Art Contest

The organizers of the 2018 Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial would like to announce a competition for the 2018 catalog cover art. The winning art work will be used to design the catalog cover, t-shirts and other items to publicize the 58th Annual Bluegrass Classic SDT at Masterson Station Park in Lexington, KY on May 16-20, 2018. The deadline for submission is Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Competition Rules:
1. Each entry must include a completed competition entry form. Artist must sign the release on the entry form.
2. An appointed panel will select the winning entry. All decisions are final.
3. Criteria for selection:
a. The subject should be related to working Border Collies.
b. The art should be suitable for use on the catalog cover as well as on T-shirts, posters, advertisements, etc.
4. All two-dimensional media are acceptable including paintings, drawings, collages, photographs, tapestry, computer generate art, etc, in vertical horizontal or square formats. Entries may be submitted by email if they are less than 10mb in size. Otherwise, they need to be submitted on CD, DVD or flash drive.
5. Text regarding the stockdog trial name, time and place should not be included in the art work. The cover designer incorporates this information. Artists may sign their work.
6. With artist permission, the winning entry will be available for sale in the Bluegrass Silent Auction. Proceeds of the sale will be paid to the artist.
7. Entries will be accepted until 6:00pm Thursday, November 30, 2017.
The winner will be notified by December 15, 2017. Competition results will be posted at & Facebook. All reasonable care will be taken in the handling of entries. However, the Bluegrass Classic SDT organizers cannot be responsible for loss or damage.
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