Deaf Life Honors

First Annual Deaf Life Honors Award Show

Poster Design Contest

Take a chance to win $500!

Take a chance to
win $500!

Entry Deadline:
October 15, 2020


1. Overview


The design contest is open to all Deaf Artists/Graphic Designers. All entries should be submitted on an individual basis. No shared work is allowed. To qualify, all entrants must be 18 or older. Employees/Volunteers of Deaf Life Honors / MSM Productions, Ltd. and other companies / agencies / organizations associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are NOT eligible.

Entry Limit:

Up to two posters per Deaf Artist / Deaf Graphic Designer.

Entry Deadline:

Entries must be submitted to the DLH by Thursday, October 15, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

2. Poster Requirements


Design or propose a poster to encourage and promote people to come to a celebration of First Annual Deaf Life Honors Award Show.


Poster designs should contain:
- DLH logo
- The name of show: First Annual Deaf Life Honors Award Show
- your design only, but leave some space for typo (don't worry about typo and others, we will add them)

Poster size:

Poster need to be vertical, measuring 20" by 28".


Any mixed media suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed, including computer-generated graphics. Posters must be two-dimensional. All posters must be original art. No trademarked or copyrighted images or phrases should be used, with the exception of DLH logo, if applicable.

Submission Format:

Digital designs should be submitted as EPS. If submitting a traditional painting or drawing, it should be scanned and sent as a 1200 dpi JPG or PDF.


One winner will be chosen by a panel of BRC members, Warren Miller: Creative Director and Kiyo Sato: Media Director and announced by December 1, 2020.

The winning poster design may be displayed by Deaf Life Honors, reproduced on the official DLH website, and on DLH social media channels at the sole discretion of the DLH team. The DLH/MSM Productions, Ltd. will assume the full ownership of the content, including any profits if the poster is ever associated with a sale. DLH will reserve the right to make some changes on the design with typos and others to ensure a good quality poster.

3. Rights

The winning entry becomes the property of the DLH/MSM Productions, Ltd. Except as used by the DLH, all artists, including the winner, will retain the rights to their work. Entry in the contest constitutes full permission to publish names and photos of the winner without further payment. The determination of eligibility of entries and any interpretation of these rules is at the sole discretion of the DLH, and shall be final and binding upon all entrants. By participating, the entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these rules.

Download Our Logo

If you would like to use our official logo for Deaf Life Honors into your poster design,
click the image to download a high-resolution, transparent PNG file.
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Download Our Rules & Guidelines
about Poster Design Contest

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Submit Your Work?

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