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Default 2017 Youth Contest for 14-17 year old turners

2017 BASH 14-17 youth contest
Stonepecker will be running both youth constests again this year direct any questions or comments you have to him for answers.

Welcome back to the Youth Pen Making Contest just for the younger turners of the IAP.

This contest is to let our youngest members and turners, as well as our adult members children compete in the Bash Pen making competitions, competing only within their own age groups.

This contest is for those Between 14 - 17 years of age Your age group is determined by your age on the start of the Bash, Febuary 1st.

In addition to the Universal Bash Guidelines, the contest rules are as follows:

1-Ball Point Pens AND roller balls are allowed. NO Fountain pens will be accepted.

2-No laser work or CNC produced pens or parts are allowed.

3-It must be made from a commercially available kit. There will be no modifications to the kits allowed.

4-Adults may assist in the turning of the pen but the entrants must have “hands on” in the making of the pen. You are the best judge of your childs abilities to use power tools. Keep it safe!

5-A short description of the pen and the actual work done by the child needs to be submitted with the pen.

6-The pen may not have been posted anywhere before the February 1st deadline.

7-Up to three pictures of the pen may be submitted. There will be an entry form to submit your pen.

8-The contest will start on February First and entries will be due no later than Wednesday the 15th at 11:59pm EST. Entry Forms will be available at the start of the bash. Pictures will be posted and a poll or polls will be taken to determine the winning 3 pens. Depending on the amount of submissions, we may need to have more than 1 poll to select the winning pens.


9-All entries are due 11:59pm EST. Wednesday February 15th
You must use the entry form that will be provided to submit your pen......Use this form.......... The Youth Pen Contest

10-If you"re old enough to be a member you may use your own member name.
The first poll(s) will be posted on Feb. 16th, and voting will end on Feb. 23nd the final polls if needed will be posted and the voting results will become public at that time.

11-All entries will be posted at the same time following the contests deadline. This will give all entries the same time “in the spotlight”.

Prizes: ALL prizes will be furnished by the Minnesota Chapter of the IAP, WITH donations from the IAP prize collections

First Place - Blanks / Goodies Value +$50.00
Second Place - Blanks / Goodies Value +$40.00
Third Place - Blanks / Goodies Value +30.00

Rules are subject to change for clarification or safety.

Please take the time to teach your child the safety rules for working with the tools we use. Have fun and show us your Beautiful pens!
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