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Women's Work Announces 1st Annual Fair Trade Jewelry Design Competition

Calling Talented and Creative Jewelry Designers -
Women's Work is looking for original jewelry that incorporates Fair Trade Beads and Findings to carry in our store.
We will award cash prizes, buy at least 2 of the winning pieces at wholesale prices to be sold in the store.
Winners will be announced during World Fair Trade Day Celebrations at the Poughkeepsie Plaza's Fair Trade Fair on May 8, 2010.

If you are an experienced jewelry designer, here's your chance to be included in the ever popular fair trade movement.
If you would like to make your jewelry making hobby a profession, here's your chance to get paid and garner some attention for your craft.
And for those who have always wanted to make jewelry but didn't know how, come to the Poughkeepsie Plaza on May 8th to participate in a jewelry making demonstration and you too can enter the competition.

Winners will be announced during Fair Trade Day Fair on May 8, 2010 at the Poughkeepsie Plaza when we will announce our campaign to make the Poughkeepsie Plaza the First and Only Fair Trade Mall!

* Earrings
* Necklace
* Bracelet
* Best Use of Fair Trade Materials
* Traditionally Inspired Design Using Fair Trade Materials

Contest Rules:
1.) Beads and/or Findings must be purchased from either Women's Work or from other Fair Trade Federation members (FTF.org) to ensure Fair Trade principles are met.
2.) Entrant must be the designer and possess full copyright for the design.
3.) Limit three entries per person per design category
4.) Entrants under the age of18 must have a written consent to enter and win.
5.) All submissions constitutes entrants' agreement to be publicized in store, on website, marketing materials, press and design to be shown in all mediums and in media about the contest and/or Women's Work Judging: Judging will be based on originality, craftsmanship and aesthetics. Judges' decision is final.

How to Enter: 1.) Each entry must have a separate entry form (limit 3 entries per person per category). Completed designs with completed entry forms can be dropped off with a sales person at Women's Work; Poughkeepsie Plaza; 2600 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 2.) Enter jewelry sets as a single entry 3.) Deadline is May 3, 2010 4.) Winners will be announced during World Fair Trade Day Fair on May 8, 2010 at the Poughkeepsie Plaza. 5.) Winners will be exhibited at Women's Work for three weeks and all entries can be picked up from June 4-11, 2010. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to receiving your entry and seeing what you can do to bring your art and the crafts of women around the world together! Women's Work Poughkeepsie Plaza 2600 South Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 845.849.1858 www.womensworkbw.com

1st Annual Fair Trade Jewelry Design Competition
Name: _________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________ City, State: ______________________________________ Zip: _________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________________ Email: _________________________________________ REQUIRED: I have read the "Official Rules" and agree to them. In addition, I attest that I am the creator of this jewelry design and that I have full copyright. I agree to allow the design to be photographed and images reproduced in all media to publicize the competition. By entering this competition, I am granting Women's Work and contest supporters permission to publicize the contest using my name and jewelry design in all forms of media. Women's Work will not share any contact info with any third party person or organization. ___________________________________________
Entrant Name (please print)
Entrant Signature


(For Entry forms, please email me at: admin@womensworkbw.com)









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