Chris Brown (VT)

Saturday Children and Ladies Events

  • 9:15 Kids Weasel Box Building (B&B Trapping and VTA, sponsors)
  • 10:15 Kids Snap-A-Trap (Paul Grimshaw Trap Supplies and VTA, sponsors)
  • 1:30 Kids Coin Scramble (Bailey Trap Supply and VTA, sponsors)
  • 3:30 Pie Judging
  • 4:15 Fry Pan Toss Contest (prizes for two categories: Ladies and Girls)

Sunday

  • 7:00 Food concession and all pavilion doors open
  • 9:30 Vendors pack up
  • 10:00 Ten Gun Raffle Drawing; Rendezvous Closing

2015 Rendezvous Photos

 

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