Annual Festival Info

The Louisiana Wildfowl Carvers & Collectors Guild Festival will be held October 7th – 8th, 2017

The Castine Center (Located in PELICAN PARK)
63350 Pelican Drive
Mandeville, La. 70448

President: Gene Hebert (985-790-9184)

P.O. Box 7596
Metairie, La. 70010-7596

www.lwccg.com

Friday October 6, 2017

  • 4:00 pm : Fine Art & Student Registration
  • 4:00 – 8:00 pm : Vendor Set-Up
  • 4:00 – 8:00 pm : Set Up and Registration for Competition
    (No exhibits open this day)

Saturday October 7, 2017

  • 7:30 – 9:30 am : Doors Open for Registration for Competition Only
  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm : Doors Open to the Public
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm : Judging
  • 11:00 AM : Boy Scout Carving Competition
  • 2:00 pm : Live Wildfowl Demonstration
  • 4:00 pm : Awards Presentation
  • 6:00 pm : Doors Close

Sunday October 8, 2017

  • 9:00 am : Doors Open
  • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm : Carving Demo
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm : Decoy Painting Contest
  • 10:00 am – 12:30 pm : Head Whittling Contest
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm : Boy Scout and Student Awards
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm : LWCCG Hunting Pair Competition & Purchase Drawing
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm : Auction
  • 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm : Head Whitling & Decoy Painting Awards Presentation
  • 4:00 pm : Doors Close

 

Boy Scouts Competition Information:
Boy Scouts carving competition will be held on Saturday October 7th (at 11:00 am – right after judging). All supplies except knives will be provided free of charge. Prize money will be given to winning competitors and to each troop. Awards will be given on Sunday October 8th at 12:00 Noon.

The Rules Book includes all Festival information:
Hotel accommodations, list of purchase awards, vendor table forms, Entry forms for Carving, Fine Arts and Photography entry forms.

Football fans… we will once again this year have a set up for TV viewing of the Saints and LSU games that may take place during our Festival. You don’t have to stay home to see the games you can attend our show and still watch your favorite team play.