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39th Annual Ward World Championship

Wildfowl Carving Competition

Roland E. Powel Convention Center, Ocean City, Maryland

April 24-26, 2009

More info HERE

Michigan Wood Carvers Association

Learning Seminar

May 11-15, 2009

Midland Fairgrounds, Midland MI

Wide variety of classes from nationally known instructors, as well as experienced state and local instructors

More information HERE

Bill Judt's Summer Relief Carving Workshops 2009

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

May 24-29 or June 7-12 2009

Bill Judt is once again offering two summer Relief Carving workshops at his fully equipped studio in beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Bill‘s studio is located at his home in the spacious residential area of College Park in Saskatoon. These workshops will be offered during the weeks of May 24-29 or June 7-12, 2009

Curriculum includes:
- Tool structure and tool safety
- Four-quadrant carving
- Router techniques
- Roughing out the carving
- Re-tracing pattern layers
- Trimming pattern elements
- Rough modeling
- Undercutting
- Finish-modeling
-Tool marking
- Borders and backgrounds
-Tool making and tool sharpening
-Lamination techniques
-Use of jointer and planer

Full information can be found HERE

Lancaster County WoodCarvers’ 36th Annual Woodcarving & Wildlife Art Festival / Competition

May 30-31, 2009

Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA

For more information, click HERE

Carv-Fest 2009

August 8 & 9, 2009

Faribault, MN

• Carving Show: Artist's Showing & Selling their work!
• Over 40 Workshops!
• Free Hourly Demo Stage!
• Tool & Supply Vendors!

For more information or to register, click HERE or HERE

CCA National Caricature Carving Competition 2009

Converse, IN

Judging August 27; Entries due August 25th

The 2009 CCA National Caricature Carving Competition 2009 will be held in Converse, Indiana.  It’s never too early to start planning your entries.  Judging is scheduled for Thursday, August 27. Carvings must be received by August 26th, with walk-in entries accepted until 4:00 p.m. on August 26, 2009. 

For information on the competition categories, entry forms, competition rules or other questions:
Visit the CCA’s website HERE

CCA Annual Seminar 2009

August 28-30, 2009

Eastern Woodland Carvers Club, Converse, IN

The CCA’s annual carving seminar will immediately follow the 2009 CCA Competition.  The 3-day seminar will be held in at the Eastern Woodland Carvers Club in Converse, Indiana from August 28 through August 30, 2009.  This year’s instructors are Desiree Hajny, Floyd Rhadigan and Bruce Henn.  Students will carve one day with each instructor.  The cost of the seminar is $150 for all 3 days, and includes lunch each day.  The seminar is filling fast.  To check on seminar availability, please contact Bob Travis at (530) 758-5692 or via mail at rltravis AT ucdavis DOT edu

Maine Wood Carvers and Wildlife Art Annual Show and Competition
Augusta Armory

179 Western Avenue, Augusta, Maine

September 19 & 20, 2009
$4 per person, Under 18 free

For more information, click HERE

Gathering of Woodcarvers (GOW) 2009

September 28th - October 3rd

Sandwich Fairgrounds in Sandwich, IL

For information visit the website HERE or contact Bob Mau: or 630-556-4253.

18th Annual Dollywood Woodcarving Showcase, Competition and Sale

October 2-4, 2009

Pigeon Forge, TN

For information on event applications, contact: Kelli Bartee,
Dollywood Events Manager, 865-428-9563;


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