Text over persimmon fruit on a tree reading: "Want to share your artistic skills with the POP community? Submit your postcard design to our contest! Create a spring-inspired 4" by 6" design; share the digital file with us via email; $150 honorarium for the winning submission; your artwork will be printed and sent to POP supporters across the region. See more detailed info below!"
Persimmon fruit on a tree branch with text overlaid that reads: “Want to share your artistic skills with the POP community? Submit your postcard design to our contest! Create a spring-inspired 4″ by 6″ design; share the digital file with us via email; $150 honorarium for the winning submission; your artwork will be printed and sent to POP supporters across the region. See more detailed info below!”
  1. These rules apply to the Philadelphia Orchard Project (aka POP) Spring 2021 Postcard Competition (“Competition”). 
  2. To enter the contest, submit your design by email to kim@phillyorchards.org as a .png or .pdf file with the subject line “Spring 2021 postcard competition”. Upon receipt, we will send you a release form. Emailed entries must contain a high resolution scan or digital version of the artwork file. If the scan is not high resolution it may not be suitable for printing.
  3. Multiple original designs may be entered by the same person. Any design submitted by a minor under age 18 must be accompanied by the permission of their parent or guardian.
  4. The closing date for entries is midnight on Friday February 5, 2021.
    Winners will be announced in mid-February 2021.
  5. No purchase of any sort is necessary to enter the Competition.
  6. Your postcard designs must be completely original, and created only by the named entrant. The design may not infringe the copyright, trade mark or other right that may be owned by a third party. Entries may be rejected by the sole discretion of POP, including, without limitation, for reasons of obscenity, defamation, invasion of privacy or if deemed to be inappropriate. 
  7. All eligible entries may be shared via POP’s website or social media, along with the artist’s name (unless you wish to be anonymous). 
  8. POP may print or use any submitted designs at their discretion. 
  9. The medium/design of the postcard is up to each entrant. The theme of the design should focus on spring, highlighting spring fruit and plants, and may include the phrase “Happy Spring from POP!”. You may also include your name/signature, website, or social media handles in the design. 
  10. The result of the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.