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Poster Design 2023

Call for Entries

UDA Annual Int’l Design Competition 2023

Submit before Monday, May 8
Award Announcement on Monday, June 26

Posters show its narrative story, defined as a painting or an illustration art in the 19th and 20th centuries, and that remains in our culture as a historical artifact. Now, posters show the visual language designers and non-designers can use to generate posters with their voices and appropriate formats and messages.

In the UDA’s prestigious annual design competition, participants will show their best posters, which UDA will preserve as historical artifacts.

Please join our outstanding design collections by submitting your best posters.

UDA invited nationally and internationally distinguished designers and educators as UDA Annual International Design Competitions jurors. Visit to see our list of jurors.

Designers can choose Design Categories 1, 2, and 3.
Students can choose Design Categories 1 and 3.
1. Commercial Poster
2. Experimental Poster
3. Environmental Awareness Poster

Please follow this design specification. If you do not follow it, we cannot guarantee your submission. You can only submit bitmap images (A1 size JPEG with CMYK 300 DPI resolution), no vector images.
Step 1. You must use the following method for naming your files (JPEG design file & MS Excel entry form file):
Filename: Design Category_FirstName LastName_Title
Examples: COM_John Doe_Music Festival, EXP_John Doe_Music Festival, ENV_John Doe_Music Festival, STU_John Doe_Music Festival
Step 2. Must save your file as a JPEG file (A1 size, CMYK, 300 DPI) with ‘Image Options: Quality: 12 Maximum’ and ‘Format Options: Baseline (“Standard”)’
Step 3. Submit your design (JPEG file) & Entry Form (MS Excel file) via email to
Step 4. Send your submission fee via PayPal account Please make sure you have the correct name and address.

Professional Designers
– Single Entry: us$20
– Multiple Entries (Max 5 entries) from one designer: us$60

Design Students
– Single Entry: us$10
– Multiple Entries (Max 5 entries) from one student: us$30
– If a student’s instructor is a UDA member, a student can submit up to three entrees for free.

Submission Deadline: Monday, May 8
Award Announcement: Monday, June 26
UDA will announce all awarded designs at

All winners receive an Award Certificate via email.
All winners are permanent collections of the UDA archive.

Copyright: All matters regarding the copyright of the entry will be the entrant’s responsibility. All designs will become the Collection of United Designs Alliance. The United Designs Alliance reserves the right to use all entrants’ information and the right to publish, exhibit or reproduce all designs entered for the competition.