The Blissfest Music Festival Logo Contest is officially underway.
"We have less than 280 days now until the 2018 festival," said Dan Calloway, business manger for Blissfest. "So, the logo contest is on. It always kind of is, but we recently received our first entrant so we decided to kick it off publicly for the festival next year."
Every year Blissfest accepts entries for its contest and even opens a student category for artists under 18 years old. Additionally, the organization plans to send out logo contest information to around 100 different schools to reach as many students as possible.
"We are looking for something that strikes us. We take a look at all the entries and ultimately it has to pop on a shirt from 100 yards away and will be used for our posters, shirts and all of our promotions for the 2018 festival," Calloway said.
"The artwork is completely up to the artist but should incorporate the festival, music, nature and a little bit of magic to bring it all together."
Requirements for the contest are that the artwork has to be original and of a size easily scalable for a variety of uses (shirts and posters). All formats of artwork are acceptable, however, a digital piece is among the easiest for Blissfest to accept and use.
Other requirements are that the word "Blissfest" must be prominent in the design as well as the year "2018" and/or "38th Annual."
According to Blissfest, winners for the logo contest will be chosen and notified by April 1. If your work is selected, Blissfest will contact you to finalize details. The winning and second place artwork will become the property of the Blissfest Music Organization and will be used for all promotional material for the 2018 festival.
The winning artist will receive $300 cash, a weekend pass to the festival and a T-shirt. The second-place winner receives $150, festival ticket and a T-shirt. In addition, the third- through fifth-place winners will each receive one weekend pass to the festival. There will also be four additional runners-up included in a people’s choice poll and an acknowledgment for all honorable-mention winners.
"We get upwards, and sometimes over, 100 different entries. It's great to see what people come up with every year," Calloway said.
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