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World Champions Announced

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, held the 45th Annual World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival this weekend at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD.

Over 1199 carvings were entered by carvers of all levels, from Youth to World Class, in 39 different divisions which include life-size and miniature decorative bird carvings, interpretive carvings and several categories of working decoys. At the award ceremony on Saturday night the winners of the World Champion Divisions were announced. They are as follows:

Division A - Decorative Life-size Wildfowl
1.  Bohemian Waxwing by Larry Barth, Stahlstown, PA, US
2.  Blue Breasted Bee Eaters by Todd Wohlt Appleton, WI, US
3.  Saw-whet Owl by Pat Godin, Paris, ON, Canada
Division B - Floating Decorative Life-size Waterfowl Pair – Shoveler
1.  Shoveler by Richard Reeves, Covington, LA, US
2.  Shoveler by John Scallan, Covington, LA, US
3.  Shoveler by Glenn McMurdo, Cobourg, ON, Canada
Division C - Decorative Miniature Wildfowl
1.  Bird of Paradise by Gary Eigenberger, Green Bay, WI, US
2.  Reddish Heron by Todd Wohlt, Appleton, WI, US
3.  Solitary Sandpiper by Larry Barth, Stahlstown, PA, US
Division D - Interpretive Wood Sculpture
1.  Wind Riders by Bill Casto, Williamsburg, VA, US
2.  Beginner's Luck by Daniel Burgette, Tetonia, ID,US
3.  Cresting The Wave by Lynn Branson, Courtenay, BC, Canada
Division SR - Shootin' Rig
1.  Redhead & Canvasbacks by Pat Godin, Paris, ON, Canada
2.  Redbreasted Mergansers by Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC, US
3.  Shovelers by Tom Christie, Waverly, IA, US
Stay tuned for more details and updates on the winners list!



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