2021 DESIGN-A-DRESS Contest

Win a FREE solo costume from
Rising Star Designs!

Check back to see who will win our LARGEST PRIZE giveaway in the past 20 years with one winner selected for a dress and one for a jacket/vest!
Yes, that is TWO Grand Prize winners from one of the most revered design houses on the planet, Rising Star Designs!

ENTRIES & VOTING for 2021 are now CLOSED,
Watch this space and IDM social media for the Winners Announcements!

 

Entries with highest rating

Prizes: Two prizes will be awarded!

* TWO GRAND PRIZES – The most creatively designed dress and suitcoat/jacket as selected exclusively by Keith Marron of Rising Star Designs, will each receive a custom-made costume inspired by their design. The Grand Prize costume will include BLING too!

* ONE PEOPLE'S CHOICE WINNER – The entry with the most LIKES will be the People’s Choice winner. The People’s Choice winner will receive a £250 voucher toward the cost of a Rising Star Designs Costume plus they will receive a free one-year subscription to IDM.

THE TOP 20 ONLINE VOTE WINNERS  – Will all receive a FREE six-month subscription to Irish Dancing Magazine, valued at $69.99. Their logo, name, dance school, and age will be printed inside an issue of IDM where they will be officially recognised as a finalist in the costume..

* THE GRAND PRIZE WINNERS and  PEOPLE'S  CHOICE WINNER – Designs will be featured inside an issue of Irish Dancing Magazine.

TECHNICAL BITS  –  If the People’s Choice winner and Grand Prize winner are the same person, the People’s Choice prize will be given to the People’s Choice runner-up. The same individual cannot win both the Grand Prize and the People’s Choice prize

 

Eligibility & Rules:

• Any Irish Dancer, parent of a Dancer, or Irish Dance teacher may enter to win! However, previous Grand Prize winners and those who have worked for Irish Dancing Magazine in 2020 or 2021 including employees, freelancers and interns are excluded from entering.

• Official templates found here (dress, jacket) must be used for each entry and cannot be altered in size or shape.

 

• Entries must include name, age, dance school, city, country, email and phone number.

• You may cover the official entry template with cardboard, fabric, etc. but cannot noticeably compromise the size or shape of the template. You may use a computer-generated design but be sure all work (including pasted graphics) is your own intellectual property.

Get started designing for next year: Dress Template    or Jacket Template!

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