North Haven Garden Club Announces National Garden Clubs Sculpture Contest

North Haven Garden Club Announces National Garden Clubs Sculpture Contest



North Haven Garden Club in conjunction with the National Garden Club announces our involvement in the sculpture contest. Prizes from the North Haven Garden Club will be given out to winning students in each grade.  All entries are due to the North Haven Garden Club by Jan. 10, 2021 so entries may be passed on the The Federated Garden Club and then off the National Garden Club by their deadline. Email me at nhgccindy@yahoo.com for a copy of the entry form.

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The sculpture is limited in width to 81/2 inches by 11 inches. Height should be proportional to width.

Contest Rules

Children in 4th through 8th grade will be eligible to enter the contest. Sculptures must consist of recyclable, reused and reduced materials; Width of the sculpture can be no more than 8 1/2 x 11 inches; Height should be in proportion to width; entries should include as many photographs as can be printed on the back of the entry form but two 2x6 photographs are recommended Club entries must be sent to State Chairman. Observe State Deadlines.

First place entries must be sent to Region Chairman/Awards Chairman by Feb. 1, 2021 and Region first place entries must be sent to National Chairman by March 1, 2021.

Scale of Points

Creative use of materials and self expression: 60 percent; Description of sculpture and materials used: 30 percent; Craftsmanship and technique: 10 percent.

Don't forget to check out The North Haven Garden Club on Facebook for lots of useful and entertaining information and pictures of all our club does in the Town of North Haven and like our page.

North Haven Garden Club is a member of The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Inc., New England Garden Clubs Inc., and The National Garden Clubs Inc.

Article by Cindy Golia 


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