Venture & POW Snowboard Art Competition
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Venture & POW Snowboard Art Competition

Design your own snowboard graphic and help the environment too!

In cooperation with the nonprofit environmental group Protect Our Winters (POW), Venture Snowboards is sponsoring a board graphics competition centered on increasing awareness of the global warming crisis.

Any medium goes – photography, paintings, pencil sketches, you name it – as long as the artwork incorporates the themes of winter, the environment, and activism. So get creative and speak out for the environment!

Entries will be accepted through January 1, 2010, when a panel of judges will select the top ten submissions.The ten winners of this first level competition will receive t-shirts and swag as prizes, and be entered into a second round of judging open to the general public.The winning design will be incorporated into a run of special edition POW boards for winter 2010/2011.The grand prize winner will receive a brand spanking new POW deck emblazoned with their artwork.

Here's the nitty gritty on the competition:

  • Submissions are limited to one entry per person.
  • Submissions must be received by January 1, 2010.
  • Results of the first tier competition will be posted on the Venture and POW websites in mid January 2010.
  • Open voting will take place from mid January through late February 2010.
  • First tier winners will receive t-shirts and other swag as prizes.
  • Second tier winner will be announced in early March 2010.
  • Second tier winner will receive a new Venture/POW snowboard.
  • Only original artwork will be accepted.
  • Employees of Venture Snowboards and POW are ineligible.
  • No purchase is necessary.
  • This contest is void where prohibited.
  • By entering the contest, entrant grants Venture Snowboards and POW perpetual, nonexclusive rights to the artwork.
  • Entries will be judged by a panel selected by Venture Snowboards and POW and all decisions are final.

HOW TO ENTER:

Venture and POW logos are available for use in your design. See links at the bottom of this post.

  • Electronic submissions should be emailed to info@venturesnowboards.com, with the words "POW Contest" in the subject line.
  • Please submit electronic entries as jpg files, no larger than 2 MB.
  • Please name your file using the following convention: POW_ yourfirstname_yourlastname.jpg
  • Include the following information in the body of your email: Full name, daytime and evening phone numbers, mailing address, email address, title of artwork.
  • Electronic entries must be received no later than January 1, 2010.
  • Incomplete or late entries will not be judged.

Mail In Submissions

  • Submissions by mail should be sent to: Venture Snowboards, Attn: POW Contest, PO Box 547, Silverton, CO 81433.
  • Include the following information with your entry: Full name, daytime and evening phone numbers, mailing address, email address, title of artwork.
  • Mail in entries must be received no later than January 1, 2010.
  • Incomplete or late entries will not be judged.

Logo Files

Venture - Vertical EPS
Venture - Vertical PDF
Venture - Horizontal EPS
Venture - Horizontal PDF

POW - Vertical EPS
POW - Vertical PDF
POW - Horizontal EPS
POW - Horizontal PDF

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