2017 SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA - 17 and under youth contest

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2017 SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA - 17 and under youth contest

Entries for the “Youth Pen Making Contest" will be accepted starting August 1, 2017 and will end August 23, 2017 at Midnight MST. NO EXCEPTIONS!

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

This contest is for those under the age of 18 years as determined by their age at the start of the Summer Extravaganza, August 1, 2017.


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

Use the following email to submit your entries: MrVicsIAPContest@gmail.com. Please include your IAP member Id, real Name and address with your entry (if old enough to be an IAP member). Otherwise submit using the IAP user name of your Adult Supervisor.
Who Determines the Winners:
A member’s poll will be created for your peers to vote. Voting will begin on August 25th and continue until midnight August 28th. If necessary, a run off poll will be conducted August 29th through Midnight August 31st. The winners will be revealed September 1st, 2017.

All contestants must comply with the Universal Contest Rules in addition to the following rules.
Rules for the Youth Pen Making Contest:
1 - The object of the contest is to create a pen on the lathe using all the components of a commercially available Ball Point pen kit and blank.

2 - There will be no modifications to the kits and no laser or CNC work allowed.

3 – 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 child’s abilities to use power tools. Keep it safe!

4 - To enter the contest you must submit to the email listed above. You may submit up to 3 photographs. Photos need to be 800 x 600 with a maximum file size of 256kb.

5 - Your submission must include brief description of the materials and process used in the creation of your pen.

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

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

8 - Entrant must be under the age of 18.
Prizes:
First – Something Super Duper Awesome ..... $50 Gift certificate from George Robutacion for his Bits of Timber
Second - Something Super Awesome..... Pen kits and blanks from hcpens
Third - Something Awesome .....Sierra snake skin blank from its_virgil
If there are any questions or concerns about your entry please contact me via PM
 
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Hay all the email link doesn't work so copy and paste the address when you submit your entry. In addition, send me a pm so I know t look for your entry. I don't want to miss anyone.
 

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Shush!

Don't tell Curt but the gravitational influences on a casting when the planets are aligned during the Eclipse will cause excessive out gassing of blanks and giant bubbles. :eek:

Better off helping a youngster make a pen for the Youth Contest. :cool:
 

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Only four days left to submit your entry submitted!

We have three great prizes just waiting for some young pen makers to win!
 
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