2018 Quilt Entry Registration

Welcome to Minnesota Quilters' 2018 Quilt Entry and Competition!

This is your 'one stop shop' for entries for Judged, Non-Judged, Youth and 2017 Mystery Quilt.

You will register once for any category,and then choose the quilt categories you will enter.

You can register a quilt and then come back later and add another quilt, or click 'save' while registering if you're interrupted.

Your options are:

Judged Competition, 1 or 2 quilts

Non Judged Entry, 1 or 2 quilts

Youth Exhibit, up to 3 quilts

Mystery Quilt. If you entered the 2017 Mystery Quilt you can enter that quilt here under the non-judged category.

If you are submitting a quilt for the MQ 2018 Ruby Challenge, please follow the instructions that came with the fabric packet.

We suggest that you register your quilt from your computer and not a tablet or phone.

Registration for 2018 is now complete, if you didn't make it in time, please enter your quilt next year!

Details to have handy when entering

Judged Competition:  (Fee for MQ Member is $20 and non-member is $35 per quilt)

Click here for the official 2018 Judged Competition Rules

You can enter one or two quilts. This is the information you will need to enter:

  • Entrant first and last name.
  • Mailing Address.
  • two phone numbers.
  • email address.
  • Choose quilt category. 2018 Judged Quilt Category Definitions
  • Title of work.
  • Year the piece was finished (must be finished after January 1, 2016).
  • Width and length o quilt.
  • Name of person who constructed the quilt.
  • Name of person who quilted the quilt.
  • Primary quilting technique (Hand, Stationary Machine, Movable Machine).
  • Is it your original design, or did you get permission to use pattern?
  • Description of Entry. A brief statement about your entry that will be posted on a gallery card next to your quilt at the show. What do you want the show visitors to know about your quilt? Please be concise; descriptions greater than 50 words will be edited by MQ.
  • Upload a photo of the quilt saved as a jpg. If you don't have a photo available please upload any photo and modify your registration later through the confirmation email or email the photo to quiltentryhelp@mnquilt.org or mail the photo to the MQ Office.
  • State the value of your quilt for show insurance purposes. Entries valued at $500 or more must be accompanied by a copy of the quilt appraisal performed by a certified appraiser. You will be able to upload your appraisal during registration. Entrants are responsible for insuring their quilt during shipping.
  • Choose a delivery and pick up option.

Non-judged Entry:  (Fee for MQ Member is Free and non-member is $15)

You can enter one or two quilts. This is the information you will need to enter:

  • Entrant first and last name.
  • Mailing address.
  • Two phone numbers.
  • Email address.
  • Title of work.
  • Year the piece was completed. Quilts must be completed after January 1, 2016.
  • Choose Quilt or Wall hanging.
  • Width and length of quilt.
  • Name of person who constructed the quilt.
  • Name of person who quilted the quilt.
  • Is it your original design? If not, list the book, magazine, or pattern.
  • Description of Entry. A brief statement about your entry that will be posted on a gallery card next to your quilt at the show. What do you want the show visitors to know about your quilt? Please be concise; descriptions greater than 50 words will be edited by MQ.
  • Upload a picture of the quilt that is saved as a jpg. If you don't have a photo available please upload any photo and modify your registration later through the confirmation email or email the photo to quiltentryhelp@mnquilt.org, or mail the photo to the MQ office.
  • State the value of your quilt for show insurance purposes. Entries valued at $500 or more must be accompanied by an appraisal performed by a professional appraiser. You will be able to upload your appraisal during registration. Entrants are responsible for insuring their quilts during shipping.span>
  • Choose a delivery and pick up option.

Youth Entry:  (There is no fee for quilters 18 or younger)

A parent or guardian may enter up to 3 quilts. This can be for multiples by one child, or one quilt by each of 3 children. This is the information you will need to enter:

  • Youth's first and last name.
  • Youth's age.
  • Parent or guardian first and last name.
  • Parent or guardian mailing address.
  • Parent or guardian phone number.
  • Parent or guardian email address.
  • Indicate if all entry information should be mailed to parent/guardian or to youth.
  • Title of work.
  • Description of Entry. A brief statement about your entry that will be posted on a gallery card next to your quilt at the show. What do you want the show visitors to know about your quilt? Please be concise; descriptions greater than 50 words will be edited by MQ.
  • Upload a photo. If you don't have a photo available please upload any photo and modify your registration later through the confirmation email, or email the photo to quiltentryhelp@mnquilt.org, or mail the photo to the MQ Office.
  • Width and length of quilt.
  • Choose a drop off and pick up option.

Register!

If you need assistance while registering please send an email to quiltentryhelp@mnquilt.org. Briefly describe your problem and include your name and phone number. She'll respond by email if it's solvable that way, or else she'll call you. She works a full time job, so please be patient while waiting for a response.

If you feel a bit intimidated by entering online here is a video by the American Quilt Society that shows how to enter their show. This is the same program we use. Questions might be different, but the process is the same. Youtube Video by AQS

Ready? Click the "Register" button on the right.

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