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IB Sun & Sea Festival Poster Contest Deadline January 31, 2015

Dec 09, 2014 04:15PM ● By Paul Spear
Sun and Sea Festival Poster Contest
Official Rules

Submit Poster & Entry Form to:
923 Seacoast Drive
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Deadline January 31,2015

Contest is open to everyone.
Artwork must be no smaller than 11 inches by 17 inches and no larger than 20 inches by 24 inches. Do not mat or frame artwork....
Only one entry per person per year, and each entry must be the work of only one person.
All artwork must be the individual’s original creation. Duplications, clip art, reproductions are not accepted. 
All media are accepted. Note: Chalk, charcoal and pastel entries should be sealed with a fixative spray to prevent smearing. Do not laminate entries. We recommend bright colors as they reproduce better.
Three-dimensional entries will not be accepted. Nothing may be glued, stapled or attached to the artwork in any way.
The use of lettering or numbering on the front of the poster, in any language, is not allowed. Lettering and dates will be placed on the poster after judging and before printing. All artist signatures or initials should be written on the back of the poster.
Artwork should be done on a flexible material, so it can be rolled for shipping in a mailing tube. Do not fold poster.
Participants accept all responsibility for late, lost, misdirected or illegible entries. Entries sent with insufficient postage will be disqualified. Sun and Sea Festival is not responsible for entries damaged, destroyed or lost during the judging process. Entries cannot be acknowledged or returned; they become property of Sun and Sea Festival upon receipt. Sun and Sea Poster images cannot be used without written permission from Sun and Sea Festival. 
In consideration for the opportunity to enter the Sun and Sea Festival Poster Contest, participants agree to allow Sun and Sea Festival to use their names and photographs for promotional and publicity purposes. 
By entering, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sun and Sea Festival.
Sun and Sea Festival may cancel the contest without notice at any time. The contest is void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.

Judging Criteria:
1. Clear message conveyed by the artwork;
2. The poster theme is the Summer Fun of Imperial Beach
3. Creativity, originality and artistic quality;
4. Visual clarity - easily read; and
5. Bright and colorful.
6. The Release Form is attached to the back of the poster.
7. No copyrighted artwork, characters, or name brands (i.e. Coke, Pepsi) are used in the poster.

Important Dates For The Contest Are:
Now through January 31, 2015
Participants create their posters and submit to the Sun and Sea Festival Committee
February 5, 2015
Judging concludes for the Sun and Sea Festival Poster
February 6, 2015
Contest winners are announced
May, 2015
Posters are distributed throughout Imperial Beach

1st Prize $100
2nd Prize $50
3rd Prize Pizza from Seacoast Pizza

email for application please:

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