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***Deadline for Convention Logo Submissions: February 15th, 2018***
We are accepting Convention Logo submissions for our 2018 AKA Annual Meeting, National Convention and Grand National Kite Competition being held in Shreveport, Louisiana. The date for Convention is October 16th – 20th, 2018. Here is a chance to show off your artistic skills and design abilities.  The winning entry will receive one FREE Registration to the 2018 convention.
This year’s theme is “Flying on Bayou Breezes”. The city of Shreveport uses Louisiana’s Other Side in their promotional materials.  Please consider using landmarks, state facts or history from the area in your design. Be creative with the shape and design of your entry,
Browse through the gallery of previous AKA Convention logos to see what designs have won in years past: https://www.kite.org/category/past-conventions/
Guidelines for Logo Design: 

  1. The logo MUST be created by an AKA member in good standing, who may be either an amateur or professional designer.
  2. The logo MUST incorporate the red AKA logo as well as the year “2018”, the city name “Shreveport” and the state name “Louisiana”.
  3. The logo must be designed around the theme “Flying on Bayou Breezes”. The theme title MAY be used in the design.
  4.  The logo must be no more than four (4) colors not including the background, but must look good in both full color and black and white.
  5. The logo must look good in formats from 1 inch to 10 inches.
  6. The logo must be scalable and suitable for uses on convention patches, pins, shirts, printed and multi-media advertising and presentations.   Please note: A good portion of the chosen design may be left out to get the correct stitch count for embroidered items.

Guidelines for Logo Submission:

  1.  Submit in one of the following formats: PDF, JPEG, TIFF, or Vector.
  2.  Submit original designs, including contact information, via email to convention@aka.kite.org.