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Quiltfest Lancaster Quilt Competition Online Entry

Price: $23.00
ID Number : QL2019_QuiltCompetition


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

Quiltfest Lancaster Quilt Competition Themes 

We all have that throwback moment, what does your work throw you back to?

Accepting Entries must have been finished in 2019, ‘18, ‘17, ‘16, ‘15, ‘14, ‘13, ‘12, ‘11, ‘10, or ‘09 and be in excellent condition.

Modern Quilt Theme Interpretation / A Brief Statement
Modernism emphasizes the look and feel of mid-20th-century design. Artists are asked to draw inspiration from this period, reflecting their own exposures or from the work of artists such as Joan Miro, Piet Mondrian, Victor Vasarely, Frank Stella, etc.

Competition Rules
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 the online try
2. Quilts and wall quilts only. Entry must be quilted by hand, sewing machine or longarm machine. To be eligible for Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Award, entry must be quilted by the entrant(s). 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 must be less than 1900 square inches, but greater than or equal to 576 square inches.
3. Quiltfest Lancaster and its jurors and/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 jurors and/or judges.
4. Quilts winning cash or machines in 2019, 2018, or 2017 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, World Quilt New England, Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, or Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.
5. Entries must have been finished in 2019, ‘18, ‘17, ‘16, ‘15, ‘14, ‘13, ‘12, ‘11, ‘10, or ‘09 and be in excellent condition.
6. Entry must have a 4” sleeve casing as well as a cloth label with the name, address and telephone number of the entrant securely sewn to the back.
7. Ship the entry in a secure carton. Place the item in a sturdy plastic bag. Do not use packing pellets/peanuts of any type. Cost of return shipping and insurance in return transit will be the responsibility of Quiltfest Lancaster. 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.
8. Entries must be available for display at Quiltfest Lancaster, May 9-11, 2019, at the Lancaster Resort & Conference Center, Lancaster, PA.
9. If a quilt is to be hand-delivered to the festival and/or picked up from the festival, the show management company must be notified in writing before Thursday, April 25, 2019.
10. If the quilt is to be return shipped to an address other than the one listed on this form, the show management company must be notified in writing of the change before Thursday, April 25, 2019.
11. If accepted, images become the property of Quiltfest Lancaster for publicity and/or publication use.
12. Prize winners will receive awards within thirty (30) days of the close of the event. Viewers Choice will be announced on quiltfest.com.
13. Filing of your signed application signifies agreement with these conditions.
14. The awarding of any prize makes the entry ineligible for any lesser prize. Viewer’s Choice award is exempt from this rule.

Quilt Return
Quilts will be returned by UPS (or other designated carrier) and shipped within 5 business days of the festival close. Cost of shipping will be paid by Quiltfest Lancaster. Items will be insured for $1000 US each on return shipping.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a national competition and is open only to residents of the United States.

Contest Calendar

THURSDAY - April 4, 2019
Online entry submission or entry form, CD/slides and non-refundable entry fee for each item entered must be received or postmarked no later than April 4, 2019.

THURSDAY - April 11, 2019
Notification of decision of Jurors, and instructions for quilt shipment will be mailed to entrants on April 11, 2019.

THURSDAY, April 25 - May 2, 2019
Accepted entries must be shipped/delivered to Quiltfest Lancaster designated delivery location for judging and exhibition. Shipped entries not to arrive prior to Thursday, April 25 nor later than Thursday, May 2, 2019.

IMPORTANT: Quilts are not covered for flood and earthquake. Any entry valued at more than $1,000 must be accompanied by an acceptable insurance appraisal with the entry form. If written appraisal is not enclosed, your quilt will be insured for $1,000.

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 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 Quiltfest Lancaster and its designated sponsors the right to photograph my quilt for publication, advertising or promotional use. Images of accepted quilts become the property of Quiltfest Lancaster.