2018 QUILT CONTEST

New this Year! Adult and Junior Quilt Contests

Adult Quilt Contest Categories:
Hand Applique
Pieced Machine Quilted
Pieced Hand Quilted

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

Prizes:
The following prizes will be awarded in each category:

Adult Quilt Contest:
1st place: $50.00
2nd place: $35.00
3rd place: $15.00
People’s Choice Award: $50
Each attendee of the Banquet will be able to cast one vote for their favorite quilt regardless of category.

Junior Quilt Contest Categories:
Wall Hanging

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

Prizes:
The following prizes will be awarded:

Junior Quilt Contest:
1st place: $25.00
2nd place: $15.00
3rd place: $10.00

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.

State Quilt 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, 2018 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 this website for the latest information.

Judging Score Sheets
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Questions
Association of CT Fairs – Quilt Committee
Debbie Bellemare – Chairman – 860-349-8248
June Porter – Quilts@CTAgFairs.org

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