Go Green in the City Artwork Competition


Eligibility: Open to students enrolled in a York County college or high school.

Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in this Competition constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Competition. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 

Timing: The Competition begins on Monday, January 16 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), ends on Friday, February 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

How to Enter: Complete the registration (link below), including a valid home mailing address. P.O. Boxes are not permitted. Submit (a) original artwork or design that reflects the Competition theme of "Go Green in the City"; the artwork must be a high resolution file of at least 300 dpi resolution saved in JPEG, PDF, or EPS format. (b) a 100 – 500 word designer’s statement (description of the logo) that includes (i) a design concept (the purpose and intent of the designer in producing the work). By uploading your Submission, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the ―Guidelines and Restrictions) and that the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions. 

Submission Guidelines: Original artwork or design must reflect the Competition theme ― Go Green in the City, and must include the words “Go Green in the City” somewhere in the artwork or design.

Your artwork must be at least 300dpi resolution. The designer's statement (description of the artwork), typed in English, must be a minimum of 100 and maximum of 500 words and include (i) a design concept (the purpose and intent of the designer in producing the work).

Your artwork or design file should be submitted as a high resolution JPEG, PDF or EPS file. Your artwork or design should not exceed 20 MB in size and must be at 300dpi resolution.

A signed model release form must be obtained for any subjects photographed or likenesses used and included in your design other than yourself. You can download free model release form on the internet. Once downloaded, gather the necessary information and signatures of all models, scan and save the document as a PDF and submit it with your entry.

The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any other means.

Content Restrictions: The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes upon another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. The Submission must not disparage Sponsor, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Competition. The Submission must be original and not copied from any other published sources, including books or magazines. No copyrighted, animated, or team-created work will be accepted. Entries containing copyrighted materials will be disqualified. The Submission must not contain brand names or trademarks. The Submission must not contain unauthorized use of text, images, or artwork not created by entrant. The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual, or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and, the Submission must not contain material that is unlawful of, in violation of, or contrary to, the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.

Acceptance: By entering the Competition, I hereby irrevocably give my consent to Downtown Inc, and to those it may authorize, to photograph, film, and/or videotape me and/or my artwork, and to quote and record statements made by me and to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, sell, and/or create derivative works from my image, images of my artwork, and statements made by me (with or without my name) and to identify me by name and/or with or without school and employment information, in all forms of media now known or later developed, including, without limitation, on the Internet, for any editorial, promotional, advertising, trade, commercial, or other purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity throughout the world. I understand that Downtown Inc and those it may authorize shall not be responsible for unauthorized duplications/use by third parties on the Internet or otherwise. I hereby release Downtown Inc, those it has authorized, and their respective successors and assignees, from any and all claims and/or damages that may arise regarding the use, reproduction, display, distribution, and/or sale of my image or images of my artwork, or statements made by me as consented to herein, including any claims of defamation, invasion of privacy or infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity, or copyright. I certify that any work submitted is original and mine alone and that I have the right to grant the permissions herein granted. I have read and understood these Official Rules for the Competition and understand that all decisions by the Sponsor and judges are final and non-disputable in all levels of the Competition. 

Click here to register online or here to download a registration form.