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Logo Design Contest

Submit an original design for next year’s Art-a-Fest logo - you could win $150 and have your design featured on the website, social media, print media, T-shirts & more!

Please submit your design ideas by July 31st, 2024 (see complete rules and details below). All submitted designs will be displayed on our website during the month of August, and in our information booth during Art-a-Fest. Whichever design gets the most votes during Art-a-Fest will be our next logo.


The winning design will be announced after Art-a-Fest. The winner will receive $150 in prize money, plus a free T-shirt featuring the new design!

Complete Rules and Details:

  • All entries must be the contestant's original work. Each contestant may submit two (2) designs, so long as they are complementary (see below). Contestants of all ages residing in the continental United States are welcome to participate. There is no fee to submit a design.

  • Logo designs must contain the text, "Art-a-Fest"

A second design may be submitted with the following information (OPTIONAL*):

  • Leading text: "The Charles City Arts Council Presents"

  • Sub heading text: "Regional Iowa Arts Festival"

  • Event information: August 16th, 2025; 10 am - 4 pm; Central Park; Charles City Iowa

*If not included, event information will be added to the winning design as applicable for various formats. 

  • Designs must be submitted in a scalable PNG format with RBG color format. Image resolution should be at least 200 dpi, and size should be at least 1200 x 1200 pixels (any size ratio). Maximum file size that can be uploaded is 15 MB. Do not submit designs with watermarks.


  • Submissions and contestant information will be displayed and advertised across various platforms, including but not limited to the Art-a-Fest website and Facebook. 

  • The winner will be asked to provide the highest resolution/quality image they have available once the contest is finished. Art-a-Fest reserves the right to modify the winning logo to fit various display formats (i.e. T-Shirts, Website, Posters) and/or update event information.

  • Designs must be relevant to and support the goals of Art-a-Fest. We reserve the right to disqualify any designs that are not relevant, original, and/or of good quality (see image requirements above). 

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