Upon our receipt of your Application, you will be notified of your eligibilty and recieve the official schedule and instructions for submitting an entry to the competition. The competition project program as well as any supplemental information will be released Friday March 16th, 5:00 pm
After submitting, you may no longer make any changes or modifications unless requested by the Committee.
The Preliminary Design Review Panel will review all entries on March 23- March 30th. If you are selected as one of the finalists, you must provide (at your own expense) four 20” x 20” physical boards for the final selection process. The graphic content of these boards shall be identical to the previously submitted digital submission evaluated during the Preliminary Review. Boards will due one week (May 15th) before the Final Presentation and Dinner at Cal Poly Pomona, May 22nd, 2018. These boards shall become the property of the Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship. Lettering shall be large enough for exhibit viewing. The graphic composition of the panels is at the discretion of the Entrant. Each panel shall be 20" x 20" foam core or other light-weight, warp-proof material. To accommodate the display system, a 1/4” margin should be left free of any lettering at the top and bottom of the panels. The Entrant’s name and “2018” shall be on the back of each board. Each finalist shall also submit a wet-signed Letter of Agreement (see downloadable PDF at the bottom of this page) with the boards.
The Final Design Review and selection of the Cavin Scholar and Alternate will be held on May 22nd, 2018 where the winner and alternate will be announced.
The Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship Competition requires submittal of all material in digital format.
For the finalists, 4 boards with images with graphic information sufficient to fully illustrate each entry are required. Boards shall be square; finalists will be required to provide 20” x 20” physical boards. Animations are not eligible.
Floor Plans and Site Plans are required for all entries. Other drawings, i.e., interior and exterior views, sections, axonometric views, perspective views, elevations, diagrams, graphic data and details may be included to fully explain the design concepts. Any visuals containing Entrant identification or logo will be rejected.
The digital image files must be in a web compliant format with the extensions .jpg / .jpeg / .gif / .png. Width is 3000 pixels. Height is 3000 pixels. e.g. 20”x20" @150dpi = 3000x3000 pixels. JPG images need to be set to RGB Color before saving - most browsers can't display JPG images in the print color space CMYK. Please use “high quality” compression if saving JPEGs from Photoshop. This will yield a good quality/compression ratio.
The maximum file size is 5MB.
The name of the image file should not contain any empty space or special characters. Please use letters and numbers (a-z/A-Z), dashes and underscores only and make certain your file has the correct extension (.jpg/.jpeg/.gif/.png/)
Text Information (Description):
The following text is required for a complete entry:
I. Project Description (max. 200 words)
Example of possible paragraphs:
3. Special Challenges/Unusual Characteristics
4. Design Solution