Awards & Prizes

Cast a vote for your favorite piece

There will be three award categories for 2018 and the public gets to decide the winners in two of them! People’s Choice and Social Media Choice. Carvers will decide amongst themselves who takes home the Stihl Carver’s Choice award.

Husqvarna People’s Choice

2018 Winner: Dawna Ceriani

To vote for Husqvarna People’s Choice you must attend the event and cast your vote at the Appalachian Arts Studio Information Booth located by the Ridgway - Elk County Chamber of Commerce.

Appalachian Arts Social Media Choice

2018 Winner: Dennis Beach

To vote for Appalachian Arts Social Media Choice you will need a Facebook account in order to like photos in the “2018 Social Media Choice “ photo album on our Facebook Page.

Stihl Carver’s Choice

2018 Winner: Dawna Ceriani

Carvers will recieve information for how to vote for Carvers Choice during check-in.

Just a few of the carvers attending in 2018

Jeff Fields

Jeff Fields


Paul Waclo

David Learn

David Learn

New York

Jamie Doeren


Don't Miss Out

This is an event you'll want to mark in your calendar and invite all your friends to attend

Add to Calendar 04/25/2019 12:00 PM 04/28/2019 5:00 PM true America/New_York 2019 Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous More information at Ridgway, PA 2019-rendezvous
Elk County Courthouse

Food, Arts & Crafts

Feed your appetite or support local artists


Carver Awards

Carver Awards

Learn how you can help decide two of the three awards we are presenting at this year's Rendezvous

Find where to vote

Vote for 'Best of Show' awards