Downtown Chandler Holiday Banner Challenge

Downtown Chandler Community Partnership and SpreedPro Imaging invite Chandler high school students to submit holiday-inspired banner designs. 

All high school students within the City of Chandler/Chandler Unified School District are invited to submit their original designs.

Two winning designs will be selected to hang during the holiday season (November/December) along Arizona Avenue between Chandler Blvd. and Frye Road.

Prizes will be awarded!

More Information:

Each winning design will receive:

  • $50 Gift Certificate to a Downtown Chandler Restaurant
  • Beautiful plaque to keep of your winning design
  • Scholarship: Downtown Chandler Community Foundation Educational Scholarship of $500


  • October 17, 2016 All designs due/uploaded.
  • October 21, 2016 Downtown Chandler Art Walk – finalists' designs are displayed for patrons to vote for their favorite at the Third Annual Zombie Art Walk.
  • October 24, 2016 Design winners announced.
  • October 25, 2016 Design finalized and approved for production.
  • November 7, 2016 Awards presented to the winners by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny at the Chandler City Council meeting at 7PM!
  • November 14-January 13, Banners to be hung on Arizona.

Submission Guidelines (downloadable specs are at the bottom of the page): 

  • Banner must be in a “holiday” theme appropriate for display in a public setting in Downtown Chandler.
  • Adobe CS6 or lower
  • Designs must be to specified dimensions (see downloadbale specs at the bottom of the page)
  • CMYK color
  • Outline Fonts
  • 150 - 300 dpi
  • No logos or names on design – a special banner will be created to recognize the students and/or schools
  • Designs must be submitted as a PDF
  • Final design should be uploaded with title “DC holiday design challenge” on SpeedPro’s Website:

Holiday Banner Challenge Judges:

Mayor Jay Tibshraeny, City of Chandler

Eric Faulhaber, Vision Gallery

Michelle Mac Lennon, Chandler Center for the Arts

Desirae Barkan, Dbarkan Design

Shelby Pedersen, DCCP Board President


Banner specs for design

Find downloadable instructions here