300 YEAR LOGO DESIGN CONTEST

DESIGN.

DIGITIZE.

UPLOAD.

During 2019, the Town of Stafford will be celebrating its Tricentennial! It will be an exciting year of events, historical observances, cultural experiences and community programs. To memorialize and brand the occasion, the 300th Year Anniversary Committee is now accepting submissions for creative and distinctive logo designs. Used for marketing pieces, web promotions, memorabilia, and event signs, the logo will be widely promoted and distributed throughout our celebration. Your unique logo design should represent Stafford’s heritage and the spirit of our community.  

PRIZE:

PRIZES: (1) Winner Awarded

  • Recognition & artist bio on staffordct300.com

  • Press release announcing logo design

  • Place of honor in 300th Anniversary Parade 

  • Admission for two (2) to all official 300th Anniversary ticketed events

  • One of each commemorative merchandise item

CONTEST DEADLINE

SUNDAY | APRIL 1 | MIDNIGHT

All entries will be judged on the artwork’s creativity and its reflection of the Stafford community, history, customs, landmarks, and/or personalities. For purpose of submission, please please submit the design in JPG, PNG, PDF or EPS format (minimum resolution of 300 DPI, less than 10MB). If the logo incorporates non-standard fonts, you must be able to provide the typeface, should your logo be selected. If your entry is chosen as a winner, you MUST be able to provide a high-resolution file.        SUBMISSION RULES & REQUIREMENTS 

 

 

In the message field, please include:

  • Name

  • Phone Number

  • Address

  • While not required, a brief written explanation of your logo design.

CONTEST RULES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Each design must lend itself to varying formats, including publications, signage, website, promotional items, and other printed material. It must reproduce well in various sizes and when printed in black and white. Limit designs to five colors or less. Print submissions should be not larger than 8.5” by 11.”

  • The logo may incorporate other imagery or  abstract symbols, so long as image includes: “1719-2019” “Stafford, CT” and “300.”

  • All submitted designs and source images must be the original work of the person submitting the application. No third-party artwork or images, including clip art or copyrighted graphics, may be used. Artwork that has been previously published and exhibited is not permitted.

  • The official Stafford Town Seal cannot be used within any graphics.

  • The contest is open to all individuals regardless of age (parent consent required for artists under 18 years of age), but is limited to current or former residents and current employees within the Town of Stafford.

  • Electronic entries should be submitted in a JPG, PNG, PDF or EPS format, this includes drawings, sketches, or paintings.

  • Artwork that has been previously published or exhibited is not permitted. Entries will not be returned. 

  • Entrants may submit multiple designs, but they must be submitted as separate entries. Entries will NOT be returned.

  • No artist’s signature is permitted as part of the design. Each entry will be numbered and anonymous for judging.

  • By submitting the entry, the artist assigns to the 300th Year Anniversary Committee without reservation all copyrights and ownership of the design, including, but not limited to the Committee’s right to reproduce or alter the image, and agrees to indemnify and hold the Committee blameless for any and all claims that the design infringes upon or violates any copyright.

  • All entries will be judged on versatility, artistic creativity, and how well the entry represents the Stafford community, history, customs, landmarks, and/or personalities. While not required, artists are encouraged to provide a brief written explanation of their logo design.

  • The 300th Anniversary Committee reserves the right not to select a winner, if in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

QUESTIONS? CONTACT AMBER WAKLEY: AMBERW@STAFFORDCT.ORG OR 860.331.0243

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