Winter Art Street Banner Program

Deadline October 6, 2017

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo invites all youth of Wood Buffalo to participate in the Winter Art Banner Program (under 18 years old).

Five designs will be chosen and transformed onto banners to brighten up our community. These banners will be displayed on Franklin Avenue and Thickwood Boulevard for a limited time.


The theme of the banners is Alberta Winter Games!

Artwork Limitations:

  • Artwork should reflect winter sporting events. A list of winter events is included on page 3.
  • Artwork must take up the entire space of the art paper provided, from edge to edge (no borders)
  • Participants should consider scale and distance of the viewing audience and use large scale images.


Submit artwork and completed Release Forms to McMurray Experience (9909 Franklin Avenue) by Friday, October 6, 2017
For technical or submission guideline questions, please email or call 780.792.5968

Banner Selection and Criteria:

1 entry/per resident.
Artwork must be created on the provided art paper.
The artist retains sole copyright to his/her artwork.
Artwork must stay within the theme and limitations as indicated on the previous page.
Each submission must be accompanied by a completed waiver and photo release form.
Artwork will be selected by a volunteer selection panel.

Submission Guidelines:

Minimum finished artwork size must maintain a proportional scale of 7.5” x 23.5”.  Paper can also be picked up at the Jubilee Building (first floor reception), available on a first-come, first-served basis (while quantities last)
This program is open to youth only (under 18 years old, and must live in the region).
Original artwork must be submitted. Photographs of artwork will not be accepted.
Mechanical reproductions of original works are not permitted.
Chosen artwork will be professionally digitalized and transferred on to a 30” x 94” one-sided nylon banner.

Rules and Submission Guidelines:

Please review the submission guidelines as indicated on the Information Package.

When creating your visual artwork, you will be submitting a design for one side of the banner pole. See figure in the Information Package.

Please note: The Information Package provides all the information required to successfully submit your contest entry. Due to the anticipated volume of contest entries, submissions that do not conform to the minimum requirements detailed in this document may be disqualified.

On the back of each submission, include the artist’s full name, phone number, email address, and school.

List of Sports to Help Inspire Designs:

Alpine Skiing
Freestyle Skiing
Speed Skating
Volleyball (Men and Women)
Figure Skating
Hockey (Men and Women)
Synchronized Swimming
Cross-Country Skiing