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Make It With Clay Pottery Contest

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Registration will be accepted until the day of the contest at 12:00 noon. Early registration: An exhibitor registration received by September 5, 2017 and meeting all the rules of the contest may receive reimbursement for two (2) entry tickets and $10 for parking per household.

9/5/17


Deadline for early registrations

9/19/17

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Drop-off items and late registrations accepted at Creative Arts Department, New England Center

9/19/17

1:00 pm

Judging

9/19/17

2:00 pm

Awards

9/19/17

7:00-9:30 pm

Pick up of items

RULES

  1. Entered items will be accepted at the New England Center from 8:30 am until 12:00 noon on the day of the contest and must remain on display until 7:00 pm. Entered items must be set up for judging by 12:30 pm.
  2. Entries may be mailed in advance to be received a minimum of 5 days prior to the contest to: New England Center-Clay Contest, Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield, MA 01089.
  3. Eastern States Exposition, contest promoters and/or sponsors are not responsible for late, incomplete or misdirected entries.
  1. Entries may be photographed and used by show sponsors for promotional purposes; the photos become the property of The Big E.
  1. Entered items delivered by hand may be picked up from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm the day of the contest. Entered items that were mailed in may be returned in the same manner with prepaid postage provided by the exhibitor.
  2. Each item entered must fit within a 20” x 20” table space.
  3. All entered items submitted must have been completed within the last 3 (three) years.
  4. All entries must be made from clay, an original design, and hand-built by the exhibitor. No team entries.
  5. An exhibitor may submit a total of up to three (3) entries but may only receive a maximum of one prize. All entries must be included on one exhibitor entry form.
  1. Entries must be submitted with exhibitor’s name, address and phone number.
  2. With entry submission, you accept all contest rules and agree to be bound by the judges’ decisions, which will be final.
  3. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner.

JUDGING

The judges' decision will be final

Judging will be based on:

  • Quality of work, overall craftsmanship and degree of difficulty
  • Design, form, originality and overall execution of the piece
  • Quality of finish and is the finish appropriate for the piece

PREMIUMS

For each class (Professional/Instructor, Non-Professional/Non-Instructor, Youth)

1st place - $20

2nd place - $ 17

3rd place - $14

The Big E will make an effort to have checks available at time of release; occasionally, circumstances will not allow this. Checks will then be mailed in a timely fashion to the exhibitor. Eastern States Exposition assumes no responsibility for premium checks once they are presented to the exhibitor. All checks must be cashed and missing checks reported prior to December 31, 2017. After January 1, 2018, the show’s books are closed and protests are not valid.

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Make it with Clay Pottery Contest

Hand-built Originals in Clay
September 19, 2017 – New England Center

This is a one day contest to be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Eastern States Exposition in the New England Center. Registration will be accepted until the day of the contest at 12:00 noon. Early registration: An exhibitor registration received by September 5, 2017 and meeting all the rules of the contest may receive reimbursement for two (2) entry tickets and $10 for parking per household.

9/5/17

Deadline for early registrations

9/19/17

8:30am - 12:00pm

Drop-off items and late registrations accepted at Creative Arts Department, New England Center

9/19/17

1:00pm

Judging

9/19/17

2:00pm

Awards

9/19/17

7:00-9:30pm

Pick up of items




First Name
Last Name
Email Address

Personal Information

Address Line 1
Address Line 2
City
Postal Code
Phone Number
I agree to the terms and conditions
 
CLASS


If youth, age as of 1/1/17
Give a brief description of your entry including color, approximate size and methods used. An exhibitor may submit a total of up to three (3) entries but may only receive a maximum of one prize. All entries must be included on one exhibitor entry form.
DESCRIPTON AND METHOD-1
You may enter up to 3 items
DESCRIPTION AND METHOD-2
DESCRIPTION AND METHOD-3

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Entries may be submitted as:

Email: Creativearts@TheBigE.com

Fax: (413) 205-5104

Mail: Eastern States Exposition

Creative Arts – Clay

1305 Memorial Avenue

West Springfield MA 01089

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Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact the Creative Arts Department:

Phone: (413) 205-5015
Fax: (413) 205-5104
Email: CreativeArts@TheBigE.com
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