The 2012 East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival will be held on February 10-12 in Washington, North Carolina.
Andy Pope's 3rd best of show goldeneyes in the Pamlico River Gunning Pairs Competition
This festival features many IWCA events such as decorative floating, decorative non-floating, IWCA style, shorebird, and canvas divisions. They also have many contests that are unique to their show including several gunning bird and gunning pair contests, contemporary antiques, and a decorative head and bust contest.
In additional to the carving contests, this festival includes manu other fun activities such as the dock dog contests, judging of the NC duck stamp competition, childrens decoy painting contest, and a duck, goose and swan calling contest.