2006 - Field Collector’s Award Competition
Competition: For the best self collected specimen with an accompanying story. To be judged by six independent judges at the Northampton, MA Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show.
Award: $200.00 Cash prize & Name engraved on the collectors shovel plaque.
Location: Three County Fair, County Arena, Northampton, MA. Sponsored by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club. Register at the Toveco show Booth.
Time & Date: Saturday May 13, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. ( can register anytime before 3:15 p.m. at the Toveco show booth.
Rules: This award is open to anyone who registers before 3:30 p.m. 05/13/06. The contestant must submit a self-collected mineral. There is no time restraint on when & where the specimen was collected. The mineral specimen must be present. The story can consist of a written or oral description, a slide or over head presentation. The presentation can not exceed 25 minutes. The time constraint is dependent on the number of entries. After the presentations are completed the judges will vote on which “ Specimen with Story” entry is worthy of The Field Collector’s Award. Contestant Social: There will be a social gathering with pastries & beverages served at 3:00 for the registered Contestants & the judges.
THE FIELD COLLECTOR’S AWARD COMPETITION IS OPEN TO SPECTATORS, ALL GEM & MINERAL FESTIVAL ATTENDEES ARE WELCOME.
2005 Winner - Bob York