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Rules & Regulations

STEWARD: Annie McDonald
PH: 5216 9285 or 0432 236 442
EMAIL: annie@aintreegroup.com.au

Entries Close: 15/2/2019

The official entry form or legible photocopy is to be addressed to:

Handcraft Steward
Bellarine Agricultural Show
Po Box 315
Drysdale 3223

CHECKLIST WHEN SENDING IN YOUR ENTRY:

Please check that the following have been included with your entry form:

  • A self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your duplicate entry form and /or exhibit tickets.
Additional Rules of Entry
  1. NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED
  2. Exhibits to be handed in to the Handcraft Pavilion no later than 12noon Saturday. Juddging will take place from 1pm Saturday. Exhibits can be collected between 4pm-5pm on Sunday. *NOTE: The handcraft Pavilion will close at 3.30pm on Sunday to allow for pack up and dismantling of exhibits.
  3. Accepted entries are subject to the rules and regulations for all sections, as well as these additional conditions;
  4. First prize winning exhibits at previous Bellarine Shows are not eligible.
  5. An exhibit cannot be entered in more than one class.
  6. All work must be appropriately finished.
  7. All section tickets must be firmly attached by safety pins or sewn where possible. NO DRESSMAKING PINS PLEASE.
  8. CLASSES A, B, C, D & E ARE ELIGIBLE FOR JUDGING WITH South Western Region (SWR) of VAS LTD 2018.
  9. JUDGES DECISION IS FINAL
  10. Photographs taken of exhibits can and may be used for publicity purposes.
VAS Craft & Photography Rules & Regulations

  1. Each exhibit entered must be the bona fide work of the exhibitor.
  2. Professional Photographers are NOT eligible to enter (someone that derives the greater percentage of their income as a photographer).
  3. An exhibit having won at a show will compete at group final. The winning exhibit will then compete in the state final.
  4. An exhibitor may represent only one local show at Group level and one Group at state level.
  5. An Exhibit having won at State Final, is no longer eligible to compete in the competition.
  6. If for any reason a winner is unable to compete at a Group or State Final level then the second placegetter is eligible to compete.
  7. A person will not be permitted to win at more than one Show within the State in any one Show year. Persons not adhering to this rule will be required to forfeit/refund prize money.
  8. All work to have been completed in the last twelve (12) months prior to its entry at a local show day.
  9. An exhibit may only win one Group final in a show season (Spring to Autumn), should the same article be entered again and found to have already won a Group Final in the same show season the exhibitor must forfeit/refund any and all prizes and will be disqualified from exhibiting for 12 months.
  10. Late entries not accepted.

 

Beading

M.B.1 Necklace

M.B.2 Bracelet

M.B.3 Earrings

M.B.4 Any item not listed

Community Group Exhibit

M.C.G. Four (4) Articles of different crafts
(Separate techniques)
Displayed on a 60cm square area.

Crochet

CLASS D: VAS LTD COMPETITION

M.C.1 VAS Crocheted Competition

  1. One item of crochet, no larger than 50cm on any one side made from Pure Wool/Wool Blend, of any Ply.
  2. Exhibitor to attach label from wool used or receipt from the woollen mill.
  3. All Regulations on this page to be taken in conjunction with the VAS Craft & Photography regulations.

BELLARINE WINNER QUALIFIES FOR JUDGING IN SOUTH WEST REGION - THEN FINALS AT ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW 2019

STATE FINAL PRIZES:

1st Prize: Trophy and $300 Spotlight Voucher

2nd Prize: $150 Spotlight Voucher

3rd Prize: $50 Spotlight Voucher

VAS Competition proudly sponsored by SPOTLIGHT.

M.C.1 As above

M.C.2 Baby Shawl, Pram Cover or Knee Rug

M.C.3 Coat Hanger

M.C.4 Pair Baby Booties, Bonnet, Mittens

M.C.5 Matinee Jacket

M.C.6 Scarf

M.C.7 Any item not listed

Dolls and Toys

M.D.1 Best Dressed Doll

M.D.2 Soft Toy (knitted or crocheted)

M.D.3 Fur Bear / Animal

M.D.4 Character Doll (any medium)

M.D.6 Mythical Creature or Doll

Embroidery

CLASS E: VAS LTD COMPETITION

M.E.1 VAS Embroidery Competition

  1. The exhibit to be an article of hand embroidery of any type, excluding cross stitch
  2. All Regulations on this page to be taken in conjunction with the VAS Craft & Photography regulations.

BELLARINE WINNER QUALIFIES FOR JUDGING IN SOUTH WEST REGION - THEN FINALS AT ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW 2019.

STATE FINAL PRIZES:

1st Prize: Trophy and $300 Spotlight Voucher

2nd Prize: $150 Spotlight Voucher

3rd Prize: $50 Spotlight Voucher

VAS Competition proudly sponsored by SPOTLIGHT.

EMBROIDERY DEFINITIONS:

Needlework Tapestry (Canvas Work): Stitching covers the complete surface. Worked on Embroidery canvas - single or double thread or even-weave fabric; with cross stitch, half cross stitch, petit point stitch,embroidery any other canvas work stitch/s or combinations.

Petit Point: Petit Point is worked on fine canvas, linen or gauze with a count of not less than seven threads per centimetre. The background need not be stitched.

Counted Work: These embroideries are worked by counting the threads of fabric, such techniques include Assissi, Holbien, Blackwork, Drawn thread, cut and drawn, Hardanger etc.

Cross Stitch: Cross Stitch is a separate technique.

Surface Stitchery: Surface Stitchery refers to all embroideries worked freely across the surface of the fabric without the necessity of counting the threads.

M.E.1 See above

M.E.2 Article of Cross Stitch

M.E.3 Item of Petit Point

M.E.4 Wool Embroidered Blanket

M.E.5 Article of Ribbon Embroidery

M.E.6 Sewing Aid - Pin Cushion, Scissor Holder, Chateleine etc

M.E.7 Any item not listed

Felting | Spinning | Weaving

M.F.1 Knitted or Crocheted article of handspun fleece

M.F.2 Any article made from Sheep Skin

M.F.3 Toy using wool (any technique)

M.F.4 Article (Natural spun fibre) Using 3 or more Colours

M.F.5 Hand felted article

M.F.6 Hand woven article (using natural yarns)

M.F.7 50 grams white hand spun yarn

M.F.8 50 grams natural coloured hand spun wool

M.F.9 50 grams hand spun Alpaca

M.F.10 100 gram skein hand spun natural wool/fibre tops

M.F.11 100 grams any fleece using coloured dyes (Natural or Commercial).

Junior Crafter under 16

M.J.1 Cushion

M.J.2 Apron

M.J.3 Any item of Knitting or Crochet

M.J.4 Lego (1 base only)

M.J.5 Any item of Rainbow Looming (12yrs and under only)

M.J.6 Decorate a T-Shirt

Knitting

CLASS C: VAS LTD COMPETITION

M.K.1 VAS Knitting Competition

Hand Knitted Garment for a child, 3-5 years of age.

  1. Each exhibit must be made from Pure Wool/Wool Blend, of any Ply.
  2. Exhibitor to attach label from wool used or receipt from the woollen mill.
  3. All Regulations on this page to be taken in conjunction with the VAS Craft & Photography regulations.

BELLARINE WINNER QUALIFIES FOR JUDGING IN SOUTH WEST REGION - THEN FINALS AT ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW 2019.

STATE FINAL:

1st Prize: Trophy and $300 Spotlight Voucher

2nd Prize: $150 Spotlight Voucher

3rd Prize: $50 Spotlight Voucher

VAS Competition proudly sponsored by SPOTLIGHT.

M.K.1 See above

M.K.2 Baby Garment using Baby yarn

M.K.3 Pair Baby Booties, Bonnet or Mittens

M.K.4 Beanie, Beret, Scarf or Socks

M.K.5 Shawl or Knee/Small Rug

M.K.6 Any item not listed

Lace

M.L.1 Bobbin Lace Article (Torchon)

M.L.2 Bobbin Lace - Braid - any article

M.L.3 Bobbin Lace depicting Flora, Fauna or Pictorial

M.L.4 Bobbin Lace article, technique not mentioned above
(Please state what type of technique used)

M.L.5 Tatting, Edging or small article

M.L.6 Any article depicting celebration (any technique)

M.L.7 Bookmark

Miscellaneous

M.M.1 Christmas Decoration

M.M.2 Item of Millinery

M.M.3 Item of China Painting

M.M.4 Bag - any meduim - any style

M.M.5 Pottery - any item

M.M.6 Any item not listed

One Person's Work

M.O.P Four (4) Articles of different crafts
(Separate techniques)
Displayed on a 60cm square area.

Papercraft

M.Y.1 Best Scrapbooking Page

M.Y.2 "Beyond the Page" item

M.Y.3 Best Greeting Card

M.Y.4 Article of Parchment Craft

M.Y.5 Item of Paper Tole

M.Y.6 Any paper item not listed

Patchwork

CLASS A: VAS LTD COMPETITION

M.P.1 VAS Patchwork Competition

  1. The exhibit is to be not more than 1 (one) metre on any one side.
  2. Machine pieced and Machine quilted.
  3. Minimal Embellishments. Small amount only to not overpower patchwork.
  4. All Regulations on this page to be taken in conjunction with the VAS Craft & Photography regulations.

BELLARINE WINNER QUALIFIES FOR JUDGING IN SOUTH WEST REGION - THEN FINALS AT ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW 2019.

STATE FINAL:

1st Prize: Trophy and $300 Spotlight Voucher

2nd Prize: $150 Spotlight Voucher

3rd Prize: $50 Spotlight Voucher

VAS Competition proudly sponsored by SPOTLIGHT.

M.P.1 See above

M.P.2 Traditional Machine pieced quilt (any size)

M.P.3 Non Traditional Machine pieced quilt (any size)

M.P.4 Machine Embroidered Quilt (any size)

M.P.5 Traditional Hand pieced quilt (any size)

M.P.6 Non Traditional Hand pieced quilt (any size)

M.P.7 Hand Appliquéd quilt (any size)

M.P.8 Machine Appliquéd quilt (any size)

M.P.9 Wall Hanging

Senior Citizens

70 years+ not residing in an Aged Care Facility

M.S.C.1 Any Soft Toy (Knitted, Sewn or Crocheted)

M.S.C.2 Any Knitted Article

M.S.C.3 Any Crocheted Article

M.S.C.4 Any Embroidered Article

M.S.C.5 Handmade Greeting Card

M.S.C.6 Christmas Decoration

M.S.C.7 Any Painting

M.S.C.8 Any item of Woodwork

M.S.C.9 Tea Cosy

M.S.C.10 Any item not listed

Sewing
CLASS B: VAS LTD COMPETITION

M.S.1 VAS Sewing Competition

  1. Tote/Carry Bag. No larger than 50cm on any one side. Fabric Handle/s. Minimum embellishments allowed. MUST be lined.
  2. Sewn by Machine.
  3. May be hand finished.
  4. Knitted/Crocheted items not acceptable.
  5. All Regulations on this page to be taken in conjunction with the VAS Craft & Photography regulations.

BELLARINE WINNER QUALIFIES FOR JUDGING IN SOUTH WEST REGION - THEN FINALS AT ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW 2019.

STATE FINAL:

1st Prize: Trophy and $300 Spotlight Voucher

2nd Prize: $150 Spotlight Voucher

3rd Prize: $50 Spotlight Voucher

VAS Competition proudly sponsored by SPOTLIGHT.

M.S.1 See above

M.S.2 Any Child's Garment

M.S.3 Apron

M.S.4 Any article of textile art

M.S.5 Any article of Machine Embroidery

M.S.6 Any hand sewn item or garment.

M.S.7 Any wearable item or accessory made from upcycled fabric.

M.S.8 Any item not listed

Special Needs

FREE ENTRY (CERTIFICATES AWARDED)

M.N.1 Any craft of Your Choice

Woodwork | Leather | Leadlighting

M.W.1 Intarsia piece

M.W.2 Wood Wall Hanging

M.W.3 Any item with a Clock Face

M.W.4 Wooden Toy

M.W.5 Any item of Wood Work not listed

M.W.6 Any item of Leather Work

M.W.7 Any item of Leadlighting

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