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Each contest is run independently and are judged in different ways. Also, we offer contests with certain requirements like, medium and style. To learn more about the contest you’re interested in, please check out the contest detail page. On that page, you’ll also find the link to additional contest details and legal notices.

Go to the Current Contest page, find a contest you'd like to enter and click the 'ENTER NOW' link. You'll be able to register to join our contests or log-in if you've previously registered. 

Most of our contests last 30 or 60 days. Some last longer. Please check the details for each contest.

We allow the following types of files: JPG, JPEG, PNG, PSD, EPS, AI, PDF. We recommend using an image size of at least 2000px by 2000px at 300dpi. File size should not exceed 50 mb.

Unfortunately not. But if you want your artwork removed from the contest, please email us at: contests@apealz.com and we'll remove your image from submission, usually within 72 hours.

The Apealz team brainstorms and works with our Creators on themes, mediums and styles we'd like to add to our catalog of images. If you have a contest idea, please contact us!

You can submit entries to a contest until the end date shown on the current contest page. Once the contest is open for voting, you'll see you image under the category you entered. 

All contests are influenced by the number of votes a design receives.  So be sure to promote your entry on social media too! On some contests, votes determine the pool of finalists or runners up, and the Apealz Art Judges and/or an Apealz MasterCreator selects the winner. On other contests, the artist with the highest number of votes wins. Throughout 2020, Apealz sponsors multiple contests with various themes for you to participate in. 

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU WON! We'll email you to notify that you were a winner or runner up for any contest you enter! We'll coordinate details of your prizes at that time. Your information and winning artwork will also be displayed on the Winner's Circle page: https://www.apealz.com/contests/winnerscircle

Once contests are open for voting, you'll see a "VOTE NOW" button on the top right of the website, just click it, and you'll be able to vote on any of the contests listed there. You can vote for multiple artists on the same contest. You can vote on multiple contests. If you're an artist, you can join any contest that interests you!

We would love to work with international Creators. Right now, due to legal and practical considerations, Apealz promotions, products and contests are only offered in the United States. Please check back as we do intend to work with artists in other countries in the near future.

Any cash prizes will be sent via PayPal and physical prizes will be mailed at Apealz's expense. Prize details will be coordinated with you at time of winning.

Sure! We'd love to hear your ideas (but understand there is no compensation for them). You can reach us on our contact form or email us at: contests@apealz.com.

Awesome! Please join as many contests as you can! There is no limit to how many times you can win our contests. In fact, we celebrate all of your wins at Apealz. Once you become a Creator, you receive digital trophies and recognition for all of your successes!

If your entry was rejected from the contest, your image was deemed as either: inappropriate or; was in violation of copyright infrigement; or it may not just match the theme of the submitted contest. We reserve the right to reject any image, for any reason, at any time. If you feel you have a legitimate concern, please email: contests@apealz.com and we'll review the matter.

No. When you enter a contest you have agreed to certain terms and conditions that the person you'd like to gift your awards to have not. In addition, the rewards for contests are designed to promote the artist and their work on Apealz products, websites and platforms. But feel free to share with those you love!

If you have won a contest, you will receive an email that details the prizes you have won. You can request to change the Apealz product prizes prior to them being printed. While we will do our best to accommodate your request, we can't guarantee that it will be approved. Once Apealz product prizes are printed we can't change them.

Once we have confirmed your mailing address and/or PayPal email address (based contest prizes won), your prizes will be sent to you in approximately 5-7 business days.

Unfortunately, you would forfeit your winning status and awards for any prize claims not made within the specified tiime. As a result, Apealz will choose a runner up or another winner to be selected winner for the contest.

No. All Apealz contests are for artists and celebrating and promoting the work of artists. Please consider joining a contest. The world needs to see what you can do.

If you did not win the contest it was either because you did not receive enough votes or you weren't selected by the Apealz team as a finalist. Please try another contest! Don't give up! Apealz reserves the right to select winners as outlined in our contest rules.