AWARDS

Entries will be judged in one of 3 categories:  ages 8-12, ages 13-17, or adult.  Prizes will be awarded in each age category and one Grand Prize winner will be chosen.

The Grand Prize winner’s image will be used on the aforementioned MBA “swag.”  In addition to bragging rights regarding the MBA “swag,” this winner will receive a $200 cash prize, recognition in MBA’s 2019 Nutcracker performance program (winning image will be displayed on back cover), 4 tickets to MBA’s 2019 Nutcracker, and a digital award certificate.  In addition, the image will be displayed on the MBA website.

The first prize winner in each age category will win a $50 cash prize, a digital award certificate, honorable mention in the 2019 Nutcracker performance program, and 4 tickets to MBA’s 2019 Nutcracker.  In addition, the images of these winners will be displayed on the MBA website.

The second and third prize winner in each age category will receive a digital award certificate, honorable mention in the 2019 Nutcracker performance program, and 2 tickets to MBA’s 2019 Nutcracker.  In addition, the images of these winners will be displayed on the MBA website. 

ENTRY FEE

$25 per image.  You may enter more than once.  There is no limit to the number of images that one can submit.  Entry fees are non-refundable.  Payment must be made in the MBA online store.  Click HERE to pay the entry fee online.

COMPETITION RULES

  • All amateur artists ages 8 to adult

  • Entry fees are non-refundable

  • Artwork must be original work by the artist

  • Usage rights agreement must be signed

HOW TO ENTER

  • Select an image of your work in PNG, PDF or JPEG with a minimum of 300 dpi and include a short biography

  • Email artwork to administrator@michiganballet.org - - artwork should be labeled as: First Name-Last Name-Title of Art

  • Pay entry fee of $25 per image in the MBA Online Store (CLICK HERE) accept usage rights agreement

USAGE RIGHTS

When submitting artwork artists must agree to the following:

  • Artists agree that if chosen as the Grand Prize winner that they will grant permission to MBA to use their chosen artwork on MBA “swag,” including, but not limited to, t-shirts, posters, magnets, bumper stickers, and bookmarks, as well as social media

  • Artists agree that if chosen as the Grand Prize winner that they will waive the right to any and all payments for the use of said chosen artwork beyond the $200 prize money awarded to them in the 2019 Fall Art Contest

  • Artist shall retain all copyrights of any artwork they submit to the 2019 Fall Art Contest

  • Entry fees are non-refundable

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for entries:  October 25, 2019
Winners will be notified:  November 1, 2019
Awards will be issued:  December 6-8, 2019