ESTABLISHED IN 2009 TO PROACTIVELY PROMOTE MAJOR EVENTS IN THAMES

Wearable Arts Show

DATE: Coming up in November 2017

SHOW TIME: 7.00pm

WHERE: Thames Civic Centre

GARMENT ENTRY FEE: TBA

SHOW ADMITTANCE:

Adult TBA

Kids (5-15) TBA

Under 5 FREE

Family Pass: TBA

GENERAL RULES AND INFORMATION

• Only the designer, the model and one support person can attend the dress rehearsal

• Prizes: $4,200 in cash spread over all categories

• Entry fee non-refundable

• Models (7 years up) and designers have free entry to show -

• Music and lighting will be done by the festival organiser

• Each designer will have 1 1/2 minutes minimum on stage

 

JUDGING INFORMATION

• Judging criteria based on authenticity, creativity, appearance, workmanship and, where appropriate, recycled material used.

• Judges decision is final and no further communications will be entered into. Judges will be back stage from 5.30pm on Saturday 29th November to have a closer look at the garments and ask some questions. The remaining judging will take place on stage at the evening show.

ENTRY CONDITIONS

• Garments can only be entered in one category.

• For the children’s categories both the design and work must be done by the child.

• Designers and models must be available for rehearsal on the day plus the evening show.

• Only the designer, the model and one support person can attend the dress rehearsal.

• Entry fee non-refundable.

• Models and designers have free entry to show.

• The Totally Thames Wearable Arts organisers reserve the rights to take photographs of garments for the use of promotional material.

 

GARMENT CONDITIONS

• Garments sizes must not be larger than 2m wide and 3m high.

• There is to be no use of advertising signage or company logos in your design.

 

REHEARSAL TIMES SATURDAY 28TH OF NOVEMBER

• Kidz Renew-Reuse-Recycle, Teenage Mania, 10am

(Body Art can start from 10 am- Catwalk training at 12pm)

• Steampunk, Hat, Hair & Underwear, Classic Coromandel, Anything Goes 12pm

 

CALENDAR DATES

Entries Close 15th November 2015 – Sunday.

All entries received after this date will incur a $10 late fee

Rehearsals 28th - 10am and 12noon till 4pm

Show 28th November - 7pm Show Start

28th November – 4pm Designers & Models assemble in dressing room to get ready

Judging 28th November – 5.30pm Opportunity for judges to get a close up look and ask any questions.

 

CATEGORIES

KIDZ – RENEW, REUSE, RECYCLE - (11 years and under)

ANTHING GOES! AS LONG AS YOU MADE IT OUT OF RECYCLED GOODS! More than one designer and/or models allowed.

Winner $200 Runner-Up $100

 

TEENAGE MANIA - (12 – 17 years old)

Show us what you think your generation have left as a legacy for the next! Inspire us!

Two designers, up to two models allowed.

Winner $200 Runner-Up $100

 

STEAM PUNK - (Open)

Bringing steam punk back! Show us your spin on this amazing era. Body Art, clothing, masks

anything goes (PG rated)

One designer, one model

Winner $400 Runner-Up $200

 

HAT, HAIR, & UNDERWEAR! - (Open)

Get creative from the top down! PG rated please, photograph to be included in your entry form,

acceptance depends on the suitability. One designer, one model

Winner $400 Runner-Up $200

 

KIWI AS! - (Open)

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on earth! Show us your representation of our God’s Zone!

One designer, one model

Winner $400 Runner-Up $200

 

THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER! - (Open)

Open section for one and all. Judged on skill, unique design, and great use of reused materials.

One designer, one model

Winner $400 Runner-Up $200

 

WEARABLE ARTS FINALE - Overall winner from the aged and open sections

OVER ALL PRIZES

Winner – under 18 years $400

Winner – over 18 years $800