Key dates are:

  • Online entries will open on 27 May
  • Entries will close on 30 June at 11.59pm, and must be received by this date to be considered for selection.
  • Acceptances will be notified by 6 August.
  • Quilts need to be sent and received between 26 August and 3 September.


The five Challenges for this symposium are:

  • Fiesta Flags Challenge
  • Resene – A World of Colour Paint Chip Challenge
  • Speak to Me Challenge
  • In the Beginning Challenge 
  • Informal Symposium Tote Bag Challenge. Not that you do not need to create an entry for the Bag challenge – you just need to have your bag visible during Symposium.


The Open sections are:

When you submit an entry into the Open section, you will be asked to categorise your quilt – Traditional, Contemporary and Modern, or Art.  

  • Traditional quilts
  • Contemporary and Modern quilts
  • Art quilts.