- The design must be submitted on
plain paper in a circle eight inches in diameter.
- The subject matter of the design should be depicted as large as
the circle will allow (approximately 75%). Supplementary words can be placed in any or all of the remaining areas inside the
circle. NOTE: THIS IS fflE MOST IMPORTANT RULE.
- The subject may be presented as a photograph, penciled art, or layout
supported with or without
- pictures. Formal art is not necessary.
- The theme is usually one of historical nature
as it pertains to Stanislaus County, but is open to your ingenuity.
- No duplication of prior subject matter will be
permitted. An exception would be a different anniversary of the same event, but a different design would be required. The
Board of Directors has the discretion to determine what is considered a different design.
- The obverse side of the
medallion will be the club logo.
- Each submission may be accompanied by a written statement of no more than 100 words,
providing an explanation of the design indicating if it is time-sensitive (i.e. a significant anniversary year), any historical
or cultural merit(s), and any other possible reason why it should be chosen. The designer will submit a separate sheet of
paper containing the designer's name
- You may submit up to three different designs.
- If your entry is of commercial
or private subject matter, submit written permission from the appropriate authority with your entry. If written permission
has not been granted, the entry will be disqualified from being judged and returned to the designer.
- All entries must
be submitted at the same prescribed time to the Board of Directors for approval at the next board meeting. Judging by the
membership will take place by mail or at the next four general meetings following approval of the designs by the Board of
- Any design considered to be in bad taste by the Board of Directors will be disqualified from competition
and returned to the designer.
- The winning design becomes the property of the club. All other designs will be returned
to the designers.
- The Board of Directors reserves the right to modify the winning design to meet the requirements
of the minting process or to make minor corrections. Any modifications will be reviewed with the designer. NO modifications
will be permitted by the designer after the judging.
- The medal designer initials will be added to the design after
the judging. The location may be selected by the designer with the approval of the board of directors.
- All paid-up
members of the club are allowed to participate.
- The designs for the club medals began in 1986. Let's keep it alive!
The above rules were approved
by the Board of Directors
On July 05, 2017