Award winners will receive the prize associated with the particular Award, a “Symbol of Excellence” honor, use of the IPDC logo for all printed and web based information and a beautifully framed certificate.
Commendations receive a certificate and use of the IPDC logo for all printed and web based information.
Entry submissions will be accepted beginning
Monday June 3rd until 5:00pm EST on Thursday September 22nd, 2016.
An Email confirming receipt of entry will be sent to all applicants within seven days of submission.
Requests to withdraw an entry will be accepted if made in writing no later than 3 days of submission, with a full refund of fees. After the 3 day period an entry can be with drawn but no refund of fees will occur.
Winners will be informed by November 1st, 2016 so that they will be able to make their piece for presentation at the 2017 AGTA show and the 2017 JCK Show.
Entry materials will not be returned and will remain the property of the CPAA. To ensure anonymity in judging, no names of applicants should appear on front side of submissions, please mark on the back side. (VERY IMPORTANT)
The following items must be must be included with each submission:
- Copy of the entry form with all sections complete.
- Images: send a minimum of one and a maximum of 5 images for each entry. All entries can be by sketch, drawing, painted image or digital image. Images will be accepted on DVD or CD (either MAC or PC) in JPEG format only. (PLEASE JPEG ONLY)
- Images should be no larger than 8 ½” x 11”. Any larger will not be accepted.
- The actual piece of jewelry does not have to be made for submission. Only the winners of each category will be asked to make their piece for exhibition.
- A fee of $150.00 per entry can be paid by check or credit card.
- Each subsequent entry is $100.00 (Max 5)
CPAA Foundation, Premium and Designer members receive a 25% discount on all entry fees
Entries must be received by September 22nd, 2016
All entries entered by the Early Entry date of August 31, 2016 will receive a FREE raffle ticket to win "A South Sea Adventure" to Bali!