2017 OFFF Logo Design Contest

Attention Artists – Festival 2017 Logo Design Wanted

We need a T-shirt/catalog design for the 2017 Festival. Diamonds are the Festival symbol. Our celebrated livestock for 2017 is Pygora goats and our celebrated handcraft is lace. It’s nice if the logo can incorporate the features, but it’s not mandatory.   Mandatory: Do not include the year in the logo. If we use your logo, you will receive $100 and a byline in the 2017 catalog.  

Contest Guidelines

  • Illustrations must be simple enough to reproduce in black and white (catalog) and color (apparel).
  • Submissions must be your original art and not previously published.
  • Participants need to sign a release authorizing OFFF to use the illustration in the catalog and on promotional items.
  • OFFF reserves the right to crop the original artwork.
  • Illustrations will be accepted October 1, 2016 through February 15, 2017.
 

Send your art to: OFFF Logo Contest

30881 S.W. Bald Peak Road

Hillsboro, OR 97123

  Include a self-address stamped envelope if you want your artwork returned.  

Junior Spinning Contest

 

When: Saturday at noon

Where: Central Lawn

Entry: Preregistration is appreciated, but not required. Please email your intent to enter to Kristy Bellavita at fibers@peak.org<fibers@peak.org>;

Fees: This contest has no fee.

This contest is open to all young people who are beginning spinners (have been spinning less than one year). Accomplished spinners over 13 years of age are not allowed to participate in this event. Both wheel and spindle spinners are welcome. You must bring a spinning wheel or spindle. Carded wool is provided. Contestants will spin for 15 minutes. The resulting yarn is skeined and entered in the category of the contestant’s choice:

Class 1: most even yarn

Class 2: fattest yarn

Class 3: lumpiest yarn

Class 4: skinniest yarn

Class 5: longest yarn (all yarn for this class is measured)

  Awards: Prizes awarded to 1st through 5th place in each class. The Best Overall entry is awarded a spinning wheel (there must be a minimum of six competitors for the wheel to be awarded).   Note: From 11:30 to noon before the competition, the judging criteria is reviewed to provide information that will help contestants place their finished skeins in the correct category and to allow them to warm up their wheels or spindles.    

Strategic Spinning

  When: Sunday at noon Where: Central Lawn Entry: Preregistration is appreciated, but not required. Please email your intent to enter to Kristy Bellavita   All ages are welcome. Fees: This contest has no fee.   In this competition, spinners must determine the best weight to spin the given fiber, spin all the fiber within the hour and produce the maximum yardage.  

Each contestant must supply a spinning wheel or spindle.

Spinners are given one ounce of mystery fiber.

Spinners must spin ALL fibers within one hour.

Contestants not finished within the allotted time are disqualified.

Winner is determined by the maximum yardage from the

given fiber.

Prizes and ribbons awarded through 5th place.

 

Team Spinning

  When: Sunday at 1:30 pm Where: Central Lawn Entry: Preregistration is appreciated, but not required. Please email your intent to enter to Kristy Bellavita  All ages are welcome. Fees: This contest has no fee.   The goal is to be the first one over the finish line! Each team must supply a spinning wheel. One person treadles Another person stands and drafts—pulling backward (the yarn does not wind onto a bobbin)   The winning team is the first team to cross the finish line 50 feet away. Prizes and ribbons awarded through 5th place.  

Spinners' Triathlon

  When: Sunday at 2:00 pm Where: Central Lawn Entry: Preregistration is appreciated, but not required. Please email your intent to enter to Kristy Bellavita  All ages are welcome. Fees: This contest has no fee.   This is a three-part competition:

Competition 1: Spin for 2 minutes

Competition 2: Spin for 2 minutes wearing rubber gloves (gloves provided)

Competition 3: Spin for 2 minutes blindfolded (blindfold provided)

  In each competition, points are awarded based on the length of the yarn: 1st – 25 pts; 2nd – 20 pts; 3rd – 15 pts; 4th – 10 pts; 5th – 5 pts. After completing all three competitions, contestants are placed according to their total accumulated points. Contestants must supply a spinning wheel or spindle. Contestants must complete all three competitions. Prizes and ribbons awarded through 5th place.  

Photo Contest

  When: Entries are accepted Friday, Sept. 26 from 1-6 pm at the main gate information desk. Where: Photos are displayed during the Festival upstairs in the main pavilion Entry: Preregistration is appreciated, but not required. Please email your intent to enter to Kristy Bellavita This contest is open to all amateur photographers; professional photographers may not enter. All ages are welcome. Fees:    This contest has no fee.   Help make a beautiful, interesting gallery of photography
  • Class A: Color Photographs
  • Class B: Black and White Photographs
  • Class C: Digital Photographs and Computer Enhanced
  General Rules:
  1. Photo must have been taken by the entrant within the last year.
  2. Photo must relate to a fiber producing animal, plant or process.
  3. Minimum print size 5” x 7”
  4. All photos must be framed or mounted on poster board with a recommended means of hanging.
  5. Name, address and phone number must be written on the back of all entries. Indicate if photographer is under age 12.
  6. Entries will be judged at 8 pm Friday.
  7. Judging is based on composition and quality.
  8. All photos unclaimed at the Information Desk by 6 pm on Sunday become the property of OFFF.
  Prizes And Awards: 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-place ribbons and special prizes in each category! Prizes can be claimed at the main gate information desk.