Future Competitions

FALL 2022 MOUNT AS YOU PLEASE/POPULAR VOTE

1) Cats, Domestic, 10 or more, Any size. In memory of Ruthmarie (Ree) Thomas.  Sponsored by Jane and Jim Albanowski, $10, 6, 4.

2)  One Postcard and related buttons (any size and amount) mounted on 9×12 card. In memory of Carol Meszaros who was an avid collector of both. Sponsored by Barbara Fox. $50, 35, 20.

3) My Favorite Creative Mounting, minimum one button mounted on 9×12 card. In memory of Marcy Kagan who loved displaying her buttons in creative designs. Sponsored by Ways and Means. $50, 35, 20.

4) 15, Any Size, Buttons Related to Frontier Settlers’ Day to Day Experiences and Encounters. Sponsored by Bergen Button Club. $15,10,5.

5) 20 Any Patriotic Theme. Sponsored by Jersey Shore Button Club. $15,10,5.

SPRING 2023 JUDGED COMPETITIONS

Division IX (Any Age). Use National Button Society Blue Book 2023.

 VIRTUAL COMPETITION DUE AUGUST 1

1) VIRTUAL COMPETITION: Sec. 10-1 thru 10-15 Metals, 20 Any Size, Specialized to Pictorials as follows: 5 each of the following: Sec 17 Animals; Sec 18-11 Sports Game Equipment; Sec 19 Plant life; Sec. 20-5 Children, mount in Groups.Remember there are no people allowed in Section 18-11. Look for different types of metals, shapes, sew-thru. Label at least one of each type metal. Label a back mark for an extra point. Jersey Shore Button Club, $10, 6, 4.

FOR IN-PERSON JUDGING ON SEPTEMBER 10

2) Sec 10-5.6, Steel Cups, 20 buttons, 5 Large, 5 Medium, 5 Small, 5 Free Choice. Include variety of OMEs, shapes, a variety of pictorial sections. Use a magnet to make certain buttons are steel cups. Bergen Button Club. $15, 10, 5.

3) Ruth Berry Memorial Award, Limited to those who did not win a ribbon in this award in 2019. New entrants encouraged to participate. Cl. 17-0 through 20-24, 25 Any size. Pictorials assorted specialized to black glass. Label pictorial class number and mount in order. Heirs of Ruth Berry. $50-30-20.

SPRING 2023 MOUNT AS YOU PLEASE/POPULAR VOTE

1) Fairies or Fairy Tales. At least 3 buttons.  $10, $6, $4.

2) Spring Flowers in Needlework, creative needlework project that incorporates buttons.  Project must be framed or in a plastic sleeve, approximately 9×12 inches or a close size variation – i.e. 10×10. These will be displayed on the racks. $10, $6, $4.  Sponsored by the Princeton Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America.

            FALL 2023 MOUNT AS YOU PLEASE/POPULAR VOTE

1) Clear and Colored Glass Assorted. 15 any size, specialized to 5 Red, 5 Blue & 5 Realistics any color. Bergen Button Club. $10, $6, $4.

2) Fruits and Vegetables of the Garden State, 15 any size, specialized to New Jersey crops.  No balance required.  Jersey Shore Button Club. $15-$10-$5.