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Velopalooza Poster Contest!

ATTENTION all artists and bike lovers alike:

Think you can create a poster that represents bike fun in Vancouver? We are accepting submissions for the 2011 Velopalooza poster. The chosen poster will receive an award, be posted around the city, be shown on the, and used as handbills.

* deadline is December 15th
* winner announced by December 17th
* prizes: $300 cash
$50 gift certificate to
and more to come...

Email your submissions to with "Velopalooza poster" in the subject line. (if it's a big file, e-mail a link to download it from.)

Things that need to be included in the poster are:

* Velopalooza
* June 3rd-19th 2011
* Two weeks of Bike Fun
* a space for sponsor logos

Submissions should be a black and white or color rgb png, tiff, or jpeg (300dpi), and if chosen you should also be able to supply a vector format.

Design for 11x17 inches. but also be able to scale (with tweaks) to various sizes:

* poster (both 11 x 17in and 19x27in)
* handbill (4.5 x 5.5in)
* web site (approx. 250 x 313px)
* magazine cover (8.5 x 11in)

It's probably a good idea to keep text on separate layers, as the text may need to change a bit

Last year's poster was used in the Georgia Straight, on the cover of Common Ground, printed on t-shirts and can be seen on our website at (and while you're there check out the upcoming rides.)


Velopalooza is 17 days of bikey fun. With 4 events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all persuasions are likely to find many events of interest. Nearly all events are free.

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