“CENTERPIECE SHOW-OFF”: Three-person teams create elegant and functional table wares. Each team is allotted 1.5 hours to create a 3-piece table top set. Judging is based on: Completion, Aesthetic, Function, and Team Performance.
FIRST PLACE: Team Chris Nordin
RUNNER UP: Team Baigelman Glass
“TWISTY CUP PRO-AM”: Individual competitors are allotted 5 minutes to create a blown glass twisty cup. Judging is based on: Cup Design, Ridge Definition, Thinness, Straightness, and Wild Card Performance.
FIRST PLACE: Marc VandenBerg
“BRONSON SCULPTURE THROW DOWN”: Patients from Bronson Children’s Hospital have created drawings based on their inner illness-fighting warrior / superhero / magical creature. Glass Blowing Teams will be allotted 2 hours to bring the drawings to life in the form of a 3-D blown glass sculpture. Judging will be based on: Completion, Creativity, Aesthetic, and Team Performance.
“FLOURISHING FUNCTIONAL ART”: Individual competitors are allotted 4.5 hours to create a functional masterpiece on the torch. Spoons, Bowls, Goblets, and more… if it’s functional, then it counts! Judging is based on: Functionality, Creativity, Aesthetic, Craft, and Completion.
FIRST PLACE: Corey Seif
RUNNER UP: Dan Foster
“MARVELOUS MARBLES”: Individual competitors are allotted 2-hours to create a dynamic and intriguing marble. Judging is based on: Aesthetic, Craft, Creativity, and Completion.
FIRST PLACE: Dan Foster
RUNNER UP: Tyler Massoth
“PERFECT PENDANTS”: Individual competitors are allotted 2-hours to create the perfect wearable Pendant. Judging is based on: Aesthetic, Craft, Creativity, and Completion.