SATURDAY, May 6, 2023 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SUNDAY, May 7, 2023 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Whittlers Woodcarvers Wood Turners
Demonstrations Carving Contest
Food Available from 11:00 AM
Woodcarving Door Prizes Drawing Every Hour
You are invited
to join us for our 43rd Annual Show. This Show is limited to Woodcarving
and Wood Turning only and must be the sole work of the exhibitor.
No other crafts are permitted.
Hall set up (vendors may unload): Friday, May 5 - 2:00
p.m. to 6:00 p.m
Registration and set up: Saturday, May 6 - 7:30 a.m. to
Show open to public: Saturday, May 6 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. and Sunday, May 7 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Show tables are $35 for all exhibitors. We will accept requests
for 1/2 tables at $20, and will attempt to find partners if you
dont have one. Vendor tables are $40 and must be approved. Anyone
wishing to sell anything other than their own wood carvings is
considered a vendor. A major tool/carving supplies vendor and
wood vendor have been selected. Vendors for the following areas
will be considered: cutouts and roughouts. Table applications
will be first come, first served. Application and fee must be
received by April 20, 2023. Your canceled check will be your confirmation.
No refunds will be given after April 20, 2023. Tables will be
assigned on a first come, first served basis. TABLE COVERS
ARE REQUIRED. Tables are to be covered on four sides to
the floor (table
cover pattern is available). Electricity is available on a
limited basis. The Show Committee reserves the right to accept
or reject any applications and is the final authority on all show
A Demonstration Area will be set up to give the public an opportunity
to see how you do that. If you are interested in demonstrating
for approximately an hour, please mark your entry form.
CONTEST - UNLIMITED HAND TOOLS
A Carving Contest will be held Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with awards
being given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. All exhibitors are eligible
to participate. Tools will be limited only to "hand tools"
(no power tools, please). Time limit will be one hour.
Exhibitors agree to display, to remain set-up and to be present
beginning on Saturday, May 6, 9:00a.m. until Sunday, May 7, 4:00p.m.
Carvings displayed on tables must be the work of the carver
registered at that table. Overnight security will be provided
Saturday night only. Carvings may be left on your table if you
must be collected on all sales. Forms will be available from the
show committee. You are responsible for the collection, reporting
and paying of the tax on any sales.
If you have
any questions or need assistance with your exhibit, please contact
any member of the show committee. NAWC reserves the right to disqualify
any carving that is considered inappropriate for family viewing.
Decisions of the Show Judge are final.
exhibitors, (those that have a table for display and are present
during show hours) may enter the judging competition. Two exhibitors
(Exhibitor A and Exhibitor B) may share one table.
The Show Judge
will award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards and if deemed appropriate,
Honorable Mention awards will be given.
with less than three entries may be judged at the discretion of
must declare in which Division they wish to compete - the Novice
Division OR the Open Division. Carvers may enter only
one (1) piece in each category.
entered must not have won a blue ribbon in a previous NAWC
Show and must have been carved within the last three
(3) years except for Category #50.
to be judged must be presented to the entry table when each category
is called for. No entries will be accepted after judging for that
category has started. If an entry has the name of the carver on
it, it must be covered. All entries must be accompanied with a
completed carving entry form. Carving entry forms will be available
at the entry table. Only the Judge and judging committee will
be allowed in the judging area during competition. Decisions of
the Show Judge are final.
and Third BEST OF SHOW will be selected from Open Division
Blue Ribbon winners. There will be a BEST TABLE DISPLAY
award. The Show Judge will select this on Saturday afternoon.
The CARICATURE CARVERS OF AMERICA will present an award
to a carver of their choice who is registered in the show. A PEOPLES
CHOICE award will be presented to an individual selected by
those attending the show.
SHOW DIVISIONS AND CATEGORIES
Printable version of mailer - includes rules,
categories, map, application, etc..