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The  premiere online chainsaw carving contest.

Connect with others. Join contests. Vote on winners from around the world.

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The wait is finally over. Our first contest (Your Signature Bear) is now open. 

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Easy to Join.

Whether you are a Carver who wants to enter contests, or you are part of the Voting Public who wants to vote for your favorite carvings, it’s easy to become a member. Membership is now open.  

Join the Community.

Carvers: you know we are a special breed, and often we just tick a little different than others. This community was created by fellow chainsaw carvers to promote chainsaw carving, recognize chainsaw artists, and inspire a new generation of carvers.  

Not a carver? That is okay! You can also vote and win prizes as the voting public (VP), for free! 

Join the Golden Carver Awards (GCAs) and get to know others, maybe enter some exciting contests, and have fun from anywhere in the world! 


  • Become a member of the GCA community

  • Enter any contest

  • Share your masterpieces

  • Submit pictures of your carving

  • Connect with carvers & the VP

  • Encourage people to vote for you

  • Win great prizes!

Voting Public (VP)

  • Become a member of the GCA community

  • Meet the carvers 

  • View contest submissions 

  • Choose your favorites 

  • Place your votes

  • Your vote enters you into a drawing 

  • Win great prizes! 


Find out more.

Watch this video to hear more from the team behind the GCAs.

Current Contest.

Your Signature Bear!

Enter the favorite bear that you carve.  You can create something new, or use a creation you carved in the past.


Upcoming Contests.

Every two months a new contest will be live. Carvers with an active membership can compete in any of the current contests. The voting public (VP) can vote for their favorite carvings and be entered into monthly prize drawings. 

Each contest will have 2 categories, one voted on by carvers and one by the voting public members. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd as well as random drawings just for voting will be awarded.   



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We exist to promote chainsaw carving, recognize chainsaw artists, and inspire a new generation of carvers.


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