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AWARDS LIST FOR 2022

HOW TO ENTER COMPETITION & SUBMIT TRAYS

TRAY SLIP ORDER FORM

JUDGE/CLERK VOLUNTEER FORM

AWARDS SUBMISSION FORM FOR THE NEXT YEARS' SHOW, due AUG 31st of the current year


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Kathy Buckardt   Awards

Christy Mecey    Tray Slips & Entering Trays

Barbara Weeks Judging, Clerking, Competition


JUDGING FAQS -- Download the PDF: Click HERE.


COMPETITION FAQS

1. A member in good standing can enter a maximum of ten trays in open competition each year at the annual NBS convention. There is no limit on the number of trays that may be entered in competition for Sponsored and Presentation Awards. Juniors may enter Presentation or Sponsored awards but must pay for the tray slips.

2. The Entries Chairperson shall provide tray slip recipients an opportunity to express his or her desire as to whether their names be made available to society members only, as the owner of a designated tray during display of the judged trays.

3. Removable tabs or stickers are not to be placed over the entrant’s number on tray slips.

4. Trays entered in competition are not to be released before the end of the show.

5. Trays receiving a blue ribbon in competition at an annual NBS Convention cannot be entered again in the same classification for three years. 

6. A hold-harmless-agreement disclaimer is to be part of an order for tray slips, which the competitor must sign and return with the request for tray slips.

7. The Chairperson of Judges shall have full authority to establish the rules in the judging room and in spotting.

8. NBS shall have the responsibility of providing battery powered illuminated magnifiers for the use of judges while judging trays entered in competition. The Chairperson of Judges shall have the responsibility of storing and transporting the magnifiers.

9. Members who mail in trays for competition shall be limited to 50 trays. Competitors who do not follow the guidelines for mailing in trays may have their trays excluded from competition in the current show. The President, in conjunction with the Show Manager, shall determine who has not followed the mailing guidelines.

10. The Entries Chairperson shall have the responsibility of informing members of the 50 tray limitation.

11. The Chairperson of Judges shall be responsible for scheduling and holding an annual meeting of the National and State Chairpersons of Judges during the National Convention. The National Chairperson is to determine the time and to see that it is added to the convention agenda.  

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