Update 2013-05-23: If you go to http://www.scrimshanders.com/pages/index.php?sid=2 you can find a number to call and inquire about the upcoming scrimshaw competition. We have called, but so far have only gotten the answering machine. We will keep you posted with any further updates. – Andrew
According to their site, The International Scrimshaw Competition will be taking place on September 15, 2013: “This year’s event will take place at Mystic Scrimshanders new location, 14 Main Street, Wickford, Rhode Island on Saturday, September 15, from 5:30 – 10pm. Activities for the event include a cocktail preview with the artists at Mystic Scrimshanders, followed by dinner and entertainment at the Wickford Yacht Club, on Pleasant Street, Wickford where awards will be announced.”
Their site is in need of some work, but here are a couple of links: the first one is where we quoted from, the second is a link to last years winners and finalists:
Thanks to Jason Webb for alerting us and providing the information!