Events

2021 Prairie Canada Carving Championship Show & Competition 

Our 2021 Show will not be our usual - but we hope you will still participate

In reviewing both public health directives and news of vaccination timelines, it is apparent that a show this spring could not be safely undertaken.  Hopefully we will all be back together for a really good show and visit in 2022, so keep carving!

The PCCA 2021 Championship will be a virtual eventHighlights of this new format include entries that are miniature in size as well as our new Vintage Decoy division, feather carving and a youth division for a Screech Owl Silhouette.  We hope to motivate you to undertake a project you will enjoy, showcase and share your work, and have fun. There will be no entry fees. All carvings can be entered again in our 2022 show. 

For more information click on the following links:
DIVISIONS AND CATEGORIES
RULES
JUNIOR COMPETITION - SCREECH OWL
Screech Owl - life-size pattern

 

Razertip Purchase Award
Ray Minaudier - shoveler pair

The 2020 Prairie Canada Carving Association fundraising raffle draw has been completed.  Thank you to Ray Minaudier for his carving of a pair of Northern Shovelers. Thank you to all the ticket sellers and to all who purchased tickets.

The winner is …… Susan Grieef of Winnipeg. Congratulations Susan, and thankyou for supporting Prairie Canada.

Workshops and Seminars

Prairie Canada Workshops and Seminars

Prairie Canada is pleased to provide a variety of workshops in conjunction with our annual show. As well, We offer occasional carving workshops at the Elmwood East Kildonan Active Living Centre in Winnipeg (180 Poplar Avenue) and Clifton Community Club (1351 Strathcona Street). At Elmwood-EK, there is a dedicated workshop and lunchroom– bring a lunch. Coffee is provided. Registration is on a first come first served basis. Workshop details are sent out to students in advance of the workshop. Prairie Canada can supply dust collectors and power carving equipment for a $5.00 fee. Profits raised through the workshop go towards hosting the annual competition. Full day workshop usually run from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Evening workshops run from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

Other Workshops

Oak Hammock Carving Guild Workshops – Winter 2021 Cancelled for 2021 due to Covid
To register call the Interpretive Centre at (204) 467-3300

The Razertip Classroom - Martensville, Saskatchewan

Carving in the Park - Alberta Wildlife Carving Association
June 8th - 13th, 2021 
with instructors Pat Godin (painting a Blue-winged Teal drake), Dennis Drechsler (two common dolphins) and Jeff Krete (flying miniature King Eider).  For more information and registration contact: Bob Steele at cbsteele@telus.net For course descriptions, click here

Wahpeton Carving Weekend - North Dakota
For a complete list of classes and more information, click here

Lee Valley Tools - Winnipeg Seminars

Artists Emporium Seminars

WindyDay Woodworks Classes
For more information and registration - click here

Krausman's Studio - workshops 2021 will be video instruction and ZOOM interaction
For info email Krausman's
June - Keith Muller:  ⅓ size Magnificent Frigatebird chasing a Red-billed Tropicbird
June - Keith Muller: carve & paint double-crested or Great Cormorant modern gunning decoy
Aug/Sept - Pat Godin: painting a Blue-winged Teal hen
Sept - Al Jordan: carve and paint a male life-size Short-eared owl
Nov - Keith Muller: carve a modern standing Bufflehead drake decoy
Nov - Keith Muller: carve and texture 4 different species of avian feathers
Krausman's Studio Live Workshops resume in 2022
Aug 15-24 Gary Eigenberger Lifesize Brown Thrasher and habitat

Other Shows

Oak Hammock Marsh Waterfowl Decoy Carving Competition
September 19 & 20, 2021, Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre; 
Visit the Oak Hammock Carving Guild Website

Reflections Art Festival
Cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
For information, click here.

Canadian National Wildfowl Carving Championships
Cancelled for 2021 due to Covid Waterloo, Ontario
For information, click here

Wildfowl Carving Magazine Virtual Carving Championships
Carvings completed in 2019 through 2021
May 1, 2021 to June 15th, 2021
For information, click here

Pacific Brant Carving & Art Show 
Cancelled for 2021 due to Covid-19,
April 1-3, 2022 - Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
For information, click here

Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival
April 23-25, 2021,
 Three day virtual event and modified competition in 12 categories 
For information, click here.

Alberta Wildlife Carving Association - Images of Nature
Delayed until June 4-6, 2021 
For information, click here

Wildfowl Carving Championships Virtual Competition
Entry deadline: April 2, 2021
For information, click here

British Decoy and Wildfowl Carvers' Association
Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
Sept. 11 & 12, 2021
For information, click here

Prairie Canada Show and Competition 2019

Complete 2019 PCCA Show results: Click here

2019 PCCA Winners' Circle

2019 Award Winners

Award of Excellence 2019: Carl Robblee of Swan River, Manitoba and Robert LeClair of Winnipeg, Manitoba

Robert LeClair (right)

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Service Award 2019: Wes Tully, Marcel Fraser, John Frye and Bill Palmer (missing)

 

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