2019 SVA Maker’s Competition Entry Form
Type or print clearly. Please make a photocopy of entry form(s) for your records:
ADDRESS: ____________________________________CITY: __________________________
STATE/PROVINCE: ________________ COUNTRY: __________________________________
TELEPHONE: ______________________________FAX: ____________________________________
CELL PHONE: _______________________________________________
NUMBER OF INSTRUMENTS YOU WILL BE SUBMITTING FOR COMPETITION ____________
I WILL BE ATTENDING AND ENTERING MY INSTRUMENT(S)____________ YES OR NO
I WILL BE SHIPPING MY INSTRUMENT(S) __________ YES OR NO
I WISH ACCOMMODATIONS ON SITE (you may stay off-site, but on-site reservations will be handled entirely by the organization) _______________yes or no
ON SITE (first come first serve) for 3 nights – Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Night. Each room is 2 standard beds, and a private bathroom.
Meals are available on site. If the rooms on site area already gone, we’ll let you know and reimburse you.
$275 – includes room (shared) with 8 meals included. (you will be required to share the room, we’ll accommodate requests and try
to match up folks best we can)
$450 – special rate for couples
$475 – private room double occupancy with 16 meals included (for instance, you wish to bring your spouse)
IF YOU WISH SO STAY OFF SITE – We recommend:
· Switzerland Inn about 5 miles away, at 86 High Ridge Rd, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 switzerlandinn.com (828) 765-2153
· Alpine Inn about 5 miles away, at 8576 NC-226A, Marion, NC 28752 alpineinnnc.com (828) 765-5380
· Big Lynn Lodge, about 8 miles away, 10860 Highway 226A, Little Switzrlnd, NC 28749 biglynnlodge.com (828) 765-4257
If staying off-site, you can still take your meals at the retreat, you’ll be able to get meal vouchers from one of our volunteers on site, just ask. Meals will be Breakfast $7, Lunch $8 and Dinner $10.
“The instrument submitted under my name has been made entirely by my hands (except for fittings such as pegs, tailpieces and chinrests which may be commercially produced). I have not sub-contracted any work on the instrument that I am entering. The instrument submitted was completed since May 1, 2013. Also, I have read and agree to abide by the official rules of the Competition, and understand that the SVA is not responsible for any loss, damage or destruction to any instrument during the competition or exhibition (including the period during which instruments are stored before and after the competition), under any circumstances. I understand that I am responsible for my own insurance and transportation costs to and from the competition.”
I AM ENTERING AS A “NOVICE” HAVING NOT COMPLETED MORE THAN 10 VIOLINS. YES/NO ________
DATE: ENTRY FEE DUE BY APRIL 5, 2019 for instruments being shipped, and April 18 for those bring their instruments: $100 per instrument to enter into the competition Payment only accepted by Check or money order in U.S. funds enclosed, made out to Southern Violin Association DO NOT SEND INSTRUMENTS TO SVA OFFICE! Mail OR EMail (PDF format) entry form and fee to: David Chandler, President, 201 Riverlinks Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714 USA, or via email to Davidwchandler@outlook.com. Questions? Call 828-675-0449 or email.
SHIPPING INFORMATION FOR INSTRUMENTS: 1) Label crates on all four sides. 2) Enclose return shipping instructions and payment information with each crated or packaged entry. 3) Ship to the attention of: SVA Maker’s Competition, David Chandler, 201 Riverlinks Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714. Shipped entries must arrive by April 12, 2019. Entrants MUST READ the following statement: -“In the chance that my instrument becomes damaged beyond that which a competent repairman can repair easily at the judging site, it is my wish that NO ONE shall attempt repairs without my specific consent. I understand that once judging begins, access to my instrument will not be permitted until the completion of the competition. Please DO NOT repair my instrument. ”
If you agree with the above statement, initial here __________
Additional, specific instructions in English for the official SVA representative responsible for overseeing the care and maintenance of the instrument in the competition (please attach on a separate page.
I am including a check, money order, or cashiers check made out to the Southern Violin Association in the amount total $___________________based on the following information:
______________Entry fee per instrument $100
______________Member fee for association $50
______________$25 per day attendance fee if not staying on site
______________$275 to stay on-site for event (3 nights plus meals)
______________$475 for private room
If paying by paypal, you can pay directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. I will get an email letting me know you’ve made a payment.
If you wish to pay via credit card, please provide the following:
Name on card_____________________________________________
Credit Card #_______________________________________
Expiration date month/year________/____________
CCV code (3 digit) ______
zip code _____________________
A 3.75 % processing fee will be added to the total.
THIS SECTION OF THE APPLICATION WILL BE SHREDDED AFTER PROCESSING FOR YOUR SECURITY.