SPD 2013 Student Design Competition

SPD 2013 Student Design Competition

SPD 2013 Student Design Competition

Every year, SPD holds a professional competition to find the best editorial design out there. Now students have the chance to be a part of this world-class event!

Enter as many entries as you like according to our categories and rules, and you could win cash prizes, the Adobe Creative Suite software and–perhaps best of all–an internship! Check out all the details after the jump…

OFFICIAL RULES & ENTRY FORM

 
The time has come to put your hard-earned skills and brilliant ideas to use in landing yourself a killer addition to your resume: a summer internship at a top NYC magazine, something that can change your career path forever. And oh yeah, you can also win cash prizesAdobe software, and have your work published in the SPD Annual along with all the professional winners!
 
Download the entry form and complete rules for our 2013 Student Design Competition here.  You can also find the rules and category info on our blog here.

DEADLINE
 
Monday, March 4, 2013, 5pm

That means your entries must be in our office by 5pm that day. You can mail it, express-mail it, hand deliver it or have it sent by carrier pigeons, we don’t care … it just must be in our hands by that time.

ENTRY FEES
 
Current Student Members get their first 3 entries free. If you’re not a current member, you can sign up now and enjoy this benefit.
Otherwise, each entry is $10.
WHAT YOU CAN WIN
 

First place: The Adobe Scholarship in Honor of B.W. Honeycutt–a $2,500 prize, Adobe software, and a summer internship at one of the top magazines in New York.

Second place: $1,000 prize, Adobe software, and a summer internship at one of the top magazines in New York.

Third place: $500 prize, Adobe software, and a summer internship at one of the top magazines in New York.

Honorable Mention: We may choose one or more entries to receive Honorable Mention status which often includes the opportunity to accept a summer internship (last year our top 10 finalists all got internships!)

All winners will also be honored with an Award of Excellence and an invitation to SPD’s Annual Awards Gala in May 2013 in New York City. Award-winning work (including several honorable mentions) will be showcased on our student blog AND printed in our PUB 48 Design Annual along with all the professional competition winners.

THE JUDGES
 

As always, there will be an awesome team of judges who will be seeing ALL the work entered. Even if you don’t win, it’s a great opportunity to get your work in front of their eyes. Art directors don’t forget work that they like.
The 2013 judges will be announced shortly.
Here is the Official Website