# Contest Rules: Starts: Wednesday, March 30, 2005
# Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2005. Entries MUST be timestamped by Thursday, June 30, 2005 12:00p.m. (Renderosity Server Time - Central Standard Time), or cannot be accepted.
# Community voting*: Friday, July 1st - Friday, July 15th.
# The top 25 highest voted entries will move on the the Admin voting phase.
# Admin voting: Monday, July 18, 2005 - Monday, July 25, 2005
# The Grand Prize Winner will be announced: Tuesday, July 26, 2005.
*NOTE about Community Voting: Only one vote per person allowed. No clone votes from the same IP will be allowed. Votes from accounts created during the voting dates, or created for the sole purpose of voting will not be allowed. Community voting results will be reviewed and adjusted accordingly to accurately represent the desires of the community as a whole. The official "Top 25" community votes will be posted in here July 18th. The winner will be posted Tuesday, July 26, 2005.
Image Specifications for entry submission:
# Thumb Image: MUST be 100x100 jpg or gif AT 72dpi.
# Entry image size Must be Exactly [72dpi-RGB-jpg], 749 (width) x 525 (height) pixels.
# Entry Image: MUST include: All 6 images:
1. Art Render (200x200) Display "Renderosity" with trademark symbol "TM".
2. Postcard (432 x 324) Display "Renderosity" with trademark symbol "TM".
3. Header Graphic (300x90): Display "Renderosity" with trademark symbol "TM".
4. Marketplace (160x50): Use only the word "MarketPlace".
5. Newsletter Section Header (396 x 36): Winner to provide .psd version with transparent background
6. Renderosity Banner (468x60)
# Your image must use our "Renderosity font".
# SPECIAL NOTICE:
Winner MUST supply a larger, 2984 x 2092 pixel [300dpi-CMYK-tif] image for printing.
(Please keep that in mind when creating your images.)
# Still images only, animations are excluded.
# All works must be original.
# One entry per person.
# Open to all software.
# Postwork is allowed.
# No Nudity.
# Open to all Renderosity members with the exception of Admins and Bondware employees.
Something to think about... What are the judges looking for?
# The Renderosity colors will remain the same.
# Rounded corners are preferred.
# Professional representation of Renderosity.
# Representation of Renderosity's community feel.
# The integration and interaction among all images.
# Image Quality
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