AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Create the best possible shohin sized bonsai over an 18 month period between 1st June 2016 and 30th November 2017. There are 2 categories;
Category 1. REFINE - A continuation of entries in the 2013-2014 competition.
Category 2. CREATE - To create the best possible Shohin sized bonsai from raw, untrained stock.
Entry posts must be made no later than Midnight AEST on 31st May 2016.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » May 26th, 2017, 12:20 pm

Don't forget to take pictures of your entries this weekend. Updates must be made on or before next Wednesday 31st May.
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » May 31st, 2017, 1:59 pm

Today is the final day for updates in the current period!

Steven wrote:TIME-FRAME AND COMMITMENTS
• You must make a minimum 3 monthly progression update including photos, an overview of work completed and experiences. Updates must be made within the following EDST periods - 1st June to 31st August 2016, 1st September to 30th November 2016, 1st December 2016 to 28th February 2017, 1st March to 31st May 2017 and 1st June to 31st August 2017 then the final submission.


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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby hugh grant » June 1st, 2017, 10:31 pm

Damn. I forgot :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm:
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Pearcy001 » June 2nd, 2017, 12:15 am

hugh grant wrote:Damn. I forgot :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm:

And your baeckea was looking the goods too! :Cry::bye:

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » June 2nd, 2017, 8:24 am

Thats a shame Hugh!

I've cleared up the forums and there are now;

28 entries in REFINE and
47 entries in CREATE.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby hugh grant » June 2nd, 2017, 8:16 pm

Pearcy001 wrote:
hugh grant wrote:Damn. I forgot :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm: :palm:

And your baeckea was looking the goods too! :Cry::bye:

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Ill make a another thread to keep it updated anyway :yes:
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » August 2nd, 2017, 3:50 pm

4 weeks to go for this quarterly update.

Remember, this may be your only opportunity to repot your entries into their final show pot. :tu:

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » August 17th, 2017, 12:58 pm

Two weeks to go in the current update period.

Steven wrote:TIME-FRAME AND COMMITMENTS
• You must make a minimum 3 monthly progression update including photos, an overview of work completed and experiences. Updates must be made within the following EDST periods - 1st June to 31st August 2016, 1st September to 30th November 2016, 1st December 2016 to 28th February 2017, 1st March to 31st May 2017 and 1st June to 31st August 2017 then the final submission.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » August 25th, 2017, 8:12 am

1 week to go. Any entry that has not been updated since 1st June will be disqualified unless you post your next installment before Thursday 31st August.
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 3rd, 2017, 10:08 am

Hi all,

There is now 4 weeks left until THE END OF THE COMPETITION. It's time to start focusing on your final presentation.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 16th, 2017, 11:06 am

Hi All,

2 weeks to go to get your final photo's and updates submitted.

• The final submission must include at least one paragraph of text describing the final outcome and what is planned for the future of the tree.
• Final submissions must contain at least two quality photographs, one with a plain background and one with a ruler to verify the finished size of the tree is under 250mm tall. You may submit as many photographs as you like from as many angles as you like.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 23rd, 2017, 9:49 am

1 week until the AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition closes!

• The final submission must include at least one paragraph of text describing the final outcome and what is planned for the future of the tree.
• Final submissions must contain at least two quality photographs, one with a plain background and one with a ruler to verify the finished size of the tree is under 250mm tall. You may submit as many photographs as you like from as many angles as you like.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » December 1st, 2017, 7:55 am

G'day!

The competition has closed and we have the following remaining:

Category 1. REFINE - 16 entries
Category 2. CREATE - 33 entries

I'll prepare the judging poll as soon as I can and we will then see who wins in each category as voted by you all.

Thanks to all the entrants and contributors.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » December 4th, 2017, 12:05 pm

Hi all,

Sorry for the delay. I have spent many hours compiling all the pictures preparing them for judging but am not yet finished..

I've found a few more entries that don't comply so have had to disqualify them. The final count is;

Category 1. REFINE - 9 entries
Category 2. CREATE - 30 entries

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby bonsaeen » December 5th, 2017, 8:11 am

When is the next competition starting? Also, can we also have a competition for newbies like myself? I would like to be part of these competitions this time. Thanks
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