2019 Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebration Poster Competition

2019 Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebration Poster Competition

Arthur Ashe Poster Competition































ELEGIBILITY: Open to all local artists over the age of 14* (professional, amateur and student). All entries MUST BE submitted on an individual basis. Artists MAY NOT submit more than one entry. One poster per entry – multiple poster sets as single entries are not permitted.

*Minors who enter must have the written consent of a parent or legal guardian in order to be eligible to receive any prizes.


DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Entries must be submitted to the Arthur Ashe Boulevard (AABLVD) Celebration Committee Friday, June 14th, 2019 by 11:59PM EST. Upload entry instructions below. If you do not receive a confirmation that your entry was received, please email poster@arthurasheblvd.com to confirm.

AWARD: Winner will receive $500.

OBJECTIVE: Design or propose a poster to encourage and promote a celebration of Arthur Ashe Boulevard (AABLVD) Celebration. All subject matter must be in good taste. Designs deemed by the judges as offensive will be disqualified outright.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR PRESENTATION & SUBMISSION: Poster can be horizontal or vertical, measuring 18” x 24”. Please submit your design with 1/8” bleed on all 4 sides. Send in high-resolution 300 dpi, JPG or PDF. If submitting a traditional painting or drawing, it should be scanned and sent as a 300 dpi JPG or PDF. Final poster details are subject to review and possible modification request by AABLVD committee.

Please submit an accompanying short description explaining the concept and motivation behind the poster design.

If you’d like to incorporate the official logo for Arthur Ashe Boulevard (AABLVD) Celebration into your poster design, click DOWNLOAD AABLVD LOGOS at the bottom of this page to download a high-resolution, EPS & transparent PNG files as well as AABLVD Brand Global Guidelines.

The following information must be included in the design:

• The name of the day (Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebration) and/or our Arthur Ashe Boulevard Logo (AABLVD)
• The following tagline, in full or in part: Live purposely. Live Generously. Live Intentionally.
• The date: June 22, 2019
• A small credit line with the artist’s name is allowed as well as all community sponsors.

MEDIA: Any mixed media suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed. Posters must be two-dimensional. All artwork must be original. No trademarked or copyrighted images or phrases should be used, with the exception of the AABLVD logo, if applicable.

FINALIST: Three finalists will be chosen by a panel of AABLVD judges and announced by June 17th, 2019.

WINNER: The three Finalists will be invited to the AABLVD Kick-Off Celebration held at River City Roll, 7PM Friday, June 21st 2019 and one winner will be announced as part of the celebration.

PUBLICITY, AGREEMENT & RIGHTS: Entering this contest constitutes an agreement by the winning artist to relinquish all copyrights to the submitted work to AABLVD, and to appear as requested by AABLVD for publicity purposes.

The winning poster becomes the exclusive property of AABLVD. AABLVD has exclusive rights to the reproduction of winning poster and the submitting artist relinquishes all rights to such design. The winning poster design may be displayed and reproduced on the official AABLVD website, www.arthurasheblvd.com, and on AABLVD social media channels at the sole discretion of the AABLVD. AABLVD will assume full ownership and rights of the content. Entry in the contest constitutes full permission to publish names and photos of winners without further compensation. The determination of eligibility of entries and any interpretation of these rules is at the sole discretion of AABLVD, and shall be final and binding upon all entrants.

By participating, the entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these rules.

Please visit the following page for entry form and to download the AABLVD Logos.


When & Where
Tue, May 21, 2019 - Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Richmond, VA