Entry forms must be received no later than Friday, January 4th, 2013.
Each exhibitor shall submit an entry application to:
Nancy Galdo, 4266 Chase Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
Or Email your application attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Major scientific awards presented include the Conchologists of America (COA), DuPont, American Museum of Natural History and Best of the Best. Special club trophies include Len Hill Memorial for Most Beautiful Exhibit, Jim VunKannon Memorial Florida/Caribbean, the Gerrit DeGraaff representing a large and exceptional specimen of a chosen species, Betty Hamann Memorial Fossil Trophy, Neil Hepler Memorial for Education Excellence, Shell of the Show (self-collected and any manner) plus Best Student and Best Beginner trophies, as well.
Club artistic awards include Best In Show trophies for Hobbyist, Professional and Sailor’s Valentine and the Fay Mucha Memorial for Best Collectibles. Two new trophies will be presented next year, Best in Tabletop Shell Craft and Best in Wall Hung Shell Craft plus Best Student and Best Beginner trophies, as well.
There is a great hotel package available for those who are visiting from out of town. We hope you’ll join our friendly, fun-loving club for our exciting shell show weekend. We’ll have a great time!!!
Very best regards, Nancy Galdo and Alice Pace,
Shell Show Co-Chairs