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Illioins 2003

August 2, 2003

First Place Winners in Contest:

Open Category - Basic Class:                 Ron Callies, WI, Swan
Open Category - Intermediate Class:        Terry Evans, IL, Jumping Deer
Open Category - Complex Class:             Steve Dorothy, IA, Wolf Head

Intarsia Category - Basic Class:               Ron Callies, WI, Pig
Intarsia Category - Intermediate Class:     Dan Altiery, IL, Puppy in Basket
Intarsia Category - Complex Class:          Brian O' Connor, IL, Dragon

Fretwork Category - Basic Class:             Ben Schack, PA, '38 Hudson
Fretwork Category - Intermediate Class:    Terry Quiram, IL, Hunter Dogs and Pheasant
Fretwork Category - Complex Class:         Grover Irish, MI, Chess Board and Chess Set

Best of Class Winners:

Basic Class:                   Ron Callies, WI, Pig
Intermediate Class:          Terry Quiram, IL, Hunter Dogs and Pheasant
Complex Class:               Grover Irish, MI, Chess Board and Chess Set

Best In Show Winner:              Grover Irish, MI, Chess Board and Chess Set

Scroller's Choice Award:            Grover Irish, MI, Chess Board and Chess Set


Grover Irish's chess set was also selected as the Scroller's Choice winner. Grover Irish also won Best In Show with his Fretwork Chess Set. He is pictured here between Ray and Dan Wilkens who designed the pattern for the Chess Set Grover Irish of MI won the Complex Class with his Fretwork Chess Set and Table Josh Helgerson of WI won the Junior Scroller Award with his Fretwork Giraffe.
Terry Quiram of IL won the Intermediate Class with his Fretwork Hunter, Dogs & Pheasant
Ron Callies of WI won the Basic Class with his Intarsia Pig    

The following individuals placed in the contest with either a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th place award:

Fretwork - Basic

Second Place           Durward Burress, PA - Hummingbird Placque
Third Place                Josh Helgerson, WI - Giraffe
Fourth Place             Bernard Boyel , IN - Light House Clock

Fretwork - Intermediate

Second Place          Ron Callies, WI - Clock
Third Place              Steve Dorothy, IA - Loon
Fourth Place           Durward Burress, PA - 25th Anniversary Plate with stand

Fretwork Complex

Second Place        Grover Irish, MI - Daniel Clock
Third Place            Vic McDonald, IL - Lord's Prayer
Fourth Place         Ralph Wagner, IL - Trinket Box

Intarsia - Basic

Second Place      Al Kietzman, MI - Light House
Third Place           Helen Kemper, IA - Wild Animals
Fourth Place         John Engler, MN - Deer

Intarsia - Intermediate

Second Place       Dan Altiery, IL - Tweety Bird
Third Place            Brian O'Connor, IL - Yorki
Fourth Place         Jack Fritchnitch, IL - Indian Head

Intarsia - Complex

Second Place       Bob Wills, IL - Betty Boop
Third Place            John Engler, MN - Turkey
Fourth Place         Helen Kemper, IA - Ho Bo/Bag Lady

Open- Basic

Second Place      Nicole Mauros, IL - TV Control Box
Third Place           Nicole Mauros, IL - Giraffe
Fourth Place         Michelle Ashmore, MN - Stepping Stone

Open - Intermediate

Second Place      Dennie Uthe, SD - Pool Table Shelf
Third Place          Bob Brundage, CA - 3D Miniature Deer Set
Fourth Place        Carl Schaefer, WI - 3D Fish

Open - Complex

Second Place       Scott Gum, IL - Tramp Art Frame
Third Place            Roger Flannery, NE - Holy Family
Fourth Place         insufficient entries for this award

Award of Merit

The following individuals received at least one vote from one judge for a first thru 4th place ranking, but not enough to achieve a rank. They have been presented with an Award of Merit to honor their achievements.

Ben Schack, PA - Fretwork Basic - Corvette
Durward Burress, PA - Fretwork Basic - Eagle with Clock
John Gillitzer, WI - Fretwork Intermediate - 1930 John Deere
John Gillitzer, WI - Fretwork Intermediate - Dairy Farm
Ron Callies, WI - Fretwork Complex - Clock
Larry Goodwin, LA - Intarsia Basic - Alligator
Jack Frichtnitch, IL - Intarsia Intermediate - Horse
Brian O'Connor, IL - Intarsia Intermediate - Wolf
Brian O'Connor, IL - Intarsia Complex - Lion
Ray Lozier, IL - Intarsia Complex - Fruit Basket
Ed Barry, IL - Open Intermediate - Baseball Desk Set


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