ROCHESTER HILLS (WWJ) – If you have a hand for art, then you should enter the Clinton River Watershed Council’s 14th Annual River Day logo contest.

The winning River Day 2012 logo will be used on websites, event guides, t-shirts and signage all across the watershed to promote River Day on Saturday, June 9, 2012. River Day events include festivals, fishing derbies, fly-tying lessons, clean up events and naturalist-led hikes through parks and trailways.

The contest rules are as follows:

  • Art must be black-and-white, thick line drawing, absolutely no gray tones
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches or smaller
  • The words “River Day 2012” must be prominent in the design of the logo
  • The design must also incorporate the Clinton River Watershed Council’s 40th anniversary

Entries must be submitted to CRWC, 1115 W Avon, Rochester Hills, MI, 48309 and postmarked by April 2, 2012 or sent electronically to Electronic submissions (JPEG or TIFF files only) are permissible, but they must meet the above requirements and be 300 dpi resolution or greater.

Entries will be judged on their ability to convey River Day’s goal of celebration and enjoyment of the Clinton River and Lake St. Clair, as well as their clarity and ability to be reproduced easily at a variety of scales. Judging and selection of the winning design will be completed at our annual meeting April 19th 2012.

This contest is open to anyone. The winner will receive a CRWC hoodie and a one year membership to the watershed council.

For more information, call Michele Arquette-Palermo at 248-601-0606 or visit


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