MINI DISPLAYS OR TRADITIONAL FULL-SIZE DISPLAYS
No need to tote a car load to enter, UNLESS you want to do a full-size display as in years past. No limit this year on number of pieces – your choice, your creativity. Displays are judged on the quality of pieces, creativity, educational value, etc.
CATEGORIES ARE: STONEWARE, ART POTTERY, DINNERWARE, AND MEMORABILIA PLUS DENNIS YAEGGI RARE ITEM CATEGORY
HERE IS A SUPER EXAMPLE OF HOW TO DO A MINI DISPLAY
BY TIM BROETZMAN
All entries receive a regular commemorative and there will be 8 Special Commemoratives awarded to Peoples Choice and Best of Show winners in the Art Pottery, Dinnerware, Stoneware, and Memorabilia categories and 1 Special Commemorative awarded to the Dennis Yaeggi Rare Item Winner
Location: RIVER BLUFF EDUCATION CENTER
Red Wing, MN
Members interested in participating in Display can download the contract below and send it to :
Angie DeGreeff, RWCS, PO Box 50, Red Wing, MN 55066 or you may email it to email@example.com
All members of the Red Wing Collectors Society are eligible and encouraged to set up a Display. There is no fee to set up a display; but, members must be registered for the Convention.
2023 Display set-up time:
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
1:00 – 3:00 pm by appointment only
Thursday, July 13, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
*** DISPLAYERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR OWN CARTS AND DOLLIES TO MOVE INTO THE RIVER BLUFF EDUCATION CENTER
2023 Removal time
Friday, July 14, 2023
Viewing Hours – NOTE THE SHORTENED HOURS THIS YEAR
Be sure to mark your calendar to visit the displays during Convention Week!
CHECK YOUR CROCKFEST SCHEDULE FOR DISPLAY VIEWING AND VOTING
Volunteers are Needed!
Display Volunteers – Wednesday through Friday volunteers are needed to help with staffing room, balloting, setup/teardown, and general support.
See Display in a whole new way! Contact Nancy Lambert firstname.lastname@example.org
Display Chair – VACANT
If you are interested in volunteering to serve as Display Chair, please contact the RWCS Business Office,
Each year at the Annual July Convention Members have an opportunity to set up displays of real Red Wing Pottery and Stoneware. The categories of competition are:
- Art Pottery
- Rare Item
- NEW! Mixed Media Award: photos, video, paintings, other media
RWCS Chapters or the RWCS Commemorative Committee may choose to participate in this display type. The non-competitive displays may include signage identifying the Displayers but no “For Sale or Looking For” signs are allowed.
There are 9 total possible awards: Best of Show and People’s Choice in each of the standard categories of stoneware, dinnerware, art pottery, and memorabilia. The is one winner for the People’s Choice Dennis Yaeggi Rare Item Award and Mixed Media Award. The winning display member will receive one of the 19 Convention special commemoratives. Follow the links below to see previous Convention Winners:
What types of displays are there? The display room has space for both competitive and non-competitive displays. Only competitive displays are eligible to win a special commemorative. Most non-competitive displays are put together by RWCS Chapters.
What are the standard display categories? Art Pottery, Dinnerware, Memorabilia or Stoneware. There also is the Dennis Yaeggie Rare Item Award and the New Mixed Media Award.
Who is eligible to display? Any RWCS member in good standing and registered for the Convention.
Is the Display area secure? The Display Chair/Committee/ and RWCS Board of Directors make reasonable efforts to safeguard the property of the displayers. The RWCS does provide 24-hour security for the loan period either by Contracted Security during display hours or locking the room when the Display room is not in operation.
What are the awards for display? There are 10 possible awards: Best of Show and People’s Choice in each of the standard categories (Art Pottery, Dinnerware, Memorabilia, Stoneware), and one for People’s Choice Dennis Yaeggi Rare Item Award and the New Mixed Media Award. The winning display member will receive a special commemorative. If a display wins both Best of Show and People’s Choice, only one special commemorative is awarded.
Are there rules for display? Yes, those are outlined on the annual Display Contract for each convention. Displayers are required to read the document, sign, and return it to the Display Chair before the convention.