SNOWMASS VILLAGE - As Aspen and Snowmass Village gear up to host the USA Pro Challenge cycling race for the third year, professional and amateur artists have been invited to submit designs for the official commemorative poster.
The contest opened on April 15, and the deadline for entries is May 5. A panel of Aspen and Snowmass residents will select the winner from a pool of finalists. The winning design will be printed as Aspen/Snowmass' official poster for the event, which will be available for purchase during the summer across Aspen and Snowmass and featured on Aspen Chamber and Resort Association, city of Aspen and Snowmass Tourism social-media platforms.
Aspen is the only city to host
two stages in this year's challenge,
with the first on day one, taking place between Aspen and Snowmass Village. Artists are encouraged to highlight
Aspen/Snowmass' natural beauty,
cycling terrain and outdoor-
Winners will be announced May 20. Each winner will receive a pair of VIP passes to the hospitality tent at one stage finish as well as recognition and exposure for his or her artwork.
All entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Artwork must be submitted in either digital format or as an 11-by-17 or 18-by-14-inch digital photograph of the work. There is no fee to enter, and no purchase is required. Official rules can be found at www.aspenupcc.com.