MSSA is excited to introduce its new & improved

Sign Design Competition


3 Entries Per Category + More Awards!

1 Vote Per Week, Per Company for 3 Running Weeks!


Voting has ended


  • $250 cash prize and plaque to the winning graphic designer per category
  • $500 cash prize and plaque to the winning graphic designer of "Best of the Best"
  • Prestigious "Best of the Best" Trophy awarded to winning company.
  • "Best of the Best" Trophy, listing each year's company winner. Previous year's winning company has the honor of presenting trophy to current year's winning company.
  • Complimentary 2020 MSSA Membership to "Best of the Best"
  • All winning entries posted on social media
  • All winning entries published in Signs of the Times publication



  • Freestanding large sign (50 sq. ft. and greater)
  • Freestanding small sign (less than 50 sq. ft.)
  • Wall mounted/channel letters
  • Graphics (interior/exterior)
  • Best of the Best


Rules and Regulations:

  • Voting has ended
  • Only signs designed & Manufactured by MSSA member companies during June 1, 2018 to May 16, 2019 will be considered.
  • Each member company is allowed a maximum of three (3) entries per category.
  • Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
  • Each entry must be submitted through the sign design contest form. Form below.
  • Winners will be asked to provide a company profile.
  • Signs that are previously entered are not allowed in any category
  • The Best of the Best award chosen from all first-place winning entries, selected by SignConnexion attendees with presentation occurring during SignConnexion.
  • Sign Company is a current member, in good standing, of the Mid-South Sign Association. All entries become the property of Mid-South Sign Association.
  • Companies of first-place winning entries must agree to provide a photo in RAW format at 8 x 10, 300 dpi.


Voting Criteria:

  • 1 vote per week per company for 3 running weeks
  • Membership Votes=70%
  • Executive Committee Votes=30% (EC members excused from a category vote if entry from their company).
  • "Best of the Best" chosen by SignConnexion attendees with presentation occurring during awards dinner.


Entry Instructions:

  • Entry Deadline is May 17, 2019, no exceptions
  • 3 or less entries per category
  • Submit one entry at a time
  • Submit each entry through the sign design entry form



MSSA is waiting to help you with questions and looking forward to viewing submissions!

Annie Anderson



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