Alabama Renaissance Faire 
Annual Poster Contest

ALRenFaire Poster 2021
ALRenFaire Poster 2021

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Poster Contest Guidelines

 

The Alabama Renaissance Faire sponsors an annual poster contest with a $500 prize. Professional and amateur artists may apply. 

 

The winning design may also appear on our t-shirts, and other items for sale at our Alabama Renaissance Faire Roundtable Booth at the feast and faire and in our TeeSpring Store.

Click here to visit the Alabama Renaissance Faire Teespring Store.

Preparation of Entries

  1. The design must reflect the Medieval/Renaissance era.
     

  2. The entry must be in a vertical format 18” x 24.”
     

  3. The following information must be included in the poster design:

    1. The Faire’s name: Alabama Renaissance Faire

    2. Date of the Faire: October 23-24, 2021

    3. The place: Florence, Alabama

    4. The web address: www.alrenfaire.org
       

  4. The artist must submit a full-size (18” x 24”) color comprehensive layout on rigid board. Artists who design their entries on computer may submit a reduced version of their artwork while maintaining the 18” x 24” proportions.
    The winner will be required to prepare final artwork.
    The winning design will be printed on posters and may be printed on concession items such as t-shirts.

     

  5. All designs may be produced in any medium suitable for reproduction.
     

  6. All entries are due by September 3, 2021, and the winner will be notified by September 17, 2021
     

  7. A prize of $500 will be paid to the winner on receipt of camera-ready artwork or media containing computer design to be submitted no later than September 27, 2021.
     

  8. A panel of judges will make the final determination of the winning entry based on artistic merit and suitability as a visual image for the Alabama Renaissance Faire. NOTE: A winning artist must wait one year before submitting another entry..

Rules for Submission of Entries:

ENTRY FEE: $10.00
Make check payable to Alabama Renaissance Faire. We have no online payment option at this time. (Teachers who wish to enter classroom projects may e-mail us for specific guidelines regarding student work).


STATEMENT OF RIGHTS
The Alabama Renaissance Faire retains the right to photograph and/or exhibit all entries. The winning artist releases all rights to the Alabama Renaissance Faire.


CARE OF ENTRIES
Every precaution will be taken in handling entries, but the Alabama Renaissance Faire assumes no responsibility for loss or damage. The Alabama Renaissance Faire reserves the right to reproduce any work accepted in the competition for publicity purposes.


DELIVERY AND PICK UP
Hand deliveries will be accepted Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the office of the City Historian, 102 South Court Street, 2nd Floor, Florence, Alabama. Non-winners’ works may be picked up on or before November 19, 2021 (Subject to Covid-19 guidelines and openings. Please e-mail first). After this date, all entries not claimed will become property of the Alabama Renaissance Faire.

All entries must be delivered (e-mail for appointment) or mailed to:


Billy Warren

City-County Government Building
102 South Court Street, 2nd Floor

Florence, AL 35630

or e-mail

director@alrenfaire.org