The Apprentice Division is for first-time entrants with little or no sewing or acting experience.
If you’ve only finished two or three costumes on your own, this may be the craftsmanship division for you.
If you’ve won two or more awards in the Apprentice Division, we recommend that you move up to Intermediate.
If you have little to no acting experience, this may be the skit division for you.
The Intermediate Division is intended for entrants with a moderate amount of sewing and acting experience and at least two Apprentice Division awards.
If you’ve won fewer than three awards for Skits or Craftsmanship in an Intermediate Division, you should continue to compete in this division.
If you’ve finished four or five costumes on your own, this may be the craftsmanship division for you.
If you have acting experience in local or high school theater, this may be the skit division for you.
Anyone who isn’t required to advance to the Expert Division may compete in this division.
If you want to compete at this level, you may do so.
The Expert Division is for entrants with multiple awards and many years of sewing or acting experience, or anyone who sews or acts professionally.
If your main source of income is from sewing/prop-making on commission, or acting for film or stage, you must compete in this division.
If you’ve won three or more skit or craftsmanship awards in an Intermediate Division, you must compete as an Expert.
If you have been placed in the Expert Division at any other convention, you must compete in this division.
If you want to compete in this division, you may do so.
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