Little Circles Annual Quilling Contest

What it is.

Little Circles Quilling Contest is a competition open to quillers around the globe. We welcome paper rollers to create fabulous works of paper art & submit digital photos of their work in order to throw their hat in the ring for a chance to win The Grand Prize!

Who can enter.

Anyone over the age of 18 may enter unless prohibited by law in resident state or country.

The dates.

September 1, 2015 11:59 EST All entries are due.

September 2-4  Public vote begins on Little Circles Facebook page. All likes & shares count towards score. Comments are awesome & encouraged but do not count towards score. Top 10 entries will move on.

September 5 Jury vote begins. 3 judges will score Top 10 works on originality, creativity & technical skill. 5 winners will be chosen.

September 15 Grand Prize judge will select a top winner.

September 15 The winners will be announced on the home page of Little Circles & Facebook.

Grand Prize One winner will be awarded with a complete line of Culture Pop paper (100+ packs) in either 1/8" OR 1/4" width plus shipping. $300+ value. All taxes and fees are responsibility of winner.

Runner Up Prize Four winners will be awarded Runner Up prizes of $25 gift certificates to Little Circles shop.

The Rules.

  1. Little Circles Quilling Contest is open to any quiller.
    You do NOT have to be a current Little Circles customer nor use Culture Pop.

  2. This online quilling contest is for quilled artwork only. The overwhelming majority of the project must be made of quilled paper.
    We reserve the right to not include any project that does not meet this criteria.

  3. Entry is Free

  4. Each quiller may enter 1 artwork per year.

  5. You may enter art that has been shown and/or won art awards in other shows
    • It is NOT OK to enter artwork that you have previously entered in a Little Circles Contest.

    1. It's OK to enter work that has already been sold.

    2. If you win the Grand Prize, you will be asked to help with the judging for next year.

    3. There is no size restriction.
    4. Big, small - no matter. Just make it great.

    1. No restriction on subject matter, just keep it clean please.

    2. You may upload up to 5 images of your piece. 
      Only one will be shown for the public vote on the Little Circles Facebook page, however all 5 will be used for the judging rounds. One image per photo. All multiple shot images will be discarded and not considered during judging.

    3. No watermarks are allowed on any photo. 
    4. Credit will be given where credit is due.

    1. In judging rounds, artwork will be judged in the following areas: originality, creativity & technical skill.

    2. Your artwork must be your own original concept and not a copy of anyone else's copyrighted material.
      If your image infringes upon another person's copyright it will be disqualified. This includes photographs & fan art. Make it your own!

    3. You may only submit your own artworks that you personally quilled.
      We reserve the right to demand proof that your quilled artwork was created solely by you....if it's not then your entry will be disqualified.

    4. This is a digital, online contest only. There is no shipping involved.

    5. Artworks may be submitted until midnight, Eastern Standard Time on September 1, 2015
      No artworks will be accepted past the deadline.

    6. All submissions must be made through this website through the provided email address. No other entries will be accepted.

    7. The decision of the public, the jury & the Grand Prize judge is final.

    8. By entering this art competition, you are granting us a non-exclusive perpetual license to reproduce images of your artwork
      (on this website and in our newsletters...with credit and links to you, of course).

    9. Must be 18 or older, to be eligible for awards.

    10. If outside of the United States, all taxes and governmental fees will be your own responsibility.
      Once it's shipped, it's up to you to take care of the rest.

    11. By entering the competition, you agree to abide by all rules.

    12. Winners will be announced and listed on this website on September 15, 2015

    13. If we are unable to communicate with the announced judge and obtain his/her judging results, we will appoint a substitution judge.


    15. Little Circles believes in supporting all art and the artists who create them. No unkind remarks will be tolerated in any form on any platform and anyone engaging is such behavior will be disqualified from the competition.

    16. Please, No whining

    17. Don't forget to have fun & support one another

    To Enter.

    Please submit up to 5 images of your one piece of art. Remember, no watermarks & no multi view compilation images are allowed and will be discarded.

    Please include the following information in the body of the email:

    • Full name
    • Birthdate
    • Mailing Address
    • Email Address
    • Phone number
    • Name (Title) of artwork
    • Year completed
    • Any website or social media profile you may wish to be linked to if you are declared a winner.

    No questions will be answered through this address. Please contact us below if you need.