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 CLOSED
Logo Design **Deadline: 30 OCT 2017**

Graphis
Typography 4: Typeface Design **Deadline: 07 NOV 2017**
Typography 4: Type In Use **Deadline: 07 NOV 2017**
Advertising Annual **Deadline: 29 MAY 2018**
Branding 7 **Deadline: 07 NOV 2017**
Photography Annual **Deadline: 31 OCT 2017**
New Talent Annual **Deadline: 31 OCT 2017**
Logo CLOSED
Letterhead CLOSED
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 CLOSED
Interactive CLOSED
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 **OPEN**
Health + Wellness Design Awards CLOSED

American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards
Austin CLOSED
San Antonio CLOSED
Houston **Earlybird: 01 DEC 2017**

DSVC/NSSC
National Student Show **Earlybird: 23 FEB 2018**

Type Directors Club
Communication Design **Deadline: 08 DEC 2017**
Typeface Design **Deadline: 08 DEC 2017**

Art Directors Club (ADC)
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 CANCELLED

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!