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Think you’re the best knitter, baker, or photographer? You can be at Kansas City Irish Fest’s Contests!

For Contests: Download the entry forms below for more information and entry instructions on each contest! For questions or suggestions, please contact Susan Kane at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Contests are changing a lot this year but some of our classics are still around and aren’t changing a bit.  The rest we think are new and improved, and only going to get better.

KNITTING CONTEST: SCARVES

Back by popular demand, there will again be two contests—one for novices only on Saturday, and one for masters on Sunday! If you teach knitting or crocheting, have won a prize in this contest, or judged this contest in the past, you’re eligible for the master’s category. Maximum two entries per person, per day. The contests are free to enter and is open to all ages.

If you want to participate but don’t know how to get started, The Kansas City Irish Center offers classes!  Details are at: www.irishcenterkc.org.
There will be great prizes from the Studio for first and second place winners on both Saturday and Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST: IRISH IN YOUR AREA

Irish culture is everywhere and we want to see the proof.  Enter your best IRISH WHERE YOU LIVE photographs on Saturday, August 30th or Sunday, August 31st for a chance to win first or second prize!  Maximum two entries per person, per day.  The contest is free to enter and is open to all ages, just amateurs only please.

The fun doesn’t stop there.  We’re going to host a yearlong Instagram competition. More details to come soon!

2013 Photography Winners
Saturday
1st - Maura Harris
2nd - Jordan Stump
3rd - Jordan Stump

Sunday
1st - Lana Beerhalter
2nd - Jim Fisk
3rd - Jim Fisk

GRAND PRIZE - Maura Harris

BAKING CONTEST: BAKING WITH BAILEYS

Dust off your best recipe for mouth-watering recipes that will have you BAKING WITH BAILEYS! Maximum two entries per person, per day. The contest is free to enter and is open to all ages, just amateurs only please.

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