Ages 15 to 17 years
Ages 14 years and under
One who is new to the art and is considered to be at the entry level to competition.
One whose work has established oneself beyond Novice Level. (Best of Show Placements at the Novice Level Consistent would certify one to advance to Amateur status.)
One whose carvings rank at the highest level of Artistic skill and expertise.
Highest level of competition, the standards for judging are the most demanding in this category. Usually reserved for Purchase Awards. (Competition is open to all levels of carvers.)