2014 National Tree & Wreath Contests
In 2014, NCTA will not hold a national convention or conference, returning to the biennial format we traditionally had.

However, in 2014 the association will hold the annual National Tree and Wreath Contests at the Michigan and Mid-America Christmas Tree Summer Meeting in Allegan, Michigan. The regional meeting will be held July 25-26, 2014 and  will feature the largest industry trade show in the Midwest as well as a variety of educational sessions, equipment demonstrations and tours. Producers from all states are welcome and encouraged to attend this regional event.

The National Christmas Tree & Wreath contests will coincide with the event. If you are just entering the National Tree or Wreath Contest, you do NOT need to register for the Michigan/Mid-America event. You will still need to submit a contest entry form before the July 10 deadline, which can be downloaded below.

2014 National Christmas Tree & Wreath Contests
Friday, July 25 - Saturday, July 26, 2014

Peterson’s Riverview Nursery  |  873 26th Street, Allegan, MI 49010

2014 National Tree Contest
Sponsored by Wahmhoff Farms Nursery
Download National Tree Contest Entry Form
Download National Tree Contest Rules

Friday, July 25, 2014
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.       Tree Contest Check-in & Set-up
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     Tree Contest Judging (industry judges)
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.     Tree Contest Popular Voting open (attendees)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Tree Contest Consumer Voting open

Saturday, July 26, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.       Tree Contest Winners Announced

2014 National Wreath Contest
Sponsored by Peterson’s Riverview Nursery
Download National Wreath Contest Entry Form
Download National Wreath Contest Rules

Friday, July 25, 2014
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Wreath Contest Check-in & Set-up
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    Wreath Contest Judging

Saturday, July 26, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Wreath Contest Winners Announced

Hotel Accommodations

You can make your hotel reservation now!  A large block of rooms is being held for this event at the Holiday Inn West in Kalamazoo – please call (269) 375-6000 and request the Michigan Christmas Tree Association room block.   http://holidayinnkz.com/ 
  • $99 single/double
  • $109 triple
  • $119 quad

*For details and registration information about the Michigan/Mid-America Christmas Tree Summer Meeting, please visit the MCTA website.
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Industry Calendar

July

NCTA National Tree and Wreath Contests
July 25-26

Peterson's Riverview Nursery
Allegan, MI
Lauren Mangnall – 636/449-5070 or lmangnall@amrms.com
www.realchristmastrees.org

Michigan and Mid America Summer Meeting
July 25-26

Peterson's Riverview Nursery
Allegan, MI
Marsha Gray – 800/589-8733 or mjgray1@charter.net
www.mcta.org

August

Southern Christmas Tree Association Annual Meeting
August 1-3
Holiday Inn Birmingham - Homewood & Beavers Christmas Tree Farm
Homewood, AL & Trafford, AL
Mike Buchart - (225) 505-6335 or Sctaes@gmail.com
http://www.southernchristmastrees.org/Meetings/2014-Birmingham-Alabama.html

Virginia CTGA Annual Meeting and Conference
August 13-14

Hampton Inn & Moose Apple Christmas Tree Farm
Winchster, VA
Jeff Miller - 540/382-7310 or secretary@virginiachristmastrees.org
www.virginiachristmastrees.org

California CTA Trade Show & Tree Expo
August 23

Silver Legacy Resort
Reno, NV
Sam Minturn – 800/454-8733 or califcta@aol.com
www.cachristmas.com

September

Wisconsin CTPA Summer Convention
September 5-6

Mickelson's Tree Farm
Deer Park, WI
Cheryl Nicholson - 608/742-8663 or info@christmastrees-wi.org
www.christmastrees-wi.org

North Carolina CTA Semi-Annual Meeting, Trade Show and Farm Tour
September 5-6

Jackson County
Jennifer Greene – 800/562-8789 or info@ncchristmastrees.com
www.ncchristmastrees.com

Texas CTGA Annual Conference
September 5-7

Rosenberg Texas Convention Center
Rosenberg, TX
www.texaschristmastrees.com

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