2018 OHCG Annual

You’ve been asking: an Annual primer

Confession: This isn’t a typical blog post. You won’t hear me exclaiming about our craft or burbling about what I’ve learned, what excites me. But it is sincere, and I hope a service to those don’t know all there is to know about the Annual.

I’d like newcomers to feel at ease – and have a great experience – by providing a heads-up on what to expect. It promises to be a memorable event! <Read more>

Event details

Find 2018 Annual fillable registration forms on the OHCG website:

Branch display
Theme, Individual, Beginner displays

Reminder: The display registration deadline is March 15. Registration forms are available on the OHCG website. The forms can be filled out online, downloaded, then printed and mailed. Information on categories for judged works is available on the OHCG website here.

You can also find booking codes for preferred rates at the Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East and the Hampton Inn by Hilton Ottawa hotels; see the Event details page. Check back often for the latest on social activities, displays and more.


There are so many workshops and presentations, we just had to create their own space on the site!

For all details about the education program, check out Sessions to plan your Annual weekend.

Tourism info

Why not add extra time to your stay in the nation’s capital? There’s plenty to see and do while you’re here — and spouses or non-hooking friends may also be interested in the Tourism info page. Beyond attractions and what’s on while you’re here, you’ll find maps, transit information and useful links.