Photos Of Annual Shell Show...Taken By Mike Gage
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The exhibit portion is a juried show where both fascinating scientific exhibits of shells from around the  world are featured as well as breathtaking artistic creations.  Ribbons and trophies are awarded for the best items submitted in a wide variety of categories. 

The gift shop section of the show offers hand-made shell craft items including: birds, cats, dachshunds, snowmen, turtles, bears, ducks, penguins, pigs, harp seals, lions, rabbits, sharks, whales, dinosaurs,  frogs all made from shells. Lovely shell jewelry, wreaths, jars filled with shells, and shell flower arrangements are also available.  All items are for sale or raffled at the show.Specimen and decorative shells from around the world will be for sale.

All proceeds from the show support the club activities. Exhibitor/Visitor Questions and Information contact:

August 18th, 2016   10 am, Exhibit set up.
Deadline for Exhibits entries is July 31, 2016

2016 Show Rules and Entry Forms:

The following links are for the categories, rules and forms.  The preferred method of submitting an entry is with the electronic form following this page.

Note - each entry will require a separate form be submitted.  Deadline for entry is July 31, 2016.  Please write to for answers to your questions.

Artistic Categories

Scientific Categories

New Categories Information

Shell Club Awards 2016

2016 Show Rules

Artistic Entry Form

Scientific Entry Form


Jersey Cape Shell Club
P.O. Box 2267
Cape May, NJ 08204-2267

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