PO Box 667 New Hope, PA 18938 215.862.5828

Tri-State Quilt Competition 2018

Price: $23.00
ID Number : NJ_Competition_18


Resident of New Jersey
Resident of New York
Resident of Pennsylvania
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Hand Pieced
Machine Pieced
Not Applicable
Select One Option:
Hand Appliqued
Machine Appliqued
Not Applicable
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Hand Quilted
Sewing Machine Quilted
Longarm Machine Quilted
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Entry to the 2018 Tri-State Quilt Competition is Closed

The Tri-State Competition is open to residents of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania only.

1. Quilt 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. Quilt must be constructed and quilted by person(s) named on entry blank. To be eligible for Best Longarm Machine Workmanship award, the entry must be quilted by the entrant(s).
2. Entry must be quilted either by hand or machine. No kits or tied quilts. Quilts must be greater than or equal to 1296 square inches.
3. Quilts winning cash or sewing machines at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, the Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey, World Quilt New England, the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza or the Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.
4. Entry must have been finished in 2016, 2017 or 2018 and be in excellent condition.
5. Entry must have a 4” sleeve casing for hanging as well as a cloth
label with the name, address and telephone number of the maker securely fastened or sewn to the back of the quilt.
6. Ship the entry in a secure carton. Place the quilt in a sturdy plastic bag. DO NOT use Styrofoam or cellulose “peanuts.” Cost of return shipping and insurance in return transit will be the responsibility of The Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey. Original carton will be used to return the item via UPS or other QFNJ designated carrier. Please remove all old shipping labels from the carton prior to shipping.
7. Accepted quilts must be available for display at The Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey, April 26-29, 2018 at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center, Edison, New Jersey.
8. If a quilt is to be hand-delivered to the festival and/or picked-up from the festival, show management must be notified before April 18, 2018 using the drop-off/pick-up form enclosed with the competition acceptance letter.
9. If accepted, images submitted and photographs taken become the property of The Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey for publicity and/or publication use.
10. Prize winners will be notified within thirty (30) days. Viewer’s Choice will be announced on www.quiltfest.com following the close of the Festival.
11. Best of New Jersey will only be awarded if there are 10 or more “New Jersey” quilts entered into this competition or, if fewer than 10, prize will be awarded at the discretion of the judges.
12. The awarding of any prize makes the entry ineligible for any lesser prize. Viewer’s Choice is exempt from this rule.
13. Filing of your signed application signifies agreement with these

Quilt Return:
Quilts will be returned via QFNJ designated carrier only and shipped within 5 days of the close of the Festival. Cost of the shipping will be paid by QFNJ. Items will be insured for $1,000 each (except flood & earthquake) on return shipping.

Quilt Competition Calendar
March 26, 2018
Online entry must be submitted no later than March 26, 2018.

ENTRY FEE: $23.00 includes return shipping. Please make check payable to Mancuso Show Management.

April 2, 2018
Notification of decision of Jurors, and instructions for quilt shipment will be sent to entrants.

April 18, 2018
Accepted entries must be shipped and/or delivered to the Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey designated delivery location for exhibition. Your quilt needs to be available by April 18, 2018.

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 the Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey 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 Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey.