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2014 10th Annual Naitional Walling Competition

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2013 9th Annual Naitional Walling Competition

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The 9th Annual National Walling Competition was held on Saturday, November 2nd at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Mercer County, Kentucky. In spite of the late time of year, the weather cooperated, temperatures in the 40's and 50's, with rain holding off until the very end of the day. 

Thank you to the 22 competitors, representing the states of KY, TN, OH, MN, NC and NM, who gave us a great show highlighting their skills while taking down and rebuilding almost 150 LF of rock fence in just 8 hours! 

Thank you to our judges for a difficult job, well done!
Professional Classes: Neil Rippingale (Scotland, Kentucky) and Chris Tanguay (Maine). Novice and Amateur Classes: James Miles (Kentucky).

And a very special thank you goes out to our event partners, sponsors and volunteers; we couldn’t do it without you!

EVENT PARTNERS:
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (KY)
Tahoma Flying Fish Seafood & Oyster Company (KY)
Trow & Holden, Fine Stoneworking Tools (VT)

EVENT SPONSORS:
Indian Creek Stone Products (IN)
Traditional Bank (KY)
Mitchell Landscapes (NC)

ADDITIONAL EVENT SUPPORTERS:
Bobcat Enterprizes (KY)
Sellersburg Stone (IN)
Coffee donated by Granada Coffee Shop (KS)
Photography by Rodney Poynter (KY)
Snacks by Debra Baker (KY)

2013 Winners



NOVICE CLASS:

1st Place: Doug Butler – Simpsonville, KY
2nd Place: Bill Auten – Wyoming, MN
3rd Place: Scott Rogers – Danville, KY


AMATEUR CLASS

1st Place: Jason Baldwin – West Union, OH
2nd Place: Brandon Isaac – Paris, KY
3rd Place: Jason Lankford – Hickman, TN
4th Place: Bryan Divis – Fayetteville, TN


PROFESSIONAL CLASS

1st Place: Artemio Trejo – Fayetteville, TN
2nd Place: Joel Trejo – Fayetteville, TN
3rd Place: Dan Wooley – Nicholasville, KY
4th Place: Seth Thomas – Nicholasville, KY
5th Place: Doug Isaac – Paris, KY
6th Place: Mickey Brothers – Bardstown, KY

Congratulations to the winners! This year, we added a PREVIOUS WINNERS PROFESSIONAL CLASS (for those who had place in the top 6 in the professional class at previous competitions):


PREVIOUS WINNERS PROFESSIONAL CLASS

1st Place: Ashley Meadows – Maysville, KY
2nd Place: Rigoberto Aguilar – Georgetown, KY
3rd Place: Ricardo Trejo – Fayetteville, TN
4th Place: Mario Centeno – Lexington, KY
5th Place: Kenny Keller – Goshen, KY


Best Foundations
Artemio Trejo - Fayetteville, TN

Best Copes
Rigoberto Aguilar - Georgetown, KY

Best Match to Historic
Doug Isaac - Paris, KY










List of 2011 Winners


Waller Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the previous National Walling Competition,
held at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, on Saturday, October 1st, 2011.
Thank you to everyone who participated!

PROFESSIONAL CLASS

1st Place - Alejandro Naranjo - Lexington, KY
2nd Place - Cecil Aguilar - Cynthiana, KY
3rd Place - Juan Centeno - Lexington, KY
4th Place – Mario Centeno - Lexington, KY
5th Place - Carlos Naranjo – Georgetown, KY
6th Place – Jesus Aguilar – Georgetown, KY
7th Place – Rojelio Rico - Lexington, KY
8th Place – Jose Centeno - Lexington, KY
9th Place – Zach Goebelt - Stow, OH
10th Place – Ricardo Trejo – Fayetteville, TN

AMATEUR CLASS

1st Place – Seth Thomas – Nicholasville, KY
2nd Place – Levi Anderson – Waddy, KY
3rd Place – David Bilton – Montpelier, OH

NOVICE CLASS

1st Place – Alan Arth – Danville, KY
2nd Place – Steve Swift - Lexington, KY
3rd Place – John Hubbuch – Ethridge, TN

BEST USE OF STONE/HISTORIC MATCH

Carlos Naranjo – Georgetown, KY

BEST COPING

Alejandro Naranjo - Lexington, KY

BEST FOUNDATIONS

Cecil Aguilar – Cynthiana, KY

 

List of 2011 Sponsors

THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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List of 2010 Winners


Below are the winners of the 7th Annual National Walling Competition, recently held at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, on Saturday, October 16th, 2010. Congratulations to everyone who won in their respective class, and to everyone who participated!

PROFESSIONAL CLASS

1st Place - Herbierto Centeno - Lexington, KY
2nd Place - Juan Centeno - Lexington, KY
3rd Place - Cecil Aguilar - Cynthiana, KY
4th Place - Ricardo Trejo - Fayetteville, TN
5th Place - Zach Goebelt - Stow, OH
6th Place - Mario Centeno - Lexington, KY

AMATEUR CLASS

1st Place - Bryan Divis - Fayetteville, TN
2nd Place - Mickey Brothers - Bardstown, KY
3rd Place - Joe Conatser - Walton, KY
4th Place - Tom Intardonato - Johnson City, TN
5th Place - Debra Baker - Nicholasville, KY

NOVICE CLASS

1st Place - Bill Auten, Wyoming, MN
2nd Place - Ed Adams, Charlotte Hall, MD
3rd Place - Scott Rogers - Danville, KY
4th Place - Doug Butler - Simpsonville, KY

BEST USE OF STONE/HISTORIC MATCH

Cecil Aguilar - Lexington, KY

BEST COPING

Cecil Aguilar - Lexington, KY

BEST FOUNDATIONS

Zach Goebelt, Stow, OH held at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, on Saturday, October 1st, 2011.
Thank you to everyone who participated!

PROFESSIONAL CLASS

1st Place - Alejandro Na


List of 2009 Winners

PROFESSIONAL CLASS

1st Place – Juan Centeno
2nd Place – Heriberto Centeno
3rd Place – Cecil Aguilar
4th Place – Mark Miller
5th Place – Guillermo Montoya
6th Place – Rogelio Rico

AMATEUR CLASS

1st Place – Lee Troutwine
2nd Place – Seth Thomas
3rd Place – Artemio Trejo
4th Place – Levi Anderson

KY NOVICE CLASS

1st Place – Brad Knight
2nd Place – Cyrus Talas
3rd Place – Debra Baker
4th Place – David Lewis

 

   
   
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