Bookmark Contests

2024 Children’s Bookmark Design Contest

We invite elementary school students (Grades PreK-5) to submit their original artwork for a chance to win. Designs may be submitted by mail or email, and must be submitted by October 31, 2023. 

Prizes

  1. The winner’s artwork will be featured on our 2024 children’s bookmark.
  2. The Grand Prize winner will receive a $50 Green Valley Book Fair gift card, and each grade-level winner will receive a $35 Green Valley Book Fair gift card.
  3. A $200 Green Valley Book Fair gift card will be presented to the Grand Prize winner’s school, as well as a copy of the winner’s bookmark for each student.

Rules and Specifications

  1. For hand-drawn submissions, download the Bookmark Template.
  2. Artwork can be hand-drawn or computer illustrated. If creating a computer illustrated design, save as a .jpg or .tiff file at a resolution of 300 dpi.
  3. Artwork must be 3″ w x 8.25″ h, and be on plain white paper (no notebook or lined paper).
  4. Artwork must be an original design by the student.
  5. Artwork will not be returned, and will become the property of the Green Valley Book Fair. Select pieces may be hung on display at the Book Fair to showcase the talent of our youth.
  6. Students must include their name, school name, phone number or email address (so we can contact the winner), and current grade level.
  7. HAVE FUN!

If you have any questions, call us at (540) 434-0309, or email us at info@gobookfair.com

Where/how to submit artwork

  1. In person at the Book Fair during scheduled open dates.
  2. In person at the Snow and Ice Christmas and Gift Store in Harrisonburg, Virginia at 4080 Evelyn Byrd Ave. (Monday-Saturday, 10 am-6 pm).
  3. Via mail to Green Valley Book Fair, 2192 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841.
  4. Email to info@gobookfair.com.

2024 Bookmark Design Contest

We hope you enjoy our new 2023 bookmarks and will have fun collecting all 8 designs when you visit the Book Fair. Due to the popularity of our children’s bookmark contest (details above), we’re giving you the opportunity to design our next bookmark! The Bookmark Design Contest is open to those in 6th grade and older; children younger than 6th grade may enter the Children’s Bookmark Design Contest outlined in that section above.

Prizes

  1. The winner’s artwork will be featured on our 2024 bookmarks.
  2. The Grand Prize winners will each receive a $150 Green Valley Book Fair gift card.

Rules and Specifications

  1. There will be three age divisions: 6th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade and 18 and older. One winner will be selected from each age division.
  2. For hand-drawn submissions, download the Bookmark Template.
  3. Artwork can be hand-drawn or computer illustrated. If creating a computer illustrated design, save as a .jpg or .tiff file at a resolution of 300 dpi.
  4. If you aren’t using the template provided, artwork must be 2.75″ w x 6.75″ h, and be on plain white paper (no notebook or lined paper).
  5. Artwork must be an original design by the entrant.
  6. Artwork will not be returned, and will become the property of the Green Valley Book Fair. Select pieces may be hung on display at the Book Fair.
  7. You must include your name, phone number or email address (so we can contact the winner), and age group on your entry. Entries must be received by October 31, 2023.
  8. HAVE FUN!

If you have any questions, call us at (540) 434-0309, or email us at info@gobookfair.com

Where/how to submit artwork

  1. In person at the Book Fair during scheduled open dates.
  2. In person at the Snow and Ice Christmas and Gift Store in Harrisonburg, VA at 4080 Evelyn Byrd Ave (Monday – Saturday, 10 am-6 pm).
  3. Via mail to Green Valley Book Fair, 2192 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841.
  4. Email to info@gobookfair.com.