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tailed wash drawings using black ink or watercolor best meet these requirements. Dashing applications of watercolor are too indefinite for an engraver to render into line. Careful pencil renderings are nearly as effective as wash drawings but they often fail to define the needed degree of contrast. Etchings can be successfully adapted to engraving when they are sufficiently detailed.
§ 91.16 Submission procedures for entry.
The lower, detachable portion of the contestant's Reproduction Rights Agreement must be attached to the back of the entry. The name of the species depicted shall also be printed on the back of the entry. Each entry shall be mounted on a mat and protected by a covering of acetate or cellophane. Entries will not be accepted that are in wooden frames or are under glass. Each entry should be protectively wrapped and mailed first class registered mail to "Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Contest," Office of Audio Visual, Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240. Entries will be promptly processed when received. Each contestant must also sign and submit the top portion of the Reproduction Rights Agreement.
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§ 91.17 Property insurance for entries.
All contestants are hereby notified of the advisability of obtaining adequate property insurance coverage for their respective entry. The Department of the Interior will not so insure the entries it receives. The Department and the Fish and Wildlife Service are not responsible for damage in the mails or loss by fire or theft.
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§ 91.18 Failure to comply with contest regulations.
Any entry which fails to comply with any of the requirements of this Subpart shall be disqualified from the contest and will not be considered by the judging panel.
Subpart C-Contest Procedures
§ 91.21 Selection and qualification of contest Judges.
Five Judges will be selected annually by the Secretary. The Judges will be recognized experts in the fields of ornithology, conservation, and/or art. Current employees of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and their relatives are ineligible to serve as Judges for the contest. The Judges selected by the Secretary will serve without compensation, except for reasonable travel expenses. The identification of the members of the judging panel will be announced on the date that the judging takes place.
§ 91.22 Date and location of contest.
The selection of the winning entry will take place as soon as possible after the closing date of the contest but in no event will it be later than Nov. 10 of each year. The exact date, time and location of the contest will be announced a reasonable period of time prior to November 10 through the publication of a notice in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
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§ 91.23 Display of entries for contest selection.
All qualifying entries will be displayed chronologically, based on the date of receipt of the entry. The only visible identification mark on each entry will be the number assigned to the entry by the Contest Coordinator or his representative, and the name of the species depicted.
§ 91.24 Scoring Criteria for Contest.
Entries will be judged on the basis of anatomical accuracy and artistic composition and will receive a score of between one and ten.
§ 91.25 Scoring procedure for contest.
Prior to the judging of the entries, the entire panel of judges will be briefed by a printing and engraving expert on the requisite characteristics which make a design suitable for engraving. The entire display of qualify. ing entries will be closely scrutinized
by the panel of judges. Each Judge will then be allowed to nominate an unlimited number of qualifying entries for preliminary consideration by the entire panel of Judges. When the Judges have completed this nomination process, the entries so nominated for preliminary consideration will be silently voted on by written ballot by the panel of Judges. The entries receiving the five highest scores will be advanced into the final round of consideration. The entire panel of Judges will again silently vote on all of the entries remaining for final consideration and will use the same scoring system and criteria for selection as employed in the preliminary round of consideration. The Contest Coordinator will tabulate the final votes and announce the winning entry which received the highest total of points and the second and third runner-ups. In
case of a tie vote for first place in the final round of consideration, the entire panel of Judges will silently vote again on the deadlocked entries, with each Judge voting for only that entry believed to be most qualified to win. The selection of the winning entry by the Judges will be final. Each contestant will be notified of the name of the winning artist and design.
§ 91.26 Public attendance at contest.
All phases of the nomination and voting process will be open for viewing by the general public.
Subpart D-Post-Contest Procedures
§ 91.31 Return of entries after contest.
All entries will be returned, certified, to the participating artists within 60 days of completion of the contest.
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CHAPTER II-NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE, NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
EDITORIAL NOTE: In order to implement the provisions of Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1970, the following organizational names appearing in this chapter are changed as follows: Chapter II, formerly entitled "Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior,” is retitled as “National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce." See 35 FR 18455, Dec. 4, 1970.
SUBCHAPTER A-GENERAL PROVISIONS
Field organization ....
SUBCHAPTER B-NORTH PACIFIC COMMERCIAL FISHERIES
Regulations governing the taking and importing
of marine mammals
Federal/State cooperation in the conservation of
SUBCHAPTER G-PROCESSED FISHERY PRODUCTS, PROCESSED PRODUCTS THEREOF, AND CERTAIN OTHER PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS
Inspection and certification ......
United States standards for grades of whole or
United States standards for grades of fish steaks...
United States standards for grades of molluscan