Friday, July 2, 2010

War of 1812 Bicentennial Logo Competition

Calling all Wabash Valley artists...

Deadline: August 2

Judging: The Vigo County, Indiana, War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission will serve as the judges. The winning designs will be publicly announced September 4th at an event at the Vigo County Historical Museum.

Vigo County Historical Museum
1411 South Sixth Street
Terre Haute, IN 47802-1114

Eligibility: Anyone interested in creating a logo is welcome

Submission and Design Guidelines: Each submission should include both a color and black and white version. The color version should contain no more than three colors (not including black and white). Contestants may submit multiple entries, but each entry must have a separate application. Artwork must be original. The logo may not include stock photos or trademarked or copyrighted images belonging to any person of entity other than the applicant. The logo should be suitable for various formats including: website, letterhead, stationary, road signs, etc. Both an 8.5 x 11" hard copy version and an electronic version of the logo are encouraged. The electronic version should be high resolution and should be JPEG, PDF or TIFF format. Electronic versions should be submitted on a CD or sent as an e-mail attachment to The logo must include the words "Vigo County, Indiana, War of 1812 Bicentennial." All submitted materials, including the winning designs, become the sole property of Vigo County, Indiana, War of 1812 Bicentennial. Materials will not be returned. 

First Prize: $250
Second Prize: $75
Third Prize: $50

Prize money will be distributed no later than the public unveiling of the winning designs. Design alterations may be requested from the originally submitted art work to meet the needs of the organization. The winning artists will have the right to withdraw their submission or forfeit prize money upon potentially requested design changes.

For more information about applying call the Vigo County Historical Museum at (812) 235-9717

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