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Re: Logo Contest for Fourth Annual International Dinosaur Month - IDM 2000 Officially Annnounced
The closing date is September 25, 2000. This appears in the rules.
An incorrect date appears in an early paragraph.
Dinosaur Interplanetary Gazette wrote:
> Logo Contest for Fourth Annual International Dinosaur Month - IDM 2000
> Officially Annnounced
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
> August 14, 2000
> We are pleased to announce the fourth annual international contest for a
> Logo for IDM 2000 - The Year of the Dinosaur.
> It is open to any individual who would like to enter. There are no age
> or national restrictions.
> The winning entry or entries will be used to help publicize this
> international not-for-profit, educational event. The name of the artist
> will be mentioned prominentaly in all promotional materials for the
> It is anticipated that the winning logo will be displayed in science
> museums, libraries and schools all over the world as well as the World
> Wide Web.
> International Dinosaur Month is an annual event intended to encourage
> interest in the sciences. IDM 2000 is the fourth annual event.
> PLEASE FORWARD this announcement and post it prominently in appropriate
> 1) The logo should be clear and suitable for reproduction in a variety
> of sizes and media. That is, it should be legible and attractive when
> both small and large.
> 1A) This year, entrants may submit two variant designs: one intended for
> large reproduction and a second one intended as a small banner for
> online, World-Wide-Web usage. This is OPTIONAL.
> 2) It may be in color and in any media.
> 3) It must include a dinosaur as part of the design.
> 4) It must include the name: International Dinosaur Month
> 5) It may optionally include " IDM 2000"
> 6) It may optionally include the date: October 1-31, 2000
> 7) It may optionally include the phrase "Year of the Dinosaur"
> 1) The contest closes at midnight September 25, 1998.
> 2) By E-mail
> Format of electronic submissions: Submissions may be made in .jpg or
> .gif or .tiff format to: firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail. They should not
> exceed 400KB in size. We may request higher resolution images from
> 3) By snail mail:
> DO NOT SEND THE ONLY COPY OR ORIGINAL OF ANY ENTRY. SEND A COPY OR
> Submissions may be made in any form suitable for reproduction to:
> c/o DInosaur Interplanetary Gazette
> Planetarium Station,
> POB 502-Contest 2000
> New York, NY 10024-0502
> 4) Submissions MUST be accompanied by your:
> Street Address
> City, State, Zip
> Phone Number
> e-mail address
> You may optionally include your age and a brief statement about your
> occupation and intention (student? professional artist? School
> 5) Snail mail submissions should be packed carefully to avoid bending
> and marked appropriately. Remember, DO NOT SEND YOUR ONLY ORIGINAL COPY.
> 1) All entries become property of Dinosaurs International, a not for
> profit corporation in the public interest which is the parent
> organization of International Dinosaur Month.
> 2) No entries can be returned, so PLEASE do not send the only copy of
> your work.
> 3) WInners will be announced in September.
> 4) Decisions of the judges will be final.
> 5) An additional prize may be offered, but will be announced separately,
> if at all.
> 6) Any modifications to the rules or terms of submission will be
> announced publically.
> 7) Contest closes September 25, 2000. e-mails must be received by then
> or postmarked by midnight of that day.
> 8) Entries will be judged upon: Originality, Appropriateness to theme,
> The Honorary Board of Directors for International Dinosaur Month
> Sue Blakey, Wyoming Dinosaur Center USA
> Howard Bloom, founder: International Paleopsychology Project; member:
> New York Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement
> of Science, American Psychological Society, Academy of Political
> Science, Human Behavior and Evolution Society, European Sociobiological
> Society USA
> Dr. Philip J. Currie, Paleontologist, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Alberta,
> Samuel R. Delany, Writer, critic, Professor of Comparative Literature,
> University of Massachusetts at Amherst, State University of New York at
> Buffalo, Temple University. USA
> James Gurney, Author, Dinotopia, James Gurney's World of Dinosaurs,
> dinosaur illustrator, painter of 1997 United States Postal Service
> Dinosaur Stamps, USA
> Kelly Milner Halls, Author: Dino-Trekking; Special Features Editor, Kids
> Read on America Online (AOL), Contributor to: Chicago Tribune, Atlanta
> Journal Constitution, Writer's Digest, Family Fun, Highlights for
> Children. USA
> Dr. Narisetti Innaiah, Noted Author, Journalist, Translator (Telugu) &
> Lecturer in Philosophy of Science, India
> Mary Kirkaldy, Co-Chair: The Dinosaur Mailing List, Noted Dinosaur
> Enthusiast and Paleontological Promotor. USA
> Dr. Paul Kurtz, Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at State University of
> New York at Buffalo; Chairman of The Committee for the Scientific
> Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP). USA
> Don Lessem Noted popular Paleontology Author, founder of The Dinosaur
> Society, technical advisor to Steven Spielberg's motion picture Jurassic
> Park. USA
> Mark Norell, Paleontologist, American Museum of Natural History, New
> York, New York, USA
> Karen L. Podd, President of Buffalo Diocese and Liturgical Commission;
> Instructor in Theology, Narden Academy, Buffalo, New York, USA.
> FURTHER INFORMATION:
> Edward Summer, Chairman
> e-mail: IDM2000@Juno.Com
> Voice Mail and FAX - 917-477-4906
> International Dinosaur Month
> Dinosaurs International
> Planetarium Station
> POB 502-IDM2000
> New York, NY 10024-0502
> Fourth Annual International Dinosaur Month - IDM2000 - October 1-31,
> IDM98, c/o SCG, Planetarium Station, POB 502, NY, NY 10024-0502