Knife Awards

Knife Judging

Knife judging will be Friday night, February 15, 2019 at the banquet of the show. Table holders will be the judge for all of the awards, except for the 'Collector's Choice Award'.

Award Categories

  • Bowie
  • Fighter
  • Folder
  • Hunter
  • Dagger
  • Damascus
  • Art Knife
  • Historically Inspired
  • Kitchen Knife
  • Sheath
  • Best Collaboration Knife
  • Collector's Choice Award*
  • Sharpest Man Award*
  • Best of Show*

Collector's Choice Award*

Gold Pass holders will be given a ballet at the award judging. These collectors will decide which knife wins the new award; 'Collector's Choice Award'!

Best of Show*

The Best of Show winner will receive $1,500 cash prize.

Sharpest Man Award*

The Grand Champion winner of the Sharpest Man Competition will decide who wins the Sharpest Man Award. Check out the Sharpest Man Competition page for more information.