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Two competitions are normally held each year. Current winners are listed on the Competitions Winners page.

An Annual Competition is usually held in the summer, the date and venue being variable where the public are invited to vote. The following trophies are competed for

Bell Shield (for general carvings)

Harry Wareham Trophy (for carvings depicting the human form)

Vic Flower Trophy (for carvings in relief)

Jess Jay Trophy (for non-wood carvings)

President’s Trophy (for wildlife carvings)

Derek Duff Trophy (for novices)

Details of each trophy are given under the Competition Trophies Page.

Another competition, held at the AGM, is for the Bill Pinney Trophy and voted for by Members.

For 2020 Sandra Barnes, the winner of the 2019 the competition, has chosen the theme “Floral Relief”. The carving can be in any wood and no bigger than A4 x 3” thick (297mm x 210mm x 75mm for the metric minded). John Vardon should be contacted if any queries.

 Rules for all competitions are given on the Competition Rules Page