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SPIN-OFF, SKEIN, & FIBER ARTS COMPETITIONS

THE WOOLERY SPONSORS SPIN-OFF AND FIBER ARTS PRIZES! 
The Suri Netw
ork is very pleased The Woolery is going to provide gift certificates for the top finishers of our Spin-Off and Fiber Arts competitions. Their store is located in Frankfort, Kentucky and you can view all they have to offer at: www.woolery.com


SPIN-OFF COMPETITION:
The Suri Network is excited to once again have AOA certified Spin- Off Judge Karen Champion judging our Spin-Off Competition. She did a wonderful job last year! Karen is a talented hand-spinner and fiber artist and owns her store for the fiber arts in Englewood, Colorado. As an alpaca owner she understands how important it is to have feedback on your Spin-Off sample. Find out more about the value of entering your fleece samples for the Spinoff Competition please click HERE.

"The Handcrafter's Spin-Off competition is an opportunity for the exhibitor to enter a sample weighing between 2 and 4 ounces of fleece which is evaluated on criteria relevant to the production of finished goods, rules generally follow the rules for Fleece Shows according to breed, age divisions, Color Groups, and class size." (from the AOA Show System Handbook)

Any fleece shorn after January 1st of 2021 is eligible to compete.

Please read pages 65 through page 67 of the AOA Show System Handbook for additional information.

Important Spin-Off Dates:

March 25, 2022: Fleece show sponsorships are available

April 1, 2022: Show registration begins for Spin-Off and all competitions

July 7, 2022: Spin-Off registration closes

July 15, 2022: Spin-Off entries must be received (July 17th if hand delivered to show)


Suri Network Fleece Show
c/o Dawn Browning
703 Fort Hill Road
Maysville, KY 41056

or

Suri Network Fleece Show
c/o Judy Schroeder
1453 Dominion Trail
Hebron, KY 41048

OUR SHOW SPONSORS

SPIN-OFF SHOW FEES:

Spin-Off Entries: $30 each

AOA Fleece Show Membership Fee: $60
AOA Show Fee for non AOA members:
$80

Spin-Off Return Postage: $10.00 for first entry and $4.00 for each additional

WHAT CAN ONE LEARN BY ENTERING A SPIN-OFF COMPETITION?
Master Spinner Donna Rudd shares her experience HERE

View the AOA Spin Off Score Card and see all the wonderful feedback you recieve about your sample

THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE FOR YOUTH ENTRANTS (under 18) PARTICIPATING IN FIBER ARTS OR SKEIN COMPETITIONS!


SKEIN COMPETITION:
The skein competition is also being judged by Karen Champion. Skeins can be either handspun or commercial spun. The purpose of the competition is to showcase the skills of either the hand-spinner or the fiber mill in converting Suri fiber into yarn. Skeins must be 50% Suri. You DO NOT need to be an AOA Show System member to compete in Skein Competitions.
The 2022 AOA Show System Handbook details the requirements for the Skein Competition  on pages 72 through 75.

This year we are going to hold the Skein and Fiber Arts competitions after the Suri Network Fleece Show. This will allow competitors to submit their entries in both the AOA National Fleece Show as well as the Suri Network Fleece Show.

PLEASE NOTE!

Items entered in the Fiber Arts and Skein Competitions must be 50% Suri

SKEIN ENTRIES MUST BE MAILED TO:

Suri Network Fleece Show
c/o Dawn Browning
703 Fort Hill Road
Maysville, KY 41056

REGISTER FOR SKEIN COMPETITIONS HERE

Important Skein Competition Dates:

March 25, 2022: Fleece show sponsorships are available

April 1, 2022: Show registration begins for fleece, Spin-Off, skein and fiber arts competitions

July 7, 2022:  Skein registration closes

July 10, 2022: Refunds no longer given

July 15, 2022: Skein entries must be received.
(July 17th if hand delivered to show)

SKEIN COMPETITION FEES:

Skeins: $20 per entry
Skein return postage:
$12 for first entry and $6 for each additional

To enter your Skeins register online, OR print THIS FORM and mail the form with your entry and check.

FIBER ARTS:
Karen Champion is also judging our Fiber Arts competition.  You DO NOT have to be a Suri owner to submit an entry in our Fiber Arts competition. Suri Owners please consider donating materials to a Fiber Artist so that they may enter the competition, or consider sponsoring an artist by paying some percentage of their entry fee.  You DO NOT need to be an AOA Show System member to compete in Fiber Arts Competitions.
For details and rules about this competition, please read pages 75 and 76 of the 2022 AOA Show System Handbook

This year we are going to hold the Skein and Fiber Arts competitions after the Suri Network Fleece Show. This will allow competitors to submit their entries in both the AOA National Fleece Show as well as the Suri Network Fleece Show.

PLEASE NOTE!

Items entered in the Fiber Arts and Skein Competitions must be 50% Suri

FIBER ARTS entries must be mailed to:

Suri Network Fleece Show
c/o Dawn Browning
703 Fort Hill Road
Maysville, KY 41056

To enter your Fiber Arts  CLICK HERE to register online, OR print THIS FORM and mail the form with your entry and check.

Important Fiber Arts Dates:

March 25, 2022: Fleece show sponsorships are available

April 1, 2022: Show registration begins for  Fiber Arts competitions

July 7, 2022:  Fiber Arts registration closes

July 10, 2022: Refunds no longer given

July 15, 2022: Fiber Arts must be received. (July 17th if hand delivered to show)

FIBER ARTS SHOW FEES:

Fiber Arts: $20 per entry
Fiber Arts return postage:
$12 for first entry and $6 for each additional

REGISTER FOR FIBER ARTS COMPETITIONS HERE



Suri Network
Phone: (970) 586-5876
Fax: (970) 591-0007

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Estes Park, Colorado
80517


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