2019 SHOW DATES Friday May 31, 9 AM - 5 PM Saturday June 1, 9 AM - 5 PM Sunday June 2, 10 AM - 4 PM
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SHOW ADDRESS Gordon Field House RIT Campus 1 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY
Genesee Valley QuiltFest - Genesee Valley Quilt Club 2018

 Quilt Contest Info and Rules

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QUILT SHOW ENTRY INFORMATION

2019    QuiltFest    is    an    “open”    quilt    show    allowing    both    GVQC    members    and    non    club    members    the opportunity to enter their quilts.  Professionally   Judged   Entries    -   Open   to   all   interested   quilters.         See   Judging   Categories   and   Entry Criteria.   Quilts   will   be   judged   by   experienced   and   certified   judges   and   receive   a   written   critique.      Quilts   are eligible   for   cash   prizes ,   awards    and   ribbons.      Fee   to   enter   the   Professionally   Judged   is   $15   per   quilt   for non-GVQC member and $10 per quilt for GVQC member. GVQC   Member   Entries   -      Only   GVQC   Members   and   Youth   17   and   under   with   a   GVQC   Member   Sponsor may enter this category.    See J udging Categories and Entry Criteria. Quilts   are   judged   by   selected   GVQC   members   and   do   not   receive   a   written   critique.      Quilts   are   eligible for ribbons .  There is no fee to enter this category.  Youth quilts will not be judged. Quilt Entry Rules and Dropoff Info:  See Quilt Show Entry Guidelines   for important entry information and rules. Dropoff Info:  How to Prepare Your Quilt for Dropoff
Contest Info  and Quilt Registration

JUDGING CATEGORIES for Professionally Judged and GVQC Member Entries 

The   following   criteria   apply   to   the   judging   categories   for   both   Professionally   Judged   (prizes)   and GVQC   Member   (ribbons)   entries.      See    Judging   Categories   and   Entry   Criteria .      A   quilt   must   be entered   in   one   of   the   judging   categories   detailed   below.      Note:   Pieced   quilts   have   a   further   designation as Simgle Maker or Multiple Maker. Note:   Youth   must   be   sponsored   by   a   GVQC   member   and   are   entered   as   “Youth”   regardless   of   the   type or size of the quilt. Small  – Any side less than or equal to 36”, total perimeter less than or equal to 144”.  Any technique. Art   Your   original   design   reflecting   innovative   construction   and   design   techniques,   theme   or   subject   matter and/or materials. No commercial patterns, kits or copies of previous works. Applique    Applique   predominates   over   other   techniques   in   amount   or   effect. Any   applique   quilt   larger   than 36” on a side, total perimeter greater than 144”. Pieced   –   Piecing   predominates   over   other   techniques   in   amount   or   effect. Any   pieced   quilt   larger   than   36” on a side, total perimeter greater than 144”. 1.   Single   Maker    A   quilt   that   has   one   (1)   person   involved   in   its   completion.   Includes   all   techniques, as well as quilting.  2.   Multiple   Maker    A   quilt   where   more    than   one   (1)   person   was   involved   in   its   completion.   Includes all techniques, as well as quilting by a person other than the maker of the top.  Special    Techniques-    This    category    is    defined    as    a    wholecloth    (both    computer    and    non-computer generated   designs),   Crazy   Quilts,   or   embroidered   quilt.      If   the   quilt   is   not   one   of   these   three   types,   it must be entered into a different category.  No size restriction. Modern   Quilts   (available   only   for   GVQC   Members)   -   A   modern   quilt   is   inspired   by   modern   design   which includes   use   of   bold   colors   and   prints,   high   contrast   and   graphic   areas   of   solid   color,   expansive negative   space   and   improvisational   piecing.      It   may   include   an   updating   of   classic   quilt   designs.      No size restriction.
Gladys   Reid   Holton   Best   of   Show   Award   -   $500    -   Prize   Sponsored   by   Genesee Valley Quilt Club Cash   Prizes   with   Ribbon    -   1st   $150,   2nd   $100,   3rd   $50,   Honorable   Mention   $0   in   each category: o Small o Art - Prize Sponsored by GVQC - Margaret Fahey Memorial Award o Applique - Prize Sponsored by GVQC - Peg Tuttle Award o Pieced - Single Maker - Prize Sponsored by Country Treasures o Pieced - Multiple Maker - Prize Sponsor Anonymous in memory of Helen Davis o Special Techniques - Anonymous Sponsor Special Awards  - Each $100 o Hand   Workmanship   -   All   visible   quilting   is   done   by   hand.   Prize   Sponsored   by   GVQC   in   honor   of Barb Stoner o Machine   Quilting:   Stationary   Machine   -   sewing   machine,   domestic,   mid-arm   or   longarm   stationary machine.  Prize sponsored by Mikala’s Quilting o Machine   Quilting:   Track   Mounted   Machine   - Any   quilt   that   has   been   quilted   on   a   sewing   machine, domestic,   mid-arm   or   long-arm   track   mounted   machine.      Prize   sponsored   by   Delightful   Quilting   & Sewing. o Best Illustration of Modern Quilt Aesthetic - Prize sponsored by Martelli Enterprises o Art: Best Use of Color - Prize sponsored by Chestnut Bay Quilting o Art: Surface Design - Prize sponsored by Pro Chemical & Dye o Art: Innovative Design - Anonymous Sponsor o Judges Choice - 3 Awarded - Anonymous Sponsor

GVQC Members Only Entries Awards

Ribbon award for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention.

o Small o Art o Applique o Pieced Single Maker o Pieced Multiple Maker o Special Techniques o Modern

QCNYS  

Award  

of  

Excellence  

-  

Quilters  

Consortium  

of  

New  

York  

State  

(

www.qcnys.org

)

presents  

one  

award  

at  

each  

Quilt  

Show  

listed  

in  

the  

QCNYS  

Travel  

Club  

Passport.  

  

Award  

winners

must  

be  

a  

current  

member  

of  

the  

quilt  

guild/club  

hosting  

the  

Quilt  

Show.  

  

Winning  

quilts  

will  

be

invited  

to  

participate  

in  

the  

Best  

of  

New  

York  

Quilt  

Show,  

September  

20-21,  

2019  

at  

Watson

Homestead in Painted Post, NY.

Other Awards - No Judging:

Viewer’s Choice - ribbon awarded at the conclusion of the show on Sunday, June 2, 2019 Youth - participation ribbon

Other Quilts On Display - No Judging

Award    Wiinning    or    Published    Quilts    -    award    winning    or    published    quilts    by    GVQC    members,    by invitation only “Dream Big” Quilting Challenge - GVQC member challenge

Professionally Judged Categories.  Cash prizes, awards, and ribbons for

quilts selected by the quilt judges. 

Prizes and Awards

Print Quilt Contest Info

and Guidelines

Judging Categories and Entry Criteria Quilt Show Entry Guidelines How to Prepare Your Quilt for Dropoff

Important Contest Dates:

         Enter   Online   January   1,   2019   until April 1, 2019 Mailed   entries   arrive   after   May   15, 2019 and before May 24, 2019. Dropping off entries at RIT: Professionally     Judged      entries May 28, 2019, 3-6PM Member   entries   May   28,   3-6PM or    May    29,    2019,    9AM    to    12 Noon. Show    Dates:     May    31    -    June    2, 2019 Pick   Up   Quilts :   June   2   at   RIT   after 5:30 PM
Quilt Judging 2017
Viewers Choice 2017
Quilt Check-in 2017
Show Setup 2017
Bay on Birch by Janet Root 2017 National Show Winner Exhibit - Honorable Mention Winner SIGN UP FOR SHOW NEWS SIGN UP FOR SHOW NEWS SIGN UP FOR SHOW NEWS GVQC Member Only - not judged GVQC Member Only - not judged  GVQC Member Only - not judged Professionally Judged Entry Professionally Judged Entry  Professionally Judged Entry
Select button below to enter a quilt in 2019 QuiltFest.  You may enter more than one quilt, however, only one entry per form.
2019 SHOW DATES
SOCIAL
ADDRESS Gordon Field House RIT Campus 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Rochester , NY
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Genesee Valley QuiltFest - Genesee Valley Quilt Club 2018
Contest Info and Register Quilts

Print Quilt Contest Info and Guidelines

Judging Categories and Entry Criteria Quilt Show Entry Guidelines How to Prepare Your Quilt for Dropoff

Important Contest Dates:

   Enter Online January 1, 2019 until April 1, 2019 Mailed entries arrive after May 15, 2019 and before May 24, 2019. Dropping off entries at RIT: Professionally Judged entries May 28, 2019, 3-6PM Member entries May 28, 3-6PM or May 29, 2019, 9AM to 12 Noon. Show Dates: May 31 - June 2, 2019 Pick Up Quilts: June 2 at RIT after 5:30 PM

QUILT SHOW ENTRY INFORMATION

2019 QuiltFest is an “open” quilt show allowing both GVQC members and non club members the opportunity to enter their quilts.  Professionally Judged Entries - Open to all interested quilters.   See Judging Categories and Entry Criteria.  Quilts will be judged by experienced and certified judges and receive a written critique.  Quilts are eligible for cash prizes, awards and ribbons.  Fee to enter the Professionally Judged is $15 per quilt for non-GVQC member and $10 per quilt for GVQC member. GVQC Member Entries -  Only GVQC Members and Youth 17 and under with a GVQC Member Sponsor may enter this category.    See Judging Categories and Entry Criteria. Quilts are judged by selected GVQC members and do not receive a written critique.  Quilts are eligible for ribbons.  There is no fee to enter this category.  Youth quilts will not be judged. Quilt Entry Rules and Dropoff Info:  See Quilt Show Entry Guidelines for important entry information and rules. Dropoff Info:  How to Prepare Your Quilt for Dropoff

JUDGING CATEGORIES for Professionally

Judged and GVQC Member Entries 

The following criteria apply to the judging categories for both Professionally Judged (prizes) and GVQC Member (ribbons) entries.  See Judging Categories and Entry CriteriaA quilt must be entered in one of the judging categories detailed below.  Note: Pieced quilts have a further designation as Simgle Maker or Multiple Maker. Note: Youth must be sponsored by a GVQC member and are entered as “Youth” regardless of the type or size of the quilt. Small – Any side less than or equal to 36”, total perimeter less than or equal to 144”.  Any technique. Art – Your original design reflecting innovative construction and design techniques, theme or subject matter and/or materials. No commercial patterns, kits or copies of previous works. Applique – Applique predominates over other techniques in amount or effect. Any applique quilt larger than 36” on a side, total perimeter greater than 144”. Pieced – Piecing predominates over other techniques in amount or effect. Any pieced quilt larger than 36” on a side, total perimeter greater than 144”. 1. Single Maker – A quilt that has one (1) person involved in its completion. Includes all techniques, as well as quilting.  2. Multiple Maker – A quilt where more  than one (1) person was involved in its completion. Includes all techniques, as well as quilting by a person other than the maker of the top.  Special Techniques- This category is defined as a wholecloth (both computer and non- computer generated designs), Crazy Quilts, or embroidered quilt.  If the quilt is not one of these three types, it must be entered into a different category.  No size restriction. Modern Quilts (available only for GVQC Members) - A modern quilt is inspired by modern design which includes use of bold colors and prints, high contrast and graphic areas of solid color, expansive negative space and improvisational piecing.  It may include an updating of classic quilt designs.  No size restriction.

Prizes and Awards

Professionally Judged Categories.  Cash

prizes, awards, and ribbons for quilts

selected by the quilt judges. 

Gladys Reid Holton Best of Show Award - $500 - Prize Sponsored by Genesee Valley Quilt Club Cash Prizes with Ribbon - 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50, Honorable Mention $0 in each category: o Small o Art - Prize Sponsored by GVQC - Margaret Fahey Memorial Award o Applique - Prize Sponsored by GVQC - Peg Tuttle Award o Pieced - Single Maker - Prize Sponsored by Country Treasures o Pieced - Multiple Maker - Prize Sponsor Anonymous in memory of Helen Davis o Special Techniques - Anonymous Sponsor Special Awards - Each $100 o Hand Workmanship - All visible quilting is done by hand. Prize Sponsored by GVQC in honor of Barb Stoner o Machine Quilting: Stationary Machine - sewing machine, domestic, mid- arm or longarm stationary machine.  Prize sponsored by Mikala’s Quilting o Machine Quilting: Track Mounted Machine - Any quilt that has been quilted on a sewing machine, domestic, mid-arm or long-arm track mounted machine.  Prize sponsored by Delightful Quilting & Sewing. o Best Illustration of Modern Quilt Aesthetic - Prize sponsored by Martelli Enterprises o Art: Best Use of Color - Prize sponsored by Chestnut Bay Quilting o Art: Surface Design - Prize sponsored by Pro Chemical & Dye o Art: Innovative Design - Anonymous Sponsor o Judges Choice - 3 Awarded - Anonymous Sponsor

GVQC Members Only Entries Awards

Ribbon award for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and

Honorable Mention.

o Small o Art o Applique o Pieced Single Maker o Pieced Multiple Maker o Special Techniques o Modern

QCNYS  

Award  

of  

Excellence  

-  

Quilters

Consortium   

of   

New   

York   

State   

(

www.qcnys.org

)

presents  

one  

award  

at  

each  

Quilt  

Show  

listed  

in

the  

QCNYS  

Travel  

Club  

Passport.  

  

Award  

winners

must  

be  

a  

current  

member  

of  

the  

quilt  

guild/club

hosting   

the   

Quilt   

Show.   

   

Winning   

quilts   

will   

be

invited  

to  

participate  

in  

the  

Best  

of  

New  

York  

Quilt

Show,     

September     

20-21,     

2019     

at     

Watson

Homestead in Painted Post, NY.

Other Awards - No Judging:

Viewer’s Choice - ribbon awarded at the conclusion of the show on Sunday, June 2, 2019 Youth - participation ribbon

Other Quilts On Display - No Judging

Award Wiinning or Published Quilts - award winning or published quilts by GVQC members, by invitation only “Dream Big” Quilting Challenge - GVQC member challenge
V iewers Choice 2017
Quilt Judging 2017
Bay on Birch by Janet Root 2017 National Show Winner Exhibit - Honorable Mention Winner SIGN UP FOR SHOW NEWS SIGN UP FOR SHOW NEWS SIGN UP FOR SHOW NEWS Professionally Judged Entry Professionally Judged Entry  Professionally Judged Entry GVQC Member Only - not judged GVQC Member Only - not judged  GVQC Member Only - not judged
Select button below to enter a quilt in 2019 QuiltFest.  You may enter more than one quilt, however, only one entry per form.
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