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Competition

The World of WearableArt® Awards is an internationally recognised design competition based in New Zealand.

2017 Inspiration

The 2017 Competition has now closed.

Entries will open for the 2018 Competition – WOW’s 30th Anniversary Awards Show – on 23 September 2017.

2017 Inspiration

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Register as a WOW® Designer to gain access to our exclusive Designer Forum on Facebook, receive our designer newsletters and enter the 2018 Competition when it opens on 23 September 2017.

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Freighting

Mainfreight sponsored freighting is available for WOW® designers from selected New Zealand and international depots.

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Education

WOW® encourages innovation, originality, creativity and works closely with a number of universities, tertiary institutes and other organisations worldwide. 

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Competition Dates 2017

31 March Step 1 Closes
31 March Step 2 Closes for International First Time Entrants
5 April International Preselection Results Emailed
15 May Step 2 Closes for New Zealand First Time Entrants
19 May New Zealand Preselection Results Emailed
10 – 18 April Mainfreight sponsored freight hand in for US, UK & Netherlands
24 April – 1 May Mainfreight sponsored freight hand in for Australia, Hong Kong, China & Taiwan
25 May – 8 Jun Mainfreight sponsored freight hand in for NZ main centres
26 May – 2 June Mainfreight sponsored freight hand in for NZ provinces
19 June 2017 Step 3 Entries Close, Garments due & final hand in by 5pm
7-9 July First Judging
17 July Judging Results Emailed
3 September Second Judging
18 September Final Judging
22 September WOW® Awards announced
23 September 2018 sections announced / 2018 Competition opens
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