Invitation for Creative Talent: Design the Logo for ASCA’s 50th National Specialty in 2024

Dear Friends,

We cordially invite you to submit a bid for the exclusive honor of creating the logo for the Australian Shepherd Club of America’s 50th National Specialty in 2024. This is an unprecedented opportunity to have your artwork showcased in a vibrant community of passionate Australian Shepherd enthusiasts.

About Us

Founded in 1957, the Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA) is the largest independent breed-specific club in the United States. We are devoted to preserving and promoting the Australian Shepherd as an intelligent working dog with a strong herding instinct.

About the Event

Our National Specialty is a nine-day extravaganza featuring a multitude of competitive events, including stockdog, obedience, rally, agility, and dock jumping trials, conformation and junior handling shows, tracking tests, and more. The 2024 event will be held October 11-19, 2024, in Grand Island, Nebraska, and will be our 50th National Specialty.

How to Apply

To apply for this unique opportunity, please submit your proposal to the 2024 ASCA Nationals Chair, Denise Creelman, by September 30, 2023. Your bid should include samples of your previous work and be sent to the following email:

Bid Breakdown

Please provide a detailed bid comprising three components:

  1. Cost for creating three versions of the main logo (full-color, one-color, reversed/negative one-color)

  2. Cost for designing three full-color variations (stockdog, agility, rally/obedience)

  3. Cost for producing a 20×24 full-color illustration based on the main logo

Artwork Specifications

The logo must be rendered as vector art and should be able to accommodate various applications, from merchandise to awards. It should be provided in 300 dpi resolution. Upon completion, all rights to the artwork will be owned by the 2024 ASCA Nationals Committee.

Selection Process

The selected artist will present three initial logo concepts to the 2024 Nationals Chair and Committee. One concept will be chosen for further refinement based on committee feedback. If none of the initial concepts meet the committee’s expectations, up to two additional concepts may be requested.

We eagerly await your submission and are excited to see how you envision representing this milestone event in our history.