2019 SHOW DATES Friday May 31, 9 AM - 4 PM Saturday June 1, 9 AM - 4 PM Sunday June 2, 10 AM - 3 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:  See Quilt Show Entry Guidelines  for important entry information and rules.  (Posted soon)
Important Dates

JUDGING CATEGORIES for Professionally Judged and GVQC Member Entries 

Regardless   of   the   entry   form   used,   Professionally   Judged   or   GVQC   Member   Entry,      the   quilt   must be   entered   in   one   of   the   following   judging   categories.         See    Judging   Categories   and   Entry Criteria.   Note:   Youth   must   be   sponsored   by   a   GVQC   member   and   are   entered   at   “Youth”   regardless   of   the   type or size of the quilt. Small  – Any quilt 36” or under on a side, no greater than 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-   A   quilt   where   a   special   technique   is   used   to   develop   the   design   of   the   top,   and   is limited   to   one   of   the   following:   wholecloth   quilt   (computer   and   non-computer   generated),   crazy   quilt,   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   (GVQC   Member   entries   only)   -   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.
Best of Show - $350   - Sponsored by Genesee Valley Quilt Club Cash   Prizes   with   Ribbon    -   1st   $150,   2nd   $100,   3rd   $50,   Honorable   Mention   $0   in   each category: Small Art - Sponsored by GVQC - Margaret Fahey Memorial Award Applique - Sponsored by GVQC - Peg Tuttle Award Pieced - Single Maker Pieced - Multiple Maker Special Techniques - Special Awards  - Each $100 Hand Quilting  - All visible quilting is done by hand Machine   Quilting:   Stationary   Machine   -   sewing   machine,   domestic,   mid-arm   or   longarm   stationary machine.  Machine   Quilting:   Track   Mounted   Machine   -   Any   quilt   that   has   been   quilted   on   a   sewing   machine, domestic, mid-arm or long-arm track mounted machine. Best illustration of Modern Esthetic Art: Best Use of Color Art: Surface Design Art: Innovative Design Judges Choice - 3 Awarded

GVQC Members Only Entries Awards.  Ribbon award for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and

Honorable Mention.

Small Art Applique Pieced Pieced Special Techniques Modern

Other Awards - No Judging:

Viewer’s Choice - ribbon awarded at the conclusion of the show on Sunday, June 2, 2019 Youth - participation ribbon Special Exhibits: to include Club Award winner exhibit and Select Member Exhibit

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

quilts selected by the quilt judges. 

Prizes and Awards

Jan 1 - April 1, 2019: Enter Quilts
Quilt Judging 2017
Viewers Choice 2017
Checking In Quilts
Setting Up The Show
2019 SHOW DATES
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ADDRESS Gordon Field House RIT Campus 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Rochester , NY
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Genesee Valley QuiltFest - Genesee Valley Quilt Club 2018
Important Dates
Jan 1 - April 1, 2019: Enter Quilts

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:  See Quilt Show Entry Guidelines for important entry information and rules.  (Posted soon)

JUDGING CATEGORIES for Professionally

Judged and GVQC Member Entries 

Regardless of the entry form used, Professionally Judged or GVQC Member Entry,  the quilt must be entered in one of the following judging categories.   See  Judging Categories and Entry Criteria.  Note: Youth must be sponsored by a GVQC member and are entered at “Youth” regardless of the type or size of the quilt. Small – Any quilt 36” or under on a side, no greater than 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- A quilt where a special technique is used to develop the design of the top, and is limited to one of the following: wholecloth quilt (computer and non-computer generated), crazy quilt, 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 (GVQC Member entries only) - 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. 

Best of Show - $350 - Sponsored by Genesee Valley Quilt Club Cash Prizes with Ribbon - 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50, Honorable Mention $0 in each category: Small Art - Sponsored by GVQC - Margaret Fahey Memorial Award Applique - Sponsored by GVQC - Peg Tuttle Award Pieced - Single Maker Pieced - Multiple Maker Special Techniques - Special Awards - Each $100 Hand Quilting  - All visible quilting is done by hand Machine Quilting: Stationary Machine - sewing machine, domestic, mid-arm or longarm stationary machine.  Machine Quilting: Track Mounted Machine - Any quilt that has been quilted on a sewing machine, domestic, mid-arm or long-arm track mounted machine. Best illustration of Modern Esthetic Art: Best Use of Color Art: Surface Design Art: Innovative Design Judges Choice - 3 Awarded

GVQC Members Only Entries Awards. 

Ribbon award for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and

Honorable Mention.

Small Art Applique Pieced Pieced Special Techniques Modern

Other Awards - No Judging:

Viewer’s Choice - ribbon awarded at the conclusion of the show on Sunday, June 2, 2019 Youth - participation ribbon Special Exhibits: to include Club Award winner exhibit and Select Member Exhibit
V iewers Choice 2017
Quilt Judging 2017