Monday, March 19, 2007

Bags2 Riches -- Call for Designers

Deadline: August 8, 2007 (Receive)

Bags2Riches Fashion Show
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Fashion Shows at 11:30 & 12:30

Bags2 Riches is a unique Handbag Competition dedicated to the homeless and near homeless in the Indianapolis community. It will benefit Trusted Partners, the one of a kind program that provides volunteer mentors for individuals and families in homeless prevention programs.

Fiber Artists, Quilters, Knitters, and creators of all kinds…Create your own original handbag to enter into the competition. Ten lucky finalists will have their handbag on the runway in a fashion show at the beautiful Artsgarden in downtown Indianapolis, with the “Most Original Handbag” receiving the most purchased votes.

Contest Rules:

1. Create an original purse, handbag, or tote;
2. Title your entry
3. Complete an official entry form.

Send completed entry to:
Trusted Partners/Immanuel UCC
Bags2Riches Contest
402 E. Prospect St
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Entries must be received by August 8, 2007. Any bags received after that date will not be eligible for the grand prize, but will be sold or included in the silent auction.

Finalist judging: All entries will be judged by representatives of the Sponsor, who will select ten (10) finalists. Criteria for selection include: originality, unique design elements, and quality of the workmanship.

Only the 10 finalists will be notified of their selection on or before September 15, 2007. All bags not selected as a finalist will be included in the Silent Auction or sale portion of the event.

One Grand Prize will be awarded.

Grand prize includes:
· $100 Gift Certificate to Quilt Quarters (Carmel, In)
· $50 Gift Certificate to Talbots
· Printer from Kridan Business Equipment

Your entry must be your original work.

Entry to Bags2Riches relinquishes your ownership of the bag.

Call for Designers: B2R2007CallforDesigners.doc

Entry Form: B2R_2007_bag_entry_form.doc