Be Inspired ♦ Be Creative ♦ Design for Mars – The 2019 Mars Society Poster Contest is Underway

The 2019 Mars Society Poster Contest begins today. Members, friends, students and space enthusiasts are invited to submit a creative poster for consideration, with the winning design to be used as the main promotional graphic for the 22nd Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for October 17-20, 2019 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Those intending to create a poster for the annual competition are asked to incorporate the theme of this year’s convention - “The Space Launch Revolution: Opening the Way to Mars” - into their planned layout. The deadline for submitting a poster design is Tuesday, March 26th, 5:00 pm MST.

Technical requirements for the contest are as follows: 1) The poster size should be 11" x 17", 2) There are no restrictions with regard to use of color, 3) If your poster is selected, the designer will need to submit a full color poster as well as a gray-scale copy, and 4) Poster designs can be submitted in Photoshop or as a .pdf file (the former is preferred).

The winning designer will receive free admission to all sessions of the 2019 Mars Society convention, including one ticket to the Saturday evening banquet. [Please note that airfare and hotel accommodations are not included.]

All artwork submissions should be sent via email to: postercontest@marssociety.org. Please also use this email address for any questions related to the contest and/or the submission process. The winning poster design will be announced on Tuesday, April 2nd. Thank you for your involvement and good luck!

Use of Image: Artist gives permission to The Mars Society to use digital images(s) of art work in online and print media. Poster Contest Disclaimer: The Poster Contest Artist, by submitting an application, agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Mars Society from and against any and all claims, demands or expenses (including attorney’s fees) for libel, slander, invasion of privacy, infringement of copyright, personal injury, damages, or any other claims, demand or expenses resulting from performance in connection with this agreement.