ROCHESTER MUSEUM AND SCIENCE CENTER - EISENHART AUDITORIUM
657 EAST AVENUE, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
INFORMATION FOR SPECTATORS:
10:00 AM Show Opens (judging completed except decoys) 10:30 AM Working Decoy Judging. 2:00 PM Soap Carving for Kids (free - sign up at Show) 3:00 PM End of Silent Auction & Raffle Sales. Presentation of President's Award 3:30 PM Raffle Drawing (need not be present to win) 4:30 PM Peoples' Choice and Members' Choice Awards 5:00 PM Show Closes
Specialty class for 2013: Champagne Glass Competition options of floating or non-floating, For a copy of the rules click on: Champagne Glass Rules
Introducing the inaugural President's Award - "Magic in Wood" Competition. To download the rules click on: Magic in Wood Rules
Click on: Entry Tag to download an entry form. They will be available at registration or print some and fill them out ahead of time to save time!
Entry Fees for Competitors: Genesee Valley Woodcarvers members: $5 / first 3 entries; $1 for each entry thereafter. Non-members: $15 surcharge plus $5 / entry. Youth: No charge.
Friday, April 12, 2013
3:30 to 6:00 PM - Register and drop off carvings
Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00 AM - Show opens, see schedule above. 5:00 PM - Show closes, pick up carvings.
Competition Divisions -
Bird: Waterfowl, seabirds & shorebirds, song birds, birds of prey & upland game birds, all other birds, miniatures, smoothies –antique and realistic, and interpretive bird sculptures
General: Human figures, caricatures- human & animal, animals, marine life, carousel figures, relief carving, chip carving, miniatures, and miscellaneous
Working Decoys: Single class and category
Bench: Bird & general pieces produced in a class setting by “open” carvers
Youth: Single Class and Category
Special: Champagne Glass and President's Award - Magic in Wood.
Competition Class Levels (Bird and General Divisions)
Beginner: Carvers new to competition or those who are still progressing towards the Advanced level.
Advanced: Open to all carvers but must be entered by anyone winning Best-in-Show in any prior GVW competition. Begineer/Intermediate carvers are encouraged to move up to the Advanced class after winning blue ribbons but are not required to do so.
All other divisions will be judged as a single class.
Judging Criteria: Craftsmanship, Accuracy, Essence, and Artistry