Festival Information

Schedule of Events
2018 Mermaid Tears Brochure

10th Annual Mermaid Sea Glass Festival

Mark your Calendar
July 28/29, 2018
(10:00 to 4:00 each day)

$3.00 pp
5 Under Free

(Sunday ALL visitors will be required to pay even if just dropping off or picking up a shard)

Be sure to enter into our ~

BEST SEA GLASS FIND CONTEST
Sunday, July 29th
Co-sponsored by SHA and Town of Souris

RULES & TIMES
Criteria to consider when entering a shard:
Color rarity, roundness and frosted surface Bubbles, text or patterns
Any other identifiable age or pontil scars

Categories & Prizes
$400.00 – Best Sea Glass Shard
$100.00 – Best Pottery
$100.00 – Most Unusual

People’s Choice
“A Sea Glass Journey, Ebb & Flow” (Author Teri Hall)

Enter 3 pieces for $5
(NO LIMIT on pieces entered … every 3 pieces $5)

Entry Process
Shards will be accepted from 10am to 2:00pm sharp on Sunday at the “Best Sea Glass Find” table – with Judging starting at 3pm sharp. Entry forms are filled out by contestants and given to an attendant who will place them on a table. The shards will be attached to entry form using glue dots. Contestants must enter their shard in person and are responsible for picking up their entries after the contest.
Judging
Judging begins at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday and prizes will be awarded as close to 4 p.m. as possible.
Contestants should not speak to judges during the judging process.
Return Process
Prize cheque will be awarded at the event and winners are asked to remain for photos. We will do everything to expedite the return process. To ensure that everyone receives their own shard, proper I.D. will be required.
****Please Note:
• Vendors and committee members CANNOT enter into the shard contest.
• The grand prize shard will not be eligible for entry the following year.

PLEASE NOTE
IN THE UNFORTUNATE EVENT THAT A SHARD IS LOST OR STOLEN, SOURIS HARBOUR AUTHORITY OR “MERMAID TEARS” SEA GLASS FESTIVAL/COMMITTEE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE

 

No ATM machine will be on site –
2 banks within a short driving distance.

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