Annual State Fish Carving Competition & Convention March 20 – 24th, 2013 Devos Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan Judged by World Champion Bob Berry Seminar by World Champion Josh Guge For more information visit: http://www.michigantaxidermist.com/ Natural Finish Realistic Fish Decorative Life-size Levels of Competition Open: All carvers may enter and anyone that has won two Best of Show Awards in the Intermediate level must advance to this level. Intermediate: Open to carvers who have not won two Best of Category Awards in this level and do not wish to compete at the novice level. Novice: Open to carvers who have not won two Best of Category Awards in novice or one Best of Category in Intermediate. Junior: Carvers 17 years of age or under. The intention is to have competitors start at the novice level and work up to open. However you may advance yourself at any time without winning in a lower category but once you win in a higher category you may not go back down a level.