Turning to the Future
Application period: March 1 to May 1, 2023
Turning to the Future is sponsored by the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) to encourage
and support students and instructors in reaching for and attaining the highest levels of skill in the use of
the lathe. Five finalists in each division category will be chosen to have their work displayed at the 2023 AWFS®Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The contest is open to eligible students in North America.
There are two divisions, High School and Post‐Secondary, with two categories each: Functional and
Work will be evaluated on craftsmanship, aesthetic appeal, creativity
and/or utility, and process documentation.
A Grand Prize (TBA), First Prize ($500) and Second Prize ($250) will be awarded in the High School and Post‐secondary divisions. One People’s Choice prize ($250) will be awarded.
Application period opens March 1, 2023. Deadline for
submissions is May 1, 2023. There is no entry fee. For full details, [email protected].