UPDATE (January 22, 2012) Roisin has decided to postpone this competition. It will happen, so stay tuned for new dates.
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FIRST ANNUAL
REGIONAL “EWE ‘R’ WOOLLY” COMPETITION
In KNIT OR CROCHET
Region defined by Lund – Saltery Bay, including Desolation Sound, Okeover Inlet,  Powell River, Sliammon, Savary Island, Texada Island.

SPONSORED BY “GREAT BALLS OF WOOL”
4722a MARINE AVE., POWELL RIVER, B.C. V8A 2L4
www.greatballsofwool.blogspot.com
604-485-4859

Adopting the philosophy that ‘everything has its own dignity’, ‘no rules’, no mistakes’ from renowned Japanese weaver Misao Jo, we add ‘no official judges’ and offer the following:

Competition Guidelines:

1. A completed wearable adult size sweater, poncho or vest, either hand-knit or crochet that best represents this region for you. Your choice of pattern and/or design.  We’re looking forward to all the different and inventive ways individuals will find to depict their region.
Multiple entries OK, each one separately registered.
2. $10.00 Registration/ Entry fee @ Great Balls of Wool. 
3.  Wool/Yarn to be purchased from Great Balls of Wool.

Competition begins August 21st, 2011 at “Art Alive in the Park’, Willingdon Beach, Powell River.
Deadline for completed entries May 31st 2012. 
Finished entries will be displayed at Great Balls of Wool where voting will begin, and at Art Alive in the Park 2012.
Voting is open to everyone able to view the finished pieces at Great Balls of Wool or Art Alive in the Park.  Non-competitors from the community will be invited to count votes and declare the winners.
All entries will then be hung  in the “Exhibition of Woolly Art”  by Malaspina Art Society at the Malaspina Exhibition Centre in the foyer of Vancouver Island University, September 6, 2012 where the winners will be announced and prizes awarded.

Prizes:
1st Prize = One set of Addi Click Turbo AND   $250.00 Gift Certificate for Great Balls of Wool
2nd Prize = One set of Addi Click Bamboo AND   $150.00 Gift Certificate for Great Balls of Wool
3rd Prize = $100.00 Gift Certificate for Great Balls of Wool