5th Annual World Championship Belt Buckle Juried Online Competition and exhibition

Media Criteria:
Inviting all one-of-a-kind, handcrafted, wearable examples in the Belt Buckle format. All styles and interpretations are encouraged. Juried examples must be for sale and available for inclusion in a physical exhibit. This years winners and finalists will be included in a exhibition at Form & Concept Gallery in Santa Fe, NM opening July 27th, 2019. The artist must include shipping and handling to and from the gallery.

The first place entry will receive a cash prize of $250. The Second Place entry will receive $150, and Third Place will receive $100.
Up to 60 finalists will be included in this juried online exhibition. Printed Images of the Belt buckles will be on exhibit at a physical Bozeman, Montana venue.


Bryan Petersen of Bozeman, MT

Tom Muir of Bowling Green, OH

Email submissions and payment must be sent by Application Deadline: April 8th, 2019

Online Entry:
A non-refundable entry fee of $30.00 payable through Paypal. Once you click on the submit button, it will take you automatically to PayPal.

Virtual Exhibit Opens:
Friday April 26th, 2019

Pysical Exhibit at Form & Concept
July 26th, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019

Image Guidelines:
Contestants may enter up to three images. All entries should include the following information on the entry form: Artist's Name, title of work, date of completion, medium, size (Height x width x depth). 300 dpi JPG at least 8" in the largest direction. All image files should read: Last Name and image number.jpg or Last Name and Title of the Work.jpg. (ex. Smith_BigShiny.jpg)

By uploading my images to the contest, artists agree to allow the World Championship Belt Buckle Competition to use my image(s) for this online juried competition found at www.WorldChampionBuckle.com. I also give permission for The World Championship Belt Buckle Competition to include printed image(s) in a printed catalogue and photo exhibition. The artists keep copyrights to their image(s), while World Champion Belt Buckle Competition maintains ownership and rights of the website. By entering the competition, artists give express rights for World Champion Belt Buckle Competition to exhibit winners and finalist's images in the Gallery section of WorldChampionBuckle.com, and Facebook.

Submit Your WCBC Entry Online

Dont't forget! A payment of $30 must be made using Paypal for entry to be accepted into contest. Completion of this form will direct you to Paypal to complete your registration fee.

Buckle One

Buckle Two

Buckle Three