STATE CONTESTS
QUILT


Class 60, Lot 70    |    Entry Form

Sponsors:
Association of Connecticut Fairs, Inc.
Fairfield Processing Corp. (Makers of Poly-fil® products)
Woodstock Agricultural Society, "The Woodstock Fair"


HOW TO ENTER:
Enter a quilt at any participating fair that is a member of the Association of Connecticut Fairs in any of the categories mentioned above. The participating fair will award one winner in each category with a rosette from the Association of Connecticut Fairs along with any awards the local fair provides. Each fair will submit that winning entry to the state contest. A quilt can be entered in as many fairs as a contestant wishes until it becomes eligible to go to the state contest.

Once a quilt has won the State Quilt ribbon at a participating fair, it is eligible to be entered into the State Quilt Contest. The contest will be held October 27, at The Lyceum in Terryville, CT. Each fair must preregister their local winner. The local fair also will provide contest information to the winner. Check www.ctfairs.org for the latest information.


  PREMIUMS:
ADULT QUILT 1st 2nd 3rd
1. Hand Applique $50 $35 $15
2. Pieced Machine Quilted $50 $35 $15
3. Pieced Hand Quilted $50 $35 $15
People's Choice Award $50

No tied quilts, no pre-cut quilt kits. Premiums to be awarded at the Spring Meeting. Each attendee of the Banquet will be able to cast one vote for their favorite quilt regardless of category.

JUNIOR QUILT 1st 2nd 3rd
1. Wall Hanging $25 $15 $10

CRITERIA:
(1)  All work must be accomplished by an individual quiltmaker.
(2)  Work can be pieced by hand or by machine, but applique and quilting must be done by hand.
(3)  Work must be completed during last year and this year.
(4)  Finished work must be at least single-bed size.

JUDGING (100 possible points):
Overall Appearance - 150 points
Difficulty of Pattern - 15 points
Neatness of Needlework - 10 points
Matching Points and Corners - 15 points
Border and Bindings* - 20 points
Cleanliness of Work - 5 points
Balance of Material Weights, Color & Pattern - 20 points

*Width even - compliments rest of quilt.

ADULT RULES:
(1) This contest is open to all residents of Connecticut.
(2) All work must be completed by an individual quilt maker.
(3) Work can be pieced by hand or by machine but applique must be done by hand.
(4) Quilts must be either hand or machine quilted, no hand tied quilts.
(5) Quilts may not be made from pre-cut quilt kits.
(6) A quilt can only compete in the Association of Connecticut Fairs Quilt Contest once.
(7) Applique quilts must consist of at least 50% applique.
(8) Quilt perimeter must measure a minimum of 216 inches.
(9) No wall hanging quilts.

JUNIOR RULES:
(1) This contest is open to all residents of Connecticut.
(2) All work must be completed by an individual quilt maker.
(3) Work can be pieced by hand or by machine but applique must be done by hand.
(4) Quilts must be either hand or machine quilted, no hand tied quilts.
(5) Quilts may not be made from pre-cut quilt kits.
(6) A quilt can only compete in the Association of Connecticut Fairs Quilt Contest once.
(7) Participant must be between 7 and 17 years of age at the time of judging.
(8) Wall hanging Quilt perimeter must measure a minimum of 64 inches.
(9) Wall hanging Quilt must include a sleeve for hanging.
(10) Wall hanging can be applique, or pieced. It can be hand or machine quilted, but not tied.

THIS YEAR'S SPONSORS

Hinckley Construction Inc.   |   Herb Holding Trucking   |   Shadow Valley Farms   |   Cohen Farms   |   Grower Direct Corp.   |   Sign Connections


KP Royal Construction   |   Wildfire Farms   |   Shallow Brook Equestrian Center   |   NGS Dirtworks   |   Bear Essentials   |   White Birch Farm   |   Rodan & Fields


MUD BOG SPONSORS:   Cooker Construction   |   CT Ready Mix   |   Bad Ass Tools   |   Tommy Supplies, LLC   |   Bartholomew Electric, LLC   |   Jacque Welding & Fabrication, LLC   |   Slanetz Corporation   |   Bosco's Automotive Inc.   |   All Phase Construction   |   Skip's Septic