Minnesota Decoy Collectors Show 
January 31 & february 1, 2014

Location: Ramada Mall of America, 2201 E. 78th street Bloomington, Minnesota 
(952) 854-3411

This show kicks off the decoy show season and is sponsored by the Minnesota Decoy Collectors Association, features room-to-room trading beginning on Thursday night. The show, consisting of over 100 tables and held in upper level banquet room, opens for members on Friday afternoon, and reopens for the public on Saturday morning. The show also features contests for "Best Birds" in categories such as antique factory, antique carved, decorative and modern working decoys. An auction be held Friday evening. The MDCA board goes out of its way to make the collectors feel welcome and create an atmosphere of 'good ole fashion Midwest hospitality' with home-cooked treats in hospitality suite after Friday night's show. Collectors gather here for R&R and share decoy tales well into the night!

For more information call John Southworth (651) 455-7114 or Larry Thomforde (507)732-7074
Visit the website for downloadable flyer.;

Henry Decoy Show
February 9, 2014

Sunday 8:3o a.m.- 2 p.m.

Location: Senachwine High School, Henry, Illinois

This one day event is one of the oldest Midwest decoy shows. Held on the second Sunday in February, this show has grown to a sizable event with the high school gymnasium packed full of display tables, collectors, local area residents and great decoys. The scenic drive to Henry, located in the heart of the old Illinois River duck hunting region, makes the whole experience even that much more enjoyable. 
Table registration (prepaid $30)is now available. Breakfast will be available and set-up starts at 5:30 a.m. for exhibitors and staff only.
Contact: Jason Baldwin at Jason Baldwin (312) 316-7484 for information and reservations. 

Edgerton Decoy Show

February 9, 2014

Location: Tri-county Community Center, Edgerton, Wisconsin

Everyone is glad to hear this show will continue the show that the late Jim Neal ran for years before his untimely death. This one-day show is within easy driving distance from Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison. Always held the second Saturday in February. Starting time is 8:00am and the show ends at 4:00pm. Display tables are set up in the Community Center for trading and sales. 

Contact: Mike Neal at 920-839-9687 for tables and information

South Eastern Wildlife Exposition

February 14, 2014

Decoy Auction by Guyette & Deeter Inc. held in conjunction with the South Eastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) at Marriott Riverfront, Charleston, South Carolina. Visit Guyette & Deeter website for more information Auction Preview
Maryland Office : 410-745-0485

The SEWE Exposition will run 14-16 2014 throughout the townof Charleston, South Carolina. Decoy collectors will exhibit at the Marriot Riverfront. Contact; John Powell at (843)723-1748 or visit SEWE

Wisconsin Decoy Collector's: Mid-Winter Gathering

March 8, 2014
Location: Hilton Garden Inn in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

This show started in a small tavern in Fond du Lac, soon grew this location and for year was held at the Pioneer Inn on Lake Winnebago. Then this grand ole resort Inn was closed and the decoy show moved to the Hilton Garden Inn right off Interstate 43. This show has retained the friendly atmosphere of the old decoy shows include a great hospitality suite where collectors can gather over drinks and super food during the evening prior to the show. Room-to-room trading is encourage Wednesday through Thursday. Exhibitors include old decoy collectors, contemporary wildlife artist and decoy carvers..

Call Roger Ludwig (920)233-0349 for information and reservations.

The Great Lakes Decoy Association Rendezvous

March 13-15, 2014

Location: Westlake Holiday Inn, 1100 Crocker Road, Westlake, Ohio (440) 871-6000

The Great Lakes Decoy Association show specializes in room-to-room trading. Collector/dealer rooms welcome visits Thursday and continues throughout the show. There is usually a decoy seminar on some aspect or region of collecting. This years show will feature a new CASH & CARRY auction at 1 PM presented by Guyette & Deeter Inc. G&D will also present a preview of decoys that will be sold at their Spring Sale April 24 & 25 held at the Pheasant Run Resort Mega center, St Charles, IL. There are also several categories of vintage and contemporary working bird judging contests with ribbons awarded to the winners.

Doug Supinger Promotions will have Antique Show March 15, 2014, 9am-9pm at the same location For information and table reservations call Ken Cole at (810) 845 - 2434 ; Marty Hanson at(952)210-9377; Pat Kane at (989)631-3168 or visit the GLDA webiste.

American Sporting Collectibles Show

April 13, 2014

Saturday 9 am - 2pm

Location:Medina Entertainment Center, Medina, Minnesota

Great one day show featuring hunting and fishing collectibles from the great Midwest; fish decoys,duck decoys, folkart, knives,vintage tackle, sporting advertiising, shell boxes, wildlife art, etc.

Lodging: Comfort Inn Suites, Plymouth, MN (763) 559-1222

Contacts: Wally Wegleitner (651) 771-8926

or Tim Spreck (651) 439-1110

More information is available Tim's website or American Sporting

East Coast Decoy Collectors (ECDC)

April 11 & 12, 2014

Location: St Michael's Motor Inn, St Michael's, MD

Decoy collectors that include members from the Long Island, New Jersey, Potomac and Carolina collectors' associations will meet for a buy-sell-swap weekend, rain or shine, April 11th & 12nd, 2014 at the Best Western (410-745-3333) in St. Michael's, MD. This weekend includes motel rooms full of old decoys, all for buy-sell-swap, as well as a cookout Saturday evening. The public is welcome and free decoy appraisals are provided. Many take this opportunity to preview decoys at the nearby Guyette & Schmidt headquarters facility for their forthcoming spring decoy auction at Pheasant Run. Motel accommodations as well as ECDC membership ($15 dues) is required to display decoys for sale or swap. Paid ECDC membership also participates in the cookout as well as receives a membership directory. Any questions, please contact John Clayton(410)745-2955 or Jim Trimble at (703)768-7264

49th North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show sponsored by Midwest Decoy Collectors Association

April 22 & 26, 2014

Location:Pheasant Run Resort, St Charles, Illinois (800) 999-3319

Considered by many to be THE national Decoy Convention, drawing collectors from across the USA, Canada and even Europe, the show is held at the spacious Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, there will be literally hundreds of rooms open for room-to-room trading beginning as early as Monday and Tuesday nights and the "fever" builds throughout the week. Guyette & Deeter, Inc. will hold their Spring Decoy Auction at Pheasant Run Resort this same week on Thursday and Friday featuring an outstanding selection of investment quality decoys and sporting art including Rare Mason Premier Wood duck decoy and Slip Neck Goose decoy. The show, held in the large Mega-Center, features 300+ tables filled with decoys and other sporting collectibles. The 2014 MDCA Board sponsored exhibit will feature a selection of vintage New Jersey Decoys from private collections. A Classic fish decoy exhibit has been added and the Contemporary Decoy carvers will have exhibit and demonstration by Cameron McIntyre. The Board also offers free identification and evaluation of items brought in by show goers. Last year an elderly couple brought in an valuable duck call by Beckhart which was consigned to G&D and sold for $103,000 the following July at their Summer sale. The contemporary carvers will also present an exhibit.

Show hours will be from 2:00pm to 7:00pm on Friday and 9:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday. 

For more information contact Joe & Donna Tonelli (815) 664-4580 or visit website

For identification and free appraisal contact Joe Tonelli (815)664-4580

For information on show contact Jaff Seregny (586)530-6586 /font>

Northwest Decoy Collectors Show
Saturday, May 3-4, 2014

Location:Bellevue Coast Hotel

625 116th Ave NE

Bellevue, WA.

The 40th NW Decoy Collectors Show will be held on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 (9am – 2pm) at the Bellevue Coast Hotel (625 116th Ave NE) in Bellevue, WA. We anticipate another sold out show with over fifty tables and approximately 1,500 decoys and hunting related items for sale and on-display. As with years past, it is anticipated that many fine examples of local Washington, Oregon, Canadian and other western carvers past and present, duck calls, shell boxes, prints, etc. will fill the tables. For additional information on the show, please call Brett R. Stark at 206.963.8800 or e-mail NWDecoy@gmail.com. For more information and table ($45) contact Brett Stark (206) 963-8800 or email Brett Stark

Illinois Valley Sporting Collecibles Show
August 10, 2014

Location: Celebrations 150 Banquet Hall

Utica, Illinois

Illinois Valley Sporting Collectibles show is getting bigger and better. The Dave & Jeannette Kneebone announced they have more exhibitors for this year's show. Be sure to check their website for frequent updates with information, in addition to sending out notifications to all interested parties. The hall is located just off US Rte 80. This is a great spot for a decoy show; large display hall with good lighting, air conditioned, on site concession, lots of parking close to Starved Rock State Park. Come and spend a day looking good selection of wildlife art and outdoor sporting collectibles.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, or would like to be on our mailing list for next years show, please contact Jeannete Kneebone Telephone:(815)663-1568 Cell: Email: muddywaterdecoys@yahoo.com.
Tables available.
Show hours: 8am to 2pm
Set up: 6am

Monroe Sporting Collectibles Show
September, 2014

Location: Monroe Holiday Inn Express, Dixie Highway, exit 15 off I-75

The Monroe Sporting Collectibles Show and World fish carving Competition are now presented together by the Great Lakes Fish Decoy Collectors and Carvers Association offering room-to-room tradiingall day on Thursday and Friday. Starting at 6PM Friday evening there will be a free social gatheriing with entertainment, refreshments and auction held in the Holiday Inn dining area. Fish decoy competition and displays will be held in ballroom on Saturday

Motel reservation: 734-242-6000

Show information: Frank Baron 734-427-7768

Carving competition information Bliane Kimmel 616-957-2479

Pointe Mouilee and decoy information: Jim Marsh 7340586-8177