Artists are invited to submit their original artwork for the chance to win a cash prize in the Annual Redding Fire Festival Poster Art Contest. The First Place winning entry will be reproduced as a high-quality, limited-edition poster that will be distributed throughout the community.
Grand Prize Winner: A $200 cash prize and two 1-day passess will be awarded to the First Place Winner.
People's Choice Winner: The Second Place Winner will receive two 1-day passes. Submission Deadline: November 25th, 2023
NO ENTRY FEE REQUIRED!
Only original artwork will be considered. Copyrighted and/or trademarked characters or material that you do not have commercial rights to will not be considered. Reproductions are not eligible.
All entries must be completed and suitable for reproduction.
Accepted format submissions: JPEG, PNG, PSD and PDF are accepted. Or you may mail a physical copy.
Competition is open to all 2-dimensional artists.
Competition is open to amateur and professional artists.
Painting, Hand-Drawn, Photography & Digital Arts are included, but video is excluded.
You can create the poster using any program you wish.
You must register with the form below.
Entries by file upload or email must be submitted no later than November 25th, 2023. Entries submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than November 23rd, 2023.
You can upload a file via the registration form below. Files uploaded via the form must be no larger than 10MB.
Files may be emailed to: FlamingToys@gmail.com
If you prefer to physically mail your entry, please request the mailing address by emailing: FlamingToys@gmail.com
The artwork will not be returned.
The People’s Choice voting will begin on December 1st, 2023.
The People’s Choice voting will end on December 15th, 2023.
The winners will be announced on December 16th, 2023.
The winner must submit a valid W9 in order to claim the cash prize.
The cash prize will be sent in February, 2024.
The winning entry will be the artwork judged to best capture the spirit and essence of the festival.
Points will be given for
Quality of artwork
The score will have a total of 100 points possible.
75%: panel of judges
25%: people's choice
People's Choice Award will be based on the number of votes received.
A valid email is required to vote.
One vote per email.
Voters may opt in to receive newsletter updates, but this is not mandatory.
The poll will be on this page.
Encourage your friends to vote!
The judge's decision is final.
All entries become the property of Hottel Productions As such, Hottel Productions reserves the non-exclusive right to use submissions in official publications and for promotional purposes.
There is no limit to the number of images that an artist can submit, but only one piece of artwork can win a prize.
Artists 18 years old and older may apply.
Artists 13-17 years old may apply; however, the cash prize will be awarded to their parent or legal guardian.
Entries must follow the fire-theme or outer space-theme.
The poster must be 11 x 17 inches or A3 Paper, minimum of 200 ppi resolution.
The poster must include a border with a 2.5 inch space on the bottom to allow for sponsor logos.
No logos of any kind may appear in the design aside from the Redding Fire Festival logo.
The Redding Fire Festival logo must be prominent and larger than the other written content.
All required written content must be included and visible on the poster.
Templates 1-3 include all required written content. You must add the required written content to Template 4.
Required written content (you can use different punctuation on the poster, such as periods instead of slashes on dates, etc.)