Kawartha Carving Competition

  • Public viewing hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $3.00 per person (includes a free door prize draw ticket).
  • Children under 12 years free when accompanied by an adult.
  • Free parking

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Join Us Saturday, September 10, 2016

Message From the Chair

One never knows what to expect from year-to-year. Last year saw a dramatic increase in entries and this year we saw a decline. While entries were down, the judges commented that they thought the quality of carvings was better than in the past. We experimented with combining some categories and that seemed to work well although our experience with grouping categories with few entries was less satisfying. In fact, next year we will leave it open to the committee to split categories if we find an excessive number of entries in a category.

We have changed the qualifying definitions for Novice, Intermediate and Open to allow carvers to stay longer in each of those Classes. See Class Definitions

We had less club participation this year and that is disappointing. Club support is critical to a successful event and we encourage clubs to reserve next year’s date and book a table. Thank you to all who participated and volunteered this year. We appreciate your support.

If you as a club, vender or supplier of carving equipment would like to reserve a table, simply click on the link to the left for a printable table application form and return it to us along with the fee no later than August 1, 2016. Tables will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Fees are listed on the form.

We have one confirmed Purchase Award, so watch the website for any additions.

We look forward to seeing you on September 10, 2016.

Doug Hodgins, Co-Chair

Carving Competition Committee:

Doug Hodgins, Co-Chair
Dwayne McMurter, Co-chair
Bob Rose
Don Peers
Dave Loucks
Joe Knauer
Al Conquergood
Steve Notta

Host Carving Clubs

Buckhorn Carving Club
Caygeon Carvers
Lindsay Seniors Carving Club

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