Competitions and Awards
(scroll to the bottom to enter contests)
DOLL SHOW CONTESTS
From September 2019 we will be holding competitions at each show, to be judged on the day by our specially selected panel of judges, and through a public vote.
How to enter:
Entries can be pre booked online at a discounted rate, and late entries will be taken on the day if space allows.
To enter the competition you need to bring a completed baby (reborn or silicone) which has not previously been shown to the public on any social media or previous shows to our competition display area by 9am on the day of the show.
Entries must be 100% your OWN WORK
We will accept a maximum of three entries per artist.
You may pose and display your baby but not return to it until after the judging has been completed. Maximum display width is 50cm.
Awards will be as follows:
Peoples choice award:
This will be the overall favourite baby of the visitors to the show. They will be asked to select their favourite from every entry.
The award for this will be a trophy, certificate and photograph and small interview in Discover Dolls Magazine.
Our panel of judges will evaluate all the entries and allocate the following awards:
Best Hair Painting
Most Creative Display
Upon entering your doll, you will be automatically entered into every relevant category, and one winner will be picked from each. The winner of each category will recveive a trophy or medal, a certificate, and a photo and details in Discover Dolls Magazine!
Winners will be revealed at 2pm, and from this time entries will be labeled with the artists name and business details.
Entries must remain in situ until 4pm.
Exhibitor entries can be listed for sale, and payment take at their own stand, between 2 and 4pm, but must not be collected by the buyer until 4pm.
Visiting artist entries can be listed for sale, but the transaction must take place out of the show hours.
Show exhibitor online advance rate £10
Show exhibitor on the day rate £15
Visiting artist online advance rate £20
Visiting artist on the day rate £25