Tuesday, August 4, 2015

2015 U.S. Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship

The U.S. Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship is back! Carson Park in Eau Claire, Wisconsin will be hosting the event August 6-9. Ten of the best carvers in the world will be showing their skills at the event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum.
Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane is sponsoring the Social Event 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Friday, August 7.

Prices

Advance Ticket Price: $5.00/adult one day. $10.00/entire event.
Gate Ticket Price: $6.00/ adult one day. $12.00/entire event

Kids 6-17: FREE

Family activities will be available during all four days of the event and include:
·      Apple Carvers
·      Crafts
·      Games
·      Inflatable Rides

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 6: Free Family Day
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Guest Carving and Competition Carving. Inflatable rides and Kids’ Activities

Friday, August 7 (Social Event sponsored by Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Guest and Competition Carving. Family Activities.
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Pizza, Beer, Wine, and Charity Auction
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Quick Carve Competition
6:30 PM: Judging of Sculptures
7:00 PM: Auction of Sculptures
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Meet and Greet With Carvers
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Entertainment and Social Time

Saturday, August 8
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Guest and Competition Carving. Family Activities.
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Charlie Schaaf and Model Train Classics
6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Quick Carving
7:15 PM: Auction

Sunday, August 9: The Big Day!
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Competition Carving
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Guest Carving
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Inflatable's and Kids' Activities
11:00 AM: Brian Miller and Norah Rendell Concert
1:00 PM: Judging of Sculptures
2:00 PM - 11:00 AM - Brian Miller and Norah Rendell Concert
3:00 PM - Award Ceremony
4:00 PM - Auction of Carvings

For more information, Click Here!

Below, see some of the top carvings from last year!

 4th Place Tie - Jim Denkins

 4th Place Tie - Simon O'Rourke

3rd Place - Chris Foltz

2nd Place - Takao Hayashi

 1st Place - Steve Higgins

Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane is proud to be a sponsor of the U.S. Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship. As a locally owned car dealership, Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane is a proud member of the Eau Claire community. To see what Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane has to offer, visit EauClaireFord.com.