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Guidelines for Entries

BPLD's Mixed Media Contest 2014


Contest Duration:  2/10/14 through 12/26/14


Adult - ages 18 yr. and older
Teen - ages 13-17 yr.
Youth - ages 5-12 yr.


Video Entries
Maximum length - 3 minutes
Format – .mpg, .mpeg, .mpe, .avi, or .wmv
YouTube – Your video may be shown on our YouTube channel
In Library Viewing – Your video may be displayed on monitors in the library


Paper Entries (includes Poetry, Story, Painting and various Artwork)
Maximum size – 11” x 17”


Sculpture/3-D Entries
Maximum area – 17” x 17” x 17”


Maximum printed size is 11” x 17”.

Photographs may appear on monitors in the library. 
Any photo submitted must be an original photo taken by you or a photo that you have permission from the photographer to submit to the Bartlett Public Library District.


Audio entries must be submitted in .wav or .mp3 format via email, or memory stick.  Maximum length is 3 minutes.


Submitting Entries
Each contest entry must include a completed Entry Form.  The Entry Forms are available on our webpage.  Forms will also be available in the library.

Entries may be submitted at the library’s Circulation Desk or emailed to with “Mixed Media Entry” in the subject line. 


Judging and Prizes
Bartlett Public Library’s Mixed Media Contest Judging Committee will review all entries and select quarterly winners in each age group.  They will be announced 4/18/14, 7/11/14, 10/3/14 and 12/26/14.  The grand prize winner will be selected by the public via an online survey and paper ballots in the library and will be announced 1/09/14.  All entries will be reviewed by the Bartlett Public Library and will follow the Exhibits and Displays Policy & Procedures.  There will be a limit of three entries per person, per quarter. 


Submissions are reviewed by the Bartlett Public Library District
and will be displayed at its discretion.