AIA Sandcastle Competition

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, August 22, 2020

Event is free and open to the public
East Beach parking is $15 (CASH ONLY; NO ATM)

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East Beach
1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

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2020 Sandcastle Logo Design Competition


Logo must contain these words: “AIA Sandcastle Competition 2020”.  Optional information that may be added to the design: “East Beach”, “Galveston, Texas”, “Saturday, August 22nd”. Winning logo will appear on the t-shirt and all event materials, and the designer will receive an award at the main event’s ceremony!

Design must not contain more than four colors (including black). Gradients must be gradients of the four original colors. Introduction of new colors into the gradients is not acceptable.

Vector artwork with text converted to outlines is preferred, but a 300dpi TIFF will be accepted for non-vector media. PMS spot colors or 4-color process colors are preferred.  Acceptable programs are Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and AutoCAD.  Please do not use Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher to design your logo.  Make sure you can convert the file to a vector EPS. The winner will be required to provide EPS artwork with fonts converted to outlines on a cd or via e-mail.  Original artwork will be considered, but it must be easily transferred to a digital file format.  Winner will be required to submit original artwork to the Sandcastle Committee (it will be returned).

Your name, address, daytime phone number, e-mail address and media/software used to create the logo must be included with each entry. Please email your .pdf file (300dpi, 11”x17”) to

Friday, Feb 14, 2020 at 3:00pm