PUGET SOUND OPEN DECOY CONTEST
The Washington Brant Foundation supports the history and artform of waterfowl decoy carving as part of our education mission. Every year the foundation sponsors a festival and decoy carving contest called the Puget Sound Open.
895 Nevitt Road
The 2013 Rules and Regulations brochure is availble for download here: 2013 Puget Sound Contests and Rules.
You can also download copies of the entry form here: 2013 Puget Sound Entry Form
Muskrat Award Division
The Mustrat Award Division open to anyone wishing to compete. Carving will be a drake green-winged teal. The rules are simple:
- Entry must be made of wood.
- Entry will be judged floating.
No other rules apply. Carver’s are encouraged to carve and paint how they wish and not be restricted by rules.
1st place Muskrat Award Division is a purchase award and belongs to WBF.
First Prize: $500
2013 Washington State Ducks Unlimited Decoy Contest
Just like last year, the Washington Brant Foundation will be also be host to the 2012 Washington State Ducks Unlimited Decoy Contest. This year's carving will be a drake ringneck. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place entries are purchase awards and will be raffled off at the Washington State Ducks Unlimited Banquet. Entry Fee is $10 per decoy.
Prize Money is as follows:
Other Puget Sound Open contests include:
Brant Division, Open Working Decoys, Confidence Division, Novice Division, Youth Division and Foam. See the Rules and regulations brochure for full details. 2013 Brant Contests and Rules