FALL PADUCAH

Fall Paducah 2017

Detail: Magnolia by Claudia Clark Myers and Marilyn Badger

Quilt Contest Voting

Anyone with an email address can cast a VOTE – use your Smartphone, iPad, home computer, or vote from one of three Voting Stations at the show. Voting closes at 12:00 noon (CT) on Friday, September 15, 2017. Anyone can vote – so invite your friends and family to be a judge to pick the top winners!

At the show, visit the AQS Information Center to purchase tickets to attend the AQS Winners Showcase that will be held at 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15.

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NEW Contest Voting for AQS QuiltWeek

AQS has a new Quilt Contest for the Fall Paducah show… and you get to be a judge to select the Janome America Best of Show and the other six top awards. Prior to the show, a team of three expert quilt judges will select the First, Second, and Third Place winners in the 15 categories of the Quilt Contest. All winners will be notified after the judging is completed on Sunday, September 10, so the winners can make plans to get to Paducah for the AQS Winners Showcase on Friday evening.

How do I vote?

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. (Central Time) on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the 15 First Place winners, selected by our team of three expert quilt judges, will be available online for voting. When voting is opened, a link to vote will be available on quiltweek.com and on the American Quilter’s Society page on Facebook.

Each person gets to vote for one quilt – choose the quilt that you think deserves to be the Best of Show. You will be able to vote at the show, from your Smartphone wherever you may be, or from your home computer.
• The quilt with the most votes will be named the Janome America Best of Show.
• The wall quilt with the most votes will be named the Gammill Best Wall Quilt.
• The next five quilts with the most votes will be named:

  • Baby Lock USA 1st Place Overall
  • AQS 2nd Place Overall
  • Innova 3rd Place Overall
  • APQS 4th Place Overall
  • Hobbs Bonded Fibers 5th Place Overall.

Voting will end at 12:00 noon (Central Time) on Friday, September 15, 2017.

Announcement of Top Seven Awards

The awards will be presented at the AQS Winners Showcase at Walker Hall, 229 Madison St, Paducah, KY 42001 (map) from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017. Hors d’oeuvres will be available in the lobby starting at 6:00.

The evening will begin with a tribute to Bill Schroeder, co-founder of the American Quilter’s Society, emceed by Mark Sherman.

Don’t miss the excitement as the top seven winners are announced. The evening will conclude with the announcement of the first ever Janome America Best of Show for AQS QuiltWeek – Fall Paducah!

Tickets for the Winners Showcase are available at:
www.quiltweek.com/workshops/52207-winners-showcase/. Seating is limited so book your tickets early.

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