PO Box 667 New Hope, PA 18938 215.862.5828

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival 2018 Wearable Art Competition

Price: $23.00
ID Number : VAWearableArtCompetition2018


Select Either:
Full Ensemble
Vest, Jacket or Coat
Select Year Completed:
Select Yes or No:
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Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival Wearable Art Competition

Wearable Art Competition Rules - Please read carefully
1. Open to all, but must be the work of the person or group applying to the competition. Limit of 2 entries per person or group. Family members/permanent employees of show management or sponsors are not eligible. Garment(s) must be constructed by person or persons named on entry form.
2. Full ensembles or individual articles of wearable art (a vest, jacket or coat) may be entered in the competition. No items constructed from kits are allowed.
3. Category definitions: Individual article - a vest, jacket or coat. Full ensemble - garment or group of garments that need no other items to make it ready to wear in public. Examples: suit ensemble, dress, evening gown or pants outfit.
4. Garments winning cash or machines at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival or the Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.
5. Entries must have been finished in 2016, 2017 or 2018 and be in excellent condition.
6. Entry must have a cloth label (on each piece of full ensemble) with the title of the entry, and the name, address and telephone number of the entrant securely
sewn to the inside.
7. Ship the entry in a secure carton. We suggest placing the item in a sturdy plastic bag. DO NOT use styrofoam or cellulose products. Cost of return shipping and insurance in return transit will be the responsibility of show management. Original carton will be used to return the item via United Parcel Service or other designated carrier. Please remove all old shipping labels from the carton prior to shipping.
8. Entries must be available for display at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, February 22-25, 2018 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton, Virginia.
9. If an entry is to be hand-delivered to the festival and picked up fromthe festival, the show management company must be notified using the drop-off/pick-up form, enclosed with contest acceptance letter, prior to February 8, 2018.
10. If accepted, digital images/slides and photographs taken become the property of the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival for publicity and/or publication use.
11. Prize winners will be notified within thirty (30) days. Viewer’s Choice will be presented at the Show & Tell event on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
12. The awarding of any prize makes the entry ineligible for any lesser prize. Viewer’s Choice award is exempt from this rule.
13. Filing of your signed application signifies agreement with these conditions.
14. Judges reserve the right to not award a prize in a category if there are insufficient entries in a specific category.

Garment Return
Garments will be returned via M-AQF designated carrier only and shipped within 5 days of close of the Festival. Cost of shipping will be paid by M-AQF. Items will be insured for $500 each (except flood & earthquake) on return shipping.

Important Note
This is a national competition open only to residents of the United States.

Competition Calendar
January 23, 2018
Online entry submission or entry form, CD and non-refundable entry fee for each item entered must be received or postmarked no
later than January 23, 2018.

ENTRY FEE: $23.00 includes return shipping. If paying by check, please make it payable to Mancuso Show Management.

Enter Online or Mail Entry to:
P.O. Box 667
New Hope, PA 18938

January 30, 2018
Notification of decision of Jurors, and instructions for garment shipment will be mailed to entrants.

February 13, 2018
Accepted entries must be shipped/delivered to M-AQF designated delivery location for judging and exhibition. Your garment needs to be available as early as February 13, 2018.

: Garments are not covered for flood and earthquake. Any entry valued at more than $500 must be accompanied by an acceptable insurance appraisal with the entry form. If written appraisal is not enclosed, your garment will be insured for $500.

Entry of the above item means that I will abide by the rules and decisions of the judges. I / We acknowledge that Mancuso Show Management will take every precaution to protect this garment, but understand that show management cannot be responsible for acts of nature, casualty, war, government regulation, civil disorder, terrorism, disaster, strikes, or any other cause of emergency beyond their control.

Photography/Images: As an entrant my signature grants the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival and its designated sponsors the right to photograph my garment for publication, advertising or promotional use. Images of accepted garments become the property of the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival.