27Sep

Web Font Awards

The Web Font Awards contest is a skill-based contest opened for entry submissions on September 21, 2011. All entries to this contest must be received on October 28, 2011. This contest promotes awareness and adoption of Web font technology and all participants create a website that uses web fonts.

Judges will choose the best website submission based upon typography, creativity and usability. After the Public Voting Period, the top three entries will be chosen. The final live judging of the top three nominees will occur at the Future of Web Design New York Conference on November 7 or 8, 2011. Contest prizes include Community Choice, Judges’ Choice 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. All potential winners will be notified by e-mail within seven days after the judges have selected the winning entry. The winner of the Community Choice award will be posted online on or before October 25, 2011 and the Judges’ Choice winners will be available for viewing on or before November 9, 2011. All winning entries will remain active for at least 60 days.

Participation in this contest is voluntary and the contest sponsor, Monotype Imaging Inc., does not require contestants to purchase items or products from the company. Web site entries may use web fonts from any provider and are not required to employ the web font services of Monotype Imaging, Inc.

The rules of the contestant entries require that the websites are designed using Web font technology using a @font-face declaration to serve fonts to the client machine. In addition, all entries must be original and have obtained all consents, approvals or licenses required prior to submission of the entry. No contestant entries must violate the trademarks, music, logos, names or images of either a company or person without first obtaining written consent and ownership attribution. If you have a blog or website, It is the time to use web font and participate in the contest.

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