Ring Smackdown 2022

 

Description: 

Battle of the Rings, otherwise known as the Ring Smackdown, is a head-to-head, tournament style, single-elimination juried competition and virtual event with a top prize of $500.  64 rings will be selected by two jurors and drafted into teams as selected by the jurors. Selected rings will be paired into matches for competition. Matches will be posted daily for exactly 24 hours, to our Instagram story for public vote, April 4-29 at 9:00am PST. Each ring can win up to three points in a single match. One is given to the winner of the Instagram poll; the other two points come from the jurors. The ring with the most points advances to the next round. All selected rings will be posted to our Instagram feed and available to purchase through our online gallery and Danaca Design Showroom.  

Rules: 

-One submission per artist
-The ring must be an original design created by submitting artist
-The ring must not exceed 4x4x4 inches
-The ring must fit fingers between sizes 5-10
-No restriction on the nature of material used or shape within above parameters.
-All selected rings must be available for purchase through Danaca Design Gallery 50/50 split; for the duration of the tournament.
-All rings must be shipped to Danaca Design and the artists will be responsible for return shipping if the ring does not sell.
-The retail price of the ring must not exceed $1,200
-Suggested entry fee of $5-$25

Deadlines: 

Submission Deadline: February 21, 2022 (submission forms live February 1) 

Artist Notification Date: February 28, 2022 

Rings Due to Gallery: March 14, 2022 

Competition/Show Dates: April 4-29, 2022 

Jurors: TBA