Bookmark Contest

New: Bookmark Design Contest

We hope you enjoy our new 2019 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 below), we’re giving you the opportunity to design our next bookmark! This contest is open to those in 6th grade and older; children younger than 6th grade may enter the Children’s Bookmark contest outlined in that section below.

Prizes

  1. The winner’s artwork will be featured on our 2020 bookmarks.
  2. The Grand Prize winners will each receive a $150 Green Valley Book Fair gift card.

Rules and Specifications

  1. There will be two age divisions: 6th – 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 7.7″ h, and be on plain white paper (no notebook or lined paper). Please leave a clear space that is 1.4″ w x 2.3″h in your design for us to overlay the schedule (see template for example).
  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, 2019.
  8. HAVE FUN!!

If you have any questions, you may call us at 800-385-0099, or email us at [email protected]

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, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
  3. Via mail by sending to the Green Valley Book Fair, 2192 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841.
  4. Email to [email protected].

2019 Winners

Design our 2020 Children’s Bookmark

We’re inviting elementary school students (Grades K – 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, 2019. 

Prizes

  1. The winner’s artwork will be featured on our 2019 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 for the Grand Prize winner’s school, plus 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 4″ w x 11″ h, OR 2″ w x 5.5″ 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. Student 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, you may call us at 800-385-0099, or email us at [email protected]

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, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
  3. Via mail by sending to the Green Valley Book Fair, 2192 Green Valley Lane, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841.
  4. Email to [email protected].

2019 Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 winners, and thank you to everyone who entered!

2019 Honorable Mentions