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AQS Quilt Contests

Quilt Contest Timetable and Important Dates

Contest Entry Deadline Notification Emails Sent Quilt Due at AQS Winner Announcements
Daytona Beach 2022 October 15, 2021 December 3, 2021 January 21, 2022 February 23, 2022
Branson 2022 November 5, 2021 January 14, 2022 February 18, 2022 March 23, 2022
Paducah 2022 December 3, 2021 February 18, 2022 March 18, 2022 April 26, 2022
Grand Rapids 2022 April 1, 2022 June 10, 2022 July 8, 2022 August 17, 2022
Des Moines 2022 May 6, 2022 July 15, 2022 August 15, 2022 September 14, 2022

Non-refundable entry fee per quilt: $25


Quilt Contest Information

QuiltWeek Show Contest Deadline Contest Rules Contest Status
Daytona Beach 2022 October 15, 2021 Daytona Beach Rules SEMI-FINALISTS
Branson 2022 November 5, 2021 Branson Rules CLOSED
Paducah 2022 December 3, 2021 Paducah Rules CLOSED
Grand Rapids 2022 April 1, 2022 Grand Rapids Rules ENTER NOW
Des Moines 2022 May 6, 2022 Des Moines Rules ENTER NOW

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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 – Registration Coordinator
270-898-7903 x 132
EMAIL MICHELLE
michelle.thompson@americanquilter.com