Jax Book Fest Poster Contest




The Jacksonville Public Library is calling for poster designs, in which the whole poster, as well as elements of the poster, will be used to promote and market the 2017 Jax Book Fest.

The contest is open to artists of all ages. Artists under the age of 18 will require parental consent.

Amateurs and professionals are encouraged to participate.

Artist must design and execute full-color, print-ready poster design suitable for reproduction by the City of Jacksonville as a photo-offset poster. 

Art MUST be 24” x 36” or 36” x 24” – no exceptions.

The art may be fine art or digital design.

One entry per artist and no cost for entry.

Entries may only be e-mailed as a JPG or PDF document to JPLprograms@coj.net with the subject heading “Jax Book Fest Poster Contest.”

SUBMISSION DEADLINE is December 9, 2016


The winner of the 2017 Jax Book Fest Poster Contest will receive $500.


The Jax Book Fest Poster Contest Entry and Release form is available as a downloadable hard copy and online formats. If you complete a hard copy version it can be submitted in ONE of the following ways:

  • Scan your signed form and email to JPLPrograms@coj.net
  • Bring to any neighborhood library
  • Mail to Main Library, Jax Book Fest, 303 Laura Street N., Jacksonville, FL 32202

NOTE: Only poster submissions with completed and signed Entry and Release Forms will be considered.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE is December 9, 2016. 

If you’d like to complete the submission form online, please click on the following link.