Palmer’s Canada just lately ran a “Celebrate the New Year Giveaway,” through the month of January. At the top of the rules document, the contest interval is listed, right down to the time zone.
If the competition is meant to be reviewed as a blind jury process, be sure to request that no identifying feature of the agency or designer be located on the front of the entry, but included in an entry form or on back of entry materials. This will require a coordinator who is responsible for logging entries, checking their adherence to competition guidelines, and creating a system to ensure blind review. The competition program should clearly state the goals and entry requirements for the competition. The program can also be the place to set the tone and provide background on the competition including tendencies or new directions sought through the usage of a contest. … Read More