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2015 Poster Contest Rules

Started by Lord William, May 20, 2015, 02:51:36 PM

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Lord William

So sorry these are late getting here... my brain shut off and it's just now coming back to life.  :D

Design the Official Poster
of the
Alabama Renaissance Faire 2015


1. The design must reflect the Medieval/Renaissance era.

2. The entry must be in a vertical format 18" x 24."

3. The following information must be included in the poster design:
a. The Faire's name: Alabama Renaissance Faire
b. Date of the Faire: October 24-25, 2015
c. The place: Florence, Alabama
d. The web address:

4. The artist must submit a full-size (18" x 24") color comprehensive layout on rigid board. Artists who design their entries on computer may submit a reduced version of their artwork while maintaining the 18" x 24" proportions. The winner will be required to prepare final artwork. The winning design will be printed on posters and concession items such as t-shirts.

5. Poster designs may be produced in any medium suitable for reproduction.

6. All entries are due by June 5, 2015, and the winner will be notified by June 26, 2015.

7. A prize of $500 will be paid to the winner on receipt of camera-ready artwork or disk containing computer design to be submitted no later than July 17, 2015.

8. A panel of judges will make the final determination of the winning entry based on artistic merit and suitability as a visual image for the Alabama Renaissance Faire.

9. NOTE: Effective with the contest held in 2012, the winning artist must wait one year before submitting another entry.

Send entries to:
Alabama Renaissance Faire
Florence City Schools
102 South Court Street, 6th Floor
Florence, AL 35630

ENTRY FEE: $10.00 – Make check payable to Alabama Renaissance Faire. If mailed as a classroom project in one package of five or more entries, entry fee is $1.00 per student.

The Alabama Renaissance Faire retains the right to photograph and/or exhibit all entries. The winning artist releases all rights to the Alabama Renaissance Faire.

Every precaution will be taken in handling entries, but the Alabama Renaissance Faire assumes no responsibility for loss or damage. The Alabama Renaissance Faire reserves the right to reproduce any work accepted in the competition for publicity purposes.

Hand deliveries will be accepted June 5, 2015, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Central Office of the Florence City Schools, 102 South Court Street, 6th Floor, Florence, Alabama. Non-winners' works may be picked up on or before November 20, 2015. After this date, all entries not claimed will become property of the Alabama Renaissance Faire.