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Woodturning Competition

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

2017 RESULTS FOR THE WOODTURNING CONTEST


This is a one day contest to be held on Wednesday, September 27, 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 13, 2017 and meeting all the rules of the contest may receive reimbursement for two (2) entry tickets and $10 for parking per household.

9/13/17


Deadline for early registrations to be received for 2 tickets and parking reimbursement

9/27/17

8:30am - 12:00pm

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

9/27/17

1:00pm

Judging

9/27/17

2:00pm

Awards

9/27/17

7:00-9:30pm

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 will remain on display until 7:00 pm. Entered items must be set up for judging by

12:30 pm.

2. Entered items may be mailed in advance to be received a minimum of 5 days prior to the contest to:

New England Center‐Woodturning 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.

4. Entries may be photographed and used by show sponsors for promotional purposes; photos become

the property of The Big E.

5. The New England Center is a non‐profit building where Agriculture and Education take precedence

over sales. No sales are allowed within the building.

6. 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.

7. Each item entered must fit within a 20” x 20” table space.

8. All entered items submitted must have been completed within the last 3 (three) years.

9. Work must be that of the individual crafter exhibiting. No team entries.

10. Youth entries are 9 years old to 18 years old as of January 1 of the year of the contest. Adults are over

18 years old as of January 1 of the year of the contest.

11. Use of the lathe must be obvious

12. An exhibitor may submit a total of up to three (3) entries. All entries must be included on one

exhibitor entry form.

13. Entries must be submitted with exhibitor’s name, address and phone number.

14. With entry submission, you accept all contest rules and agree to be bound by the judges’ decisions,

which will be final.

15. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner.

16. 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.


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
  • Material selection
  • Quality of finish and whether the finish is appropriate for the piece

CLASSES

Class 1: Professional/Instructor- those who engage in the activity for a profit

Class 2: Non-Professional/Non-Instructor -those who engage in the activity as a hobby and not for profit.

Class 3:Youth, 9 to 18 years old as of 1/1/2017

PREMIUMS

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

1st place - $20

2nd place - $ 17

3rd place - $14

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Woodturning Competiton

This is a one day contest to be held on Wednesday, September 27, 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 13, 2017 and meeting all the rules of the contest may receive reimbursement for two (2) entry tickets and $10 for parking per household.

9/13/17

Early Registration Due

Deadline for early registrations to be received for 2 tickets and parking reimbursement

9/27/17

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

9/27/17

1:00 pm

Judging

9/27/17

2:00 pm

Awards

9/27/17

7:00-9:30 pm

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.
ENTERED ITEMS - You may enter up to 3 items
DESCRIPTION, TYPE OF MATERIAL, TYPE OF FINISH- 1
DESCRIPTION, TYPE OF MATERIAL, TYPE OF FINISH-2
DESCRIPTION, TYPE OF MATERIAL, TYPE OF FINISH-3

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Entries may be submitted

Email: Creativearts@TheBigE.com

Fax: 413-205-5104

Mail: Eastern States Exposition

Creative Arts – Woodturning

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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