IPBA 2023 Perfume Bottle Design Competition Now Open

FIRST PLACE: Gustavo Santana

Previous Winners (left to right): 2016 (tie) Domingo Navales for “Octopus” and Gregoris Komodromas for “Aphrodite”; 2017 Paul Mabe for “Trillium”; 2018 Elaine Hyde for “Black and Blue”; 2019 Gustavo Santana; 2021 Anna Boothe for “Laurel Berry”; 2022.Gustavo Santana for “Teal Blue”.

 

  1. Eligibility

This free to enter perfume bottle design competition is open to anyone who designs and creates an original perfume bottle*.  This design may be of any medium (glass, metal, pottery, etc.). The following exceptions apply: The International Perfume Bottle Board of Directors and their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children).  *Starting in Fall of 2022 we are changing the requirements so only actual perfume bottles will be accepted for the competition.

The Perfume Bottle Design Competition is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

  1. Sponsor

The International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) is the sponsor of this Perfume Bottle Design Competition.

  1. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the IPBA Perfume Bottle Design Competition constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling the other requirements set forth herein. The design remains the property of the entrant. Finalist’s entries will be returned to the entrant after the convention.

  1. Competition Period

The competition begins on December 1, 2022 and ends March 10, 2023. Entries that are submitted after the competition period will be disqualified. Submissions will only be accepted for the duration of the competition period.

  1. How to Enter

a) Send photos (On a neutral background) of your original designed bottle in JPEG format to: vicepresident@perfumebottles.org

b) Complete the attached Entry Form:

*Name, Address, City, State (Province), Country, Phone number and email address.

*Name of the Perfume Bottle (if any)

*Description of the Perfume Bottle- materials used, ex: glass, metal, resin, recycled                 materials, etc.

*Describe the creative process and inspiration for the Perfume Bottle.

c) No limits on how many entries per person. Please submit a separate Entry Form for each entry.

***The IPBA Board of Directors will select 10 Semi-finalists and they will be notified via email by April 5, 2023.  These 10 Semi-Finalists will be notified where to send their perfume bottle entry– –which is to be received no later than April 19, 2023, for Final Judging and Display at the:

2023 International Perfume Bottle Association’s 35th Annual Convention

Dallas/Rockwall Hilton Lakefront

Rockwall, Texas

April 27-April 30, 2023

The winning designs will be selected by a voting ballot of the IPBA members attending the 35th Annual IPBA convention.  Prizes will be awarded on Saturday, April 29, 2023, in Rockwall.

The winning designer will be notified via email. Once the votes are counted the decision will be final. The IPBA reserves the right not to select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

First Place:

$750 Cash prize and will be featured in an article in the Summer 2023 Perfume Bottle Quarterly magazine, and a one-year membership to the International Perfume Bottle Association.

Second Place:

$250 Cash prize and will be featured in an article in the Summer 2023 Perfume Bottle Quarterly magazine, and a one-year membership to the International Perfume Bottle Association.

Third Place:

$100 Cash prize and will be featured in an article in the Summer 2023 Perfume Bottle Quarterly magazine, and a one-year membership to the International Perfume Bottle Association.

By entering this competition, you agree to free and unlimited use of photos of your entry to be used in future publications by The International Perfume Bottle Association.  www.perfumebottles.org

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