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 » November 16th, 2016, 7:47 am

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. Monthly updates are encouraged where there is substantial growth or techniques to show.


There is only 2 weeks remaining for the second quarterly update schedule. Any entries not updated between 1st September and 30th November will be disqualified.

Currently there are 35 entries remaining in Refine and 93 in Create.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 23rd, 2016, 8:08 am

Final week to get your updates posted.
Any entry not updated per the guidelines between 1st September and 30th November 2016 will be disqualified.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 28th, 2016, 8:36 am

Only 3 days left to get your updates posted and stay in the competition.

There are 14 entries in REFINE and 34 in CREATE that have not been updated in this current period. You will be disqualified if you do not post an update before midnight 30th November.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 30th, 2016, 10:56 am

FINAL DAY FOR UPDATES
Any entry not updated by midnight tonight AEDT will be disqualified.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » November 30th, 2016, 4:27 pm

6.5 hours to go...
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » December 1st, 2016, 8:05 am

Thanks to everyone for making your updates. It's great to see the progress and everyone refining their skills to make the best tree possible in the short time frame.

I have reviewed the entries and have moved the disqualified ones out of the comp forum.

I'm looking forward to the next lot of updates from this growing season.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » February 8th, 2017, 9:18 am

3 weeks to go for the current quarterly updates to be submitted.
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » February 14th, 2017, 2:36 pm

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. Monthly updates are encouraged where there is substantial growth or techniques to show.


There is only 2 weeks remaining for the third quarterly update schedule. Any entries not updated between 1st December 2016 and 28th February 2017 will be disqualified.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » February 21st, 2017, 8:09 am

One week to go... only 1 week to go!
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » February 24th, 2017, 12:07 pm

Next Tuesday is the final day to post your quarterly updates. If you haven't done so yet, better take some pictures this weekend and post in your threads.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » February 27th, 2017, 8:22 am

2 days to go...
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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » February 28th, 2017, 7:33 am

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. Monthly updates are encouraged where there is substantial growth or techniques to show.


Today is the final day to get your quarterly updates posted. Any entries not updated between 1st December 2016 and Midnight EDST 28th February 2017 will be disqualified.

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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » March 1st, 2017, 10:00 am

Thanks to everyone who has posted their updates. I have gone over the entries and moved any non compliant threads out of the competition forums.

We now have the following remaining in the running:

Category 1. REFINE - 28 entries
Category 2. CREATE - 62 entries


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Re: AusBonsai Shohin Progression Competition 2016-2017

Postby Steven » May 18th, 2017, 8:27 am

Hi all,

There is 2 weeks left to post your updates in this current time frame.

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 » May 24th, 2017, 4:56 pm

Hi all,

There's 1 week left for the quarterly updates.

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