Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpture Championships Results

Posted by Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce / June 21, 2011

Thousands of spectators experienced Art being taken To The Extreme at the Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championships held in Reedsport, The Chainsaw Carving Capitol of Oregon, over Father’s Day Weekend.  Chainsaw Carvers from three continents competed at the event.  Daily Chainsaw Carving Auctions offered incredible sculpted pieces.

The results of the Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championships are;

Pro Division

First Place – Mark Colp from Lakeport, California

Second Place – Fred Bero from Beebe, Tennessee

Third Place – Chris Foltz from North Bend, Oregon

Semi-Pro Division

First Place – Tyler Strauslin from Eugene, Oregon

Second Place – Kim Gernhardt from Napa, California

Third Place – Woojay Poynter from North Bend, Oregon

People’s Choice award – Chris Foltz from North Bend, Oregon

Carver’s Choice Award – Chris Foltz from North Bend, Oregon

Mayor of Reedsport, Keith Tymchuck welcomed all the carvers and spectators to Reedsport and presented the 2010 Ovation Award  at The Awards Ceremony on Sunday recognizing Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championships as “The Best Performing Art or Fine Arts Festival in Oregon”.  Major Tymchuk introduced the Co-Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, Arnie Roblan who presented a signed resolution from the Oregon Legislature naming Reedsport, “The Chainsaw Carving Capital of Oregon.”  The awards and the recognition demonstrate a tremendous respect to the Chainsaw Carver and to the art of chainsaw carving.

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