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Twist & Shout 2002:
Peabody (Boston), MA
8-10 Feb 2002

All Photos | Jamming | All Competitions | Figure Competition Winners | Stage Competition Winners

Event coverage brought to you by: Bomba Insurance, Betallatex, Parma Publishing, Glue Dots International, Rainbow Balloons, Qualatex

Congratulations to these artistic figure sculpture competition winners!

Cool balloon picture 4831

Third Place

Small: Connie Iden Monds - Born to be Wild! (Rock and roll drummer)
Mike Kenyon - Flowers and Vase
Large: Bidou - Bad Dream (Blacklight display)

Second Place

Small: Amber Dowhen - Tinkerbell Parody
Medium: Patrick Morris - Gladiator
Large: Don Kelly - Dragster

First Place

Small: Mike Ianneo - Valentine Date (Mickey and Minnie parody in convertible)
Medium: Takashi Shinozaki - Treasure Hunters
Large: Mark Verge - Raptor (Dragon Costume)

TOP TWISTER: (person winning most points)

Mark Verge !!!!

Artistic Figure Category Definitions

Small Sculpture

must fit into a box measuring 12 x 8 x 8 inches.

Medium Sculpture

must fit into a box measuring 30 x 30 x 30 inches.

Large Sculpture

must be able to easily fit through the double doors leading into the competition room (without dis-assembling any components or compressing the finished piece). The doorway is approximately 8 feet.

Top Twister

The person whose sculpture(s) receive the most votes (combined from all three size categories) of the Artistic Figure competition is designated as the Twist and Shout 2002 'Top Twister'.


Artistic Figure Categories are judged by the Twist and Shout attendees. Each attendee will get one vote in each category. There are no rules regarding subject, types of balloons, or use of non-balloon materials. In the past, judges have carefully considered good technique, attention to detail, uniqueness of subject material, style of presentation, and more.