Calling all young SA creatives! C3 Poster Design Competition now open

South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People Helen Connolly, today launched her C3 Poster Design Competition with a total of $500 in prize money up for grabs.

The competition is open to all South Australians aged 14 to 22 and is inspired by her Youthful Adelaide Report in which young people defined what they believe are the essential elements of a youthful city.

Their answer – a youthful city is one that is ‘Connected, Creative and Confident’ – and therefore the theme of the Commissioner’s inaugural 3C’s poster competition. The winning entry will need to reflect all three elements in one single poster design.

The winner will receive $350 and have their poster design featured on the front of the Commissioner’s Get Around It Zine, full of young ‘thinkers, makers and doers’ who have been selected to be part of this year’s Get Around It Showcase – an initiative of the CCYP published on Instagram and on the Get Around It Travelling Clothesline.

The Commissioner will judge the poster competition alongside renowned Adelaide artist Dave Court, up-and-coming designer Lucinda Penn, and art curator Laura Gentgall.

Best entries will be featured on CCYP’s Facebook page to determine second and third place winners, who will be selected via a People’s Choice Award with $100 in prize money for second place and $50 in prize money for third place.

Entries close Sunday 3 November, 2019 at 11:59pm (ASCT).

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Competition Details

The Design challenge:
Come up with a poster design that represents what it means to you to be “Connected, Creative and Confident“ in South Australia.

Artwork Specifications:
Finished artwork completed to A2 Poster size (420 x 594mm).
Minimum 150 DPI (6300 x 8910px) and Maximum 300DPI (12600 x 17820px).
Acceptable file types: JPG, AI, PDF or packaged INDD file.
Hard copy entries will also be accepted via post.

Key Competition Dates:
The Commissioner’s C3 Poster Comp is open from Wednesday 9 October through to Sunday 3 November, 2019, inclusive. Entries will accepted via email up until 11:59pm (ACST) or if sent by post, date stamped
Friday 1 November, 2019. Late entries cannot be accepted.

Entrants must be aged between 14 and 22 years and be a resident of South Australia.
(Please note: proof of age and residency will be required for prizes to be awarded).
Closing Date:
Sunday 3 November, 2019 at 11:59pm (ASCT).

Judging Panel:
Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly
Renowned Adelaide artist, Dave Court
Up-and-coming designer, Lucinda Penn; and
Art curator, Laura Gentgall.

1st place: $350 with the winning design published in the CCYP Get Around It Zine;
2nd place: $100 in prize money (People’s Choice via Facebook)
3rd place: $50 in prize money (People’s Choice via Facebook)

Submitting Your Entry
You must complete the online entry form via the link below before submitting your poster design. Alternatively your physical poster entry can be mailed to 251 Morphett St, Adelaide SA 5000 by the closing date, enclosing a printout of the completed online submission form with your entry.

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