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
Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council

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.

Please call 410-742-4988, ext. 102 to discuss sponsorship opportunities.