AWGB Turning Competitions 2023
Held in conjunction with the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain.
Who can enter?
Members of the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain. There are two classes: the SENIOR Competition and the RAY KEY Competition for those under 21 at the date of the competition. The late Ray Key BEM was President of the AWGB and held the Master in Turning award from the Worshipful Company of Turners.
For both the SENIOR and RAY KEY competitions, any turned piece with no restriction as to subject, size or style.
Any combination of legally sourced materials may be used. All work to be created by the competitor except for commercially made components such as screws. The piece must be primarily turned on a lathe, there are no restrictions on embellishment however fractal burning may not be used.
Competitors may enter up to two different pieces in either category, none of which should have been entered in any other Company competition.
Piece(s) may be offered for sale at the exhibition.
SENIOR Competition: A gold medal and £250 for first, a silver medal and £175 for second, and a bronze Medal and £100 for third.
RAY KEY Competition: A trophy and £150 for first, a silver medal and £100 for second, and a bronze medal and £50 for third.
No competitor will be awarded more than one prize in any one category.
General Conditions of entry, including times for delivery, judging, prize giving, viewing, and collection of entries after the event can be viewed here: General Conditions of entry 2023