IPBA Announcing the IPBA Perfume Bottle Design Contest 2021

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1. Eligibility

This free to enter perfume bottle design contest is open to anyone who designs and creates an original perfume bottle or original perfume bottle sketch. 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).  The Perfume Bottle Design Contest is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations.

2. Sponsor

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

3. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the IBPA Perfume Bottle Design Contest 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 convention.

4. Contest Period

The contest begins on December 1, 2020 and ends March 31, 2021. Entries that are submitted after the contest period may be disqualified. Submissions will only be accepted for the duration of the contest period.

5. How to Enter

a) Send photos of your original designed bottle or a sketch to: president@perfumebottles.org
b) Provide name, address, phone number and email address.
c) Describe the creative process.
d) No limits on how many entries per person.

The IPBA Board will select 10 Semi-finalists and they will be notified via email. These 10 Semi-Finalists will be told where to send their entry – either the perfume bottle or original sketch -which is to be received no later than April 26, 2021 for final judging. All final entries must be present to win. These entries will be displayed at the IPBA Convention (at the Gurneys Newport Resort & Marina, 1 Goat Island, Newport, RI, 02840, gurneysresorts.com, 401.851.3366) and/or on the Convention App.

Questions regarding the contest or rules to: vicepresident@perfumebottles.org (Roseann Smith at 302-598-5980.)

6. Judging

The winning designs will be selected by a voting ballot of the IPBA members attending the 33nd Annual IPBA convention, either in person or through the Convention App. Prizes will be awarded on Saturday, May 2, 2021. 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.

7. Prizes

First Place:

$750 Cash prize, will be featured in an article in the summer 2021 Perfume Bottle Quarterly, 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 2021 Perfume Bottle Quarterly magazine.

Third Place:

$100 Cash prize and will be featured in an article in the summer 2021 Perfume Bottle Quarterly magazine.

By entering this contest, 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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