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Cash prizes in greetings card contest

The organisers of Paperworld, the Office and Stationery show have launched a greeting card design competition which will see three lucky winners win cash prizes to the worth a total of 3000 Euros.

The competition has been designed in order to entice visitors to the trade fair in Germany next year. The challenge is to design a modern greetings card. The card could be used for any occasion, perhaps to send birthday wishes to a friend, to congratulate someone or simply to show loved ones that you are thinking of them.

Paperworld have thrown open the challenge to all amateur and semi-professional entrants. Their rules state that the competition is open to all students at academies, universities, polytechnics and vocational schools for art, design and communication, as well as trainees in creative professions.

With a 1st prize of 1,500 Euros, a 2nd prize 1,000 Euros and the 3rd prize of 500 Euros, it is thought that the competition will attract a high number of entries.
The closing date for the competition is 31 October 2011. The judges will announce the winner at the show in January 2012 that takes place in Frankfurt, Germany.

Design rules:
• Format up to A4 size, maximum

• The focus is on the visual interpretation
• Entries will only be accepted as original artwork sent by post

• No teamwork allowed

Entries should be sent to:
AVG Kartenwettbewerb 2011/2012
“zeig‘s uns”
c/o Klaus Hanfstingl Verlag GmbH
 Breitenbachstraße 6
82538 Geretsried,Germany
Paperworld - The World of Office and Stationery, takes place from 28 to 31 January 2012.

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