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Showcase Venue

As in the past several years, the 2024 Showcase will be held in the Worrell building, CPCC Main Campus.

2022 Showcase Flashback

In April of 2022 we hosted the 39th Showcase of Woodcarvings. Here are some of the highlights:

Carvers participating
Carvings entered
States represented
Prize money awarded

Showcase Schedule

The schedule will be updated as details are added. Please return often.

Friday Schedule

9:00 am - setup the show.
3:00 pm - early registration.
3:00 pm - Vendors are open.
7:00 pm - building closes.

Saturday Schedule

7:00 am - 8:30 carver registration
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Vendors Open.
8:00 am - 8:30 am meeting for Judges and helpers
9:00 am - noon Judging
9:00 am - 10:00 Michelle Parsons Adding Color to Pyrography
11:00 am - noon Tony Filetti
noon to 5 pm - Exhibit Tables Open for Viewing
1:00 pm - 2 pm TBA
2:00 pm Prize Money Winners Awarded
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Tom Wolf Carving Competition
5:00 pm - Show closes for the day.

Sunday Schedule

9:00 am - Show Opens.
9 am - 4:00 m Vendors Open
10:00 - 11:00 Bob Stadtlander. Relief Carving or texturing hair with pyrography.
11:15 - 12:15 pm Dwayne Gosnell - demoing a flat stock Santa ornament from blank wood, to finishing the piece. 
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tom Wolf Carving Competition.
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Silent Auction Winners Announced
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Raffle Prize Distribution.
4:00 pm - Pick up your carvings.
Thank you for participating in the 41st Showcase of Woodcarvings.

Testimonials

What people have said about the show.

Really enjoyed the show. Met even more than my expectations! Bought a souvenir at the show. Extremely well organized.

Carol Visitor

Thanks for sharing my work, and for a great show!

Chris Wilson Best of Birds

Thanks for a great show, we really enjoyed it and I was impressed with the organization and volunteer team assembled.

Ron M. Carver

Incredible skill...congratulations

Greg Carver

Absolutely beautiful work!

Marvin Carver

Great show, I really enjoyed it. Already planning on next year's show. Everyone was extremely nice and helpful

Bill Carver

Registration

There are two ways to register:
Online, or by mail in/hand delivered


Complete and submit the online registration form Click to Register

Complete the registration form on page 5 of the
document and mail or deliver to the club.
Click for Registration Form

The rules will be sent to you in your registration
packet, however, click to review the rules now.
Click Here for Rules

The categories for the 2024 Showcase have changed.
The categories will be sent to you in your registration
packet, however, click to review the categories now.
Click Here for Categories

Newsletter Signup

We publish a monthly newsletter. If you would like to receive a copy, please give us your name and email address.

Hotel Accomodations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the
Fairfield Inn and Suites Charlotte Uptown, just 4 blocks from the venue.Click for reservations

Single or Double rooms for $119.00 per night with:

  • Complimentary deluxe hot buffet breakfast
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the Central Piedmont campus
  • Reservations must be made before March 24, 2023 to secure this special rate
  • Complimentary wifi throughout meeting spaces and guest rooms
  • All suites have a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee station
  • Covered and secured parking garage for $10.00 per day



We have also reserved a block of rooms at the
Spark by Hilton Charlotte (formerly the Wingate). The Spark is about a 20-minute driveClick for reservations
from the venue.

King Bed with sleeper sofa, $94 plus tax
Two Queen beds $99 per night plus tax

Vendors

Our vendors have a large supply of materials from wood stock to finished products. We welcome them and appreciate their support.

/Bob%20Stadtlander
Bob Stadtlander
Bob Stadtlander has a wide variety of materials for everyone.
/Carolina%20Mountain%20Reefs
Carolina Mountain Reefs
Bill Johnson is a major supplier of products for the chip carving genre.
/Jim%20Carpenter
Jim Carpenter
Jim Carpenter is an expert bird carver. He sells many items directed to that craft.
/Klingspor's%20Woodworking%20Shop
Klingspor's Woodworking Shop
Klingspor's Woodworking Shop has a complete line of supplies for the woodcarver.
/Ron%20Dowdy%20Roughouts
Ron Dowdy Roughouts
Ron Dowdy has a large selection of Caricature Roughouts to choose from.
/Don%20Butler
Don Butler
Don Butler has a variety of items for the woodcarver.