Call for Entry! 2020 Commemorative Poster Challenge

UPDATE: 4/21/2020:

We are postponing our Call for Entry Poster Challenge until later this summer. In July, our committee will assess the situation with COVID-19 and determine if it will be possible to hold our annual Fairfax Festival on Oct 8th as planned. Stay tuned on the FIA site and social for the latest updates. The details of the poster challenge are noted below.

Hope you all are staying safe and healthy!

Poster Challenge Details

Do you have what it takes to create a commemorative poster? Now you have the opportunity to flex your artistic chops and design the commemorative poster for this year’s Fairfax Festival to be held on October 8th at Kaw Point Park.

$500 Prize
The winning entry will receive a $500 gift prize as well be featured on the commemorative poster for the 2020 Fairfax Festival. It will also be featured on the Fairfax Industrial Association (FIA) website, FIA emails and social media.

To submit your artwork, click on the entry form tab below. There are also specs, information regarding the FIA and previous commemorative posters for your reference. You can also download the artwork by clicking the download icon in the window. Submission deadline is May 31, 2020.

Are you ready? Let’s get started and good luck!

NOTE: artwork must have the year 2020 and Fairfax Festival incorporated into the poster.

For reference, here are some of the commemorative posters from our archive.

2019 Commemorative Poster by Kevin Hovarth
2018 poster
2017 Poster
2016 Poster

Need some inspiration for your design? Here is some themed artwork that can help you. It's also a reminder to have that out-of-the-box thinking with your design.

NOTE: artwork must have the year 2020 and Fairfax Festival incorporated into the poster. 

Questions? Contact Rachel Chambers at