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Quilt Contest Timetable and Important Dates

Contest Entry Deadline Notification Emails Sent Quilt Due at AQS Winner Announcements
Daytona Beach 2023 September 20, 2022 December 1, 2022 January 18, 2023 February 22, 2023
Branson 2023 October 11, 2022 January 12, 2023 February 15, 2023 March 22, 2023
Paducah 2023 November 8, 2022 February 16, 2023 March 15, 2023 April 26, 2023
Grand Rapids 2023 March 28, 2023 June 8, 2023 August 16, 2023 September 13, 2023
Des Moines 2023 May 2, 2023 July 13, 2023 August 30, 2023 September 27, 2023

$25 for AQS Members, $40 for Non-Members.


Quilt Contest Information

QuiltWeek Show Contest Deadline Contest Rules Contest Status
Daytona Beach 2023 September 20, 2022 Daytona Beach Rules CLOSED
Branson 2023 October 11, 2022 Branson Rules CLOSED
Paducah 2023 November 8, 2022 Paducah Rules CLOSED
Grand Rapids 2023 March 28, 2023 Grand Rapids Rules ENTER HERE
Des Moines 2023 May 2, 2023 Des Moines Rules ENTER HERE

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Quilt Contest Cash Awards

Daytona Beach, Lancaster – Downtown, Lancaster – The Nook, Grand Rapids, and Charleston

$54,000 in cash awards will be awarded at each show.

Paducah

$126,000 in Cash Awards will be awarded.

NAMED AWARDS

*Purchase awards – These quilts become the property of the National Quilt Museum.


Best of Show
$20,000*

Best Hand Workmanship
$12,000*

Best Stationary Machine Workmanship
$12,000*

Besk Movable Machine Workmanship
$12,000*

Best Wall Quilt
$5,000
*

Best Miniature Quilt
$3,000*

Best Wall Hand Workmanship
$3,000

Best Wall Movable Machine Workmanship
$3,000

Best Wall Movable Machine Workmanship
$3,000

Still Have Questions?

Do you have questions about the requirements, entering your quilt, or shipping? AQS is happy to help!

Michelle Thompson Michelle Thompson – Contest & Tour Coordinator
270-898-7903 x 132
EMAIL MICHELLE
michelle.thompson@americanquilter.com