2016 Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship
Tue Jan 19th - Sat Jan 23rd, Mount Dandenong
SkyHigh presents the Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship 2016
Proudly Sponsored by STIHL
Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship returns to SkyHigh Mount Dandenong for the third year of this annual event, with carvers from Australia, Canada, USA, Japan and the UK taking part in this year's competition.
The event over the past two years has attracted crowds from right across the country at one of Victoria's biggest tourist destinations which will be the ideal backdrop for this amazing event. Where you will be treated to an astonishing spectacle of artistry as the carvers wield their chainsaws to turn plain logs into amazing works of art. They are artists – just with a different canvas.
2016 feature some of the world's best chainsaw woodcarvers, with both men and women competing for the top award. This year's competitors include:
Robby Bast Vic. Australia
Angie Polglaze Vic. Australia
Brandon Kroon Vic. Australia
Griffon Ramsey USA
Hikaru Kodama Japan
Jeff Samudosky USA
Ryan Cook Canada
Daniel Cordell United Kingdom
Thomas Earing USA
Matt Bird Qld. Australia
SkyHigh Mount Dandenong is the ideal location for such an event in the summer shade of the beautiful Dandenong forest, with a panoramic view of the city, there is no better location to see the world's best carvers at work.
The carvers will compete for cash prizes and the carvings will be auctioned on-site from 2pm, on Saturday 23 Jan 2016.
EVENT: Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship
VENUE: SkyHigh, 26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong
DATE: Tuesday 19th January to Saturday 23rd January, 2016
TIME: 9am to 5pm. All carvings will be auctioned onsite from 2pm on the final day.
PRICE: This is a free event, but gate fees apply for vehicles ($6 per car).
For more information about the competitors, see www.skyhighmtdandenong.com.au