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Results from the 2017 Robert M. Brewer National Dry Stone Walling Competition…

Congratulations to all of the winners and participants.  This year we had 23 competitors from 8 states rebuild 140 feet of rock fence in eight hours!

You can check pictures from the day out by clicking here.

 

Previous Winners Professional Class

1st Place – Cecil Aguilar – Cynthiana, KY

2nd Place – Isai Trejo – Fayetteville, TN

3rd Place – Ricardo Trejo – Fayetteville, TN

4th Place – Jesus Aguilar – Cynthiana, KY

 Professional Class

1st Place – Lucas Koch – Cottonwood Falls, KS

2nd Place – Brandon Traylor – Spottswood, VA

3rd Place – Alex Miller – Akron, OH

4th Place – Levi Anderson – Shelbyville, KY

5th Place – Chris Cartney – Byron, MN

6th Place – Dane Clark – West Union, OH

 Amateur Class

1st Place – Joe Horacek – Milford, IN

2nd Place – James Heath – Milford, IN

3rd Place – Greg Millar – Milford, IN

 Novice Class

1st Place – Brad Knight – Louisville, KY

2nd Place – Jordan Ford – Newark, OH

3rd Place – Thomas Martin – Milford, IN

 Best Foundations

Isai Trejo – Fayetteville, TN

 Best Coping

Nestor Hernandez – Fayetteville, TN

 Best Use of Stone/Historic Match

Dane Clark – West Union, OH

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Fall 2017 Workshop and Certification Schedule

This fall the Dry Stone Conservancy will host two introductory workshops as well as one advanced level workshop and certifications for all levels.

Introductory Workshop – September 23-24 (Sat-Sun) : Fayette Co., KY – In this introductory level workshop participants will learn about historic rock fence restoration along a classic Kentucky thoroughfare.  More information about registration and payment can be accessed by clicking here.

Introductory Workshop – October 6-7 (Fri-Sat) : Fayette Co., KY – In this introductory level workshop participants will learn about historic cemetery wall restoration.  More information about registration and payment can be accessed by clicking here.

Certification Prep Workshop – October 18-19 (Wed-Thu) : Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill – This advanced level workshop is intended for those wishing to pursue DSC certification.  The workshop will be led by DSC Master Craftsman, Neil Rippingale.  More information about registration and payment can be accessed by clicking here.

Certification Exams – October 20 & 22 (Fri & Sun) : Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill – More information can be found here.  Payment can be made here.

Robert M. Brewer National Walling Competition – October 21 (Sat) : Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill – More information about this event can be found here.

DSC Fall 2017 Workshop Schedule & Registration Form

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Fall 2017 Certification Exams!

The 2017 Fall season will culminate in late October for our twice annual certification exams.  Mason can become basic qualified, or advance their rank.

When: October 20 and 22 (Friday: Special Features/Wallheads and Sunday: Timed Test)

Where: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, near Harrodsburg, Kentucky

More Information:  Be sure to read this – 2017 DSC Certification Program Packet

Payment and Registration:

Basic Qualified: Timed Test $150 – Payment here.

Journeyman: Timed Test $250 – Payment here.

Journeyman: Special Features Test $250 – Payment here.

Master Craftsman: Timed Test $350 – Payment here.

Master Craftsman: Special Features Test: $350 – Payment here.