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Old 01-24-2018, 12:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2018 Freestyle Casting Contest

Welcome to the 2018 IAP 14th Birthday Bash Freestyle Casting Contest

So, there’s only one casting contest for this year’s BASH! It’s even more Freestyle this year. Just cast a blank. Your method and choice of materials.

Entries for the "Freestyle Casting Contest" will be accepted starting Feb. 1st, 2019 and will end Feb. 20th, 2018 at 11:59pm Mountain Standard. NO EXCEPTIONS!

How to Enter:
You must submit the information below when submitting your blank/s. Any blank/s posted to this or any other thread or anyone revealing their work will be disqualified.

Use this email to submit your entries to: EnterEmailAddress@here.com

Please include your IAP member Id, real Name and address with your entry.

Who Determines the Winners:
A member's poll will be created for your peers to vote. Voting will begin on Feb. 22nd and run until Feb. 24th at High Noon MST. The top 3 vote recipients will then be entered in the finalists’ poll which will begin Feb. 25th and end on Feb. 27at 11:59 pm EST. The winners will be revealed Feb. 28th.

All contestants must comply with the Universal Contest Rules in addition to the following rules.

Rules for the Freestyle Casting Contest:
1 - The object of the contest is to create a pen blank using one or more of many casting techniques. You may cast single or multiple colors - or - attach an object or objects to a tube/s and then cast it in resin - or - you may cast your item/s then drill the blank and glue in the tube.

2 - The objects you attach or cast can be made by any means. Once cast they may only be turned on a lathe to final dimensions.

3 – Your creation may be one blank for a single body style or two for a doublebody or body and cap style pen.

4 - This contest is about creating a blank/s and using it to produce a pen.

5 - Each submission must be photographed during the 4 phases as follows:
Before casting showing the materials used
After the blank is cast right from the mold
Show the blank on the lathe turned and with finish complete
A picture of the finished assembled pen
6 - To enter the contest you must submit to the email listed above. You must submit 4 photographs. Photos need to be 800x600 with a maximum file size of 256kb.

7 - Your submission must include brief description of the materials and process used in the creation of the blank.

8 - Photographs should be on a plane background without props of any sort. Ac lear plastic pen stand is acceptable. Remember that you will be judged based on your photographs submitted.

9 - Please include your member ID, real name and address along with your entry.

First – Something Super Duper Awesome .....
Second - Something Super Awesome.....
Third - Something Awesome.....

If there are any questions or concerns about your entry please contact me via PM
Mr Vic

Keep the shiny side up and the greasy side down.......

President Pikes Peak Woodturners - AAW Chapter
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