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State Convention Original Art Poster Contest

Senate District Original Art POSTER CONTEST



Senate District Number: ________

SD Representative (SREC) Name:  ____________________________

Best Contact Phone Number:  ________________________

Preferred Email:  ________________________

I have read and fully understand and will comply with the rules and conditions of the contest. I understand that my entry becomes the property of the Republican Party of Texas and the Senate District it represents. I also understand that the state party and the county party may sell or reproduce this work, and I relinquish all claims to any and all copyrights, royalties, and other benefits derived from the sale or reproduction of this work.

Date:  ________________

Name of Artist:  _________________________________

Signature of Artist:  ______________________________

Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian:  ___________________________

All entries must be signed above. Artists under 18 years of age must have a parent/guardian signature.


Display Participation

I authorize the Republican Party of Texas to display my entry at the State Convention.

Signature of Artist:  _____________________________



Senate District Original Art POSTER CONTEST



Many are we that make up our Republican party in the proud State of Texas. Our communities are vast, the regions diverse, and still we come together as Republicans and work to further the good of Texas and our great nation. To celebrate our unique Senate Districts and our collective conservative values we invite each SD to commission a local artist in your area to design an original poster reflective of your SD communities – your people, culture, life and places. Let your work of art reflect you, your neighbors and what makes where you live special. Have fun with it! Showcase your SD! Build community, goodwill and connect through the Arts in your area!


ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to Artist selected by the Senate District Committeeman and/or Committeewoman.

ENTRIES PER SENATE DISTRICT: Entries limited to ONE submission per Artist and per Senate District.

SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRY: Original Posters may be mailed or delivered by Monday, June 11, 2018 to:

Republican Party of Bexar County

909 NE Loop 410, Suite 514

San Antonio TX 78209

DESIGN: Poster design must reflect our convention theme “Texas, Our Texas” and have your SD number.

COPYRIGHTED IMAGES: The design must be the Artist’s original concept and not a copy of anyone else’s copyrighted material. (If image infringes upon another’s copyright it will be disqualified.) Upon submitting your work to this contest, you are solely responsible for any infringement or copyrighted materials.                       (____) Artist Initials


FORMATTING: All posters must be original art. Entries are limited to a maximum of 18 x 24 inches and a minimum of 11 x 17 inches. Poster Entry may be submitted on Canvas, Poster Board, or Coroplast material. Artwork should have the Artist Signature on the front of poster. Along with the poster please submit a brief Bio of the Artist and a short descriptive paragraph about the artwork.

DISPLAY: Entry should be ready to be displayed with a wire or hook on back. The Party encourages each SD delegation to voluntarily chaperone their entry during the convention to encourage voting for your entry. We also suggest you invite the Artist to stand by their submission and meet the delegates.


DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:    Poster Contest entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018.

Digital Image is required by June 1, 2018 to: for promotion at convention.


NON-EXCLUSION PERMISSIONS: By entering this contest, you are granting the Republican Party of Texas a non-exclusion license to reproduce images of your design.

SELECTION OF WINNER: Posters will be displayed at the convention, and registered convention attendees will vote for their favorite poster with tickets. The SD poster garnering the most tickets will take home a $1000.00 prize for the Artist. Prizes will also be awarded for Second Place ($500.00) and Third Place ($250.00). One ticket will be given to each registered attendee and additional tickets may be purchased for $1.00 per ticket at the convention. Attendees may vote as often as they would like. Voting will close at 1:00pm on Saturday, June 16, 2018, and Winners will be announced prior to the adjournment of the convention. If Artist is not present the SREC Committee man and woman will be presented with the prize to be given to the Artist.

PROMOTION: The poster contest will be promoted throughout the convention. Each SD will have possession of their entry after the convention and encouraged to use their posters to make and sell prints, notecards, T-Shirts or any other idea to raise funds for their county party. We also suggest you send press releases to local media about your Artist and the contest.