The Philadelphia Shell Show
One of the largest events of its kind in the country, the Philadelphia Shell Show attracts a strong field of exhibitors and dealers from home and abroad. In recent years the artistic division has grown to rival the scientific, with a particular emphasis on sailors' valentines.
The 2014 show will be held on October 18th and 19th, with setup on the 17th
This year's Special Award theme is The Ocean's Edge - see here for more details
The club raffle prize will be an elegant shell table - see here
Entering an exhibit
Anyone may enter exhibits for the show - there is no fee, and you don't need to be a club member. Simply download and read the show rules, fill out the application form and submit it before the deadline. If you are not sure what category your work fits into, simply attach a picture of it to your form or e-mail us for advice.
To see how work is judged, and get some tips on what judges look for, download and read the guide to judging.