FREESTYLE PEN Contest Rules

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Chief TomaToe

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Contest Description:
It’s time to use your imagination and push the envelope of pen design!
The trademark of this contest is it grants the most freedom for creative design.
This is the contest where we stretch the boundaries of our craft and put more emphasis on concept and design rather than function. We are looking for the pen that inspires pen design for the next year. In years past there have been cigars, space ships, modern rifles, medieval weapons, musical instruments, Spongebob, a hat with a feather in it, dragons, a stack of animals that were carved out of brass, lab equipment, and others.

Contest Rules:
1. Follow the Universal Bash Guidelines
2. It must write.
3. It must be made by you.
4. You may use any and all tools at your disposal as long as you are the one that operates it (i.e. Cnc, Laser, waterjet, foot lathe, stone mill - any and all techniques).
5. Pen kit parts are permitted to be used in the entries, but it is requested to keep them at a minimum. You will be judged according to your innovativeness.
6. All Entries must be family friendly, nothing gross, disgusting or vulgar please.

Entry process:
1. Photograph a maximum of three (3) pictures of the pen you would like to enter.
2. Email the photographs to [email TBA] in one of the following file formats: JPG or JPEG. These photographs must be submitted in the standard 800x600 resolution.
3. Include a brief description of your work, along with your name and IAP username.
4. Entries will be accepted beginning Feb 1st through Feb 17th 11:59 pm EST. Submit entries at Freestylepen@penturners.org





Judging:
- Winners will be decided by popular vote.
- Pens will be judged by the pen – please limit props in the photos.
- Voting will occur for 72 hours after the entries are posted for public voting.

Prizes
First Place, Silver pen Kit from Silver pen parts $145. value
Second Place $50 gift Certificate from Georges bits of Timber, and Pen blanks from John U $40 value.
Third Place BOB from Mike Broberg $50 Value.
 
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Chief TomaToe

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Who is going to be our first entry? Let's see what you got! I know we have some extremely creative people on this forum!

You will receive a message receipt of your entry when you enter. Please let me know if you have submitted an entry but have not received a response!
 
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