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Woodturning Competition

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Woodturning Competition

2018 : Woodturning Contest Results

Online entry: https://TheBigE.fairwire.com
Entry Form to mail in.

One Day Woodturning Competition.
New England Center

This is a fun day with woodturning demonstrations during the day in addition to a one day woodturning contest open to all.
DIVISION 5501 Woodturning

Entry Form Due

September 16

An exhibitor registration received by September 16, 2018 and meeting all the rules of the contest may receive reimbursement for two (2) entry tickets

Online entry: https://TheBigE.fairwire.com



Mail to: Eastern States Exposition

Creative Arts – Wood Turning

1305 Memorial Avenue

West Springfield MA01089

Late Entry Forms & Items

Accepted until 12:00 noon September 26.

Entry Limit

3 entries


A: Adult Professional

B: Adult Non-Professional

C: Youth 13-18 (1/1/2018)

D: Youth 7-12



Best of Department:$20




Drop Off

Wednesday, September 26

8:30 am to 12:00 pm

New England Center


Wednesday, September 26

1:00 pm


Wednesday, September 26

2:00 pm


Wednesday, September 26

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm (except Best of Department)

Best of Department Only:

Monday, Oct. 1, 10-7

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8-1

New England Center

After November 30, all unclaimed items become the property of Eastern States Exposition and will be disposed of as deemed necessary.

For additional Information, please contact Creative Arts at Creativearts@TheBigE.com or call 413-205-5015.


  • 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, unless selected for Best of Department.
  • Entered items must be set up for judging by 12:30 pm.
  • Entered items may be mailed in advance to be received a minimum of 5 days prior to the contest. Insurance is recommended. Mail to:
      • New England Center-Woodturning Contest
      • Eastern States Exposition
      • 1305 Memorial Ave
      • West Springfield, MA01089.
  • Eastern States Exposition, contest promoters and/or sponsors are not responsible for late, incomplete or misdirected entries.
  • Entries may be photographed and used by show sponsors for promotional purposes; photos become the property of The Big E.
  • The New England Center is a non-profit building where Agriculture and Education take precedence over sales. No sales are allowed within the building.
  • Entered items delivered by hand may be picked up from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm the day of the contest, except Best of Department items will remain on display for the remainder of the Fair and may be picked up October 1 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, or October 2 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Entered items that were mailed in may be returned in the same manner with prepaid postage and insurance provided by the exhibitor.
  • Each item entered must fit within a 20” x 20” table space.
  • All entered items submitted must have been completed within the last 3 (three) years and not have been exhibited at The Big E in prior year. Work must be that of the individual crafter exhibiting. No team entries.
  • Use of the lathe must be obvious.
  • An exhibitor may submit a total of up to three (3) entries.
  • All entries must be included on one exhibitor entry form.
  • Entries must be submitted with exhibitor’s name, address and phone number.
  • With entry submission, you accept all contest rules and agree to be bound by the judges’ decisions, which will be final.
  • Taxes are the responsibility of the winner.
  • Adult Professional is for those who engage in the activity for profit.


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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