Press Release - Detail
Contact: Chanda Temple, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 444-9279 (cell)
Encourage Children to Enter Birmingham's SMART ART Logo Design Contest. Deadline is 3-21.
March 7, 2014 - The Birmingham Public Library is partnering with the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office Division of Youth Services and others to present the SMART Art Youth Cultural Arts Fair, which will take place on Saturday, May 17 at Boutwell Auditorium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. During the event, organizations from around the Birmingham area will present fun, youth events they have planned for summer 2014. One of the things the library will highlight is its summer reading program, which attracts thousands of participants every year.
To help kick off the event, the city is sponsoring a SMART Art logo contest for Birmingham students in grades 6th - 12th. If you know a child with a creative eye, please inform them about this contest. The winning logo will be used in ALL print and online promotions connected to the event.The winner will also get the opportunity to shadow an area marketing company official. The deadline to enter is Friday, March 21 at 5 p.m. For more information, call the DYS office at 320-0879.
City of Birmingham Division of Youth Services Announces
SMART ART Logo Design Contest
The City of Birmingham Mayor¡¯s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS) is looking for creative middle & high school students to participate in its inaugural SMART ART logo design contest. Birmingham area school students (6th – 12th grades) are invited to submit up to two original, student-created logos for an upcoming youth cultural arts fair.
The student creator of the winning logo will receive a shadow opportunity with one of the judging marketing companies. The winning logo will also be used in all print and online advertisement of the SMART ART event. Second and third place winners will receive a prize pack.
¨ Limit of two submissions per student
¨ The logo must also contain the words:
Youth Cultural Arts Fair
(The logo must not contain any other text besides that required above.)
¨ The logo must be submitted as either a hand drawn original sketch or a scalable vector graphic in an acceptable electronic format (png, .jpg , .pdf, .eps, etc) at 1000 pixels square.
¨ The logo is the student¡¯s original work and includes no copyrighted or otherwise protected information material.
¨ The student understands that, upon submission, the conference logo becomes the property of DYS.
Want to enter your logo? Submit your design along with the attached form to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand-deliver to DYS at 1608 7th Avenue North in downtown Birmingham. Deadline to submit is Friday, March 21, 2014 by 5:00pm. Winners will be announced on Monday, March 31, 2014 via www.Birmingham365.org, through an electronic press release, and during SMART ART. Please call DYS at (205) 320-0879 to confirm receipt of your submission.
For more information about the SMART ART Logo Competition, call DYS at (205) 320-0879.
City of Birmingham Mayor¡¯s Office Division of Youth Services
1608 7th Avenue North | Birmingham, AL 35203
(P) 205-320-0879 ¡á (F) 205-297-8139 ¡á www.bhamyouthfirst.org