Coloring Contest: Official Rules

TO ENTER: Obtain an official entry form at Encore Books or download it at the link below. Complete the entry form, including artwork, name, age, and phone number. Submit completed entry form to Encore Books in person or via mail to 1016 South 3rd Avenue, Yakima WA 98902. Alternatively, entries may be sent via e-mail to provided that a) all required information is included with the e-mail b) the artwork is included as an attachment and c) the artwork is in an acceptable file format (TIF, JPG, EPS, PDF) and resolution (2175 x 675 pixels, or 2.25″ x 7.25″ @ 300dpi).

Artwork may be produced in any medium the artist prefers, but it must be submitted to Encore Books as a two-dimensional image no larger than a standard 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of paper. If necessary, artwork may be attached to the official entry blank.

Regardless of method of entry, entries must be received before close of business on Saturday April 1st, 2017. Incomplete entry forms may result in disqualification. Encore Books is not responsible for entry forms that are missing, lost, late, or otherwise absent at the time of judging.

By submitting artwork, the artist agrees to grant a non-transferable license to Encore Books LLC to use the artwork for promotional purposes in perpetuity. The artwork otherwise remains the property of the artist and may be reclaimed within 30 days after the end of the contest by making a request in person or in writing at Encore Books 1016 S 3rd Ave Yakima WA.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists over the age of 18 years on March 1st 2017 are not eligible to enter. Employees of Encore Books LLC and their families are not eligible to win prizes.

PRIZES: One (1) First Place Prize: $20.00 Gift Certificate from Encore Books. Three (3) Runners-up prizes: $10.00 Trade Credit at Encore Books.
One submitted artwork will also be featured on an Encore Books bookmark, subject to Encore Books LLC obtaining a signed copyright release. The First Place winner will have first right of refusal, followed by the 3 runners-up, followed by any of the remaining entries chosen by Encore Books LLC. At its sole discretion Encore Books LLC may decide to produce no bookmarks.

JUDGING: One or more judges will be appointed at the sole discretion of Encore Books LLC. The judge(s) will decide which entries win and which prizes they receive. The decision of the judge(s) is final.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Winners will be contacted by phone or e-mail, and announced at Encore Books and online at website(s) of our choosing.