ALLY OF THE YEAR
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The finalists for The Ally of the Year Award have been announced!

This is your chance to vote for the designers in the Creative Allies community whose art was of the highest quality and creativity throughout 2016. To vote, click on any of the designers below and cast your vote on their designer profile page (you must be logged in to vote!).

The voting ends on January 31st and we'll announce the winner by February 13, 2017.

The grandprize winner will receive $1,000, a $100 gift certificate to the Creative Allies Store, plus two General Admission tickets to the Euphoria Music Festival, April 6-9, 2017 in Austin, TX.

Click on the thumbnails below to view each designer's gallery of Creative Allies entries. Then, vote for your favorite designer as the 2016 Ally of The Year on their profile page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out our previous winners:

CONTEST RULES

  • Finalists must be 18 years or older and have a completed Creative Allies profile.
  • The selection of finalists is a subjective decision by Creative Allies editorial staff.
  • Finalist voting will start January 6, 2017 and runs through January 31st at 12:00 pm PT.
  • Winner will be selected by the Creative Allies staff based on the number of Ally of the Year votes, quality, creativity, frequency, popularity and diversity of the art submitted to Creative Allies during 2016.
  • The winner will be notified no later than February 10, 2017 via the email address associated with his/her account on Creative Allies. The winner will have 3 business days to respond and provide Creative Allies with the requested confirmation and email. If no response is received, the runner up will be named the winner.
  • The winner will be publicly announced on February 13, 2017.
  • Awards are not transferable. If the winner cannot attend the Euphoria Music Festival - April 6-9, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Tickets cannot be transferred and no cash will replacement will be granted. The winner is responsible for transportation arrangements to and from show.
  • Creative Allies will provide the $1,000 prize. The prize payments will be broken into 3 payments: $500 following announcement and completion of AOTY interview with Creative Allies, $250 in July following additional 3 unique active active submissions, 2 social posts tagging Creative Allies and one blog submission (approximately 300 words on any creative or contest topic); another $250 in November following additional 3 unique active contest submissions, 2 social posts tagging Creative Allies and one blog submission (approximately 300 words on any creative or contest topic). The AOTY will be recognized throughout 2017 for new entries, submissions and social sharing.
  • All cash prizes will be paid via paypal, and made in USD.
  • Creative Allies will also provide a $100 gift certificate to the Creative Allies store no later than February 13, 2017.
  • The winning designer will be required to sign and return the Hold Harmless Agreement here before awards will be delivered.