You’ve come to the right place for OokiiSoraCon’s 2019-2020 Mascot Contest! Submissions will be accepted until 11:59pm MST on July 5th, 2019.

By entering, you accept these rules and conditions.

Eligibility: Anyone may enter, including OokiiSoraCon staff. Any staff member who submits an entry will abstain from voting. If under the age of 18, permission from your parent or legal guardian is required.

Deadline: July 5th, 2019.

Theme: The mascot may incorporate OokiiSoraCon’s recurring “Big Sky” theme, as well as any additional theme elements the artist chooses.

Prize: Winning entry will be used on the OokiiSoraCon website and 2020 convention badge, and will be used as the official image on any promotional items. Winner will also receive one (1) complimentary registration and Artists Alley booth at OokiiSoraCon 2020.

Format: 300dpi, 8.5”x11”/2550×3300 pixels

Style: Entries must be full body characters, and may be drawn traditionally or digitally, in any art style, against a white or transparent background. Entries must be fully colored and realized, not conceptual drawings.

Original Work: Entries must consist of 100% original content. No copyright-protected characters or symbols are allowed.

Multiple Entries: Artists may submit up to two entries, but they must be entirely different pieces, not variants of the same thing.

Voting: The winner will be determined by a voting method decided by OokiiSoraCon staff.

Announcement: The winner will be announced on July 21st, 2019, during the closing ceremonies at OokiiSoraCon.

Disqualification: Any artist found posting or linking to their entries anywhere online before the end of the contest, or defaming other artists on OokiiSoraCon sites will have their entries removed from the contest. Any entry containing nudity, drug paraphernalia or other non-family friendly content will be removed from the contest. OokiiSoraCon may request artists edit their submissions if they wish to remain in the contest. OokiiSoraCon reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it deems inappropriate, unsuitable, or whose entrant violates the rules, in its sole discretion.

Disclaimer: Entering this contest grants OokiiSoraCon perpetual, irrevocable permission to display, copy, and distribute your entry. This also includes the right to reproduce submitted work for advertising, merchandising, and publication purposes. The winning entrant retains all rights and agrees not to imply representation of OokiiSoraCon with their entry in any way. Entries cannot have been used by other organizations.

To enter the mascot contest, please visit our Submission Page

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