The Premier’s Award for Excellence

Selected from a short list of exhibitors who have chosen to paticipate in this special entry category and who have nominated a specific artwork from their display to be considered.
The work must have been completed within the past 12 months and must not been previously exhibited.
The winner will have demonstrated excellence of national/international standard, as measured by the quality of the work, to be considered in the context of the exhibitor's overall presentation.

Prize: $10,000
Sponsor: Department of Premier and Cabinet
 
Note that being accepted as an exhibitor does not automatically enter you in this award. There is a fee of $30 per piece entered and an exhibitor may enter a maximum of two pieces. Download the Entry form and Conditions for more information and to enter.
 

Best Working Exhibit Award

Prize: $2,000

Sponsors: Tasmanian Alkaloids and Deloraine & Districts Community Bank

Criteria: The awards are directed towards exhibitors who, as part of their display, engage their audiences for education and entertainment, in showing the raw materials and skills they use and through talking to, and interacting with, the public.
 

Stand Presentation Award

Prize: $1,000

Sponsor: Deloraine and Districts Community Bank

Criteria: This award is for a well-designed display presented in an enticing format. Work of a high quality in any price range or medium will be presented in an informative and engaging way. 

Imagining the site and designing the stand to maximise both product and audience engagement is an aspect of this award that the judging panel acknowledge as a challenge for each exhibitor.
 

First Time Exhibitor Award

Prize: Certificate and $1,000 

Sponsor: Rotary Club of Deloraine

Criteria: To acknowledge and encourage exhibitors who have never before exhibited at the TCF and who demonstrate innovation and quality in their work, and present it in a professional manner.
 

Providores Award

Prize: $1,000

Sponsored by:  Brown Brothers Wines

Criteria: The exhibitor will be selling a product that is processed, and where possible, grown in Tasmania. The produce will be of high quality, with presentation, display and packaging all enticing to the senses. Whilst not essential, the product will preferably have a degree of uniqueness about it.