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 2019 CFMS Contest Deadlines:   
  All American Club Contest: January 18, 2019  
  Bulletin Contest:     November 1, 2018
  Web Site Contest:   November 18, 2018


The next CFMS Show & Convention will be hosted by the Pasadena Lapidary Society in Pomona, CA, March 8-10, 2019.   
Please visit CFMS/Pasadena's Show page for Show details and registration forms.  The location and schedule of the CFMS Award Events will be announced soon.
All CFMS Contests results are announced at the annual CFMS Show & Convention. 
The top CFMS entries (as defined by each contest) are forwarded to the AFMS competition and announced at it's Show/Convention.

The upcoming AFMS Show/Convention will be held during the Midwest Federation/AFMS SHOW & CONVENTION in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, March 23-24, 2019
We will link to the details soon.


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Contact Webmaster if you encounter any problems opening the forms. If you have questions about the contests themselves, please contact the chairperson noted on the individual contest procedures document.  Thank you.

CFMS CONTEST FORMS:

2019 CFMS ALL AMERICAN CLUB CONTEST
Deadline: 
January 15, 2019

Covers Period:  January 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018

CFMS ALL-AMERICAN CLUB CONTEST PROCEDURES & FORMS:
1.   2019 CFMS All American Club Contest  - Overview
2.   2019 CFMS All American Club Contest -  Entry

Highlight and copy the text of the Entry Form and paste it into your computer's word processing software. We suggest saving the document using a file name that refers to the contest and contains an abbreviation of your club/society name.

Historical Information:  About AFMS All American Club Program     All American Club Guide Book

2019 CFMS BULLETIN CONTEST
Deadline: November 1, 2018
Covers Period:
December 2017 through October 2018
To use the Fillable/Savable files, open and save them to your computer using a different file name.
We suggest using  a file name that contains an abbreviation of your club/society name and refers to the form; i.e.,  2019BulletinContest_YourClubAbbr_AdultArticle.pdf
CFMS BULLETIN CONTEST PROCEDURES & FORMS:
CFMS Bulletin Contest Entry Rules & Procedures
Bulletin Entry Forms:   (All files are fillable/saveable except for Check List)
1 . 2019 Bulletin Entry Form
2.  2019 Adult Original Article Form
3.   2019 Adult Advanced Article Form
4. 2019 Junior Original Article - Age: Under 12 Form
5. 2019 Junior Original Article - Age: 12 thru 17 Form
6.  2019 Feature (All Ages) - written or drawn Form
7. 2019 Adult Poetry Form
8. 2019 Junior Poetry Form
9. Editor's Check List Form  (not fillable)


2019 CFMS WEB SITE CONTEST
Deadline: November 18, 2018
Covers Period:
 
"Present time," in that web sites must be maintained to contain current information.
 Web sites are usually judged within a period of 2 months after deadline date.  NOTE: Be sure to respond to email inquiry of judges.  Email response is part of scoring system for web sites.
To use the Fillable/Savable files, open and save them to your computer using a different file name.  We suggest a file name that contains an abbreviation of your club/society name and refers to the form; i.e., 2019WebContest_YourClubAbbr_Entry.pdf
CFMS WEB SITE CONTEST PROCEDURES & FORMS:
1. 2019 CFMS Web Site Contest Overview
2. 2019 CFMS Web Site Contest Score Sheet Guidelines
3. 2019 CFMS Web Site Contest Entry Form - Fillable/Savable
4. 2019 CFMS Web Site Contest Score Sheet Form - Fillable/Savable