Woodturning Competitions

2017 Townsville Show

Dates for next years annual Show are 30 June - 3 July 2017.


2016 Townsville Show Winners

Syd DeGraffee Trophy in Open Catagory              -    Geoff Tipping

Champion Piece in Open Catagory                        -    Geoff Tipping

Dennis Markham Trophy in Intermediate Catagory  -   Bill Walker

Daniel Scholes Trophy in Novice Catagory               -  Tom Bull


2011 Townsville Show Schedule (PDF)

2011 Townsville Show Entry Form (PDF) 

Charters Towers Show Woodturning Competition

Cairns Show Association Woodwork Competition

The Festival of the Forest

    Dates: The Festival of the Forest opens on the first Saturday in October each year and remains open daily for two weeks.
    Entries close: TBA Competitive Entry Forms, FORM 1 must be forwarded so as to reach the Hon. Secretary, Festival of the Forest, P. O. Box 53, Ravenshoe. Q 4888, FAXED TO 40976407, or may be E-mailed to :tigerex10@bigpond.com.au on or before TBA September 2007. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

    Entries received:All items for competition or for sale should be delivered to the Secretary at FESTIVAL HALL, Ravenshoe by TBA  but certainly no LATER THAN 6 p.m. Friday 6 October.

    Collection of Entries:All articles may be collected from  TBA October 2007.

    Prize Money:
    Open: In each Section 1st - $TBA, 2nd - $TBA, 3rd - $TBA;
    Most Successful Exhibitor : $TBA - Must win prizes in at least three Sections.
    Grand Champion of Exhibition: -$TBA
    Novice: First only in each section - $TBA
    School: In each Section 1st - $TBA, 2nd - $TBA, 3rd - $TBA
    Grand Champion School Exhibit: - $TBA

    H. Wood turning - spindle.
    I. Wood turning - plate.
    J. Wood turning - other.
    This may be a combination of both spindle and plate or other form of turning e.g. Hollow Vessels etc.)
    K. Wood burning.

    Comments: The main condition for entry to the competition is that the timber items be crafted in Australian indigenous timbers. Each competitor may enter a maximum of three (3) works in any one of the Sections A to J. Please refer to the official Conditions of Entry.

    Conditions of Entry                   Entry form              Website

Annual Show dates 2011 from Agforce website

  • June  – MountIsa show days
  • June  – Proserpine show days
  • June  – Bowen show days
  • June  – Townsville show days
  • July  – Ingham show days
  • July  – Malanda show days
  • July  – Atherton show days
  • July  – Innisfail show days
  • July  – Cairns show days website
  • July – Mossman show days
  • July  – Tully show days
  • July – ChartersTowers show days
  • September  – Giru show day