The 2017 Mechanical Specialty Division was terrific. Entries ranged from whirligigs to grazing cows to a pecking woodpecker. A good time was had by all!
2018 Show Information Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM Location: Rochester Museum and Science Center Eisenhart Auditorium 657 East Avenue Rochester, New York 14626 Admission: Free
10:00 AM Show Opens (judging in progress) 10:30 AM Judging of Working Decoy Contest. 2:00 PM Soap Carving for Youth - Free, sign up at the Show. 3:30 PM Raffle Drawing (need not be present to win) 4:00 PM People's Choice Award 4:30 PM Show Closes
INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS:
COMPETITION DIVISIONS Bird: Novice, intermediate, and advanced. General: Novice, intermediate, and advanced. Working Decoy: Single class and category Youth: Single Class and Category Special: Single class and category.
JUDGING CRITERIA: Craftsmanship, Accuracy, Essence, and Artistry
STAY TUNED for 2018 competition rules
SPECIALTY CLASS 2018: 'Rubber Ducky' - Carve a rubber ducky to float in the decoy tank. Judging criteria TBD.
Bird, General, Special, and Working Decoy Divisions: Club members: $5 / first 3 entries; $1 for each entry thereafter. Non-members: $20 surcharge (covers 2016-2017 club membership) plus $5 / first 3 entries; $1 for each entry thereafter.
Youth Division: No charge.
REGISTRATION AND ENTRY DROP OFF:
Friday, April 6, 2018 3:30 to 5:30 PM All Rochester area club members.
Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:30 to 8:30 AM Intended for out-of town entrants. There are no provisions for mail-in entries.
PICK UP CARVINGS Saturday, April 8, 2018 4:30 PM Carvings MAY NOT be removed from the auditorium prior to 4:30 PM.