Recycle Santa Fe’s Famous
Trash Fashion & Costume Contest
Friday, November 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM (Arrive at 4:30 PM)
Please Submit Form by November 4, 2022 – Scroll down to learn more and submit your outfit online
Trash Fashion Show Application
We’re excited to announce the 23rd annual Trash Fashion & Costume Contest at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center (201 W. Marcy St). Tickets can be purchased ahead of time via the Lensic Box office and www.ticketssantafe.org or 505-988-1234. Details below.
Seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased starting October 10th at Tickets Santa Fe (www.ticketssantafe.org) or the Lensic box-office 988-1234 for $15-$20 dollars depending on seating. Children 12 and under are $8 each. The ticket fee helps us to pay for our venue. Thank you! Like last year we hope to display the outfits from the Fashion Show on Saturday and Sunday so folks that missed the show can still see your works of art.
Recycled fashions must be made of at least 75% recycled or reused materials that otherwise would be thrown away or recycled. Vintage clothes & clothes made out of trash bags will not be accepted. Complete outfits are recommended. Only one prize per designer. Due to the large number of participants the teen and child categories are only open to Santa Fe area youth unless special arrangements have been made.
Fashion Show Timeline
- 4:30 Sharp
Child (>9), Youth, Teens & Adults Get Dressed
Children 8 & Under arrive for non-dressed rehearsal
Everyone Lined Up & Ready Backstage
Honorable Mention, 3rd, 2nd & 1st place Awards will be given in the following Categories:
|1st Place||2nd & 3rd|
|Adult (20 and older)||$250 Cash||Gift Certificates Others|
|Teen (16-19 years old)||$150 Cash||Gift Certificates Others|
|Youth (12-15 years old)||$100 Cash||Gift Certificates Others|
|Child (9-11 years old)||$50 Cash||Gift Certificates Others|
|Young Child (8 and younger)||All Children receive an award and are not included in the judging portion of the show (5:00 arrival time).|
Overall Categories: 1 award (non-cash) in any of the age groups given for each of the following: Best Paper Outfit, Best Plastic Outfit, Best Aluminum Outfit.
Fashion Show Schedule
The Trash Fashion Show stage will have a “fashion show” style catwalk and lighting. It will be a well lit, 4’ high stage that goes out into the crowd. Contestants are encouraged to strut their recycled stuff on stage. The above diagram is a schematic of the stage and seating. Seats will face towards the catwalk. It’s important to arrive on time according to the timeline on the other side of the page. There will be Cowgirl Catering on site for food that evening.
The program will be as follows:
- Contestant arrive at 4:30 for walk-thru, dressing and judging (see detailed timeline on the
- other side of this page)
- 7:00 Fashion Show Starts
- 8 and under contestants
- 9-11 year old contestants
- 12-15 year old contestants
- 16-19 year old contestants
- Adult contestants
- All contestants on stage for a promenade
- All contestants off stage waiting for winners to be announced
- Youth and Adult Juried Art Winners Announced
- Fashion Show Winners announced. Winners come on stage as announced