Who Can Participate? Current, active Platt College San Diego students are welcome to participate. The winner does not need to be present to win, although the prize must be picked up from the campus, it will not be mailed out.
Rules? One submittal per Platt student. All art submitted must be an original creation. Submissions must be designed using digital software such as Adobe Illustrator. No mention of political party names or political affiliation (i.e., no donkeys, elephants, democratic, independent, republican, etc.)
Poster: Designed for 11” x 17” with .125 inch bleed, ONE-PAGE CMYK print-ready PDF poster. All submissions will include a 2 inch footer like in the template provided. Students will customize the footer with their name. (Optionally, the student can swap the Career Services Instagram Nametag with their own.)
Instagram: The submission will also require an RGB Instagram post, square, portrait, or landscape (see below).
- Square Photo Dimensions: 1080 x 1080 pixels (1:1 aspect ratio)
- Portrait Photo Dimensions: 1080 x 1350 pixels (5:4 aspect ratio)
- Landscape Photo Dimensions: 1080 x 607 pixels (16:9 aspect ratio)
Deadline? The deadline for submissions is Thursday, November 1st @ 5PM and the winner will be announced on Friday, November 2nd. We will have a panel of judges who will choose a 1st place AND a 2nd place winner based off of the following criteria: Use of digital tools, Creativity, Appeal, Neutrality, Originality, and Overall composition.
Where & How To Submit Work? All work must be e-mailed to [email protected] Instagram submission can be posted to Instagram directly using #PlattCollegeSanDiegoVotes. Please note that if your account is private on Instagram, we will be unable to see your post unless we are already following you at @PlattCollegeSDCareerServices. We can’t wait to see your inspired digital creations!
*Topic is: Why vote?, Right to vote, Benefits of voting, Freedom to vote, Principle of voting, etc. Consider using quotes or pictures which support the rules above. (e.g., “The ultimate voice of our democracy … are the voters of this country”, or “Voting isn’t just a right … it’s a duty”, or “Have a Vision … Vote your decision”)
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