Piedmont Pride 2012

Banner Competition

Show your Piedmont Pride! Decorate the Piedmont Campus – Student Center, Daniel Hall, Stewart Hall, or Camp Hall on Wednesday, October 17, for the Piedmont Pride Event October 17-19. Groups must check in their banners between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on October 17. Banners must be hung by 5 p.m. to be judged.

All are welcome to show their creative side by posting signs showing your campus pride or touting your school spirit. Student clubs & organizations, Dorm groups, and Individual Campus Departments teams also have the opportunity to participate in the Piedmont Pride Banner Competition, which will be judged during the day, Thursday, October 18.

Registeration for the Banner Competition is closed! Thanks to all who are participating.


1. A completed entry form must be submitted to the Office of Student Activities by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!

2. Any medium can be used to construct the banner; however, the banner must be able to be mounted to walls (interior or exterior) with nothing stronger than masking/packing tape.

3. Banners must follow the dimensions provided. Any banner that does not meet size requirements will be disqualified from the competition.

  • Minimum Length: 6 feet
  • Minimum Height: 2 feet
  • Maximum Length: 10 feet
  • Maximum Height: 2.5 feet

4. Banners must be finished and checked-in with the CAB OFFICE (Student Center rm 107) from 1:00 to  5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17. Banners not checked in by 5:00 p.m. will not be judged.

5. Prizes

  • First place: $100 prize
  • Second place: $50 prize
  • Third place: Piedmont thermal tumblers for the banner design team

Judging Criteria

Banners will be judged based on creativity, appearance, and use of theme (evidence of ‘School Spirit’).  Banners must meet the size requirements above or will automatically be disqualified. Judges decisions are final!

Creativity (0-10 points)
Does the banner convey an original idea?

Appearance (0-20 points)
Is the banner neat?
Can you read words that are written on the banner?
Is banner space utilized (is it too cluttered or too empty)?

Use of theme (0-10 points)
Does the organization incorporate the Piedmont Pride theme in a way that makes sense?