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fce Cultural Arts

Date of Show: August 17-26, 2023
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: Expo Center - South Hall


Chairperson: Wanda Briddelle 615-218-4763
Extension Office 615-444-9584

Sponsor: Wilson County Promotions

All exhibits must be entered between 10am and 3pm on Saturday, August 12 in the Expo Center.

Wilson County TAFCE Rules for Cultural Arts

1. All first and second place winners from each Region may be exhibited. Two entries per category. No Substitution.
2. An individual may enter only one item per category.
3. Articles must be entirely the work of the Wilson County TAFCE member EXCEPT for Category #41.
4. The art or craft must have been completed during the past year (since last competition).
5. No doll kits or pre-printed ("cheater") quilts will be accepted.
6. All frameable items must be framed.
7. Each member is responsible for arranging transportation for exhibits to and from the State conference site.
8. Each Region must provide its own materials required to exhibit articles. Tape and nails cannot be used on walls. If items are best displayed hung, please provide a means of hanging.
9. Entries will be exhibited by category.
10. A "Viewer's Choice" award by popular vote will be presented.
11. A list of Region winners should be sent to State Chair as soon as chosen.
12. 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.
13. All exhibitors must be Wilson County TAFCE members in good standing.

Prizes in each category: 1st - $12; 2nd - $9; 3rd - $7
Best of Show Winner will receive a rosette and $15
1. Basketry
2. Beadwork - Jewelry, clothing, any other
3. Ceramics
4. Chairs & Stools - Woven or Caned
5. Crochet: Thread
6. Crochet: Yarn
7. Cross-Stitched -Counted - NOT Machine cross-stitch
8. Cross-Stitched -Other - NOT Machine cross-stitch
9. Decorative Painting - Tole, China Painting, Textile Painting, Stenciling, Any Other
10.Diamond Painting/Art Beads or Tiles *NEW*
11. Dolls - Any Type (No Kits)
12. Embroidery-Hand - All Types including Brazilian, Ribbon, Crewel (ALL HANDWORK)
13. Embroidery-Machine - All, including machine cross-stitch
14. Fine Arts Painting-Acrylics
15. Fine Arts Painting- Drawings & Charcoal
16. Fine Arts Painting-Pastels
17. Fine Arts Painting-Oil
18. Fine Arts Painting-Watercolor
19.Floral Design Any material *NEW*
20. Handcrafted Toy - Any Material
21. Hand Stitching - Hardanger, Cutwork, Smocking, Applique
22. Holiday Decoration-Christmas - Christmas Only
23. Holiday Decoration-Non-Christmas - Any other than Christmas
24. Jewelry-Non-Beaded
25. Knitting-Hand
26. Needlepoint Any Type Canvas
27. Paper Crafts
28. Photography-Black & White: Person Individuals, two or more
29. Photography-Black & White: Place (Landscapes, scenery)
30. Photography-Black & White: All Other

31. Photography-Color: Person (Individuals, groups)
32. Photography-Color: Place (Landscapes, scenery)
33. Photography-Color: All Other
34. Pottery
35. Quilts: Applique & Cathedral Window (All Work of Member)
36. Quilts: Baby & Lap (All Work of Member)
37. Quilts: Embroidered-Hand (All Work of Member)
38. Quilts: Hand-pieced & Hand-quilted (All Work of Member)
39. Quilts: Machine-pieced & Hand-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 Members 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: 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-All wood working
53. Wreaths
54. Home Decor
55. Barn Quilt
56. Iris Folding Ribbon
57. Iris Folding Paper
58. Christmas Ornament made from natural materials (Examples: pinecones, twigs, acorns, etc.)
59. Pillow, not Quilted
60. Decorated Gourd
61. Fused Glass *NEW*
62. Mosaic *NEW*
Categories 53-62 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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