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2017 Holiday Card Design Competition

Creative Circus oliday Card Design

Enter the 1st Annual Creative Circus Holiday Card Design Competition for a chance to have your design featured on the official 2017 Creative Circus Holiday Card. These holiday cards will be sent to Circus contacts at ad agencies, design shops, web shops & more!

The winning design will either be printed on a card or will be sent electronically.

Current students and alumni can submit designs. Judges will select the top ten finalists, showcase them online and allow voters to choose their favorite design. The Creative Circus community scores each design & the best of the best are printed.

On the back on the card, the designers name & portfolio URL will be printed or linked. This is great exposure!


Designer must use the round Circus logo – download available here.

2 Options: Printed Version or Digital Version

Original artwork is encouraged!

All designs must be large and high-resolution enough to print. Voting will take place via Facebook.

The designer must submit his or her own original artwork only. Any non-original logos, photos, or images used in the design must be used only with the express, written permission of the source and also grant The Creative Circus unlimited, free use of that logo, photo, or image.

Holiday Card designs must be submitted by November 1st to The Creative Circus via email to: kimberly.bianco@creativecircus.edu. Please use “Holiday Card Contest Design Submission” as your subject line.

Submission Format: Please email your design as a JPEG or PNG file for purposes of judging.  If your design wins, please be prepared to send your design in Vector format.

Once submitted, all designs become the property of The Creative Circus, and the designer agrees to grant exclusive use to The Creative Circus.


3 Designs will be selected


10/13/17 – Contest Begins

11/24/17 – Last Day to Submit Art

11/25/17 – Voting Begins

12/03/17 – Voting Ends

12/04/17 – Winners Revealed


Any questions, email Kim Bianco at: kimberly.bianco@creativecircus.edu or Finny Moore at: finny.moore@creativecircus.edu.

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