National Parks Partnership is a fantastic community of creative people. With the current situation with COVID-19, we understand that a lot of you incredible artists are sitting at home with reduced workloads and time on your hands. That’s why we decided to run a design competition! 

We’d love to see your unique takes on the famous 1930s WTA posters. The winner will get a $200 cash prize and their design will become part of the National Parks Partnership collection. The top 4 entries will go head-to-head in a Instagram vote over the weekend of 2/3 May. 

The competition closes Friday May 8st at 11:59PM. Please email your entries to or use the upload form that will appear at the bottom of this page. Remember to include your name, instagram user name and your website URL (if you have one). We can’t wait to see what you come up with!     





Every competition must have a prize. So what do I win? 

  • $200 cash prize
  • Your poster will become part of the National Parks Partnership collection – profits go to parks
  • Your design will be shared with 168k Instagram followers (always including a link to your profile)
  • Backlink from poster page to your personal design website+Instagram
  • 4×5 aspect ratio with 3% border (border color of your choice)  
  • Submit jpeg for competition
  • Winner must have corresponding vector file or 8000x10000px TIFF including 300px border   
  • CMYK color space
  • Can include text at top and bottom of poster. Does not have to follow previous NPP style
  • Most importantly… Have fun! Be creative! 


Design Brief

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Any rules to follow?

Giving Back

100% Of Profits Go to parks.

We founded this website with the aim of giving back to the national parks that have given us so much. That’s why 100% of post-tax profits are donated to national park charities. 



National Park Service Logo

This is the logo used on the original WPA national park posters from the 1930s. Some of the posters had the date the park was established on the bottom of this logo and this is what we have done with our posters up to now. It is available to download as a png. An svg is also available on request. 

National Parks Partnership Font

The original WPA posters featured hand-drawn lettering. This font has been created by National Parks Partnership to closely resemble the original lettering used. You can either download and use this font or create your own lettering.  

Original WPA Posters

If you need a little inspiration, here are the original WAP national park posters from the 1930s. Unfortunately, not all of the original posters have survived and some of them are in poor condition. You can download by clicking on these links. Zion, Yellowstone, Wildlife, Protect Wildlife, See America, Preserve Wildlife, Lassen, Grand Canyon, Fort Marion. 

Terms and Conditions

All submitted work must be your own original creation. Please do not use copyrighted work! By submitting your design, you confirm that all work is your original work. Anybody can enter, but cash prize in only available to US residents. The font and logo are property of National Parks Partnership – Do not use these assets for any commercial projects apart from this poster competition. By accepting the prize, you give National Parks Partnership permission to sell reproductions of your design on and other outlets and to use the design across our social media and other channels for marketing. The deadline for entries is 11:59PM May 8st 2020. If you have any comments or concerns, please email    

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