The 2014 Siskiyou Central Credit Union was the place to be on Saturday and Sunday March 15 & 16 as the first ever NorCal Invitational Chainsaw Carving Championships crowned a “Quick Carve” and a “Main Carve” champion. In the Quick Carve competition local carver Mitch Hokanson, originally from Happy Camp and now living in Redding, created three great carvings, one hour each to sweep the title. Hokanson received $250 cash and a new Stihl Chainsaw donated by Trees Inc. Second place went to Matt Hambrook of LaCenter, Washington and Ryan Anderson from Florence, Oregon was third.
In the main competition, Jacob Lucas from Bonny Lake, Washington walked away with the first place $1000.00 championship check.
“It was truly a magical weekend that turned a seven foot log into an amazing piece of art,” said fair CEO Cliff Munson. “This is a great addition to our 2014 Expo and it will be back in 2015!”
Mark Herrington of Wilkeson, WA was second, Ryan Anderson was third and Donald Benson of Olympia, Washington rounded out the top four. (more…)Share on Facebook