Kansas State Fair Entry Information

Hello, all!!

Here is the information to get you to the correct page on the KS State Fair website to register entries. It will take you to another website to register and pay, it is secure!
Any questions feel free to contact us, wichitaknittersguild@gmail.com, Chauntel will be happy to help you out!

LOCATION: DOMESTIC ARTS BUILDING

SUPERINTENDENT: Mary Lou Hurtado, Lyons, KS

CLOTHING & TEXTILE OFFICE: Sept. 3 – 17 (620) 669-3863

ENTRY DEADLINE – AUGUST 15TH

ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE, INCLUDING ADVANCE TICKETS, BY ENTRY DEADLINE DATE

 

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**Online entries require a W-9 to be filled out and payment with a credit card

CLICK HERE FOR CLOTHING & TEXTILE ENTRY FORM – Print & Mail form

CLOTHING & TEXTILES DEPT. SCHEDULE – DOMESTIC ARTS BLDG.(ENTER THROUGH SOUTH DOORS)

Aug 15 Entry Deadline -paperwork or online entry (Must be postmarked by Aug 15)
Aug 16 – 25 Entries still accepted with a $5.00 late fee per item
After Aug 25 Entries still accepted with a $25.00 late fee per item
Sept 3 Receiving Entries 9:00 am – 5:00 pm & Pick-up of advanced ordered tickets
Sept 4 Receiving Entries 9:00 am – 8:00 pm & Pick-up of advanced ordered tickets
Sept 5 Receiving Entries 9:00 am – 11:00 & Pick-up of advanced ordered tickets. ** Nothing will be accepted after the stated receiving hours
Sept 6 Judging
Sept 7 Judging
Sept 10
Needlework Day
 – Demonstrations in Bldg. between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sept 14
Cotton Day
 – Demonstrations in Bldg. between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sept 15
Wool Day –
 Demonstrations in Bldg. between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sept 16 Entries are released as of 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm **No early releases
Sept. 17 Entries picked up between 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
After Sept 17 Must contact KSF Admin Office to make arrangements (620) 669-3881, (620) 669-3621 or (620) 669-3600. Remaining items should be picked up within 1 week from the closing of the fair

*Review the above schedule closely. DO NOT miss your deadline as this will waive your right for any advance discounted tickets you may have purchased. Only items mailed in will be allowed to arrive earlier than the stated receiving hours. Items brought to the fairgrounds in advance will not be accepted.

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Meeting Location for the Remainder of 2018

Hello All!!
I got the final word Saturday on the new location at the Wichita Advanced Learning Center (Central Library); we will be meeting in the Tecnovation Center on the main floor, directly inside the library across from the checkout area.

Hope to see you all this Wednesday!!

~Chauntel, Treasurer

July Meeting

This July meeting will be a social and open knit. We will have question and answer during show and share. Bring a project and lets get to know each other and enjoy our members who will be back to a school schedule in August.

 

We will be meeting at the Advanced Learning Library, 711 W 2nd Street N, Wichita, Kansas.  This is the new downtown library location.

Morning Meeting–10-30am -12:30 pm

Evening Meeting–6 pm-8 pm

 

Announcements

Sedwick County Fair, July 18-21, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information.  We will have more information at the meeting if you are interested in registering a knitted item in the county fair.
Kansas State Fair, September 7-16, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information
Central Kansas Yarn Hop is October 16-20, 2018
Yarn Shops participating are Topeka, Shivering Sheep in Abilene, Creation Station in Newton, Alpacas of Wildcat Hollow, Picket Fence in Wichita.  This is the list of confirmed yarn shops so far and we will know more as the dates get closer

June Meeting

Program

Please join us for The Anthropology of Knitting presented by our Vice President Martha Close.  She will help us understand the history of knitting and societal/cultural influences of the wearable art we enjoy today.
We will also be having a stitch marker swap being lead by Teresa Lee. Please bring 5 stitch markers to trade they do not have to be new. Participation is encouraged but not required.
The meeting is at
Morning Meeting 10:30am -12:30 pm
Evening Meeting 6pm-8pm
Evergreen Branch Library
2601 N Arkansas
Wichita, KS 67204
We will be meeting in the Parkview Room B. Through the main doors, down to the right. It is the last meeting room at the end of the hall on the right

Announcements

Sedwick County Fair, July 18-21, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information.  We will have more information at the meeting if you are interested in registering a knitted item in the county fair.
Kansas State Fair, September 7-16, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information
Central Kansas Yarn Hop is October 16-20, 2018
Yarn Shops participating are Topeka, Shivering Sheep in Abilene, Creation Station in Newton, Alpacas of Wildcat Hollow, Picket Fence in Wichita.  This is the list of confirmed yarn shops so far and we will know more as the dates get closer