North American International Auto Show Announces 2013 High School Poster Competition

   North American International Auto Show Announces 2013 High School Poster

Cash prizes will be awarded to 16 Michigan area student winners

PR Newswire

TROY, Mich., Sept. 26, 2012

TROY, Mich., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International
Auto Show 2013 (NAIAS), sponsored by NAIAS LLC, an association of Detroit area
auto dealers, announced today the launch of its annual poster contest in
connection with the NAIAS next January. The contest was established to engage
the creative minds of Michigan's students and encourage careers in automotive
design while recognizing local art communities for their talents. In 2012,
NAIAS received a record breaking 891 entries from 88 high schools.

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The 25^th annual NAIAS Poster Contest is open to all Michigan residents
enrolled in grades 10 through 12. An independent panel of recognized
representatives from the local art community will judge the contest. Past
judges have included the NAIAS Chairmen, General Motors Automotive Designers,
and College for Creative Studies instructors. This year, the judges will
choose winners in 16 categories.

"Innovation and creativity are part of our automotive industry," said Jim
Seavitt, Chairman of NAIAS 2013. "But that creativity is not exclusive to
engineers. Many talented artists have made a career in our industry, and it is
our pleasure to provide this experience to our students with the hope that
they might one day join us."

Winning posters will be displayed at NAIAS 2013 and reproduced in the official
NAIAS program, which is available to the public. Winning posters may also be
displayed on the official NAIAS website,

Posters must be original artwork, 25" x 21" in size, two-dimensional and
camera ready. The poster theme must be automotive related, and any mixed media
suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed, including computer-generated
graphics. All subject matter must be in good taste.

Posters must contain all of the following copy: "North American International
Auto Show 2013, Detroit, and Cobo Center." The entry deadline is November 20,

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Chairmen's Award                      $1,000
State Farm Insurance Award            $1,000
Designer's Best of Show - Digital     $500
Designer's Best of Show - Traditional $500
Best Theme                            $250
Best Use of Color                     $250
Most Creative                         $250
1^st Place, 10^th Grade Award         $500
1^st Place, 11^th Grade Award         $500
1^st Place, 12^th Grade Award         $500
2^nd Place, 10^th Grade Award         $250
2^nd Place, 11^th Grade Award         $250
2^nd Place, 12^th Grade Award         $250
3^rd Place, 10^th Grade Award         $100
3^rd Place, 11^th Grade Award         $100
3^rd Place, 12^th Grade Award         $100

To view official rules or gain more information, please visit
Additional questions may be directed to Sandy Herp at 248.283.5138 or

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About the North American International Auto Show

Entering its 25^th year as an international event, the NAIAS (
is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled
access to the automotive products, people and ideas that matter most – up
close and in one place. One of the largest media events in North America, the
NAIAS is the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual
distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs
d'Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and
manufacturers from around the world. For up-to-the-minute news, join the
NAIAS Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @NAIASDetroit.

2013 NAIAS Dates:
Press Preview - Monday-Tuesday, January 14-15
Industry Preview - Wednesday-Thursday, January 16-17
Charity Preview - Friday, January 18
Public Show - Saturday-Sunday, January 19-27

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