Competition Information - Partial Update for 2020

JUDGED COMPETITION INFORMATION

 All dolls must be preregistered to enter Competition, Challenge and Exhibit. 

Registration Fee for Competition is:  $10.00 per doll or $20.00/per three dolls.
Please include the following information PER ENTRY : 

  • Hobbyist or Professional  
  • Festival Registration Number 
  • Category                                                                           
  • Division                                                                                 
  • Name:   Address:   Tel:    Email:    
  • Failure to include ALL OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION, may cause your doll to be disqualified, fees will not be refunded.  

1.  All dolls must be preregistered for Competitions and Challenges. 

     Deadline to have dolls registered is April 1, 2020. 

     Judged Entry fee is $10.00 per doll/or $20.00 for three dolls.

     There is no charge for entering the Challenge Categories.

2.  Each entry will be judged individually on its own merit. The purpose of this competition is an educational experience to critique dolls for the growth of the entrant in their dollmaking. 

3.  Best of category winners must have 92 points or more to receive Best of Show Award.

4.  ANY MEMBER whose dues are current may enter Competition, but may not win top awards 

      unless registered for Festival.

5.  A 3x5 card must accompany all entries. The card should have the name of the doll (Bru, AT, etc).  With information as to where the research was done, Mold Number, Company and a picture if possible. No loose papers put them in a clear plastic sheet protector.

6. The doll should be incised in greenware stage with your name/initials & date in a conspicuous place on back of head. Cover incising with masking tape before entering. Leave wig unglued in back to verify company mold & your incising. 

*You must state on your entry which category or Challenge you are entering in.*


Competition Rules and Entry Form will be included in your Registration Confirmation packet.

 

Competition Categories beginning Festival 2020

1- Antique Reproductions:

A-- French Dolls: includes Babies, Toddlers, Children, Lady/Man, Mechanical, Parian on Composition, Leather or Cloth Bodies

B-- German Dolls: includes Babies, Toddlers, Children, Lady/Man & Mechanical, China on Composition, Leather or Cloth Bodies

C-- Miniature Dolls; Dolls under 8" either French or German 

2- Modern Dolls

A-- Modern Doll: includes any doll made by a modern artist, including yourself. Includes Miniatures

B-- Creative Flair any doll may be used to achieve an original presentation.   

3-  Half Dolls: includes any Half Dolls and similar dolls, Jack in the Box, etc.

4- Theme Dolls Dolls; depicting the Theme of the Festival -Judged by Popular Vote Only.

Special Awards: Advise person at registrar desk of the category you are entering.


Send fees and complete entry information to:    UDS Competition c/o Darlene Grant 

657 East 700 South, Clearfield, Ut 84015   Tel: 801-825-1252   email: Dagrant1231@aol.com  

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Challenge Competition/popular vote

~ JEANNE PETITE, Half Doll Challenge

 ~ The sky is the limit as these dolls were made into powder puffs, dresser boxes, pincushions, lamps,

  bed dolls, and much more! ~ all totally useless, but fabulously fancy!! ~

· All entries must contain a porcelain Jeanne Petite Half Doll. The mold was the souvenir gift in 2018. The bisque for this beauty, with attached arms and intricate modelling, can be purchased for $25.00 + shipping by contacting Stacey  Reed (staceyreed777@gmail.com)


Rules for Jeanne Petite Half Doll Challenge

  • All dolls must be costumed by the Entrant.
  • The painting will not be judged, however, it is encouraged to have the entrant paint their doll(s).
  • Feel free to add props and/or complete in a decorative setting.
  • There are no height or size restrictions.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries in this category.
  • Dolls must be preregistered for nameplate & ease of handling when entered
  • There is no fee to enter
  • Dolls may be photographed for publication. By entering, you automatically agree to this condition. 

   

 Prizes will be given for the following category:

              Overall Favorite Doll


Please send entry information for each doll entered, be sure to specify categories entered to: Darlene at dagrant1231@aol.com

  1. Name (complete) 
  2. Cell number & email address
  3. Description of each doll

  • Entries must be received no later than April 1, 2020

Theme Challenges

 Once again, we will be sponsoring the UDS Theme Challenge. This is A GREAT OPPORTUNITY for members to present entries representing the theme of our Festival, and their creativity in the interpretation of it.


1- Jeanne Petite; 2018 Souvenir Half Doll mold.

2- Exquisite French Dolls, the dolls of France.


The winners will be determined in a Popular Vote by the Universal Doll Society membership. 

Let the Little Lambs Play theme challenge

Rules for the Fabulous French Doll Exhibit & Popular Vote.

Doll must be made by entrant.

Doll may be any gender, ethnicity, costume, or size. 

Costume need not be made by the Entrant

All dolls must be preregistered for nameplate & ease of handling when received at Festival. 

There is no fee to enter. 

Dolls may be photographed for publication. By entering, you automatically agree to this condition.

Prizes will be given in the following categories:

  • Authentic In Presentation - Lady
  • Authentic In Presentation - Child
  • Favorite Overall

 

Please send entry information for each doll entered, be sure to specify categories entered to: Darlene at dagrant1231@aol.com

  1. Name (complete) 
  2. Cell number & email address
  3. Description of each doll
  4. Are you willing to leave the doll(s) on display for the Doll Show Friday, August 23, 2019?

  • Entries must be received no later than AUGUST 12, 2019 

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