AIA Sandcastle Competition

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, August 21, 2021

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

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1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

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2021 Sandcastle Logo Design Competition


The 2021 AIA Sandcastle Competition is scheduled for Saturday, August 21. You can add your creative flair to this beloved annual event by designing the official competition logo! Winning entry will appear on the t-shirt and all event materials, and the designer will receive an award at the main event’s ceremony.

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DESIGN REQUIREMENTS:
Logo must contain these words: “AIA Sandcastle Competition 2021”.  Optional information that may be added to the design: "34th Annual", “East Beach”, “Galveston, Texas”, “Saturday, August 21st”. 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 SPECS:
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.  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).

ENTRY SUBMISSION:
Deadline to submit is Friday, March 12 at 5:00pm.  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, enlarged to fit 11”x17”) to debby@aiahouston.org.

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For general information about this year's event, click HERE.

For additional information, contact Debby Joiner.