Juried Competition

All bead artists are invited to enter their work in the following categories:
1. Jewelry/Wearable

2. Lamp Worked Bead/ hot glass

Entry Fees:
There will be a $7.00 fee per entry if the artist is a participating vendor in the Fairplay Bead Swap Show. If you are not participating in the show, entry fees are $12.00 per entry. Each artist is limited to three entries per category.

Dead Line:
Hand delivered entries must be delivered to South Park Pottery at 417 Front St. in Fairplay by 10am Saturday morning. Entry fees must accompany all entries. If you will not be able to attend the event, you are welcome to enter the competition by submitting three to five photographs of each piece to be entered. Please do not send the actual work unless requested. Deadline for mailed entries is August 1. If you wish to have your photographs returned, please include a self addressed stamped envelope. Please mail entries to:
    South Park Pottery
    PO Box 459
    Fairplay, CO 80440

Judging will be completed by noon on Saturday August and prizes will be awarded at that time. Winning entries will be displayed with their ribbons in front of South Park Pottery & Back Room Beads until 4pm Sunday. We ask that you pick up your entries between 4pm and 5pm on Sunday and not sell any of the winning entries until that time.

All entries must have been completed with in the past year. Entries will be judged on design, execution, and overall appeal. All decisions by the judging committee will be final. Show staff artists are not eligible to enter. All entries must have an unlined file card securely attached to the entry with your name, address, phone number, category, title, price, if for sale, e-mail address if available, and booth number if participating in the show.

In all categories:

  • 1st place - Wins the pot of entry fees
  • 2nd place - Ribbon
  • 3rd place - Ribbon