Paper Dress Competition

The Fashion Institute by Olds College invites local Grade 11 & 12 students to take part in our annual Paper Dress Competition hosted at Southcentre & Sunridge Mall. Recruiters and faculty will be on hand during each event to answer questions about our fashion program. Invite your friends and families to cheer you on.

Paper Dress Competition

Paper Dress Competition

Southcentre Mall: Saturday, March 10 - 10 am to 1 pm

Sunridge Mall: Saturday, March 17 - 10 am to 1 pm

The Fashion Institute by Olds College invites local Grade 11 & 12 students to take part in our annual Paper Dress Competition. Recruiters and faculty will be on hand during each event to answer questions about our fashion program. Invite your friends and families to cheer you on.

Application Deadline: High school instructors must have release forms to us by February 28, 2018. 


All entries will be judged on the following criteria:

1. Creativity

  • Originality
  • Design
  • Color combinations
  • Material use

2. Technique

  • Number of different techniques used (pleating, crimping, ruffles etc.)
  • Level of technique difficulty 
  • How well the techniques are completed

3. Construction

  • Materials should be well hidden
  • Techniques should not take away from the design
  • Overall construction of the dress

Paper Dress Competition Rules

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