Design Competitions

Students are encouraged to enter design competitions and gain peer reviewed recognition of work completed during their academic careers. This list serves as a reminder for competition deadlines (be aware that the organizers of the competitions may change or have multiple deadline dates):

HOW
Promotion & Marketing CLOSED
In-House Designs CLOSED
International Design **Deadline: 11 SEP 2017**
Logo Design **Deadline: 02 OCT 2017**

Graphis
Typography 4: Typeface Design **Deadline: 12 SEP 2017**
Typography 4: Type In Use **Deadline: 12 SEP 2017**
Advertising Annual **Deadline: 19 SEP 2017**
Branding 7 **Deadline: 07 NOV 2017**
Photography Annual **Deadline: 19 SEP 2017**
New Talent Annual **Deadline: 31 OCT 2017**
Logo **Deadline: 02 JAN 2018**
Letterhead **Deadline: 02 JAN 2018**
Posters Annual **Deadline: 30 JAN 2018**
Design Annual **Deadline: 20 MAR 2018**

Communication Arts Competitions
Design **Deadline: 04 MAY 2018**
Advertising **Deadline: 04 MAY 2018**
Typography **Deadline: 22 SEP 2017**
Interactive **Deadline: 06 OCT 2017**
Illustration **Deadline: 05 JAN 2018**
Photography **Deadline: 09 MAR 2018**

Print
Regional Design Annual CLOSED
Typography & Lettering Awards CLOSED

GDUSA
American Web Design Awards CLOSED
American Inhouse Design Awards CLOSED
Student Design Awards CLOSED
American Package Design Awards CLOSED
American Graphic Design Awards **Deadline: 22 SEP 2018**
Health + Wellness Design Awards CLOSED

American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards
Austin CLOSED
San Antonio CLOSED
Houston CLOSED

DSVC/NSSC
National Student Show CLOSED

Type Directors Club
Communication Design **Deadline: 28 OCT 2017**
Typeface Design **Deadline: 28 OCT 2017**

Art Directors Club
Art Directors Club (ADC) Awards
Student All Categories CLOSED
Tomorrow CLOSED
Young Guns CLOSED

International Design Awards CLOSED

Adobe Awards **05 MAY 2018**

Logo Lounge
Book 10 CLOSED

Creative Summit **06 NOV 2018**

AIGA
Glitch CLOSED
Flux **10 NOV 2018**

UCDA Design Competition CLOSED

Posters for Tomorrow CLOSED

Core 77 Design Awards CLOSED

Graphic Design Festival Scotland
Poster Competition CLOSED

Fast Company
Innovation by Design Awards CLOSED

If there are competitions you know of that are not on this list, please let us know and we will add them.

Let us know when you win something so we can praise you accomplishments.

GOOD LUCK!