North Carolina Gourd Society

NCGS Presents The 78th Annual NC Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival

Saturday Nov. 9th, 2019 9am - 5pm

Sunday Nov. 10th, 2019 10am - 4pm

NC State Fairgrounds - Raleigh, NC

Holshouser Bldg.

Admission $2 - NCGS Members and Kids under 16 free!

Competition Information


STEPS FOR ENTERING THE COMPETITION

There are no Entry fees for all NCGS Members in good standing!

 

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:     Download and print the competition entry form from the competition packet. Walk-ins, please bring the completed form with your gourd entry.
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STEP 3:     Complete an online competition entry form by October 31, 2019 by choosing the appropriate form below or see the bottom of this page for mail-in instructions:
  • Division I Grower Categories

  • Division II Youth Categories

  • Division III New Artist Categories

  • Division IV Intermedate Competition Categories

  • Division V Advanced Categories
 
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.

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, 2019 to:

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

Online registration is closed. Please bring your entries to the Holshouser building Friday night from 5-7 pm, or Saturday morning from 7:30 - 9 am