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The 2020 Signshop Competition Deadline is July 1

Don’t miss your chance to be crowned the sign industry’s best!




The 2020 Signs of the Times Signshop Competition is now open and accepting entries as of May 1 with a deadline for submissions of July 1.

We ve continued to refine the contest, this year with only two “divisions” for signshops based on their number of employees. Small shops (1-19 employees) will compete against each other, as will large shops (20 or more employees). Within each division, we offer six categories:

  • Best Signshop-Designed and Fabricated Sign, Internally Illuminated
  • Best Signshop-Designed and Fabricated Sign, Not Internally Illuminated
  • Best Signshop-Designed and Fabricated Vehicle Wrap
  • Best Outside-Designed, Signshop-Fabricated Sign, Internally Illuminated
  • Best Outside-Designed, Signshop-Fabricated Sign, Not Internally Illuminated (New this year!)
  • Best Outside-Designed, Signshop-Fabricated Vehicle Wrap (Also new this year!)

The cost to enter the competition is the same it has been for many years: $10 per project entered, up to a maximum of $75 for 8-12 entries. 

Sign companies may enter in every category. Design firms and other outside designers wishing to enter their designs to the competition may do so only in the outside-designed categories and must provide complete info about their sign company/fabricator partners within the project descriptions.

Eligible projects must have been completed between September 2019-June 2020. Projects previously covered by Signs of the Times are ineligible.

For questions or concerns, please email Managing Editor


For complete rules, guidelines and the entry form itself, click here.



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