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September 8-10, 2017
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Adult & Youth Design Challenge Competition

Sunday – Wonders of Wool Building 1

Adult Design Challenge Competition

Make a Statement – Naturally!

Unleash your inner fashion design skills and enter the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival Design Challenge Competition! Clothing and accessory entries must be original designs, and can be woven, crocheted, felted or knitted, and the material can be any natural fiber. (All finished entries must be a minimum of 75% natural materials.)

Open to all. Grand prize is $100, sponsored by Wool, Warp & Wheel, Richmond, IL. (Booths 778-782 Country Store-East). Second and third place winners will receive gift certificates worth $40 and $25 respectively from the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival. Do not enter items that have been entered in previous years.

NEW! MSSBA Entries: The top-placing Shetland handmade entry submitted by a member of the Midwest Shetland Sheep Breeders Association (MSSBA) will receive a rosette supplied by that organization. Please indicate MSSBA membership on the entry form when submitting entries.

Contestants may bring entries to the Wonders of Wool Building I (WOW I), Friday: 12:00 – 5:00, Saturday: 8:00 – 5:00. Please, one entry per form. Make copies as necessary. Each individual entry, along with a $5 entry fee, must be identified with the following printed information:

  1. Name of person entering garment or accessory; complete address, telephone/email address of contestant;
  2. Full description of the item(s) entered;
  3. Natural fiber(s) utilized in construction of entry
  4. A brief statement describing the inspiration for your entry.
  5. Questions, contact Lisa Shuppe (lshuppe@yahoo.com) 262-573-3110.

Judging will take place in the Wonders of Wool Building 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Sunday. Judging is open to the public, but please, no talking or questions during the judging phase. Results will be posted and entries open to viewing during check-in/registration hours and upon completion of judging. All entries will remain on viewing until 3:00. Entries may be picked up from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. All entries must be picked up and signed out by 3:30 p.m.

Open to residents of any state. Wisconsin Make It With Wool contestants are encouraged to enter, however, this competition is not affiliated with the national or Wisconsin MIWW competition.

NEW THIS YEAR!

YOUTH Design Challenge Competition

Make a Statement – Naturally!

Unleash your inner fashion design skills and enter the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival YOUTH Design Challenge Competition! Clothing and accessory entries must be original designs, and can be woven, crocheted, felted or knitted, and the material can be any natural fiber.
(All finished entries must be a minimum of 75% natural materials.)

AGE CATEGORIES (As of January 1, current year)

CLASS 1 - Ages 5-11

Class 1 – First place $30, Second Place $25

CLASS 2 - Ages 12-17

Class 2 – First Place$40, Second Place $30

Prizes sponsored by The Scarf Connection, Steve and Erin Whalen, Whitewater, WI

(Booths 668-669 Country Store East)

Contestants may bring entries to the Wonders of Wool Building I (WOW I), Friday: 12:00 – 5:00, Saturday: 8:00 – 5:00. Please, one entry per form. Make copies as necessary. Each individual entry, along with a $3 entry fee, must be identified with the following printed information:

  1. Name of person entering garment or accessory; complete address, telephone/email address of contestant;
  2. Full description of the item(s) entered;
  3. Natural fiber(s) utilized in construction of entry
  4. A brief statement describing the inspiration for your entry.
  5. Questions, contact Lisa Shuppe (lshuppe@yahoo.com) 262-573-3110.

Judging will take place in the Wonders of Wool Building 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Sunday. Judging is open to the public, but please, no talking or questions during the judging phase. Results will be posted and entries open to viewing during check-in/registration hours and upon completion of judging. All entries will remain on viewing until 3:00. Entries may be picked up from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. All entries must be picked up and signed out by 3:30 p.m.

Open to residents of any state. Wisconsin Make It With Wool contestants are encouraged to enter, however, this competition is not affiliated with the national or Wisconsin MIWW competition.

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