Affiliated Wood Carvers, Ltd

International Woodcarvers Congress

Affiliated Wood Carvers, Limited, (AWC) is a non-profit corporation whose primary purpose is to promote the fine art of woodcarving through the sponsorship of the International Woodcarvers Congress.


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Competition Forms Now Available

All forms for the 2017 Competition are now available on the Competition page.

Please note carefully the following Group/Class Changes:

  • Group M: Unusual Woods has been deleted.  Regardless of the type of wood used, carvings will compete in the appropriate group/class.
  • Group C: Abstract and Ornamental Carvings - A new class has been added called "Decorative Structures".  This will be the home of all the bark houses previously entered in Group M.
  • Group U: Chainsaw Sculpture - This group now allows work that has been carved and finished with tools other than just a chainsaw.  All finishes are allowed.


2017 Seminar Information

Seminar information for the 2017 Congress is now available.  Click Education in the menu bar to the left to view or download the seminar lists or the registration form.   Register soon to ensure your spot.


2016 Photo Galleries Now Available

Photo galleries of the winning carvings, as well as activities during Congress Week are now available here on the AWC web site.  Please click Photo Galleries in the menu bar to the left.