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909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804

Museum Hours

Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

World Sponsors


Individual Sponsors

Jeff and Marg Bounds 
   Master Medallions in memory of their parents, Charles and Eleanor Bounds
Habbart Dean Memorial Fund
   Silhouette Youth Divisions
Harry Jackson 
   A. Danner Frazer Memorial awards for the Youth Division
Lew and Nancy Pearce
   Champagne Waterfowl Division in memory of Nancy’s father, Gordon Diefenbach
Gary and Pam Stenger
   Registration fees for YD and YG Divisions in Youth Competition
Josh and Laura Guge
Bob Guge Memorial award for the Best Novice Songbird


Supporting Organizations

BJ's on the Water Restaurant
Chincoteague Decoy Carvers and Artist Association

Guyette and Deeter
  Ribbons for Lem & Steve Contemporary Antique Division
Salisbury University Foundation


Maryland State Arts Council
National Endowment for the Arts
Salisbury University

Worcester County Arts Council

Delmarva Public Radio

Ward World Championship Sponsorship Opportunities

The Ward World Championship is the premier carving competition in the World and this is your opportunity to associate your name with this prestigious event.

With the goal of continuing this quality show while at the same time keeping the costs down for the carver, the Ward Foundation is seeking sponsors for the various divisions of the competition, special awards, and educational elements of the Education Conference.

As a sponsor, your name will reach over 50,000 individuals per year through mailings, Web site visits, show attendance and media outreach.


Ward World Championship
Attendee Discount Program
April 24-26, 2015
Ocean City, MD


$250 Partners
Offer a special discount to WWC event ticket and badge holders.
See your business name, contact info and featured discount on event signage, flyers and web page. An attendance of 5,000 provides traffic from our event to your business 

$500 Partners
Above AND business logo placement; online link; 4 event tickets

$1000 Partners
All the above AND promotional table; prominent sponsor signage; 12 tickets


Deadline for Participation: April 6, 2016


Please call 410-742-4988, ext. 111 for Lora Bottinelli, or ext. 106 for Shaina Adkins to discuss sponsorship opportunities.