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Pacific International Quilt Competition - Online Entry

Price: $23.00
ID Number : CA-QuiltCompetition2017


Innovative Quilt
Traditional Quilt
Wall Quilt
Hand Pieced
Machine Pieced
Not Applicable
Hand Appliqued
Machine Appliqued
Not Applicable
Hand Quilted
Sewing Machine Quilted
Longarm Quilted
Allowed file type: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .pdf
Allowed file type: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .pdf

Entry to the 2017 PIQF Quilt

Competition is closed.

Quilt 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. Quilts must be constructed and quilted by person(s) named on entry blank.
2. Quilts and wall quilts only. Entry must be quilted either by hand or machine. No kits or tied quilts. Quilts must be greater than or equal to 1900 square inches. There is no maximum size for quilt entries. Wall quilts are defined as quilts less than 1900 square inches, but greater than or equal to 576 square inches. Traditional and Innovative refer to design, not to construction techniques. Innovative entries should emphasize innovation in design. 
3. To be eligible for a Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award, the entry must be quilted by the entrant(s).
4. PIQF and its jurors or judges reserve the right to move an entry to a category other than the one in which it was entered without notifying the entrant. Final category placement will be at the discretion of the judges.
5. Quilts winning cash or sewing machine prizes at Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, QuiltFest Destination Savannah, Denver National Quilt Festival, World Quilt New England, Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza or Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.
6. Entries must have been finished in 2015, 2016 or 2017 and be in excellent condition.
7. Entry must have a 4” sleeve casing for hanging as well as a cloth label with the name, address and telephone number of the entrant securely sewn to the back.
8. Ship the entry in a secure carton. Place the item in a sturdy plastic bag. Do not use Styrofoam or cellulose packing products of any kind. Cost of return shipping and insurance in return transit will be the responsibility of PIQF. Original carton will be used to return the item via UPS or other designated carrier. Please remove all old shipping labels from the carton prior to shipping.
9. Entries must be available for display at Pacific International Quilt Festival, October 12-15, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California.
10. If a quilt is to be hand-delivered to the festival and/or personally picked up from the festival, show management must be notified in writing prior to September 22, 2017 on the form enclosed in acceptance letter.
11. If the quilt is to be returned shipped to an address other than the one listed on this form, show management must be notified in writing of the change prior to September 22, 2017. All foreign entries must be return shipped to their point of origin. 
12. If accepted, digital images submitted become the property of PIQF for publicity and/or publication use.
13. Prize winners will be notified within thirty (30) days. Viewers’ Choice will be presented at the Show & Tell event on Saturday, October 14, 2017.
14. The awarding of any prize makes the entry ineligible for any lesser prize. Viewer’s Choice award is exempt from this rule.
15. Filing of your signed application signifies agreement with these conditions.

Quilt Return
Quilts will be returned via PIQF designated carrier only and shipped within 48 hours of close of the Festival. Cost of the return shipping will be paid by PIQF. Items will be insured for $1,000 US each on return shipping. 

Important Note: Foreign entries MUST be shipped to the event via the PIQF designated carrier only. (Complete information will follow upon acceptance.)

Competition Calendar
August 29, 2017
Entry form, JPG images, and non-refundable entry fee for each item entered must be received online or postmarked no later than August 29, 2017.

ENTRY FEE (domestic and foreign entries): $23.00 US, includes return shipping. 

September 11, 2017
Notification of decision of jurors, and instructions for quilt shipment will be sent to entrants.

October 5-9, 2017
Accepted entries must be shipped / delivered to PIQF designated delivery location for judging and exhibition. Not to arrive prior to Thursday, October 5 nor later than Monday, October 9, 2017.

Terms & Conditions
I / We acknowledge that Mancuso Show Management will take every precaution to protect this quilt, 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 Pacific International Quilt Festival and its designated sponsors the right to photograph my quilt for publication, advertising or promotional use. Images of accepted quilts become the property of the Pacific International Quilt Festival.