Events

2021 Prairie Canada Carving Championship Show & Competition 

Our 2021 Virtual Show has been cancelled

In reviewing both public health directives,  Covid-19 concerns with variants, increasing cases, slow vaccination uptake, restrictions on organized events, and a measure of caution, 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!

We would like to acknowledge all carvers who supported this Virtual Event concept, and recognize that many of you have made special efforts to create carvings for this event. Thank you, everyone, for your continued support.

We will continue to explore future possibilities for gathering carvers together for competition and fellowship. Once we return to “normal” or a “new normal”, we will make plans for friendly competition. In the meantime, keep in touch with us and each other. We have a Facebook page where we can post photos of your latest projects or ideas. Please submit to prairie.canada.carvers@gmail.com 

You could win 50/50 cash
or an
Antique Wood Duck by Don Young.  
And our carving community wins too!

50/50 tickets are $5 each, 3 for $10, 10 for $20 or 40 for $50
Wood Duck raffle prize tickets are $5 each, 3 for $10, 10 for $20 or 30 for $50

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Must be 18 years or older and a resident of Manitoba.

Proceeds help support our mission of promoting carving as an art form by conducting workshops and seminars, demonstrating carving skills & techniques and showcasing the amazing efforts of our carvers at our annual spring exhibition and competition.  Prairie Canada supports the Manitoba carving community.

On behalf of Prairie Canada Carvers, thank you for your purchase and your on-going support.

 

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 7 - 12, 2022 - Whitecroft Hall, Strathcona County
For information, click here

Country Haven Studio - Redtail Hawk with Jean Minaudier
Sept. 2021.
 6 days carving 8:30-5:00 Cost $690 includes lunch, coffee, blanks & eyes
Camping available. For more information email Country Haven Carving

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 18 & 19, 2021; Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre; 
Visit the Oak Hammock Carving Guild Website

Reflections Art Festival
October 22-23, 2021; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
For information, click here.

Canadian National Wildfowl Carving Championships
June 3-5, 2022; 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 
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
Cancelled - due to rising Covid cases in Alberta, this event has been cancelled.  No new date has been set. 
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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