North Carolina Gourd Society

NCGS Presents The 77th Annual NC Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival

Saturday Nov. 3rd, 2018 9am - 5pm

Sunday Nov. 4th, 2018 10am - 4pm

NC State Fairgrounds - Raleigh, NC

Holshouser Bldg.

Admission $2 - Kids under 16 free!

Competition Information


STEPS FOR ENTERING THE COMPETITION

STEP 1:     Click here to read the competition information packet. (Competition Packet - Download PDF here; Download Word Doc here)

STEP 2:     Choose which Division/s (I, II, III, IV, or V) you will be entering. Pick which competition category (total of 71 categories) in your chosen division best suits your gourd entry.

STEP 3:     Complete an online competition entry form by October 31, 2018 by choosing the appropriate form below or see the bottom of this page for mail-in instructions:
  • Division I Grower Categories - Click here to complete online Competition Entry Form.

  • Division II Youth Categories - Click here to complete online Competition Entry Form.

  • Division III Novice Categories - Click here to complete online Competition Entry Form.

  • Division IV Open Competition Categories - Click here to complete online Competition Entry Form.

  • Division V Master Categories - Click here to complete online Competition Entry Form.

Note: If not completing an online form, see below for mail-in or walk-in instructions.

STEP 4:     Drop off your gourd entry at the festival during drop-off times. Be sure that your gourd is checked in, tagged, and on display before 9am on Saturday.

STEP 5:     Thanks for entering the competition and enjoy the festival!!


THANKS FOR ENTERING!!

*Note: If online completion of forms is not possible, you can download and print the competition entry form from the competition packet (Competition Packet - Download PDF here; Download Word Doc here). Please mail the completed form by October 31, 2018 to:

North Carolina Gourd Festival
Attn: Stan Atwood
1002 Black Oak Court
Apex, NC 27502

Walk-ins, please bring the completed form with your gourd entry.