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Contests And Competitions

 

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.

 

Spinners’ Triathlon

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.

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.

 

Team Spinning

When: Sunday at 2:30 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.

KNITTERS’ TRIATHLON

When: Saturday 3pm – 4pm

 

Where: Central Lawn

 

Entry: No registration is required.

 

All Ages Welcome If you would like to assist please contact Kristy Bellavita.

 

Fees: No Fees Three events to challenge you and make you giggle! Come join the fun!

Bring size 8 needles – if you don’t happen to have, loaners will be available. Crocheters ALSO WELCOME.

Photo Contest

When: Entries are accepted Friday, Sept. 27 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 with special prizes in each category! Prizes can be claimed at the main gate information desk.

2020 OFFF Logo Design Contest

We need a T-shirt/catalog design for the 2020 Festival. Diamonds are the Festival symbol. Our celebrated handcraft for 2020  is basket-making, The celebrated fiber is Plant Fiber. It’s nice if the logo can incorporate the features, but it’s not mandatory. Full entry details Comming soon .