SOURCE: UPrinting.com

Online Printing Company

March 03, 2010 12:00 ET

UPrinting.com Launches Student Sponsorship Program With Chico State Poster Design Contest

CHICO, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) -  UPrinting.com will host Define Your Design, a student poster design contest that challenges designers to show their artistic expression and style and offers $1,000 in cash prizes.

Students with a Chico State e-mail address can enter the contest by visiting http://www.uprinting.com/student-sponsor-program/ starting March 8, 2010. After registering with UPrinting, students will have access to detailed contest information, a poster template, and 50 free stock photos from iStockphoto.com.

Participants will have one month to use their graphic design skills and resources to create a poster showing why they love to design. The 18-by-24 inch poster will visually convey the students' specialties and favorite aspects of graphic design. All posters must be submitted by e-mail to UPrinting by April 9, 2010.

The first, second and third place winners chosen by UPrinting will receive $500, $300 and $200. In addition, the first place poster will be featured on YouTheDesigner.com, a graphic design blog. The top 10 posters will be featured in a student showcase in the graphic design department at Chico State.

About UPrinting.com

Every day, UPrinting provides more than 1,000 consumers and small businesses with industry-leading online print and design services. By introducing innovative concepts such as free proofs before payment, UPrinting saw a 997.6 percent increase in revenue growth between 2005 and 2008. In 2009, the company was included in Inc. Magazine's prestigious Inc. 500|5000, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The Los Angeles-based company offers businesses and homes a variety of products, including business cards, brochures, postcards, posters, canvas prints, greeting cards and more. UPrinting's services are available seven days a week, 24 hours a day Monday through Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday, at UPrinting.com and 1-888-888-4211.