Ai-Kon Mascot Design Contest
Ai-Kon organizers are seeking a new design for Aiko, the Ai-Kon mascot, for use on the convention's 2008 promotional materials. Ai-Kon 2008 is scheduled for July 25-27, 2008 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. A cheerful, stylish, energetic anime girl with pink hair and blue eyes, Aiko appears on a variety of Ai-Kon promotional items, including t-shirts, posters, flyers, badges, programs, and the Ai-Kon web site (www.ai-kon.org). Entries must be full-body images, with no background. Images featuring poses, outfits and/or hairstyles of copyrighted characters, or copyrighted characters themselves, will not be accepted. No adult-themed images will be accepted. This will be at the discretion of Ai-Kon executives. Please ensure entries are suitable for all ages. A maximum limit of four entries per person will be accepted. Entries must be full-color, 300-dpi resolution and submitted electronically in PSD or JPEG format. A low-res version may by submitted for judging as long as a higher-resolution version is available. Entries must be received no later than January 18, 2008 and will be judged by Ai-Kon executives. The winning entry will be announced on or before January 26, 2008. For more information, visit www.ai-kon.org.