Use the official NBS Classification Blue Book 2017-2018 Edition to prepare trays for these awards.
Every entry requires a tray slip which must be ordered in advance. The cost per tray slip is $1.00, except for special exhibits which are free. (See below for details. Tray Entry Form.pdf)
Cl. 1-0 through 15-5, 25 Any Size. Materials assorted specialized to buttons expressing art deco style. Michèle Jaakson $10-7-3
Cl. 1-0 through 15-5, 25 Any Size. Specialized to buttons with the front red or white or both red and white. Div. II allowed. Sponsored to honour Canada’s flag and 150 years. Micheline Gravel $20-10-5.
Cl. 1-0 through 15-5, 25 any size. Materials assorted specialized to buttons representing art work. Buttons may depict actual art work or depict an identifiable style of art work (e.g. impressionism). Additional points will be awarded for each button depicting Canadian art work/ style of art work. Labeling is recommended. Yessy Byl $15-10-5.
Cl 1-0 Celluloid assorted, 25 Any Size. Diane Close $15-10-5.
Cl. 6-0 Black assorted, 20 Any Size. Labeling and mounting in class order required. In honour of Carolyn Webb. Barb Crowther $25-10-5.
Cl. 8-0, 25 Any Size. Glass mounted in/on metal. Sue Dickout $10-7-3
Cl. 10-0 metals assorted specialized to the four pictorial sections, 25 Any Size. Bonus points for Canadian content. Elizabeth Foy $13-7-5.
Cl.17-0 25 Any Size Animals assorted specialized to wildlife native to Canada. Div. II allowed. No anthropomorphic, cartoon or comic animals. No limit on Realistics. Try to cover all Animal classes. Emphasis is on animals first and materials second. Joanne Irons - ButtonGal on Etsy $10-6-4
Cl. 17-0 animals assorted. 25 Any Size, specialized to animals in a relationship with humans. Human does not necessarily have to be on button as long as relationship is evident, for example, a dog chained to a doghouse. Try for a variety of animals and types of relationships. Labelling human/animal relationship could be helpful to judges. Elizabeth Foy $13-7-5
Cl.17-20 30 medium Div. II allowed. Buttons that represent Canada and each of the 13 provinces and territories (e.g. provincial flower, tree, animal, mineral, or something national like the maple leaf.) They MUST BE LABELLED to indicate what they represent. There must be at least one button for each of the 13 provinces and territories and must include at least 5 representing the Country of Canada. There should be no duplication of subject matter. Gladys Marshall $20-10-5
Cl. 18-3 coins/coin type 25 Any Size Div. II allowed. Sue Cotter $15-10
Cl.18-6 & 18-12 Div. II allowed 25 Any Size specialized to fasteners to keep it together. June Chambers $15-10-5
Category 1 Buttons with a Canadian theme.
We would appreciate knowing the number of entries to ensure we have the appropriate number of judges etc. so please EMAIL Evelyn Davies firstname.lastname@example.org with your intent (One tray or many trays)
Tray slips will be $1.00 each entry. Tray Entry Form.pdf
Payment Options - Send a cheque to Evelyn Davies, payable to the Ottawa Valley Button Club for each tray slip, or you may pay upon arrival when submitting the trays for competition.
Questions - please contact Evelyn Davies email@example.com 8141 Fallowfield Road. RR#4, Ashton, ON. K0A1B0. (613-253-4181)