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THE CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL OFFERS $2,000 GRAND PRIZE IN ANNUAL OFFICIAL POSTER CONTEST
If you love strawberries and have an artistic flare, you might enjoy the sweetness of $2,000 awarded to the top pick. The CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL seeks submissions for the 2012 Official Poster Contest with $2,000 awarded to the winner. The entry deadline is Monday, January 9, 2012 in what has become an outstanding Festival tradition to showcase each season since the popular event began in 1984. View the collection at:
The poster will be utilized in marketing and printed on collectible T-shirts and promotional items when the 29th Annual CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL gets underway in Oxnard May 19. 20, 2012, traditionally the third weekend in May.
All original art work for consideration must be 16.5” wide and 17” high, centered and mounted on a black matte board 18.5” wide and 19” high. The finished product must be reproduction compatible and void of any writing, including the date (the year and event logo will be inserted during re-production). Contact name and information should be easily viewed on the back. Prior to the deadline and without exception, entries can be mailed or hand delivered to the Festival office 1661 Pacific Avenue #15, Oxnard, CA 93033. (805-385-4739). The winner will be notified Friday, January 13th. Posters will not be returned and must be picked up from the Festival office any time beginning the fourth week of January. The winning original design and all rights of the winning design will become the property of the CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL.
Saluting the region’s stellar strawberry industry, the CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL has received numerous awards for contributing to the community through fundraising efforts that exceed $3.5 million dollars while introducing “green” initiatives and bolstering tourism.
As a non-profit organization, the event is the perfect summer kickoff with proceeds benefiting the community. An all-volunteer board works year-round to produce the weekend celebration where delicious strawberry eats are the main attraction with live entertainment, hundred of arts & crafts, contests, Strawberryland for Kids with free rides and attractions, and more.
More information can be found at http://www.strawberry-fest.org. Join the Berry Insiders Club for the latest information and benefits at 1-888-288-9242 or:
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