Graphic Design Poster Contest


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The Challenge

Create and submit a marketing poster to promote the 2013-2014 National Beta Club Convention using the official theme, Making History With Beta. The poster should announce the place, date and time of the National Convention. It should entice Beta Clubs and their members and sponsors to attend the convention. The contest is open to all National Beta Club members. Sponsors or other teachers/adults may not assist in the design. Only one entry per member will be accepted.

Entries may be featured in part or in whole in the Beta Club’s national promotions in addition to the awards!

Please carefully read all official rules and eligibility requirements. Entries must meet all requirements and follow all official rules.



Awards

Winners will be announced at The National Beta Club Convention in Mobile, AL in June 2013. An award will be presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in both senior and junior divisions.

1st Place

  • Full retail version of Adobe Photoshop CS
  • A $50 gift certificate to Beta Shop, The National Beta Club online store

2nd Place

  • Full retail version of Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • A $25 gift certificate to Beta Shop, The National Beta Club online store

3rd Place

  • Full retail version of Adobe Photoshop Elements

Eligibility Requirements

  • Member must be officially registered with the National Headquarters

  • Members must be part of an active charter with current membership

  • Sponsor must be officially registered with National Headquaters/li>

Official Rules

Entering The National Beta Club’s Graphics Design Contest denotes acceptance of the following rules, regulations, terms of use and privacy policies of The National Beta Club

  • Poster will promote the 2013-2014 National Beta Club Convention and incorporate the theme: Making History With Beta (One entry per member)

  • Poster must include location, date and times of the National Convention:
    Richmond Convention Center
    Richmond, VA
    June 21-28, 2014

  • Poster must be 300dpi and either 16x20, 18x24 or 24x36 in size.

  • Entries must includes the poster in .jpg format and the native vector file format of the photo editing software used (Photoshop - .psd, GIMP - .xcf, Inkscape - .svg) and all files necessary to recreate the design. This would include all special fonts, graphics images, photos and original design file.

  • Only royalty free images/photos may be used.
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  • Entry form must be completed and included with submission. Download Entry form.
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  • All entries must be submitted on a CD or USB flash drive to: 

    The National Beta Club
    Attn: Graphic Design Contest
    151 Beta Club Way
    Spartanburg SC 29306

  • The entry must be an original work by a current club member.

  • ALL ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY May 1, 2013.

  •  All contest entries become the property of The National Beta Club and may be used and distributed by The National Beta Club for, but not limited to, marketing and promotion of the organization.


Graphic Design Software

Entries must be saved in either .psd file format, .xcf (GIMP) file format or .svg (Inkscape). If you do not have access to a licensed copy of Adobe Photoshop CS, there are several free open source alternatives. The GIMP can be downloaded from www.gimp.org. Inkscape can be downloaded from www.inkscape.org



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Judging

All entries will be judged by a panel of professional designers and/or design educators. If the design entries do not meet the requirements, the panel reserves the right not to award a winner for that category. All decisions made by the panel are final.

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