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Date of Show: August 17-25
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: Expo Center - South Hall
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INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

Chairperson: Wanda Briddelle 615-218-4763
Advisor: Shelly Barnes 615-444-9584

Sponsor: Wilson County PromotionsAll exhibits must be entered between 10am and 3pm on Saturday, August 11 in the Wilson County Expo Center.

Rules for Competition

1. All first and second place winners from each category may be exhibited in the Region.
2. An individual may enter only one item per category.
3. Articles must be entirely the work of the Wilson County fce member with the exception of Category #41. The art or craft must have been completed during the past year since the last conference (November 2017).
4. No doll kits or pre-printed ("cheater") quilts will be accepted.
5. All frameable items must be framed. Each member must provide their own materials required to exhibit articles. If items are best displayed hung, please provide a means of hanging.
6. A "Best of Show" award will be presented.
7. The Tennessee Association for Family and Community Education (TAFCE), Wilson County fce, its officers or members, or the University of Tennessee Extension staff will not be responsible for any lost, misplaced or damaged items. We do not anticipate any misfortunes, but this disclaimer must be clearly understood by all exhibitors.
8. All exhibitors must be Wilson County fce members in good standing as determined by the Wilson County fce Board of Directors.

Prizes in each category: 1st - $12; 2nd - $9; 3rd - $7
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Category:
1. Basketry - Any Material
2. Beadwork - Jewelry, clothing, any other
3. Ceramics
4. Chairs & Stools Woven or Caned
5. Crochet
6. Cross-Stitch-Counted - NOT Machine cross-stitch (see Category #11)
7. Cross-Stitch-Other - NOT Machine cross-stitch (see Category #11)
8. Decorative Painting - Tole, China Painting, Textile Painting, Stenciling, Any Other
9. Dolls - Any Type (No Kits)
10. Embroidery-Hand - All Types including Brazilian, Ribbon, Crewel (ALL HANDWORK)
11. Embroidery-Machine - All, including machine cross-stitch
12. Fine Art Painting-Acrylics
13. Fine Art Painting-Charcoal & Drawings
14. Fine Art Painting-Pastels
15. Fine Art Painting-Oil
16. Fine Art Painting-Watercolor
17. Handcrafted Toy - Any Material
18. Hand Stitching - Hardanger, Cutwork, Smocking, Applique
19. Holiday Decoration-Christmas - Christmas Only
20. Holiday Decoration-Non-Christmas - Any other than Christmas
21. Jewelry-Non-Beaded
22. Knitting-Hand
23. Knitting-Machine
24. Needlepoint - Any Type Canvas
25. Paper Crafts
26. Photography-Black & White: Person (Individuals, groups)
27. Photography-Black & White: Place (Landscapes, scenery)
28. Photography-Black & White: All Other (Animals, insects, flowers, etc.)
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29. Photography-Color: Person (Individuals, groups)
30. Photography-Color: Place (Landscapes, scenery)
31. Photography-Color: All Other (Animals, insects, flowers, etc.)
32. Pottery
33. Quilts: Applique & Cathedral Window (All Work of Member)
34. Quilts: Baby & Lap (All Work of Member)
35. Quilts: Embroidered-Hand (All Work of Member)
36. Quilts: Embroidered-Machine (All Work of Member)
37. Quilts: Hand-pieced & Hand-quilted (All Work of Member)
38. Quilts: Machine-pieced & Hand-quilted (All Work of Member)
39. Quilts: Hand-pieced & Machine-quilted (All Work of Member)
40. Quilts: Machine-pieced & Machine-quilted (All Work of Member)
41. Quilts: Hand or Machine-pieced & PROFESSIONALLY Quilted (All Work of Member EXCEPT quilting may be done by another FCE member or non-member; paid or free)
42. Quilt: Pillow (All Work of Member)
43. Quilt: Wall Hanging (All Work of Member)
44. Quilt: All Other (ALL Work of Member; including clothing, pot holders, placemats, and rag-time quilts)
45. Repurposing (Recycling material to create something new)
46. Rug Making (Any Type)
47. Sculpture (Any Medium)
48. Stained Glass
49. Tatting
50. Weaving-Hand
51. Weaving-Loom
52. Woodworking
53. Wreaths
54. Home Decor (Placemats, tablecloths, pot holders, dish towels)
55. Pillow (not quilted)
56. Decorated Gourd
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Categories 53-57 are county-level categories only. These entries will be judged and winners will be awarded placings. However, the winners in these categories WILL NOT advance to the regional contest.
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