Industrial Crafts / Plastics Division

Art Metal/Jewelry - Ceramics - Leather: Scoring Guide for Ind.Crafts
Entries in this division are representatives of the various crafts areas of art and industry. Any projects made of art metal, ceramics, jewelry, or leather. Projects produced (cut, etched, carved, etc) by computer should be entered in the CNC Division. Drawings, patterns, plans are included in computer exclusion.

IC-1 Art Metal - Jewelry;  Any project made of metal which involves etching, decorative peening, piercing, tooling, spinning, or similar operations is eligible. Examples: wall plaque, or spun dish. Or Jewelry project involving the material processes and operations associated with the making of jewelry is eligible. Examples: Rings, broaches, bracelets, or earrings. Drawings, plans, or patterns are required. Scoring Guide for Ind.Crafts
Groups eligible to participate N, P and E

IC-2 Ceramics; Any project involving the process of greenware molding and firing associated with ceramics is eligible. Examples: Ash trays, bowl, vases, dinnerware, or figurines. If auxiliary equipment is student made, such as a mold, it should be included with the project.Scoring Guide for Ind.Crafts
Groups eligible to participate N, P and E

IC-3 Leather; Any project made of leather which involves the manipulative processes associated with leathercraft, including tooling, embossing, carving, dying, or lacing is eligible. Examples: Billfolds, handbags, belts, or key carrier. Note: Kits must be identified with construction plans in leather projects. Scoring Guide for Ind.Crafts
Groups eligible to participate: A, N, P and E

PL-1 - Plastics Technology: Groups eligible to participate N, P and E
Any entry which includes casting, inlaying, shaping, forming, or carving is eligible. A complete set of plans must accompany the project. Any casting that was produced from a student made mold must be accompanied by that mold. All other castings will be assumed to have been produced from commercial molds and therefore do not require a drawing. Examples: (Paperweight, bookends, night lamp, penholder, earrings, or broach.) Or any entry in which industrial processes or forming and fabrication of plastic are the major operations required is eligible. Also included are thermoforming, injection molding, compression molding, and transfer molding articles. Student-made molds must accompany the project. Examples: (Picture frames, bookends, bowl, vase, lamp, or any item representing the commercial or industrial processes and uses of plastics.) A complete set of plans must accompany the project. Scoring Guide for PL-1

3D printed projects should be entered in MD-3: 3D Mechanical Drawing Presentation: Solid Modeling / Animation / 3D Printed Projects; . These entries should be of the students own creation, and include drawings with dimensions.

Laminated bow are to be interested in OD-1

Group (A) - Middle School: 6th, 7th or 8th grade.
Group (N) - Novice or Amateur: a person who is new to the circumstances, work, etc., in which he or she is placed; beginner; tyro: a novice in the entry area. This entry area is for the 1st year the student has entered in this project area.
Group (P) -
Practiced or Experienced: skilled or proficient through practice or experience: This entry area is for the student has entered in this project area more than once.
Group (E) - is for the special needs students in Industrial Technology classes.
Note: In an effort to recognize the exceptional student, "Group E" has been created. The exceptional student may be entered either in "Group E" or mainstreamed into groups with other students according to grade level.