The BIG One 2021

As big as the ravens that roam the Costco parking lot, The BIG One - Alaska's one and only annual, statewide, design competition - is back and bigger than ever! Open to members and nonmembers, The BIG One (aka TBO) is where the best graphic design in Alaska goes to be seen.

What's new in 2021?

3 expanded categories!

3 brand new categories!

New website!

Full-service physical entry process to show off your work at the awards ceremony!

$10 Early Bird discount for entries submitted by Aug 15 at 11:59 AKST!

When is everything happening?

Submission period begins August 1

Early bird deadline August 15

Final entry deadline August 31

Awards Ceremony October 2

Who’s judging?

Work will be judged by an independent panel of amazing and accomplished industry pros:

Gus Granger // Partner, Client Engagement - VSA Partners // Dallas, TX

Christine Taylor // Creative Director - Popminded by Hallmark // Kansas City, MO

Victor Davila // Assistant Professor - University of Central Florida // Orlando, FL

How do I enter? What are the guidelines?

Get the lowdown on the rules, learn about the judges AND enter at

Early bird gets the short rib, the late bird gets, well, nothing. So don’t be a late bird - make sure you’re following us on all the socials (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) and get signed up for our emails ( for the latest details and information. And get that fly work entered! ( <<< see what we did there?)

The BIG One 2021 theme design created by Alex France. Find her work at on Instagram.

When & Where
Sun, Aug 1, 2021 - Tue, Aug 31, 2021