ARTWORK SUBMISSIONS

⁃ All artwork must be submitted by August 31st to be considered for eligibility.
⁃ Artwork submitted to Furpocalypse may be used for the following:
⁃ Advertising and promotional material, including: Flyers, Decals, Programs, Attendee Badges, Conbook, T-shirts, and Webpage Content.
⁃ Artwork submitted to Furpocalypse shall only be published to support the convention, its charities, and the artist. Artwork shall not be used for the benefit (financial or other) of any individual or for-profit company or group. Only Furpocalypse and the artist may claim usage rights over submitted artwork.
⁃ Submission of artwork does not guarantee its use. There are generally more submissions received than material to use them on. All submissions are reviewed and must meet the following criteria to be eligible for publication.
⁃ Artwork submitted for use may be altered to display the Furpocalypse branding and required whitespace.
⁃ Black and White artwork may be used for any material excluding attendee badges.
⁃ Full Color artwork with or without background may be used for any material. (multiple versions of the same piece may be submitted, eg. B&W line art and Full Color)

CONTENT
⁃ Artwork matching the yearly convention theme is preferred.
⁃ No sexual situations, visible gentitalia, or nipples.
⁃ Artist's copyright should be placed somewhere within the artwork, copyrights near the edges could be cut off should the piece need to be cropped. Placing your copyright on its own layer allows us to move it when required.
⁃ Badge submissions should contain space for convention name and year if not included in the piece and space at the bottom for attendee name.

FORMAT
⁃ 300 dpi or higher (600 dpi preferred).
⁃ PSD, TIFF, and PNG formats are preferred. PSD and TIFF files should be submitted with layer separation.
⁃ Badge submission scale: Portrait 3.5" wide x 2" high (1050x600 pixels minimum).

SUBMITTING ARTWORK
⁃ Artwork must be submitted by the original artist.
⁃ Submissions must be accompanied by a signed Artist Release Form sent by mail or scanned and emailed.
⁃ Email submissions and release form to our Merchandising & Marketing Department.

ARTWORK RELEASE FORM

WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS

⁃ All written work must be submitted by August 31st to be considered for eligibility.
⁃ Writing submitted to Furpocalypse may be used for the following: Advertising/Promotional Material, Flyers, Programs, Conbook, and Webpage Content.
⁃ Written work submitted to Furpocalypse shall only be published to support the convention, its charities, and the author. Written work shall not be used for the benefit (financial or other) of any individual or for-profit company or group. Only Furpocalypse and the author may claim usage rights over submitted written work.
⁃ Submission of written work does not guarantee its use. There are generally more submissions received than material to use them on. All submissions are reviewed and must meet the following criteria to be eligible for publication.
⁃ Written works must be rated G to PG-13 and may not contain nudity or subject matter which negatively reflects or targets any culture, religion, or race. Furpocalypse reserves the right to reject any written work that we deem as inappropriate.

TYPE
⁃ Short stories - 1000 words or less.
⁃ Poetry - 1000 words or less.

CONTENT
⁃ Written work matching the yearly convention theme is preferred.
⁃ All writen work must be PG-13.
⁃ No sexual situations, graphic violence, or vulgar language.
⁃ No use of copyrighted characters or their likeness is permitted without written permission of the original creator.
⁃ Title, Author's published name, and the Author's copyright should be placed at the top of the first page.

FORMAT
⁃ TXT, RTF, and DOC/DOCX file types.
⁃ Note in the submission email if special characters are used within the written piece.
⁃ Avoid special formatting; use single spaced, left justified text.

SUBMITTING WRITTEN WORK
⁃ Written work must be submitted by the original author.
⁃ Submissions must be accompanied by a signed Author Release Form sent by mail or scanned and emailed.
⁃ Email submissions and release form to our Merchandising & Marketing Department.

AUTHOR RELEASE FORM