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World Quilt Florida Quilt Competition 2018

Price: $23.00
ID Number : FLCompetition18


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1. IMPORTANT: This is a Florida competition open to residents of Florida only. Quilt must be the work of the person(s) or group applying to the competition. Limit of 2 entries per person(s) 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.

2. Entry must be quilted by hand or machine. No kits or tied quilts. Quilt must be greater than or equal to 1296 square inches (length multiplied by height = square inches).

3. To be eligible for Best Longarm Machine Workmanship, the entry must be quilted by the entrant(s).

4. Quilts that have won cash or sewing machine prizes at World Quilt Florida, Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, World Quilt New England, Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, or Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.

5. Entry must have been finished in 2015, 2016 or 2017 and be in excellent condition.

6. Entry must have a 4” sleeve casing for hanging, and a cloth label with the name, address, email address and telephone number of the maker sewn to the back.

7. Ship the accepted entry in a secure carton. Place the quilt in a sturdy plastic bag. DO NOT use styrofoam or cellulose products of any type. Cost of return shipping and insurance in return transit will be the responsibility of World Quilt Florida. 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. Accepted quilts must be available for display at World Quilt Florida, January 18-20, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

9. If a quilt is to be hand-delivered to the festival and/or picked-up from the festival, show management must be notified before January 3, 2018 using the drop-off/pick-up form that will be enclosed with the competition acceptance letter.

10. If accepted, images submitted and photographs taken become the property of the World Quilt Florida for publicity and/or publication use.

11. Prize winners will be notified within thirty (30) days. Viewers Choice will be announced on www.quiltfest.com.

12. The awarding of any prize makes the entry ineligible for any lesser prize. Viewers Choice is exempt from this rule.

13. Filing of your signed application signifies agreement with these conditions.

IMPORTANT: This competition is open to residents of Florida only.

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

Quilt Competition Calendar
December 4, 2017
Signed submission form, JPG images for each item submitted must be received or postmarked no later than December 4, 2017.

ENTRY FEE: $23.00, includes return shipping. 

December 12, 2017
Notification of decision of Jurors, and instructions for quilt shipment will be mailed to entrants.

January 3-10, 2018
Accepted entries must be shipped and/or delivered to the World Quilt Florida designated delivery location for exhibition. Shipped quilts will need to arrive between January 3 and January 10, 2018.

Terms & Conditions
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 World 
Quilt Florida and its designated sponsors the right to photograph my quilt for publication, advertising or promotional use. Images of accepted quilts become
the property of World Quilt Florida.
Insurance: Quilts are not covered for flood and earthquake. Any entry valued at more than $1,000 ($5,000 Maximum) must be accompanied by an acceptable insurance appraisal . If written appraisal is not provided, your quilt will be insured for a maximum of $1,000.